Browse

You are looking at 1 - 10 of 303 items :

  • Business and Economy x
  • Iran, Islamic Republic of x
Clear All
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...

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...

5 Adjusting to the New Realities

5 Adjusting to the New Realities »

Source: Building on Progress : Reform and Growth in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 1996

ISBN: 9781557756251

Keywords: trade liberalization, financial sector, uruguay round, banking, oil countries

The MENA region, with the exception of the GCC countries, remains one of the most protectionist in the world. Furthermore, despite the remarkable growth in international trade over the past few decades, MENA...

An Alternative Explanation for the Resource Curse

An Alternative Explanation for the Resource Curse »

Source: An Alternative Explanation for the Resource Curse : The Income Effect Channel

Volume/Issue: 2009/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ali Alichi , and Rabah Arezki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2009

ISBN: 9781451872590

Keywords: resource curse, investment and growth, capital movements, exporting countries, closed economy, foreign capital,

The paper provides an alternative explanation for the "resource curse" based on the income effect resulting from high government current spending in resource rich economies. Using a simple life cycle framework, we...

Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 1995

Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 1995 »

Series: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451942651.012

ISBN: 9781451942651

Keywords: foreign exchange, foreign currency, exchange rate, exchange control, foreign investment, exchange rates, foreign currencies, exchange transactions, direct investment, direct investments

Published since 1950, this authoritative annual reference is based upon a unique IMF database that tracks exchange and trade arrangements for the 187 IMF member countries, along with Hong Kong SAR, Aruba, and Curaç...