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Regional Economic Outlook, April 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa

Recovery Amid Elevated Uncertainty

The economic recovery in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to continue, but at a slower pace than envisaged in October 2018.

Global Financial Stability Report, April 2019

Vulnerabilities in a Maturing Credit Cycle

The April 2019 GFSR finds that despite significant variability over the past two quarters, financial conditions remain accommodative.

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2020 Financial System Stability Assessment with Norway

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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2020 Financial System Stability Assessment with Norway »

Source: Norway : Financial System Stability Assessment-Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Norway

Volume/Issue: 192020/259

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513550930

Much of the work of the Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) was conducted prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the missions ending on February 13, 2020. Given the FSAP's focus on medium-term challenges and v...

Norway
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Banking Regulation and Supervision

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Norway : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Banking Regulation and Supervision »

Volume/Issue: 192020/260

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513553122.002

ISBN: 9781513553122

This note presents a targeted review of selected aspects in the regulation and supervision of banks in Norway. The review is carried out as part of the 2020 Norway Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) and the...

Norway
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Cybersecurity Risk Supervision and Oversight

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Norway : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Cybersecurity Risk Supervision and Oversight »

Volume/Issue: 192020/262

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513553146.002

ISBN: 9781513553146

The Norwegian financial system has a long history of incorporating new technology. Norway is at the forefront of digitization and has tight interdependencies within its financial system, making it particularly vuln...

Norway
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Financial Safety Nets

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Norway : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Financial Safety Nets »

Volume/Issue: 192020/261

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513553139.002

ISBN: 9781513553139

Norway has made substantial progress in strengthening its framework for financial crisis management and bank safety nets since the 2015 FSAP. The Norwegian authorities have implemented the EU framework. The Bank Re...

Norway
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Insurance Sector Oversight

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Norway : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Insurance Sector Oversight »

Volume/Issue: 192020/263

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513553153.002

ISBN: 9781513553153

The Norwegian insurance sector is well-capitalized. In recent years, the authorities have taken steps to recapitalize weak insurers and to boost capital for the overall industry. Risk-resilience has been strengthen...

Norway
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Systemic Liquidity

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Norway : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Systemic Liquidity »

Volume/Issue: 192020/264

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513553177.002

ISBN: 9781513553177

Norwegian banks and other financial institutions rely heavily on capital markets for liquidity and risk management. Liquidity conditions in the Norwegian financial sector are affected by central bank operations and...

Norway
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Systemic Risk Oversight and Macroprudential Policy Framework

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Norway : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Systemic Risk Oversight and Macroprudential Policy Framework »

Volume/Issue: 192020/265

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513553184.002

ISBN: 9781513553184

While Norway's institutional arrangement for macroprudential policy is uncommon, the authorities have shown strong willingness to act. The Ministry of Finance (MoF) is the sole macroprudential decision-maker in Nor...

Norway
			: Financial System Stability Assessment-Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Norway

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Norway : Financial System Stability Assessment-Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Norway »

Volume/Issue: 192020/259

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513550930.002

ISBN: 9781513550930

Much of the work of the Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) was conducted prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the missions ending on February 13, 2020. Given the FSAP's focus on medium-term challenges and v...

Norway: Financial Sector Assessment Program – Technical Note—Banking Rl Supervision

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Norway: Financial Sector Assessment Program – Technical Note—Banking Rl Supervision »

Source: Norway : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Banking Regulation and Supervision

Volume/Issue: 192020/260

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513553122

This note presents a targeted review of selected aspects in the regulation and supervision of banks in Norway. The review is carried out as part of the 2020 Norway Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) and the...

Norway: Financial Sector Assessment Program – Technical Note—Cybersecurity Risk Supervision and Oversight

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Norway: Financial Sector Assessment Program – Technical Note—Cybersecurity Risk Supervision and Oversight »

Source: Norway : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Cybersecurity Risk Supervision and Oversight

Volume/Issue: 192020/262

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513553146

The Norwegian financial system has a long history of incorporating new technology. Norway is at the forefront of digitization and has tight interdependencies within its financial system, making it particularly vuln...

Norway: Financial Sector Assessment Program Technical Note—Financial Safety Nets

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Norway: Financial Sector Assessment Program Technical Note—Financial Safety Nets »

Source: Norway : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Financial Safety Nets

Volume/Issue: 192020/261

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513553139

Norway has made substantial progress in strengthening its framework for financial crisis management and bank safety nets since the 2015 FSAP. The Norwegian authorities have implemented the EU framework. The Bank Re...

Norway: Financial Sector Assessment Program Technical Note—Insurance Sector Oversight

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Norway: Financial Sector Assessment Program Technical Note—Insurance Sector Oversight »

Source: Norway : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Insurance Sector Oversight

Volume/Issue: 192020/263

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513553153

The Norwegian insurance sector is well-capitalized. In recent years, the authorities have taken steps to recapitalize weak insurers and to boost capital for the overall industry. Risk-resilience has been strengthen...

Norway: Financial Sector Assessment Program Technical Note—Systemic Liquidity

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Norway: Financial Sector Assessment Program Technical Note—Systemic Liquidity »

Source: Norway : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Systemic Liquidity

Volume/Issue: 192020/264

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513553177

Norwegian banks and other financial institutions rely heavily on capital markets for liquidity and risk management. Liquidity conditions in the Norwegian financial sector are affected by central bank operations and...

Norway: Financial Sector Assessment Program – Technical Note—Systemic Risk Oversight and Macroprudential Policy Framework

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Norway: Financial Sector Assessment Program – Technical Note—Systemic Risk Oversight and Macroprudential Policy Framework »

Source: Norway : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Systemic Risk Oversight and Macroprudential Policy Framework

Volume/Issue: 192020/265

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513553184

While Norway's institutional arrangement for macroprudential policy is uncommon, the authorities have shown strong willingness to act. The Ministry of Finance (MoF) is the sole macroprudential decision-maker in Nor...

