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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Solomon Islands

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Solomon Islands »

Source: Solomon Islands : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Solomon Islands

Volume/Issue: 2020/49

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513530567

Keywords: External sector, Public financial management, Fiscal policy, Economic indicators, Central banks, ISCR, CR, pacific game, Proj, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Solomon Islands highlights that the country has made substantial progress since the Tensions in the early 2000s but faces considerable economic and governance challenges a...

Solomon Islands
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Solomon Islands »

Volume/Issue: 2020/49

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513530567.002

ISBN: 9781513530567

Keywords: External sector, Public financial management, Fiscal policy, Economic indicators, Central banks, ISCR, CR, pacific game, Proj, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Solomon Islands highlights that the country has made substantial progress since the Tensions in the early 2000s but faces considerable economic and governance challenges a...

Solomon Islands: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Solomon Islands »

Source: Solomon Islands : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Solomon Islands

Volume/Issue: 2020/49

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513530567

Keywords: External sector, Public financial management, Fiscal policy, Economic indicators, Central banks, ISCR, CR, pacific game, Proj, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Solomon Islands highlights that the country has made substantial progress since the Tensions in the early 2000s but faces considerable economic and governance challenges a...

Solomon Islands: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Solomon Islands: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Solomon Islands : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Solomon Islands

Volume/Issue: 2020/49

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513530567

Keywords: External sector, Public financial management, Fiscal policy, Economic indicators, Central banks, ISCR, CR, pacific game, Proj, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Solomon Islands highlights that the country has made substantial progress since the Tensions in the early 2000s but faces considerable economic and governance challenges a...

Solomon Islands: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Solomon Islands: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Solomon Islands : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Solomon Islands

Volume/Issue: 2020/49

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513530567

Keywords: External sector, Public financial management, Fiscal policy, Economic indicators, Central banks, ISCR, CR, pacific game, Proj, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Solomon Islands highlights that the country has made substantial progress since the Tensions in the early 2000s but faces considerable economic and governance challenges a...

Statement by Nigel Ray, Executive Director for Solomon Islands and Laura Johnson, Senior Advisor to Executive Director February 5, 2020

Statement by Nigel Ray, Executive Director for Solomon Islands and Laura Johnson, Senior Advisor to Executive Director February 5, 2020 »

Source: Solomon Islands : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Solomon Islands

Volume/Issue: 2020/49

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513530567

Keywords: External sector, Public financial management, Fiscal policy, Economic indicators, Central banks, ISCR, CR, pacific game, Proj, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Solomon Islands highlights that the country has made substantial progress since the Tensions in the early 2000s but faces considerable economic and governance challenges a...

IMF Executive Board Discusses “2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality”

IMF Executive Board Discusses “2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality” »

Source: 2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498315715

Keywords: Economic growth, Capital expenditure, Debt sustainability, Public debt, Fiscal adjustment, conditionality, program design, RoC, WEO, GRA

The 2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality is the first comprehensive stocktaking of Fund lending operations since the global financial crisis. The review assesses program performance between September 20...

2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality

2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality »

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498315715.007

ISBN: 9781498315715

Keywords: Economic growth, Capital expenditure, Debt sustainability, Public debt, Fiscal adjustment, conditionality, program design, RoC, WEO, GRA

The 2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality is the first comprehensive stocktaking of Fund lending operations since the global financial crisis. The review assesses program performance between September 20...

2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality

2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality »

Source: 2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498315715

Keywords: Economic growth, Capital expenditure, Debt sustainability, Public debt, Fiscal adjustment, conditionality, program design, RoC, WEO, GRA

The 2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality is the first comprehensive stocktaking of Fund lending operations since the global financial crisis. The review assesses program performance between September 20...

2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality—Case Studies

2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality—Case Studies »

Source: 2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498315715

Keywords: Economic growth, Capital expenditure, Debt sustainability, Public debt, Fiscal adjustment, conditionality, program design, RoC, WEO, GRA

The 2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality is the first comprehensive stocktaking of Fund lending operations since the global financial crisis. The review assesses program performance between September 20...

