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Source: Cluster Report : Trade Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2017/66

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475586015

Keywords: Puerto Rico, Suriname, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica

This Cluster Report explores opportunities for trade integration in the Latin America and the Caribbean region. It finds that the region can reap significant growth benefits from further trade integration. With tra...

Does Demand Volatility Lower Growth and Raise Inflation? Evidence from the Caribbean

Does Demand Volatility Lower Growth and Raise Inflation? Evidence from the Caribbean »

Source: Does Demand Volatility Lower Growth and Raise Inflation? Evidence from the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2014/67

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Magda Kandil

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484359679

Keywords: Demand Shocks Asymmetric Effects Contractionary and Inflationary Biases, aggregate demand, price inflation, real output, money supply, Asymmetric Effects, Contractionary and Inflationary Biases., Demand Shocks, General,

The paper investigates asymmetry in the allocation of aggregate demand shocks between real output growth and price inflation over the business cycle in a sample of fifteen Caribbean countries. In most countries, th...

High Inflation and Real Wages

High Inflation and Real Wages »

Source: High Inflation and Real Wages

Volume/Issue: 2001/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benedikt Braumann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451846973

Keywords: Heckscher-Ohlin, cash-in-advance, high inflation, relative price, relative prices, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

Empirical data show that real wages fall sharply during periods of high inflation. This paper suggests a simple general equilibrium explanation, without relying on nominal rigidities. It presents an intertemporal t...

IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Suriname

IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Suriname »

Source: Suriname : 2003 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Suriname

Volume/Issue: 2003/356

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 November 2003

ISBN: 9781451835243

Keywords: central bank, debt, public sector, interest, deficit

Suriname's mining-based economy has suffered from poor macroeconomic management. Executive Directors commended the authorities' efforts to stabilize the economic, fiscal, and monetary policies stances, and emphasiz...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$478 Million Stand-By Arrangement for Suriname

IMF Executive Board Approves US$478 Million Stand-By Arrangement for Suriname »

Source: Suriname : Request for Stand-By Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Suriname

Volume/Issue: 2016/141

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484377031

Keywords: reserves, central bank, monetary fund, debt, revenue

This paper mainly discusses the IMF-supported program aimed at restoring macroeconomic stability and confidence in Suriname's economy. The proposed 24-month Stand-By Arrangement (265 percent of quota, or SDR 342 mi...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Suriname

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Suriname »

Source: Suriname : 2004 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Suriname

Volume/Issue: 2005/143

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 April 2005

ISBN: 9781451835274

Keywords: debt, public sector, interest, central bank, deficit

This 2004 Article IV Consultation highlights that tighter fiscal and monetary policies in Suriname helped stabilize the exchange rate and moderate inflation pressures in 2003 and 2004. The fiscal deficit narrowed f...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with Suriname

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with Suriname »

Source: Suriname : 2005 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Suriname

Volume/Issue: 2006/135

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2006

ISBN: 9781451835298

Keywords: debt, public sector, interest, central bank, article

Suriname's 2005 Article IV Consultation reports that economic activity has strengthened reflecting increased mining output and investment. The principal short-term challenge for Suriname is to maintain disciplined...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with Suriname

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with Suriname »

Source: Suriname : 2009 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Statement by the Staff Representative; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director

Volume/Issue: 2010/44

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 February 2010

ISBN: 9781451835342

Keywords: debt, interest, public sector

This 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic activity weakened in Suriname in 2009 in the context of lower alumina and oil prices and a sharp output decline in the alumina sector. However, economic gr...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with Suriname

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with Suriname »

Source: Suriname : 2008 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion for Suriname; and Statement by the Executive Director for Suriname

Volume/Issue: 2008/293

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 August 2008

ISBN: 9781451835328

Keywords: debt, interest, public sector, interest rate, central bank

The key findings of Suriname's 2008 Article IV Consultation show that a narrow economic base, terms-of-trade swings, and a weak policy/institutional framework have in the past led to macroeconomic instability. Weak...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Suriname

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Suriname »

Source: Suriname : 2011 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report, Informational Annex, Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion and Statement by the Executive Director for Suriname

Volume/Issue: 2011/256

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462318360

Keywords: inflation, current account, external debt, public debt, foreign currency

In this paper, the economic growth of Suriname is discussed. The fiscal deficit shifted from 2.2 percent to 3.3 percent of GDP during 2009-10. In 2010, CLICO-Suriname was acquired by a local insurance company. The...