Norway: Financial System Stability Assessment; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Norway

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Norway: Financial System Stability Assessment; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Norway »

Source: Norway : Financial System Stability Assessment-Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Norway

Volume/Issue: 192020/259

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513550930

Much of the work of the Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) was conducted prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the missions ending on February 13, 2020. Given the FSAP's focus on medium-term challenges and v...

Statement by Mr. Pösö, Executive Director and Mr. Evjen, Advisor on Norway—Financial System Stability Assessment July 22, 2020

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Statement by Mr. Pösö, Executive Director and Mr. Evjen, Advisor on Norway—Financial System Stability Assessment July 22, 2020 »

Source: Norway : Financial System Stability Assessment-Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Norway

Volume/Issue: 192020/259

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513550930

Much of the work of the Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) was conducted prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the missions ending on February 13, 2020. Given the FSAP's focus on medium-term challenges and v...

Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 2019

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Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 2019 »

Series: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498324571.012

ISBN: 9781498324571

The Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions has been published by the IMF since 1950. It draws on information available to the IMF from a number of sources, including that provided in the c...

Chad: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Cancellation of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Debt Sustainability Analysis

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Chad: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Cancellation of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Chad : Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility and Cancellation of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Chad

Volume/Issue: 192020/231

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513552088

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF)

Chad's economy has been severely impacted by the twin Covid-19 pandemic and terms of trade shocks. A national lockdown to contain the spread of the virus, disruptions in supply chains, and a drop in international o...

Chad: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Cancellation of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Chad

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Chad: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Cancellation of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Chad »

Source: Chad : Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility and Cancellation of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Chad

Volume/Issue: 192020/231

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513552088

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF)

Chad's economy has been severely impacted by the twin Covid-19 pandemic and terms of trade shocks. A national lockdown to contain the spread of the virus, disruptions in supply chains, and a drop in international o...

IMF Executive Board Approves an Additional US$68.49 Million Disbursement for Chad and Notes Cancellation of its Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement

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IMF Executive Board Approves an Additional US$68.49 Million Disbursement for Chad and Notes Cancellation of its Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement »

Source: Chad : Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility and Cancellation of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Chad

Volume/Issue: 192020/231

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513552088

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF)

Chad's economy has been severely impacted by the twin Covid-19 pandemic and terms of trade shocks. A national lockdown to contain the spread of the virus, disruptions in supply chains, and a drop in international o...

Chad
			: Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility and Cancellation of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Chad

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Chad : Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility and Cancellation of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Chad »

Volume/Issue: 192020/231

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513552088.002

ISBN: 9781513552088

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF)

Chad's economy has been severely impacted by the twin Covid-19 pandemic and terms of trade shocks. A national lockdown to contain the spread of the virus, disruptions in supply chains, and a drop in international o...

Sweden
			: Technical Assistance Report-Proposed Amendments to the Riksbank Act

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Sweden : Technical Assistance Report-Proposed Amendments to the Riksbank Act »

Volume/Issue: 192020/239

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513552224.002

ISBN: 9781513552224

At the request of the central bank of Sweden (the Riksbank), the Monetary and Capital Markets Department (MCM) provided technical assistance (TA) on central bank operations by means of a desk review of the proposed...

Vietnam
			: Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics (June 10-14, 2019)

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Vietnam : Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics (June 10-14, 2019) »

Volume/Issue: 192020/230

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513552040.002

ISBN: 9781513552040

The main purpose of the mission was to continue TA to assist with upgrading the compilation and dissemination of fiscal data and GFS in Vietnam in line with the international standard, the Government Finance Statis...

Sweden

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Sweden »

Source: Sweden : Technical Assistance Report-Proposed Amendments to the Riksbank Act

Volume/Issue: 192020/239

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513552224

At the request of the central bank of Sweden (the Riksbank), the Monetary and Capital Markets Department (MCM) provided technical assistance (TA) on central bank operations by means of a desk review of the proposed...

Vietnam

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Vietnam »

Source: Vietnam : Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics (June 10-14, 2019)

Volume/Issue: 192020/230

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513552040

The main purpose of the mission was to continue TA to assist with upgrading the compilation and dissemination of fiscal data and GFS in Vietnam in line with the international standard, the Government Finance Statis...

Chapter 1 External Positions and Policies

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Chapter 1 External Positions and Policies »

Source: External Sector Report, 2020 : Global Imbalances and the COVID-19 Crisis

Series: External Sector Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513549019

Keywords: External sector, International investment position, External sector assessment, Financial crises, Nominal effective exchange rate, ESR, develop economy, euro area, emerge market, current account balance

This overview chapter discusses the evolution of and outlook for global external positions and summarizes the IMF staff’s external assessments for a globally representative set of economies in 2...

Chapter 2 External Stress and the International Investment Position

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Chapter 2 External Stress and the International Investment Position »

Source: External Sector Report, 2020 : Global Imbalances and the COVID-19 Crisis

Series: External Sector Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513549019

Keywords: External sector, International investment position, External sector assessment, Financial crises, Nominal effective exchange rate, ESR, develop economy, euro area, emerge market, current account balance

Countries’ external assets and liabilities reached historic highs in the years before the Great Lockdown. This chapter examines the relationship between the structure of external assets and liab...

Chapter 3 2019 Individual Economy Assessments

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Chapter 3 2019 Individual Economy Assessments »

Source: External Sector Report, 2020 : Global Imbalances and the COVID-19 Crisis

Series: External Sector Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513549019

Keywords: External sector, International investment position, External sector assessment, Financial crises, Nominal effective exchange rate, ESR, develop economy, euro area, emerge market, current account balance

Methodology and Process The individual economy assessments use a wide range of methods to form an integrated and multilaterally consistent view on economies’ external sector position...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review —debt Sustainability Analysis

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Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review —debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 192020/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513552118

The pandemic is taking a heavy toll on the fragile island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe. Tourist arrivals came to an abrupt halt in mid-March, externally financed projects are being delayed, and supply shipments...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review — Informational Annex

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Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review — Informational Annex »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 192020/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513552118

The pandemic is taking a heavy toll on the fragile island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe. Tourist arrivals came to an abrupt halt in mid-March, externally financed projects are being delayed, and supply shipments...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: First Review Under The Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review —Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

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Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: First Review Under The Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review —Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 192020/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513552118

The pandemic is taking a heavy toll on the fragile island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe. Tourist arrivals came to an abrupt halt in mid-March, externally financed projects are being delayed, and supply shipments...

