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Africa in the Doha Round

Africa in the Doha Round »

Source: Africa in the Doha Round : Dealing with Preference Erosion and Beyond

Volume/Issue: 2005/8

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Yongzheng Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2005

ISBN: 9781451975796

Keywords: Africa, Multilateral trade negotiations, World Trade Organization, Doha Round, preference erosion, special and differential treatment, market access, export markets, tariff cuts, trade barriers,

Improving market access in industrial countries and retaining preferences have been Africa's two key objectives in the Doha Round trade negotiations. This paper argues that African negotiators may have overlooked t...

Aid Effectiveness: What can Donors Do?

Aid Effectiveness: What can Donors Do? »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 35, Issue 09

Volume/Issue: 35/9

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2006

ISBN: 9781451968132

Keywords: international monetary fund, debt, budget, Labor market, Budget Policy and Planning, Cost-benefit Analysis, Debtor and Creditor, Economic Development. Finance, Economic History, Financial Liberalization

Funding the IMF; Middle East and Central Asia economic outlook; Is globalization a choice?; Latin American reform; Trade conference; Aid effectiveness; Long-term interest rates in G7 countries; Wage flexibility; Jo...

Appendix 1. Accounts with the IMF

Appendix 1. Accounts with the IMF »

Source: Monetary and Financial Statistics Manual

Series: Other Statistical Products

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Statistics Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2000

ISBN: 9781557759740

Keywords: liabilities, financial corporations, financial assets, interest, loans

INTRODUCTION 466. This appendix describes the recommended treatment of accounts with the IMF (the Fund) in monetary statistics. This subject warrants particular atten...

Appendix 3. Illustrative Sectoral Balance Sheets

Appendix 3. Illustrative Sectoral Balance Sheets »

Source: Monetary and Financial Statistics Manual

Series: Other Statistical Products

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Statistics Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2000

ISBN: 9781557759740

Keywords: liabilities, financial corporations, financial assets, interest, loans

Table 1: Sectoral Balance Sheet for Central Bank...

Appendix 2. Islamic Banking54

Appendix 2. Islamic Banking54 »

Source: Monetary and Financial Statistics Manual

Series: Other Statistical Products

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Statistics Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2000

ISBN: 9781557759740

Keywords: liabilities, financial corporations, financial assets, interest, loans

483. Activities of Islamic financial institutions differ from those of standard commercial depository corporations in that predetermined interest on financial transactions is prohibited...

7. Appraisal-Based Methods

7. Appraisal-Based Methods »

Source: Handbook on Residential Property Prices (RPPIs)

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): Statistical Office of the European Communities;International Labour Office;International Monetary Fund;Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development;United Nations;World Bank

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 May 2013

ISBN: 9789279259845

Keywords: real estate, mortgage, regression model, stratification, real estate price

Introduction 7.1 As was mentioned in previous chapters, the matched model methodology to construct price indices, where prices of identical items are compared over ti...

Bibliography

Bibliography »

Source: Handbook on Residential Property Prices (RPPIs)

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): Statistical Office of the European Communities;International Labour Office;International Monetary Fund;Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development;United Nations;World Bank

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 May 2013

ISBN: 9789279259845

Keywords: real estate, mortgage, regression model, stratification, real estate price

Abraham, J.M. and...

CHAPTER 6. Conclusions

CHAPTER 6. Conclusions »

Source: Regional Trade Arrangements in Africa

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , and Yongzheng Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2005

ISBN: 9781589064393

Keywords: Trade, Trade policy, trade liberalization, intraregional trade, regional integration, trade barriers, regional trade

Over the past decades, African countries have set ambitious goals for their regional trade arrangements, but the results have so far fallen short of expectations. Most African RTAs started with a low level o...

CHAPTER 3. Effects of African Trade Arrangements

CHAPTER 3. Effects of African Trade Arrangements »

Source: Regional Trade Arrangements in Africa

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , and Yongzheng Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2005

ISBN: 9781589064393

Keywords: Trade, Trade policy, trade liberalization, intraregional trade, regional integration, trade barriers, regional trade

A. Have RTAs Helped Increase Intraregional Trade? Time-series data show that the impact of the RTAs on intra-African trade seems to have been small or insignificant. As a share of th...

CHAPTER 1. Introduction

CHAPTER 1. Introduction »

Source: Regional Trade Arrangements in Africa

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , and Yongzheng Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2005

ISBN: 9781589064393

Keywords: Trade, Trade policy, trade liberalization, intraregional trade, regional integration, trade barriers, regional trade

Africa is home to some 30 regional trade arrangements (RTAs), many of which are part of deeper regional integration schemes. 1 On average, each African country belongs to four RTA...