2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality—Supplementary Information

2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality—Supplementary Information »

Source: 2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498315715

Keywords: Economic growth, Capital expenditure, Debt sustainability, Public debt, Fiscal adjustment, conditionality, program design, RoC, WEO, GRA

The 2018 Review of Program Design and Conditionality is the first comprehensive stocktaking of Fund lending operations since the global financial crisis. The review assesses program performance between September 20...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Solomon Islands

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Solomon Islands »

Source: Solomon Islands : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Solomon Islands

Volume/Issue: 2018/309

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484383797

Keywords: Solomon Islands, Asia and Pacific

Solomon Islands has made substantial progress since the Tensions in the early 2000s but faces considerable economic and governance challenges and is highly vulnerable to natural disasters. The logging industry conf...

Solomon Islands
			: 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Solomon Islands »

Volume/Issue: 2018/309

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484383797.002

ISBN: 9781484383797

Keywords: Solomon Islands, Asia and Pacific

Solomon Islands has made substantial progress since the Tensions in the early 2000s but faces considerable economic and governance challenges and is highly vulnerable to natural disasters. The logging industry conf...

Solomon Islands: 2018 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands: 2018 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Solomon Islands »

Source: Solomon Islands : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Solomon Islands

Volume/Issue: 2018/309

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484383797

Keywords: Solomon Islands, Asia and Pacific

Solomon Islands has made substantial progress since the Tensions in the early 2000s but faces considerable economic and governance challenges and is highly vulnerable to natural disasters. The logging industry conf...

Solomon Islands: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis1

Solomon Islands: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis1 »

Source: Solomon Islands : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Solomon Islands

Volume/Issue: 2018/309

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484383797

Keywords: Solomon Islands, Asia and Pacific

Solomon Islands has made substantial progress since the Tensions in the early 2000s but faces considerable economic and governance challenges and is highly vulnerable to natural disasters. The logging industry conf...

Solomon Islands: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Solomon Islands: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Solomon Islands : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Solomon Islands

Volume/Issue: 2018/309

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484383797

Keywords: Solomon Islands, Asia and Pacific

Solomon Islands has made substantial progress since the Tensions in the early 2000s but faces considerable economic and governance challenges and is highly vulnerable to natural disasters. The logging industry conf...

Statement by Mr. Johnston, Alternate Executive Director, and Mr. Kikiolo, Advisor to the Executive Director on Solomon Islands October 29, 2018

Statement by Mr. Johnston, Alternate Executive Director, and Mr. Kikiolo, Advisor to the Executive Director on Solomon Islands October 29, 2018 »

Source: Solomon Islands : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Solomon Islands

Volume/Issue: 2018/309

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484383797

Keywords: Solomon Islands, Asia and Pacific

Solomon Islands has made substantial progress since the Tensions in the early 2000s but faces considerable economic and governance challenges and is highly vulnerable to natural disasters. The logging industry conf...

Definitions

Definitions »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

In this Regional Economic Outlook: Asia and Pacific, the following groupings are employed: “ASEAN” refers to Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao P.D.R., Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, S...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

The economic outlook for Asia and the Pacific remains strong, and the region continues to be the most dynamic of the global economy. Near-term prospects have improved since the Regional Economic Outlook Upda...

1. Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

1. Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

The world economy continues to perform well, with strong growth and trade, rising but still muted inflation, and accommodative financial conditions, notwithstanding some increased financial mark...

2. Low Inflation in Asia: How Long Will It Last?

2. Low Inflation in Asia: How Long Will It Last? »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

Introduction and Main Findings Global growth in 2017 was the highest since 2011 and is expected to strengthen further in 2018–19, supported by broad-based momentum across countries a...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific
			: Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484339886.086

ISBN: 9781484339886

Asia is expected to grow by about 51/2 percent this year, accounting for nearly two-thirds of global growth, and the region remains the world's most dynamic by a considerable margin. But despite the strong outlook,...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

Asia is expected to grow by about 51/2 percent this year, accounting for nearly two-thirds of global growth, and the region remains the world's most dynamic by a considerable margin. But despite the strong outlook,...

Solomon Islands
			: Selected Issues

Solomon Islands : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2018/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484346174.002

ISBN: 9781484346174

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Solomon Islands

Selected Issues...

Solomon Islands: Selected Issues

Solomon Islands: Selected Issues »

Source: Solomon Islands : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484346174

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Solomon Islands

Selected Issues...

Solomon Islands: Selected Issues

Solomon Islands: Selected Issues »

Source: Solomon Islands : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484346174

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Solomon Islands

Selected Issues...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Solomon Islands

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Solomon Islands »

Source: Solomon Islands : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Solomon Islands

Volume/Issue: 2018/57

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484344583

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands has made considerable gains in establishing macroeconomic stability and strengthening institutions in the past six years. The Australia-led Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) wit...

