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Appendix

Appendix »

Source: Sustaining and Accelerating Pro-Poor Growth in Africa

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Kevin Carey , Sanjeev Gupta , and Catherine Pattillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064942

Keywords: Economic growth, Poverty, pro-poor growth, pro-poor, growth rates, tfp, real gdp

Table A1. Subgroups of Countries Oil-Producing Cou...

Changing Customs
			: Challenges and Strategies for the Reform of Customs Administration

Changing Customs : Challenges and Strategies for the Reform of Customs Administration »

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062115.058

ISBN: 9781589062115

Keywords: customs, customs administration, customs administrations, edi, tariff classification

This paper, based on the considerable practical experience of the IMF's Fiscal Affairs Department, sets out a successful strategy for modernizing customs administration. The essence is to establish transparent and...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Changing Customs : Challenges and Strategies for the Reform of Customs Administration

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589062115

Keywords: customs, customs administration, customs administrations, edi, tariff classification

This paper, based on the considerable practical experience of the IMF's Fiscal Affairs Department, sets out a successful strategy for modernizing customs administration. The essence is to establish transparent and...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Changing Customs : Challenges and Strategies for the Reform of Customs Administration

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589062115

Keywords: customs, customs administration, customs administrations, edi, tariff classification

This paper, based on the considerable practical experience of the IMF's Fiscal Affairs Department, sets out a successful strategy for modernizing customs administration. The essence is to establish transparent and...

CHAPTER 9. Computerization of Customs Procedures

CHAPTER 9. Computerization of Customs Procedures »

Source: Changing Customs : Challenges and Strategies for the Reform of Customs Administration

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589062115

Keywords: customs, customs administration, customs administrations, edi, tariff classification

In the last 40 years, computers have become an essential tool in the administration of customs control. They are used to speed up the processing of information, ensure accurate interpretation and application...

CHAPTER 6. Conclusion

CHAPTER 6. Conclusion »

Source: Sustaining and Accelerating Pro-Poor Growth in Africa

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Kevin Carey , Sanjeev Gupta , and Catherine Pattillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064942

Keywords: Economic growth, Poverty, pro-poor growth, pro-poor, growth rates, tfp, real gdp

Improvements in macroeconomic policies contributed strongly to the recovery of the fastest-growing economies of the 1990s and were strongest for countries with on-track IMF-supported programs. More favorable...

CHAPTER 7. Customs Duty Relief and Exemptions

CHAPTER 7. Customs Duty Relief and Exemptions »

Source: Changing Customs : Challenges and Strategies for the Reform of Customs Administration

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589062115

Keywords: customs, customs administration, customs administrations, edi, tariff classification

In addition to the valuation problems addressed in the previous chapters, there are two other areas in which customs systems are commonly vulnerable to significant abuse. The first is in the duty relief regi...

CHAPTER 6. Customs Valuation

CHAPTER 6. Customs Valuation »

Source: Changing Customs : Challenges and Strategies for the Reform of Customs Administration

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589062115

Keywords: customs, customs administration, customs administrations, edi, tariff classification

Evasion of duty through undervaluation or misdescription of imports is an acute problem for administrations in developing countries. This chapter considers how they can be addressed. A....

CHAPTER 2. Explaining Differences in Growth Performance

CHAPTER 2. Explaining Differences in Growth Performance »

Source: Sustaining and Accelerating Pro-Poor Growth in Africa

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Kevin Carey , Sanjeev Gupta , and Catherine Pattillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064942

Keywords: Economic growth, Poverty, pro-poor growth, pro-poor, growth rates, tfp, real gdp

A. Understanding the Post-1995 Improvement in Growth The stylized facts of growth during 1960–2003 are sobering. For the region as a whole, real GDP grew at an average rate of 3.7 pe...

CHAPTER 3. Growth Accelerations

CHAPTER 3. Growth Accelerations »

Source: Sustaining and Accelerating Pro-Poor Growth in Africa

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Kevin Carey , Sanjeev Gupta , and Catherine Pattillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064942

Keywords: Economic growth, Poverty, pro-poor growth, pro-poor, growth rates, tfp, real gdp

Very large and sustained increases in growth rates are necessary if sub-Saharan Africa is to have a realistic prospect of halving income poverty by the year 2015. To meet the poverty Millennium Development G...