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Accounting Challenges for Semi-Autonomous Revenue Agencies in Developing Countries

Accounting Challenges for Semi-Autonomous Revenue Agencies in Developing Countries »

Source: Accounting Challenges for Semi-Autonomous Revenue Agencies in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2008/116

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Seth Terkper

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451869767

Keywords: accrual accounting, tax offices, tax agencies, cash accounting

The paper discusses the improvements which a semi-autonomous revenue agency (SARA) must make to its records to meet fiscal and financial accounting obligations. SARAs are legal entities, such as a service or a depa...

3. Addressing the Infrastructure Deficit in Sub-Saharan Africa

3. Addressing the Infrastructure Deficit in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014 : Staying the Course

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498386456

Keywords: Economic growth, Economic forecasting, Cross country analysis, Private investment, Regional Economic Outlook, Public debt, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Infrastructure

Introduction and Summary This chapter considers sub-Saharan African countries’ progress in recent years to address the large infrastructure deficit they face, trends...

The Africa Growth and Opportunity Act and its Rules of Origin

The Africa Growth and Opportunity Act and its Rules of Origin »

Source: The Africa Growth and Opportunity Act and its Rules of Origin : Generosity Undermined?

Volume/Issue: 2002/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arvind Subramanian , Aaditya Mattoo , and Devesh Roy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2002

ISBN: 9781451857597

Keywords: preference, rules of origin, export supply, oil exports, exporters, preferential access, Macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance,

This paper describes the United States recently enacted Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and assesses its quantitative impact on African exports. The AGOA expands the scope of preferential access of Africa'...

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...

10 Africa: Industrialization Strategy In the Context of Globalization

10 Africa: Industrialization Strategy In the Context of Globalization »

Source: Trade Reform and Regional Integration in Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 1998

ISBN: 9781557757692

Keywords: trade liberalization, regional integration, trade reform, trade taxes, tariff rates

The crucial challenge facing policy makers in government and the multilateral agencies is that of framing a new industrial strategy for sub-Saharan Africa in the 21st century. Whatever its limit...

8 Africa’s Role in Multilateral Trade Negotiations: Past and Future

8 Africa’s Role in Multilateral Trade Negotiations: Past and Future »

Source: Trade Reform and Regional Integration in Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 1998

ISBN: 9781557757692

Keywords: trade liberalization, regional integration, trade reform, trade taxes, tariff rates

There is now a very broad consensus that open economies grow faster than closed ones, and nowhere is this message more important than in Africa. While opinions differ about exactly what constitutes openness...

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...

Analyse conjointe de viabilité de la dette (AVD) selon le cadre de viabilité de la dette des pays à faible revenu1

Analyse conjointe de viabilité de la dette (AVD) selon le cadre de viabilité de la dette des pays à faible revenu1 »

Source: Côte d'Ivoire : Consultations de 2011 au titre de l'article IV et demandes d'accord triennal appuyé par la facilité élargie de crédit et d'assistance intérimaire additionnelle dans le cadre de l'initiative renforcée en faveur des pays pauvres très endettés - Rapport des services du FMI; note d'information au public et communiqué de presse sur les débats du Conseil d'administration; et déclaration de l'Administrateur pour la Côte d'Ivoire

Volume/Issue: 2011/328

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 November 2011

Language: French

ISBN: 9781463925321

Keywords: debt service, debt relief, external debt, public debt, budget support, debt management, domestic financing, central bank, domestic debt, public finances

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Aninat address: Capital markets in Latin America face challenges, but benefits are worth the effort

Aninat address: Capital markets in Latin America face challenges, but benefits are worth the effort »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 30, Issue 05

Volume/Issue: 30/5

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451935172

Keywords: heads of state, democracy, responsibility, regional cooperation, regional trade

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Annual Meetings 2000 Governors to gather amid improved outlook, will focus on sustaining growth, fighting poverty

Annual Meetings 2000 Governors to gather amid improved outlook, will focus on sustaining growth, fighting poverty »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 18

Volume/Issue: 29/18

Series: IMF Survey

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451927849

Keywords: international capital markets, international capital, capital markets, international financial system

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...