Solomon Islands
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Solomon Islands »

Volume/Issue: 2018/57

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484344583.002

ISBN: 9781484344583

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands has made considerable gains in establishing macroeconomic stability and strengthening institutions in the past six years. The Australia-led Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) wit...

Solomon Islands: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation

Solomon Islands: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Solomon Islands : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Solomon Islands

Volume/Issue: 2018/57

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484344583

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands has made considerable gains in establishing macroeconomic stability and strengthening institutions in the past six years. The Australia-led Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) wit...

Solomon Islands: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Solomon Islands: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Solomon Islands : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Solomon Islands

Volume/Issue: 2018/57

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484344583

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands has made considerable gains in establishing macroeconomic stability and strengthening institutions in the past six years. The Australia-led Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) wit...

Solomon Islands: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Solomon Islands: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Solomon Islands : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Solomon Islands

Volume/Issue: 2018/57

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484344583

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands has made considerable gains in establishing macroeconomic stability and strengthening institutions in the past six years. The Australia-led Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) wit...

Statement by Ms. Barron, Alternate Executive Director, Ms. Preston, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director, and Mr. Kikiolo, Advisor to the Executive Director of Solomon Islands, February 16, 2018

Statement by Ms. Barron, Alternate Executive Director, Ms. Preston, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director, and Mr. Kikiolo, Advisor to the Executive Director of Solomon Islands, February 16, 2018 »

Source: Solomon Islands : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Solomon Islands

Volume/Issue: 2018/57

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484344583

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands has made considerable gains in establishing macroeconomic stability and strengthening institutions in the past six years. The Australia-led Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) wit...

Challenges in Correspondent Banking in the Small States of the Pacific

Challenges in Correspondent Banking in the Small States of the Pacific »

Source: Challenges in Correspondent Banking in the Small States of the Pacific

Volume/Issue: 2017/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jihad Alwazir , Fazurin Jamaludin , Dongyeol Lee , Niamh Sheridan , and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475593471

Keywords: Marshall Islands, Fiji, Asia and Pacific, Pacific Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Small states, Solomon Islands, Tax evasion

Access to financial services in the small states of the Pacific is being eroded. Weaknesses in Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism compliance in the context of high levels of remittances...

Challenges in Correspondent Banking in the Small States of the Pacific

Challenges in Correspondent Banking in the Small States of the Pacific »

Volume/Issue: 2017/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jihad Alwazir , Fazurin Jamaludin , Dongyeol Lee , Niamh Sheridan , and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475593471.001

ISBN: 9781475593471

Keywords: Marshall Islands, Fiji, Asia and Pacific, Pacific Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Small states, Solomon Islands, Tax evasion

Access to financial services in the small states of the Pacific is being eroded. Weaknesses in Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism compliance in the context of high levels of remittances...

IMF Executive Board Provides Further Guidance to Enhance the Financial Safety Net for Developing Countries

IMF Executive Board Provides Further Guidance to Enhance the Financial Safety Net for Developing Countries »

Source: Financing for Development : Enhancing the Financial Safety Net for Developing Countries---Further Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2016/062

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 October 2016

ISBN: 9781498345156

Keywords: Financial safety nets, Developing countries, Balance of payments need, Debt sustainability analysis, Development financing, GRA, RCF, concessional, IMFC, repeated use

PRGT-eligible members make considerable use of Fund concessional financing. Since 2010, 56 percent of Fund arrangements have involved a PRGT-facility. This paper examines a number of issues raised by Executive Dir...

Financing for Development
			:  Enhancing the Financial Safety Net for Developing Countries---Further Considerations

Financing for Development : Enhancing the Financial Safety Net for Developing Countries---Further Considerations »

Volume/Issue: 2016/062

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 October 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498345156.007

ISBN: 9781498345156

Keywords: Financial safety nets, Developing countries, Balance of payments need, Debt sustainability analysis, Development financing, GRA, RCF, concessional, IMFC, repeated use

PRGT-eligible members make considerable use of Fund concessional financing. Since 2010, 56 percent of Fund arrangements have involved a PRGT-facility. This paper examines a number of issues raised by Executive Dir...