External Sector Report, 2020
			: Global Imbalances and the COVID-19 Crisis

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External Sector Report, 2020 : Global Imbalances and the COVID-19 Crisis »

Series: External Sector Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513549019.085

ISBN: 9781513549019

Keywords: External sector, International investment position, External sector assessment, Financial crises, Nominal effective exchange rate, ESR, develop economy, euro area, emerge market, current account balance

Produced since 2012, the IMF's annual External Sector Report analyzes global external developments and provides multilaterally consistent assessments of external positions, including current accounts, real exchange...

External Sector Report, 2020: Global Imbalances and the COVID-19 Crisis

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External Sector Report, 2020: Global Imbalances and the COVID-19 Crisis »

Source: External Sector Report, 2020 : Global Imbalances and the COVID-19 Crisis

Series: External Sector Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513549019

Keywords: External sector, International investment position, External sector assessment, Financial crises, Nominal effective exchange rate, ESR, develop economy, euro area, emerge market, current account balance

Produced since 2012, the IMF's annual External Sector Report analyzes global external developments and provides multilaterally consistent assessments of external positions, including current accounts, real exchange...

Front Matter

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Front Matter »

Source: External Sector Report, 2020 : Global Imbalances and the COVID-19 Crisis

Series: External Sector Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513549019

Keywords: External sector, International investment position, External sector assessment, Financial crises, Nominal effective exchange rate, ESR, develop economy, euro area, emerge market, current account balance

Produced since 2012, the IMF's annual External Sector Report analyzes global external developments and provides multilaterally consistent assessments of external positions, including current accounts, real exchange...

IMF Executive Board Completes the First Review of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

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IMF Executive Board Completes the First Review of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 192020/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513552118

The pandemic is taking a heavy toll on the fragile island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe. Tourist arrivals came to an abrupt halt in mid-March, externally financed projects are being delayed, and supply shipments...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe
			: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

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Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe »

Volume/Issue: 192020/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513552118.002

ISBN: 9781513552118

The pandemic is taking a heavy toll on the fragile island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe. Tourist arrivals came to an abrupt halt in mid-March, externally financed projects are being delayed, and supply shipments...

Italy
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Banking Regulation and Supervision and Bank Governance

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Italy : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Banking Regulation and Supervision and Bank Governance »

Volume/Issue: 192020/236

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513552187.002

ISBN: 9781513552187

This note presents a targeted review of selected aspects concerning the regulation and supervision of banks in Italy and their governance framework. The review was carried out as part of the 2019 Italy Financial Se...

Italy
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Financial Safety Net and Crisis Management Arrangements

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Italy : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Financial Safety Net and Crisis Management Arrangements »

Volume/Issue: 192020/235

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513552163.002

ISBN: 9781513552163

Keywords: Financial regulation and supervision, Financial crises, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial institutions, Financial instruments, ISCR, CR, FITD, crisis-management, DGS

The Italian financial safety net and crisis-management framework has been substantially strengthened since the 2013 FSAP. Among others, the authorities have enhanced the early intervention framework, introduced a n...

Italy
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Insurance Sector Regulation and Supervision

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Italy : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Insurance Sector Regulation and Supervision »

Volume/Issue: 192020/233

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513552149.002

ISBN: 9781513552149

This technical note (TN) provides an update and an assessment of the supervisory framework and practices for the Italian insurance sector since the last assessment concluded in 2013. The mission conducted a target...

Italy
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Systemic Risk Analysis and Stress Testing of the Banking and Corporate Sectors

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Italy : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Systemic Risk Analysis and Stress Testing of the Banking and Corporate Sectors »

Volume/Issue: 192020/238

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513552217.002

ISBN: 9781513552217

The Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) took place against the backdrop of an ongoing recovery of the financial system. Since the global financial crisis (GFC), financial regulation has been substantially en...

Italy
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Systemic Risk Oversight Framework and Macroprudential Policy

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Italy : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Systemic Risk Oversight Framework and Macroprudential Policy »

Volume/Issue: 192020/237

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513552194.002

ISBN: 9781513552194

Macroprudential oversight in Italy combines local elements with the European framework. At a local level, financial stability is a shared responsibility between Banca d'Italia (BdI), which is the national central b...

Italy
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Tackling Non-Performing Assets

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Italy : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Tackling Non-Performing Assets »

Volume/Issue: 192020/234

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513552156.002

ISBN: 9781513552156

Banks' asset quality has substantially improved in recent years but remains well below European peers. Non-performing loans (NPLs) fell from 161/2 percent in 2015 to about 8.1 percent at end-June 2019, achieved mai...

Republic of Moldova
			: Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics Mission (October 2-8, 2019)

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Republic of Moldova : Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics Mission (October 2-8, 2019) »

Volume/Issue: 192020/240

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513552286.002

ISBN: 9781513552286

In response to a request from the European Department, a Public-Sector Debt Statistics (PSDS) technical assistance (TA) mission was conducted in Chisinau during October 2-8, 2019. The mission funded by the Data for...

Italy

New
Italy »

Source: Italy : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Banking Regulation and Supervision and Bank Governance

Volume/Issue: 192020/236

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513552187

This note presents a targeted review of selected aspects concerning the regulation and supervision of banks in Italy and their governance framework. The review was carried out as part of the 2019 Italy Financial Se...

Italy

New
Italy »

Source: Italy : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Insurance Sector Regulation and Supervision

Volume/Issue: 192020/233

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513552149

This technical note (TN) provides an update and an assessment of the supervisory framework and practices for the Italian insurance sector since the last assessment concluded in 2013. The mission conducted a target...

