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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...

Appendice I Glossaire

Appendice I Glossaire »

Source: Le cadre de viabilité de la dette appliqué aux pays à faible revenu

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Christian Beddies , Marie-Helene Le Manchec , and Bergljot Barkbu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2009

Language: French

ISBN: 9781589068117

Keywords: debt sustainability, public debt, debt service, debt relief, domestic debt, debt-service, current account, debt burden, debt dynamics, debt ratio

Qu’est-ce que la valeur actuelle de la dette? La valeur actuelle (VA) de la dette est la somme actualisée de tous les paiements au titre du principal et des intérêts, calculée selon...

Appendice II Comment s’effectue une analyse de viabilité de la dette: le cas d’Haïti

Appendice II Comment s’effectue une analyse de viabilité de la dette: le cas d’Haïti »

Source: Le cadre de viabilité de la dette appliqué aux pays à faible revenu

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Christian Beddies , Marie-Helene Le Manchec , and Bergljot Barkbu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2009

Language: French

ISBN: 9781589068117

Keywords: debt sustainability, public debt, debt service, debt relief, domestic debt, debt-service, current account, debt burden, debt dynamics, debt ratio

Cet appendice complète la section III en présentant un exemple concret d’application du cadre de viabilité de la dette (CVD) à un pays particulier, Haïti 16 . L’analyse de viabilit...

Appendix I. The Role of the IMF

Appendix I. The Role of the IMF »

Source: Sovereign Debt Restructuring and Debt Sustainability : An Analysis of Recent Cross-Country Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Harald Finger , and Mauro Mecagni

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066106

Keywords: public debt, bonds, sovereign debt, debt restructuring, debt sustainability

The restructurings generally occurred while IMF arrangements were in place. 49 All eight countries had an IMF arrangement when they restructured th...

Appendix II. Outcomes of Recent Restructurings

Appendix II. Outcomes of Recent Restructurings »

Source: Sovereign Debt Restructuring and Debt Sustainability : An Analysis of Recent Cross-Country Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Harald Finger , and Mauro Mecagni

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066106

Keywords: public debt, bonds, sovereign debt, debt restructuring, debt sustainability

In September and October 1998, Ukraine restructured treasury bills equivalent to approximately $300 million and held by nonresidents into a two-year zero-coupon Eurobond with an ann...

Appendix III. Debt Decompositions in the Post-Restructuring Phase

Appendix III. Debt Decompositions in the Post-Restructuring Phase »

Source: Sovereign Debt Restructuring and Debt Sustainability : An Analysis of Recent Cross-Country Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Harald Finger , and Mauro Mecagni

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066106

Keywords: public debt, bonds, sovereign debt, debt restructuring, debt sustainability

This appendix provides an analysis of the comparison between the actual debt dynamics of the countries in their post-restructuring periods with the projections in the IMF staff repo...

Appendix IV Public Debt Ratios and Probabilities of Debt Crises

Appendix IV Public Debt Ratios and Probabilities of Debt Crises »

Source: Sovereign Debt Restructuring and Debt Sustainability : An Analysis of Recent Cross-Country Experience

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Harald Finger , and Mauro Mecagni

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066106

Keywords: public debt, bonds, sovereign debt, debt restructuring, debt sustainability

We analyze the relationship between the probability of a crisis and the ratio of public debt to GDP using a pooled probit model on an unbalanced sample of 55 low- and middle-income...

Debt Crises and the Development of International Capital Markets

Debt Crises and the Development of International Capital Markets »

Source: Debt Crises and the Development of International Capital Markets

Volume/Issue: 2004/44

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amadou Sy , and Andrea Pescatori

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2004

ISBN: 9781451846447

Keywords: Bond spreads, debt crisis, bond, debt crises, sovereign bond, bonds, Financial Institutions and Services: General,

Crises on external sovereign debt are typically defined as defaults. Such a definition accurately captures debt-servicing difficulties in the 1980s, a period of numerous defaults on bank loans. However, defining de...

Le cadre de viabilité de la dette appliqué aux pays à faible revenu

Le cadre de viabilité de la dette appliqué aux pays à faible revenu »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Christian Beddies , Marie-Helene Le Manchec , and Bergljot Barkbu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2009

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589068117.084

ISBN: 9781589068117

Keywords: debt sustainability, public debt, debt service, debt relief, domestic debt, debt-service, current account, debt burden, debt dynamics, debt ratio

Low-income countries continue to face significant challenges in meeting their vast development needs while maintaining a sustainable debt position, even after many of these countries have benefited from substantial...

Effects of the Uruguay Roundon Egypt and Morocco

Effects of the Uruguay Roundon Egypt and Morocco »

Source: Effects of the Uruguay Roundon Egypt and Morocco

Volume/Issue: 1996/7

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arvind Subramanian , Clinton Shiells , and Peter Uimonen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1996

ISBN: 9781451928501

Keywords: tariff cuts, preference erosion, oil exports, balance of payments, tariff lines

This paper presents simple computational techniques to examine a variety of effects of the Uruguay Round on developing country trade flows. These methods are applied to the cases of Egypt and Morocco to simulate th...