IMF Policy Paper: Financing for Development: Enhancing the Financial Safety Net for Developing Countries—Further Considerations

IMF Policy Paper: Financing for Development: Enhancing the Financial Safety Net for Developing Countries—Further Considerations »

Source: Financing for Development : Enhancing the Financial Safety Net for Developing Countries---Further Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2016/062

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 October 2016

ISBN: 9781498345156

Keywords: Financial safety nets, Developing countries, Balance of payments need, Debt sustainability analysis, Development financing, GRA, RCF, concessional, IMFC, repeated use

PRGT-eligible members make considerable use of Fund concessional financing. Since 2010, 56 percent of Fund arrangements have involved a PRGT-facility. This paper examines a number of issues raised by Executive Dir...

Appendix 1. Fiji

Appendix 1. Fiji »

Source: Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific

Series: Books

Author(s): Hoe Khor , Roger Kronenberg , and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

Fiji, located in the South Pacific, has a territory of 18,274 square kilometers spread over 332 islands, of which about one-third are inhabited. Most of Fiji’s p...

Appendix 2. Kiribati

Appendix 2. Kiribati »

Source: Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific

Series: Books

Author(s): Hoe Khor , Roger Kronenberg , and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

Kiribati’s 33 atoll islands are spread among three groups: the Gilbert Islands, the Phoenix Islands, and the Line Islands. Most of the population lives in the Gi...

Appendix 3. Marshall Islands

Appendix 3. Marshall Islands »

Source: Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific

Series: Books

Author(s): Hoe Khor , Roger Kronenberg , and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

The 29 atolls and five isolated islands of Marshall Islands are spread over 1.9 million square kilometers in the north Pacific. As a small island country with a...

Appendix 4. Micronesia

Appendix 4. Micronesia »

Source: Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific

Series: Books

Author(s): Hoe Khor , Roger Kronenberg , and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

Micronesia’s land area covers 700 square kilometers, dispersed over more than 600 islands. The country—with a population of about 100,000—is a microstate highly...

Appendix 5. Palau

Appendix 5. Palau »

Source: Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific

Series: Books

Author(s): Hoe Khor , Roger Kronenberg , and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

Palau, an archipelago of more than 560 islands occupying 460 square kilometers, is centered on the island of Koror. Based on 2012 census data, Palau’s population...

Appendix 6. Papua New Guinea

Appendix 6. Papua New Guinea »

Source: Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific

Series: Books

Author(s): Hoe Khor , Roger Kronenberg , and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

Papua New Guinea is the largest of the Pacific island countries, with a population of about 7.5 million and a land area of 462,800 square kilometers (about the s...

Appendix 7. Samoa

Appendix 7. Samoa »

Source: Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific

Series: Books

Author(s): Hoe Khor , Roger Kronenberg , and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

Samoa’s 193,000 people live on four islands in the South Pacific about halfway between Hawaii and New Zealand and northeast of Fiji. The capital, Apia, is in Upo...

Appendix 8. The Solomon Islands

Appendix 8. The Solomon Islands »

Source: Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific

Series: Books

Author(s): Hoe Khor , Roger Kronenberg , and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

The Solomon Islands has the second largest land area among Pacific island countries after Papua New Guinea. Some 80 percent of the population of 615,000 lives in...

Appendix 9. Timor-Leste

Appendix 9. Timor-Leste »

Source: Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific

Series: Books

Author(s): Hoe Khor , Roger Kronenberg , and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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Timor-Leste, the eastern half of the island of Timor, has a land area of about 15,000 square kilometers. Its territory also includes the nearby islands of Atauro...

Appendix 10. Tonga

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Tonga is a Polynesian state and an archipelago comprising 176 islands with a surface area of about 750 square kilometers scattered over 700,000 square kilometers...

Appendix 11. Tuvalu

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Tuvalu, a Polynesian island nation in the Pacific, has nine small coral islands with total land area of just 26 square kilometers. It has a population of about 1...

Appendix 12. Vanuatu

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Vanuatu’s 82 islands, 65 of them inhabited, cover a distance of some 1,300 kilometers separating the outermost islands. About a quarter of Vanuatu’s estimated po...

Chapter 3. Building Resilience in the Pacific Island Countries

Chapter 3. Building Resilience in the Pacific Island Countries »

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Many studies on small island states focus on their economic vulnerability and conclude that, as a group, these countries are highly exposed to the harmful effects of external shocks. 1...

Chapter 17. Determinants of Interest Rate Spreads in the Solomon Islands

Chapter 17. Determinants of Interest Rate Spreads in the Solomon Islands »

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Deposit-lending rate spreads are large in the Solomon Islands compared with the rest of the Pacific island countries, despite their recent decline. Several studies have looked at the causes and implications...