Italy

New
Italy »

Source: Italy : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Financial Safety Net and Crisis Management Arrangements

Volume/Issue: 192020/235

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513552163

Keywords: Financial regulation and supervision, Financial crises, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial institutions, Financial instruments, ISCR, CR, FITD, crisis-management, DGS

The Italian financial safety net and crisis-management framework has been substantially strengthened since the 2013 FSAP. Among others, the authorities have enhanced the early intervention framework, introduced a n...

Italy

New
Italy »

Source: Italy : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Systemic Risk Analysis and Stress Testing of the Banking and Corporate Sectors

Volume/Issue: 192020/238

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513552217

The Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) took place against the backdrop of an ongoing recovery of the financial system. Since the global financial crisis (GFC), financial regulation has been substantially en...

Italy

New
Italy »

Source: Italy : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Systemic Risk Oversight Framework and Macroprudential Policy

Volume/Issue: 192020/237

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513552194

Macroprudential oversight in Italy combines local elements with the European framework. At a local level, financial stability is a shared responsibility between Banca d'Italia (BdI), which is the national central b...

Italy

New
Italy »

Source: Italy : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Tackling Non-Performing Assets

Volume/Issue: 192020/234

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513552156

Banks' asset quality has substantially improved in recent years but remains well below European peers. Non-performing loans (NPLs) fell from 161/2 percent in 2015 to about 8.1 percent at end-June 2019, achieved mai...

Republic of Moldova

New
Republic of Moldova »

Source: Republic of Moldova : Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics Mission (October 2-8, 2019)

Volume/Issue: 192020/240

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513552286

In response to a request from the European Department, a Public-Sector Debt Statistics (PSDS) technical assistance (TA) mission was conducted in Chisinau during October 2-8, 2019. The mission funded by the Data for...

Statement by Mr. Raghani, Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe and Mr. Carvalho da Silveira, Advisor to the Executive Director July 27, 2020

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Statement by Mr. Raghani, Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe and Mr. Carvalho da Silveira, Advisor to the Executive Director July 27, 2020 »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 192020/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513552118

The pandemic is taking a heavy toll on the fragile island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe. Tourist arrivals came to an abrupt halt in mid-March, externally financed projects are being delayed, and supply shipments...

Chapter 1 Well Spent: How Strong Infrastructure Governance Can End Waste in Public Investment

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Chapter 1 Well Spent: How Strong Infrastructure Governance Can End Waste in Public Investment »

Source: Excerpt: Well Spent: How Strong Infrastructure Governance Can End Waste in Public Investment

Series: Miscellaneous Publications

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2020

ISBN: SIGEAEX

Keywords: Economic growth, Low-income developing countries, Public investments, Public financial management, Capital expenditure, MISC PUBS, Misc., public investment, investment spend, low-income develop country

Public infrastructure is a key driver of inclusive economic growth and development and the reduction of inequalities. Roads, bridges, railways, airports, and electricity connect markets, facilitate productio...

Excerpt: Well Spent: How Strong Infrastructure Governance Can End Waste in Public Investment

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Excerpt: Well Spent: How Strong Infrastructure Governance Can End Waste in Public Investment »

Series: Miscellaneous Publications

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/SIGEAEX.073

ISBN: SIGEAEX

Keywords: Economic growth, Low-income developing countries, Public investments, Public financial management, Capital expenditure, MISC PUBS, Misc., public investment, investment spend, low-income develop country

Drawing on the Fund's analytical and capacity development work, including Public Investment Management Assessments (PIMAs) carried out in more than 60 countries, the new book Well Spent: How Strong Infrastructure G...

Back Matter

New
Back Matter »

Source: Excerpt: Well Spent: How Strong Infrastructure Governance Can End Waste in Public Investment

Series: Miscellaneous Publications

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2020

ISBN: SIGEAEX

Keywords: Economic growth, Low-income developing countries, Public investments, Public financial management, Capital expenditure, MISC PUBS, Misc., public investment, investment spend, low-income develop country

Drawing on the Fund's analytical and capacity development work, including Public Investment Management Assessments (PIMAs) carried out in more than 60 countries, the new book Well Spent: How Strong Infrastructure G...

Front Matter

New
Front Matter »

Source: Excerpt: Well Spent: How Strong Infrastructure Governance Can End Waste in Public Investment

Series: Miscellaneous Publications

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2020

ISBN: SIGEAEX

Keywords: Economic growth, Low-income developing countries, Public investments, Public financial management, Capital expenditure, MISC PUBS, Misc., public investment, investment spend, low-income develop country

Drawing on the Fund's analytical and capacity development work, including Public Investment Management Assessments (PIMAs) carried out in more than 60 countries, the new book Well Spent: How Strong Infrastructure G...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$49.1 million in Emergency Support to Lesotho to Address the Covid-19 Pandemic

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IMF Executive Board Approves US$49.1 million in Emergency Support to Lesotho to Address the Covid-19 Pandemic »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Lesotho

Volume/Issue: 192020/228

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551845

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), External sector, Expenditures, Credit, Development, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, SACU

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a severe impact on Lesotho's economy. Supply chains for major industries have been disrupted and a national shutdown to contain the virus curtailed economic activity with adverse soc...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$110.4 Million in Emergency Support to The Kingdom of Eswatini to Address The COVID-19 Pandemic

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IMF Executive Board Approves US$110.4 Million in Emergency Support to The Kingdom of Eswatini to Address The COVID-19 Pandemic »

Source: Kingdom of Eswatini : Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Eswatini

Volume/Issue: 192020/229

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551869

Keywords: Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), Economic stabilization, Public financial management, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, International reserves, ISCR, CR, Proj, pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a severe impact on Eswatini's economy at a time when the country is already facing deep economic challenges, and the government has begun fiscal consolidation efforts. A national loc...

Kingdom of Lesotho
			: Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Lesotho

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Kingdom of Lesotho : Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Lesotho »

Volume/Issue: 192020/228

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513551845.002

ISBN: 9781513551845

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), External sector, Expenditures, Credit, Development, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, SACU

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a severe impact on Lesotho's economy. Supply chains for major industries have been disrupted and a national shutdown to contain the virus curtailed economic activity with adverse soc...

