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A.4. Capital Flows to the MENAP Region: Going Beyond Traditional Sources

A.4. Capital Flows to the MENAP Region: Going Beyond Traditional Sources »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2010, Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 2010

ISBN: 9781589069206

Keywords: oil exporters, exporters, oil importers, balance sheets, bond

Capital flows to the MENAP region fell sharply with the global financial crisis. So far, the recovery has been partial and generally weaker than in other emerging ma...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: A Global Integration Strategy for the Mediterranean Countries : Open Trade and Market Reforms

Series: Books

Author(s): Oleh Havrylyshyn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756473

Keywords: dynamic gains, free trade, trade diversion, global liberalization, mfn

The economy of the Mediterranean region countries - which in the present study include Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, as well as Israel and Turkey - experienced a period of strong and dyn...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: A Global Integration Strategy for the Mediterranean Countries : Open Trade and Market Reforms

Series: Books

Author(s): Oleh Havrylyshyn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 1997

ISBN: 9781557756473

Keywords: dynamic gains, free trade, trade diversion, global liberalization, mfn

The economy of the Mediterranean region countries - which in the present study include Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, as well as Israel and Turkey - experienced a period of strong and dyn...

A.1. MENAP Oil Exporters: Emerging from the Crisis

A.1. MENAP Oil Exporters: Emerging from the Crisis »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2010, Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 2010

ISBN: 9781589069206

Keywords: oil exporters, exporters, oil importers, balance sheets, bond

Several MENAP oil exporters implemented sizable fiscal stimulus packages in 2009, which helped cushion the impact on the non...

A.2. MENAP Oil Importers: Slowly Gaining Traction

A.2. MENAP Oil Importers: Slowly Gaining Traction »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2010, Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 2010

ISBN: 9781589069206

Keywords: oil exporters, exporters, oil importers, balance sheets, bond

The MENAP oil importers are recovering from last year’s slowdown. Trade is rising along with the global recovery and remitta...

A.3. Reviving Bank Credit in MENA

A.3. Reviving Bank Credit in MENA »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2010, Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 2010

ISBN: 9781589069206

Keywords: oil exporters, exporters, oil importers, balance sheets, bond

MENA countries are currently experiencing a pronounced slowdown in bank credit, after several years of very rapid growth in the run-up to the global crisis. Policies...

Addendum. Exchange System Reforms in the Islamic Republic of Iran: A Note on Past and Current Experiences

Addendum. Exchange System Reforms in the Islamic Republic of Iran: A Note on Past and Current Experiences »

Source: Macroeconomic Issues and Policies in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2001

ISBN: 9781589060418

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rates, real exchange rate, central bank

In the wake of the revolution in Iran and the subsequent conflict with Iraq, a complex, heavily controlled foreign exchange system emerged to support the conflict efforts. This system featured several exchan...

Addendum. Implementation of the European Union Association Agreements

Addendum. Implementation of the European Union Association Agreements »

Source: Macroeconomic Issues and Policies in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2001

ISBN: 9781589060418

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rates, real exchange rate, central bank

As described in Chapter 11, three Middle Eastern and North African countries—Jordan, Morocco, and Tunisia—so far have signed EU Association Agreements. This addendum summarizes developments in these countrie...

Addendum. Recent Developments in Islamic Banking

Addendum. Recent Developments in Islamic Banking »

Source: Macroeconomic Issues and Policies in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2001

ISBN: 9781589060418

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rates, real exchange rate, central bank

The purpose of this note is to provide a brief update of the recent developments in Islamic finance. Although the Islamic finance industry continues to grow at impressive speed, this note focuses only on the...

Adjusting to New Realities

Adjusting to New Realities »

Source: Adjusting to New Realities : MENA, The Uruguay Round, and the EU-Mediterranean Initiative

Volume/Issue: 1997/5

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Susan Fennell , Patricia Alonso-Gamo , and Khaled Sakr

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1997

ISBN: 9781451842142

Keywords: trade reform, oil exports, trade taxes, quantitative restrictions

This paper addresses concerns that the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, with the exception of the GCC economies, has lagged behind in trade liberalization. This delay has adversely affected production ef...