Chapter 8. Drivers of Inflation in the Pacific Island Countries

Chapter 8. Drivers of Inflation in the Pacific Island Countries »

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The Pacific island countries (PICs) are highly exposed to commodity price shocks and exchange rate volatility. This is the result of the structure of these economies: narrow production and export bases and,...

Chapter 1. Economic Growth in the Pacific Island Countries—Challenges, Constraints, and Policy Responses

Chapter 1. Economic Growth in the Pacific Island Countries—Challenges, Constraints, and Policy Responses »

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Economic growth among the Pacific island countries (PICs) has lagged most peer groups for more than a decade. This chapter provides an overview of the policy issues and challenges faced by these countries, a...

Chapter 11. Estimating Fiscal Multipliers Using a Simplified General Equilibrium Model of Small States, with Application to Kiribati and Palau

Chapter 11. Estimating Fiscal Multipliers Using a Simplified General Equilibrium Model of Small States, with Application to Kiribati and Palau »

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The aim of this chapter is to help policymakers and economists better comprehend the link between fiscal policies and growth and to use this understanding operationally to design better macroeconomic policie...

Chapter 6. Global and Regional Spillovers to Pacific Island Countries

Chapter 6. Global and Regional Spillovers to Pacific Island Countries »

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The Pacific island countries (PICs) have been integrating economically with Australia, New Zealand, and Asia’s emerging market economies over the last two decades, creating big economic opportunities for the...

Chapter 13. Global Commodity Prices, Monetary Transmission, and Exchange Rate Pass-Through

Chapter 13. Global Commodity Prices, Monetary Transmission, and Exchange Rate Pass-Through »

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Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

Pacific island countries (PICs) are vulnerable to commodity price shocks and this poses challenges for monetary policy. The spike in global commodity prices in 2007–08 led to a rise in headline inflation, wh...

Chapter 18. Interest Rates, Bank Profitability, and Capital Adequacy in the South Pacific

Chapter 18. Interest Rates, Bank Profitability, and Capital Adequacy in the South Pacific »

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The structure of the banking sector in the South Pacific remained relatively stable over the last decade. The banking sector in most countries in the region is limited to about three to five commercial banks...

Chapter 7. Major Economic Shocks and Pacific Island Countries during the Global Economic Crisis

Chapter 7. Major Economic Shocks and Pacific Island Countries during the Global Economic Crisis »

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Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

Small island states are vulnerable to external shocks and generally experience greater instability in exports and agricultural production than other developing economies. 1 Pacifi...

Chapter 12. Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanisms in Pacific Island Countries

Chapter 12. Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanisms in Pacific Island Countries »

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Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

The global financial crisis tested the effectiveness of monetary policy transmission mechanisms in Pacific island countries (PICs). 1 At the onset of the crisis, monetary policy r...

Chapter 16. Pacific Island Countries: Trade Integration in a Changing Global Economy

Chapter 16. Pacific Island Countries: Trade Integration in a Changing Global Economy »

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Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

Trade integration is widely considered to be essential for economic development and prosperity in Pacific island countries (PICs). 1 This thinking is not without theoretical or em...

Chapter 15. Planning Public Financial Management Reforms in Pacific Island Countries

Chapter 15. Planning Public Financial Management Reforms in Pacific Island Countries »

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Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

Weaknesses in public financial management (PFM) compound economic vulnerabilities in many Pacific island countries (PICs). These countries face challenges in small domestic markets, high transport costs, and...

Chapter 2. Raising Potential Growth and Enhancing Resilience to Shocks

Chapter 2. Raising Potential Growth and Enhancing Resilience to Shocks »

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Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

The small states of the Asia and Pacific region face unique challenges in raising their growth potential and living standards. Small populations, geographical isolation and dispersion, narrow export and prod...

Chapter 10. Strengthening Fiscal Frameworks and Improving the Spending Mix in Small States

Chapter 10. Strengthening Fiscal Frameworks and Improving the Spending Mix in Small States »

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Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

The unique characteristics of small developing states make fiscal management more challenging than elsewhere. 1 Most important, the indivisibility of the provision of public goods...