Kingdom of Eswatini
			: Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Eswatini

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Kingdom of Eswatini : Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Eswatini »

Volume/Issue: 192020/229

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513551869.002

ISBN: 9781513551869

Keywords: Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), Economic stabilization, Public financial management, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, International reserves, ISCR, CR, Proj, pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a severe impact on Eswatini's economy at a time when the country is already facing deep economic challenges, and the government has begun fiscal consolidation efforts. A national loc...

The Kingdom of Eswatini:Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Eswatini

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The Kingdom of Eswatini:Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Eswatini »

Source: Kingdom of Eswatini : Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Eswatini

Volume/Issue: 192020/229

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551869

Keywords: Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), Economic stabilization, Public financial management, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, International reserves, ISCR, CR, Proj, pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a severe impact on Eswatini's economy at a time when the country is already facing deep economic challenges, and the government has begun fiscal consolidation efforts. A national loc...

Kingdom of Lesotho: Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument—Debt Sustainability Analysis

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Kingdom of Lesotho: Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Lesotho

Volume/Issue: 192020/228

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551845

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), External sector, Expenditures, Credit, Development, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, SACU

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a severe impact on Lesotho's economy. Supply chains for major industries have been disrupted and a national shutdown to contain the virus curtailed economic activity with adverse soc...

Kingdom of Lesotho: Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Lesotho

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Kingdom of Lesotho: Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Lesotho »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Lesotho

Volume/Issue: 192020/228

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551845

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), External sector, Expenditures, Credit, Development, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, SACU

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a severe impact on Lesotho's economy. Supply chains for major industries have been disrupted and a national shutdown to contain the virus curtailed economic activity with adverse soc...

Statement by Mr. Dumisani Hebert Mahlinza and Mr. Muayad Ismail on Eswatini July 29, 2020

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Statement by Mr. Dumisani Hebert Mahlinza and Mr. Muayad Ismail on Eswatini July 29, 2020 »

Source: Kingdom of Eswatini : Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Eswatini

Volume/Issue: 192020/229

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551869

Keywords: Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), Economic stabilization, Public financial management, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, International reserves, ISCR, CR, Proj, pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a severe impact on Eswatini's economy at a time when the country is already facing deep economic challenges, and the government has begun fiscal consolidation efforts. A national loc...

Statement by Mr. Dumisani Hebert Mahlinza and Ms. Abigail Nainda on Kingdom of Lesotho July 29, 2020

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Statement by Mr. Dumisani Hebert Mahlinza and Ms. Abigail Nainda on Kingdom of Lesotho July 29, 2020 »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Lesotho

Volume/Issue: 192020/228

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551845

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), External sector, Expenditures, Credit, Development, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, SACU

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a severe impact on Lesotho's economy. Supply chains for major industries have been disrupted and a national shutdown to contain the virus curtailed economic activity with adverse soc...

Burundi: Request for Debt Relief Under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director For Burundi

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Burundi: Request for Debt Relief Under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director For Burundi »

Source: Burundi : Request for Debt Relief Under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burundi

Volume/Issue: 192020/224

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551159

Keywords: Social safety nets, Balance of payments need, Debt service, Debt relief, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, Proj, pandemic, remittance inflow

Economic impact. COVID-19 is having an adverse economic impact on Burundi. The pandemic is affecting Burundi through an evolving domestic outbreak and economic spillovers from the global and regional environment, i...

Can you Put a Price on That?: The Cost of Female Guilt at Work

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Can you Put a Price on That?: The Cost of Female Guilt at Work »

Source: IMF Research Perspectives : Spring-Summer 2020

Volume: 22

Series: IMF Research Perspectives

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551180

Keywords: Employment, Labor markets, Income distribution, Development, Women, IRP, economics profession, inequality, automation, female worker

IMF Research Perspectives Spring-Summer 2020...

Déclaration de M. Mohamed-Lemine Raghani, administrateur pour la Guinée, M. Facinet Sylla, administrateur suppléant, et M. Régis N’Sonde, conseiller principal de l’administrateur pour la Guinée

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Déclaration de M. Mohamed-Lemine Raghani, administrateur pour la Guinée, M. Facinet Sylla, administrateur suppléant, et M. Régis N’Sonde, conseiller principal de l’administrateur pour la Guinée »

Source: Republique de Guinee : Demande de Decaissement au Titre de la Facilite de Credit Rapide—communiqué de Presse; Rapport des Services du FMI; Mise à Jour de L’analyse de Viabilité de la Dette; et Déclaration de L’administrateur Pour la Republique de Guinée

Volume/Issue: 192020/218

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2020

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513551340

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Central banks, Debt sustainability, External sector, Credit, Public financial management, ISCR, CR, RCF, percent of GDP

Guinea is being severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. A local outbreak is spreading rapidly, adding pressure to the fragile social context and putting a strain on the health system. Containment measures have...

Falling off the Ladder: Why So Few Female Economics Professors?: Why So Few Female Economics Professors?

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Falling off the Ladder: Why So Few Female Economics Professors?: Why So Few Female Economics Professors? »

Source: IMF Research Perspectives : Spring-Summer 2020

Volume: 22

Series: IMF Research Perspectives

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551180

Keywords: Employment, Labor markets, Income distribution, Development, Women, IRP, economics profession, inequality, automation, female worker

IMF Research Perspectives Spring-Summer 2020...

Good Jobs for Young People A Policy Imperative to Reduce Inequality

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Good Jobs for Young People A Policy Imperative to Reduce Inequality »

Source: IMF Research Perspectives : Spring-Summer 2020

Volume: 22

Series: IMF Research Perspectives

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551180

Keywords: Employment, Labor markets, Income distribution, Development, Women, IRP, economics profession, inequality, automation, female worker

IMF Research Perspectives Spring-Summer 2020...

Guinee: Demande de Décaissement au Titre de la Facilité de Crédit Rapide — Mise à Jour de L’analyse de Viabilité de la Dette

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Guinee: Demande de Décaissement au Titre de la Facilité de Crédit Rapide — Mise à Jour de L’analyse de Viabilité de la Dette »

Source: Republique de Guinee : Demande de Decaissement au Titre de la Facilite de Credit Rapide—communiqué de Presse; Rapport des Services du FMI; Mise à Jour de L’analyse de Viabilité de la Dette; et Déclaration de L’administrateur Pour la Republique de Guinée

Volume/Issue: 192020/218

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2020

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513551340

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Central banks, Debt sustainability, External sector, Credit, Public financial management, ISCR, CR, RCF, percent of GDP

Guinea is being severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. A local outbreak is spreading rapidly, adding pressure to the fragile social context and putting a strain on the health system. Containment measures have...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$ 7.6 Million Debt Relief to the Republic of Burundi Under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust

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IMF Executive Board Approves US$ 7.6 Million Debt Relief to the Republic of Burundi Under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust »

Source: Burundi : Request for Debt Relief Under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burundi

Volume/Issue: 192020/224

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551159

Keywords: Social safety nets, Balance of payments need, Debt service, Debt relief, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, Proj, pandemic, remittance inflow

Economic impact. COVID-19 is having an adverse economic impact on Burundi. The pandemic is affecting Burundi through an evolving domestic outbreak and economic spillovers from the global and regional environment, i...

IMF Research Perspectives
			: Spring-Summer 2020

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IMF Research Perspectives : Spring-Summer 2020 »

Volume: 22

Series: IMF Research Perspectives

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513551180.053

ISBN: 9781513551180

Keywords: Employment, Labor markets, Income distribution, Development, Women, IRP, economics profession, inequality, automation, female worker

IMF Research Perspectives Spring-Summer 2020...

Burundi
			: Request for Debt Relief Under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burundi

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Burundi : Request for Debt Relief Under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burundi »

Volume/Issue: 192020/224

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513551159.002

ISBN: 9781513551159

Keywords: Social safety nets, Balance of payments need, Debt service, Debt relief, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, Proj, pandemic, remittance inflow

Economic impact. COVID-19 is having an adverse economic impact on Burundi. The pandemic is affecting Burundi through an evolving domestic outbreak and economic spillovers from the global and regional environment, i...

Republique de Guinee
			: Demande de Decaissement au Titre de la Facilite de Credit Rapide—communiqué de Presse; Rapport des Services du FMI; Mise à Jour de L’analyse de Viabilité de la Dette; et Déclaration de L’administrateur Pour la Republique de Guinée

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Republique de Guinee : Demande de Decaissement au Titre de la Facilite de Credit Rapide—communiqué de Presse; Rapport des Services du FMI; Mise à Jour de L’analyse de Viabilité de la Dette; et Déclaration de L’administrateur Pour la Republique de Guinée »

Volume/Issue: 192020/218

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2020

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513551340.002

ISBN: 9781513551340

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Central banks, Debt sustainability, External sector, Credit, Public financial management, ISCR, CR, RCF, percent of GDP

Guinea is being severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. A local outbreak is spreading rapidly, adding pressure to the fragile social context and putting a strain on the health system. Containment measures have...

Inclusion in Economics Interview with Sole Martinez Peria

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Inclusion in Economics Interview with Sole Martinez Peria »

Source: IMF Research Perspectives : Spring-Summer 2020

Volume: 22

Series: IMF Research Perspectives

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551180

Keywords: Employment, Labor markets, Income distribution, Development, Women, IRP, economics profession, inequality, automation, female worker

IMF Research Perspectives Spring-Summer 2020...

Inequality and the Conduct of Monetary Policy

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Inequality and the Conduct of Monetary Policy »

Source: IMF Research Perspectives : Spring-Summer 2020

Volume: 22

Series: IMF Research Perspectives

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551180

Keywords: Employment, Labor markets, Income distribution, Development, Women, IRP, economics profession, inequality, automation, female worker

IMF Research Perspectives Spring-Summer 2020...

The Perspective from Home

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The Perspective from Home »

Source: IMF Research Perspectives : Spring-Summer 2020

Volume: 22

Series: IMF Research Perspectives

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551180

Keywords: Employment, Labor markets, Income distribution, Development, Women, IRP, economics profession, inequality, automation, female worker

IMF Research Perspectives Spring-Summer 2020...

Republique de Guinee: Demande de Decaissement au Titre de la Facilite de Credit Rapide—communiqué de Presse; Rapport des Services du FMI; Mise à Jour de L’analyse de Viabilité de la Dette; et Déclaration de L’administrateur Pour la Republique de Guinée

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Republique de Guinee: Demande de Decaissement au Titre de la Facilite de Credit Rapide—communiqué de Presse; Rapport des Services du FMI; Mise à Jour de L’analyse de Viabilité de la Dette; et Déclaration de L’administrateur Pour la Republique de Guinée »

Source: Republique de Guinee : Demande de Decaissement au Titre de la Facilite de Credit Rapide—communiqué de Presse; Rapport des Services du FMI; Mise à Jour de L’analyse de Viabilité de la Dette; et Déclaration de L’administrateur Pour la Republique de Guinée

Volume/Issue: 192020/218

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2020

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513551340

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Central banks, Debt sustainability, External sector, Credit, Public financial management, ISCR, CR, RCF, percent of GDP

Guinea is being severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. A local outbreak is spreading rapidly, adding pressure to the fragile social context and putting a strain on the health system. Containment measures have...

Republique de Guinee: Demande de Decaissement au Titre de la Facilite de Credit Rapide—communiqué de Presse; Rapport des Services du FMI; Mise à Jour de L’analyse de Viabilité de la Dette; et Déclaration de L’administrateur Pour la Republique de Guinée

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Republique de Guinee: Demande de Decaissement au Titre de la Facilite de Credit Rapide—communiqué de Presse; Rapport des Services du FMI; Mise à Jour de L’analyse de Viabilité de la Dette; et Déclaration de L’administrateur Pour la Republique de Guinée »

Source: Republique de Guinee : Demande de Decaissement au Titre de la Facilite de Credit Rapide—communiqué de Presse; Rapport des Services du FMI; Mise à Jour de L’analyse de Viabilité de la Dette; et Déclaration de L’administrateur Pour la Republique de Guinée

Volume/Issue: 192020/218

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2020

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513551340

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Central banks, Debt sustainability, External sector, Credit, Public financial management, ISCR, CR, RCF, percent of GDP

Guinea is being severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. A local outbreak is spreading rapidly, adding pressure to the fragile social context and putting a strain on the health system. Containment measures have...