Chapter 5. Strengthening Macro-Fiscal Resilience to Natural Disasters and Climate Change in the Small States of the Pacific

Chapter 5. Strengthening Macro-Fiscal Resilience to Natural Disasters and Climate Change in the Small States of the Pacific »

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Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

The Pacific island countries (PICs) are among the most susceptible to natural disasters in the world. The combination of location and small size heightens their vulnerability to earthquakes and weather-relat...

Chapter 4. The Pacific Speed of Growth: How Fast Can It Be and What Determines It?

Chapter 4. The Pacific Speed of Growth: How Fast Can It Be and What Determines It? »

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Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

Economic recovery in most Pacific island countries (PICs) following the global financial crisis was mixed. 1 Although the region’s two resource-rich countries, Papua New Guinea an...

Chapter 14. The Role of Excess Liquidity and Interest Rate Pass-Through for the Monetary Transmission Mechanism in the Pacific

Chapter 14. The Role of Excess Liquidity and Interest Rate Pass-Through for the Monetary Transmission Mechanism in the Pacific »

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Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

Monetary transmission in the Pacific is complicated by the absence of a number of channels that are available to central banks in advanced economies. This leaves monetary policy dependent on interest rate pa...

Chapter 9. Vulnerabilities of Isolated Small Island States in the Pacific

Chapter 9. Vulnerabilities of Isolated Small Island States in the Pacific »

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Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

This chapter considers features of small island states in the Pacific region as well as in Asia, and documents some of the key characteristics that set them apart from small states in other regions. The chap...

Part I: Setting the Stage: The Quest for Resilience and Growth in the Pacific Islands

Part I: Setting the Stage: The Quest for Resilience and Growth in the Pacific Islands »

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Part II: Managing External Spillovers, Shocks, and Vulnerabilities

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Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

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Part III: Tailoring Macroeconomic Policies to the Small States of the Pacific

Part III: Tailoring Macroeconomic Policies to the Small States of the Pacific »

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Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

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Part IV: Removing Structural Impediments to Growth

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...

Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific

Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific »

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513507521.071

ISBN: 9781513507521

Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

Pacific island countries face unique challenges to realizing their growth potential and raising living standards. This book discusses ongoing challenges facing Pacific island countries and policy options to address...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

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Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

Pacific island countries face unique challenges to realizing their growth potential and raising living standards. This book discusses ongoing challenges facing Pacific island countries and policy options to address...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

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Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

Pacific island countries face unique challenges to realizing their growth potential and raising living standards. This book discusses ongoing challenges facing Pacific island countries and policy options to address...

IMF Executive Board Completes the Fifth and Sixth Reviews Under an ECF Arrangement with Solomon Islands, Approves SDR 0.297 Million (US$ 0.42 million) Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes the Fifth and Sixth Reviews Under an ECF Arrangement with Solomon Islands, Approves SDR 0.297 Million (US$ 0.42 million) Disbursement »

Source: Solomon Islands

Volume/Issue: 2016/90

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2016

ISBN: 9781498371865

Keywords: debt, natural disasters, monetary fund, reserves, cash balance, Asia and Pacific, Solomon Islands

This paper presents an overview of Solomon Islands’ economy. Although Solomon Islands is a small island state, low-income country that is severely affected by external shocks, including commodity price declines, na...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Solomon Islands

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Solomon Islands »

Source: Solomon Islands

Volume/Issue: 2016/90

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2016

ISBN: 9781498371865

Keywords: debt, natural disasters, monetary fund, reserves, cash balance, Asia and Pacific, Solomon Islands

This paper presents an overview of Solomon Islands’ economy. Although Solomon Islands is a small island state, low-income country that is severely affected by external shocks, including commodity price declines, na...

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands »

Volume/Issue: 2016/90

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Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498371865.002

ISBN: 9781498371865

Keywords: debt, natural disasters, monetary fund, reserves, cash balance, Asia and Pacific, Solomon Islands

This paper presents an overview of Solomon Islands’ economy. Although Solomon Islands is a small island state, low-income country that is severely affected by external shocks, including commodity price declines, na...

Solomon Islands
			: Economic Development Documents- Medium-Term Development Plan, 2016-20

Solomon Islands : Economic Development Documents- Medium-Term Development Plan, 2016-20 »

Volume/Issue: 2016/91

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484304303.002

ISBN: 9781484304303

Keywords: environment, land, economic growth, resources, fisheries

This report describes Solomon Islands' macroeconomic, structural, and social policies in support of growth and poverty reduction, as well as associated external financing needs and major source of financing. Solomo...