She, Robot Women’s Employment in the Face of Automation

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She, Robot Women’s Employment in the Face of Automation »

Source: IMF Research Perspectives : Spring-Summer 2020

Volume: 22

Series: IMF Research Perspectives

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551180

Keywords: Employment, Labor markets, Income distribution, Development, Women, IRP, economics profession, inequality, automation, female worker

IMF Research Perspectives Spring-Summer 2020...

The Snowball Effect: How the Rich Get Richer

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The Snowball Effect: How the Rich Get Richer »

Source: IMF Research Perspectives : Spring-Summer 2020

Volume: 22

Series: IMF Research Perspectives

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551180

Keywords: Employment, Labor markets, Income distribution, Development, Women, IRP, economics profession, inequality, automation, female worker

IMF Research Perspectives Spring-Summer 2020...

Statement by Mr. Dumisani Mahlinza, Executive Director for Burundi, and Mr. Tamsir Cham, Advisor to the Executive Director July 20, 2020

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Statement by Mr. Dumisani Mahlinza, Executive Director for Burundi, and Mr. Tamsir Cham, Advisor to the Executive Director July 20, 2020 »

Source: Burundi : Request for Debt Relief Under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burundi

Volume/Issue: 192020/224

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551159

Keywords: Social safety nets, Balance of payments need, Debt service, Debt relief, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, Proj, pandemic, remittance inflow

Economic impact. COVID-19 is having an adverse economic impact on Burundi. The pandemic is affecting Burundi through an evolving domestic outbreak and economic spillovers from the global and regional environment, i...

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under the Policy Coordination Instrument for Senegal

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IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under the Policy Coordination Instrument for Senegal »

Source: Senegal : First Review Under the Policy Coordination Instrument and Request for Modification of Quantitative Targets-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Senegal

Volume/Issue: 192020/225

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551234

Keywords: Public financial management, External sector, Economic policy, Economic recovery, Economic conditions, ISCR, CR, Proj, DSSI, pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has ended a period of buoyant growth averaging about 6 1/2 percent over the last 6 years. Containment measures, lower external demand, reduced remittances, and the sudden stop of travel and to...

IMF Executive Board Reviews the Fund’s Income Position for FY 2020 and FY 2021–2022

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IMF Executive Board Reviews the Fund’s Income Position for FY 2020 and FY 2021–2022 »

Source: Review Of The Fund's Income Position For FY 2020 And FY 2021-2022

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551135

Keywords: SDR interest rates, Interest rates, Discount rates, Financial markets, Credit, PP, basis point, GRA, non-lending, investment income

This paper reviews the Fund's income position for FY 2020 and FY 2021-22. It updates the April 2019 projections and proposes decisions for the current year. The paper also includes a proposed decision to set the ma...

Review Of The Fund's Income Position For FY 2020 And FY 2021-2022

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Review Of The Fund's Income Position For FY 2020 And FY 2021-2022 »

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513551135.007

ISBN: 9781513551135

Keywords: SDR interest rates, Interest rates, Discount rates, Financial markets, Credit, PP, basis point, GRA, non-lending, investment income

This paper reviews the Fund's income position for FY 2020 and FY 2021-22. It updates the April 2019 projections and proposes decisions for the current year. The paper also includes a proposed decision to set the ma...

IMF Policy Paper: Review of the Fund’s Income Position for FY 2020 And FY 2021–2022

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IMF Policy Paper: Review of the Fund’s Income Position for FY 2020 And FY 2021–2022 »

Source: Review Of The Fund's Income Position For FY 2020 And FY 2021-2022

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551135

Keywords: SDR interest rates, Interest rates, Discount rates, Financial markets, Credit, PP, basis point, GRA, non-lending, investment income

This paper reviews the Fund's income position for FY 2020 and FY 2021-22. It updates the April 2019 projections and proposes decisions for the current year. The paper also includes a proposed decision to set the ma...

Senegal
			: First Review Under the Policy Coordination Instrument and Request for Modification of Quantitative Targets-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Senegal

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Senegal : First Review Under the Policy Coordination Instrument and Request for Modification of Quantitative Targets-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Senegal »

Volume/Issue: 192020/225

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513551234.002

ISBN: 9781513551234

Keywords: Public financial management, External sector, Economic policy, Economic recovery, Economic conditions, ISCR, CR, Proj, DSSI, pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has ended a period of buoyant growth averaging about 6 1/2 percent over the last 6 years. Containment measures, lower external demand, reduced remittances, and the sudden stop of travel and to...

Review of the Fund’s Income Position for FY 2020 and FY 2021–2022―Supplementary Information

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Review of the Fund’s Income Position for FY 2020 and FY 2021–2022―Supplementary Information »

Source: Review Of The Fund's Income Position For FY 2020 And FY 2021-2022

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551135

Keywords: SDR interest rates, Interest rates, Discount rates, Financial markets, Credit, PP, basis point, GRA, non-lending, investment income

This paper reviews the Fund's income position for FY 2020 and FY 2021-22. It updates the April 2019 projections and proposes decisions for the current year. The paper also includes a proposed decision to set the ma...

Senegal: First Review Under the Policy Coordination Instrument and Request for Modification of Quantitative Targets—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Senegal

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Senegal: First Review Under the Policy Coordination Instrument and Request for Modification of Quantitative Targets—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Senegal »

Source: Senegal : First Review Under the Policy Coordination Instrument and Request for Modification of Quantitative Targets-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Senegal

Volume/Issue: 192020/225

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551234

Keywords: Public financial management, External sector, Economic policy, Economic recovery, Economic conditions, ISCR, CR, Proj, DSSI, pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has ended a period of buoyant growth averaging about 6 1/2 percent over the last 6 years. Containment measures, lower external demand, reduced remittances, and the sudden stop of travel and to...