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands »

Source: Solomon Islands : Economic Development Documents- Medium-Term Development Plan, 2016-20

Volume/Issue: 2016/91

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2016

ISBN: 9781484304303

Keywords: environment, land, economic growth, resources, fisheries

This report describes Solomon Islands' macroeconomic, structural, and social policies in support of growth and poverty reduction, as well as associated external financing needs and major source of financing. Solomo...

Solomon Islands: Staff Report for 2016 Article IV Consultation and the Fifth and Sixth Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

Solomon Islands: Staff Report for 2016 Article IV Consultation and the Fifth and Sixth Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement »

Source: Solomon Islands

Volume/Issue: 2016/90

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2016

ISBN: 9781498371865

Keywords: debt, natural disasters, monetary fund, reserves, cash balance, Asia and Pacific, Solomon Islands

This paper presents an overview of Solomon Islands’ economy. Although Solomon Islands is a small island state, low-income country that is severely affected by external shocks, including commodity price declines, na...

Solomon Islands: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Fifth and Sixth Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Debt Sustainabilityanalysis1

Solomon Islands: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Fifth and Sixth Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Debt Sustainabilityanalysis1 »

Source: Solomon Islands

Volume/Issue: 2016/90

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2016

ISBN: 9781498371865

Keywords: debt, natural disasters, monetary fund, reserves, cash balance, Asia and Pacific, Solomon Islands

This paper presents an overview of Solomon Islands’ economy. Although Solomon Islands is a small island state, low-income country that is severely affected by external shocks, including commodity price declines, na...

Solomon Islands: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Fifth and Sixth Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Informational Annex

Solomon Islands: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Fifth and Sixth Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Informational Annex »

Source: Solomon Islands

Volume/Issue: 2016/90

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2016

ISBN: 9781498371865

Keywords: debt, natural disasters, monetary fund, reserves, cash balance, Asia and Pacific, Solomon Islands

This paper presents an overview of Solomon Islands’ economy. Although Solomon Islands is a small island state, low-income country that is severely affected by external shocks, including commodity price declines, na...

Statement by Ms. Vicki Plater, Alternate Executive Director for Solomon Islands, March 21, 2016

Statement by Ms. Vicki Plater, Alternate Executive Director for Solomon Islands, March 21, 2016 »

Source: Solomon Islands

Volume/Issue: 2016/90

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2016

ISBN: 9781498371865

Keywords: debt, natural disasters, monetary fund, reserves, cash balance, Asia and Pacific, Solomon Islands

This paper presents an overview of Solomon Islands’ economy. Although Solomon Islands is a small island state, low-income country that is severely affected by external shocks, including commodity price declines, na...

IMF Executive Board Approves an Extension of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Solomon Islands

IMF Executive Board Approves an Extension of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Solomon Islands »

Source: Solomon Islands : Request for an Extension of the Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility; Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2015/352

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2015

ISBN: 9781498344869

Keywords: arrangement, monetary fund, documents, data, central bank

This paper discusses Solomon Islands' Request for an Extension of the Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). All end-December 2014 performance criteria (PCs), indicative targets (ITs) for March 2015,...

Solomon Islands
			: Request for an Extension of the Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility; Press Release; and Staff Report

Solomon Islands : Request for an Extension of the Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility; Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2015/352

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498344869.002

ISBN: 9781498344869

Keywords: arrangement, monetary fund, documents, data, central bank

This paper discusses Solomon Islands' Request for an Extension of the Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). All end-December 2014 performance criteria (PCs), indicative targets (ITs) for March 2015,...

Solomon Islands: Request for an Extension of the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility

Solomon Islands: Request for an Extension of the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility »

Source: Solomon Islands : Request for an Extension of the Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility; Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2015/352

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2015

ISBN: 9781498344869

Keywords: arrangement, monetary fund, documents, data, central bank

This paper discusses Solomon Islands' Request for an Extension of the Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). All end-December 2014 performance criteria (PCs), indicative targets (ITs) for March 2015,...

Enhancing Macroeconomic Resilience to Natural Disasters and Climate Change in the Small States of the Pacific

Enhancing Macroeconomic Resilience to Natural Disasters and Climate Change in the Small States of the Pacific »

Source: Enhancing Macroeconomic Resilience to Natural Disasters and Climate Change in the Small States of the Pacific

Volume/Issue: 2015/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ezequiel Cabezon , Leni Hunter , Patrizia Tumbarello , Kazuaki Washimi , and Yiqun Wu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513525792

Keywords: natural disasters, climate change, panel VAR, disaster risk management, disasters, disaster, natural disaster, damage, Environment and Growth, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions,

Natural disasters and climate change are interrelated macro-critical issues affecting all Pacific small states to varying degrees. In addition to their devastating human costs, these events damage growth prospects...