Statement by Mr. Mohamed-Lemine Raghani Executive Director for Senegal and Mr. Oumar Diakite, Advisor to Executive Director July 17, 2020

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Statement by Mr. Mohamed-Lemine Raghani Executive Director for Senegal and Mr. Oumar Diakite, Advisor to Executive Director July 17, 2020 »

Source: Senegal : First Review Under the Policy Coordination Instrument and Request for Modification of Quantitative Targets-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Senegal

Volume/Issue: 192020/225

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551234

Keywords: Public financial management, External sector, Economic policy, Economic recovery, Economic conditions, ISCR, CR, Proj, DSSI, pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has ended a period of buoyant growth averaging about 6 1/2 percent over the last 6 years. Containment measures, lower external demand, reduced remittances, and the sudden stop of travel and to...

Georgia

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Georgia »

Source: Georgia : Technical Assistance Report-Public Sector Balance Sheet and State Owned Enterprises

Volume/Issue: 192020/223

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551029

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial statements, Financial management information systems, Fiscal policy, Economic reforms, ISCR, CR, SOEs, GOGC, financial statement

Georgia's public sector balance sheet (PSBS) is in relatively healthy shape, with assets exceeding liabilities, and is comparatively lean. Looking across all entities that the government controls, including the cen...

Georgia
			: Technical Assistance Report-Public Sector Balance Sheet and State Owned Enterprises

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Georgia : Technical Assistance Report-Public Sector Balance Sheet and State Owned Enterprises »

Volume/Issue: 192020/223

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513551029.002

ISBN: 9781513551029

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial statements, Financial management information systems, Fiscal policy, Economic reforms, ISCR, CR, SOEs, GOGC, financial statement

Georgia's public sector balance sheet (PSBS) is in relatively healthy shape, with assets exceeding liabilities, and is comparatively lean. Looking across all entities that the government controls, including the cen...

Belize

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Belize »

Source: Belize : Technical Assistance Report-Public Investment Management Assessment

Volume/Issue: 192020/221

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513550954

Keywords: Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Public investments, Extra budgetary funds, Financial management information systems, ISCR, CR, PSIP, PPPs, budget document

The level of public investment in Belize has varied over the past years in the context of existing constraints. The sharp increase in public debt has limited available fiscal space.1 This has resulted in an increas...

IMF Executive Board Approves a Temporary Increase in Annual Access Limits to Financial Support

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IMF Executive Board Approves a Temporary Increase in Annual Access Limits to Financial Support »

Source: Temporary Modification to the Fund's Annual Access Limits

Volume: 2020

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513550947

Keywords: Credit, Borrowing, Balance of payments need, Financial assistance, Risk management, PP, GRA, RCF, temporary increase, RFI

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a uniquely severe synchronized shock across the global economy, in turn leading numerous member countries to request substantial financial assistance from the Fund. The Executive Bo...

Temporary Modification to the Fund's Annual Access Limits

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Temporary Modification to the Fund's Annual Access Limits »

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513550947.007

ISBN: 9781513550947

Keywords: Credit, Borrowing, Balance of payments need, Financial assistance, Risk management, PP, GRA, RCF, temporary increase, RFI

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a uniquely severe synchronized shock across the global economy, in turn leading numerous member countries to request substantial financial assistance from the Fund. The Executive Bo...

Belize
			: Technical Assistance Report-Public Investment Management Assessment

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Belize : Technical Assistance Report-Public Investment Management Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 192020/221

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513550954.002

ISBN: 9781513550954

Keywords: Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Public investments, Extra budgetary funds, Financial management information systems, ISCR, CR, PSIP, PPPs, budget document

The level of public investment in Belize has varied over the past years in the context of existing constraints. The sharp increase in public debt has limited available fiscal space.1 This has resulted in an increas...

Kingdom of Lesotho
			: Technical Assistance Report-Implementation of Basel II

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Kingdom of Lesotho : Technical Assistance Report-Implementation of Basel II »

Volume/Issue: 192020/222

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513550992.002

ISBN: 9781513550992

Keywords: Financial markets, Bank liquidity, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Bank legislation, ISCR, CR, CBL, Basel II, risk-based

This mission, a follow up to the earlier mission from IMF AFRITAC South (AFS) conducted in March 2017 (STX Mr. Bernie Egan), was designed to further help the authorities in the implementation of Basel II and select...

Kingdom of Lesotho

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Kingdom of Lesotho »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : Technical Assistance Report-Implementation of Basel II

Volume/Issue: 192020/222

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513550992

Keywords: Financial markets, Bank liquidity, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Bank legislation, ISCR, CR, CBL, Basel II, risk-based

This mission, a follow up to the earlier mission from IMF AFRITAC South (AFS) conducted in March 2017 (STX Mr. Bernie Egan), was designed to further help the authorities in the implementation of Basel II and select...

Temporary Modification to the Fund’s Annual Access Limits

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Temporary Modification to the Fund’s Annual Access Limits »

Source: Temporary Modification to the Fund's Annual Access Limits

Volume: 2020

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513550947

Keywords: Credit, Borrowing, Balance of payments need, Financial assistance, Risk management, PP, GRA, RCF, temporary increase, RFI

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a uniquely severe synchronized shock across the global economy, in turn leading numerous member countries to request substantial financial assistance from the Fund. The Executive Bo...

Temporary Modification to the Fund’s Annual Access Limits—Supplementary Information

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Temporary Modification to the Fund’s Annual Access Limits—Supplementary Information »

Source: Temporary Modification to the Fund's Annual Access Limits

Volume: 2020

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513550947

Keywords: Credit, Borrowing, Balance of payments need, Financial assistance, Risk management, PP, GRA, RCF, temporary increase, RFI

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a uniquely severe synchronized shock across the global economy, in turn leading numerous member countries to request substantial financial assistance from the Fund. The Executive Bo...