Enhancing Macroeconomic Resilience to Natural Disasters and Climate Change in the Small States of the Pacific

Enhancing Macroeconomic Resilience to Natural Disasters and Climate Change in the Small States of the Pacific »

Volume/Issue: 2015/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ezequiel Cabezon , Leni Hunter , Patrizia Tumbarello , Kazuaki Washimi , and Yiqun Wu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 June 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513525792.001

ISBN: 9781513525792

Keywords: natural disasters, climate change, panel VAR, disaster risk management, disasters, disaster, natural disaster, damage, Environment and Growth, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions,

Natural disasters and climate change are interrelated macro-critical issues affecting all Pacific small states to varying degrees. In addition to their devastating human costs, these events damage growth prospects...

Strengthening Fiscal Frameworks and Improving the Spending Mix in Small States

Strengthening Fiscal Frameworks and Improving the Spending Mix in Small States »

Volume/Issue: 2015/124

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ezequiel Cabezon , Patrizia Tumbarello , and Yiqun Wu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 June 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513529103.001

ISBN: 9781513529103

Keywords: revenue volatility, procyclical policies, quality of spending, revenue, debt, expenditure, public spending, General,

Reflecting diseconomies of scale in providing public goods and services, recurrent spending in small states typically represents a large share of GDP. For some small states, this limits the fiscal space available f...

Strengthening Fiscal Frameworks and Improving the Spending Mix in Small States

Strengthening Fiscal Frameworks and Improving the Spending Mix in Small States »

Source: Strengthening Fiscal Frameworks and Improving the Spending Mix in Small States

Volume/Issue: 2015/124

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ezequiel Cabezon , Patrizia Tumbarello , and Yiqun Wu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513529103

Keywords: revenue volatility, procyclical policies, quality of spending, revenue, debt, expenditure, public spending, General,

Reflecting diseconomies of scale in providing public goods and services, recurrent spending in small states typically represents a large share of GDP. For some small states, this limits the fiscal space available f...

What Drives Interest Rate Spreads in Pacific Island Countries? An Empirical Investigation

What Drives Interest Rate Spreads in Pacific Island Countries? An Empirical Investigation »

Volume/Issue: 2015/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fazurin Jamaludin , Vladimir Klyuev , and Anuk Serechetapongse

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484362266.001

ISBN: 9781484362266

Keywords: banks, bank, interest, banking, banking sector

Growth has been sluggish in Pacific island countries (PICs). High cost of credit is likely one of the reasons. While the small scale, geographic dispersion, and vulnerability to shocks increase the cost and risk of...

What Drives Interest Rate Spreads in Pacific Island Countries? An Empirical Investigation1

What Drives Interest Rate Spreads in Pacific Island Countries? An Empirical Investigation1 »

Source: What Drives Interest Rate Spreads in Pacific Island Countries? An Empirical Investigation

Volume/Issue: 2015/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fazurin Jamaludin , Vladimir Klyuev , and Anuk Serechetapongse

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2015

ISBN: 9781484362266

Keywords: banks, bank, interest, banking, banking sector

Growth has been sluggish in Pacific island countries (PICs). High cost of credit is likely one of the reasons. While the small scale, geographic dispersion, and vulnerability to shocks increase the cost and risk of...

IMF Executive Board Completes the Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement with Solomon Islands and Approves US$0.2 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes the Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement with Solomon Islands and Approves US$0.2 Million Disbursement »

Source: Solomon Islands : Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2015/102

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2015

ISBN: 9781475548129

Keywords: revenue, monetary fund, debt, exchange rate, investment

KEY ISSUES Recent Developments and Outlook. Solomon Islands held its parliamentary elections on November 19, 2014 and elected a new government led by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, representing the Democratic Co...

Solomon Islands
			: Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

Solomon Islands : Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement »

Volume/Issue: 2015/102

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475548129.002

ISBN: 9781475548129

Keywords: revenue, monetary fund, debt, exchange rate, investment

KEY ISSUES Recent Developments and Outlook. Solomon Islands held its parliamentary elections on November 19, 2014 and elected a new government led by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, representing the Democratic Co...

Solomon Islands: Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

Solomon Islands: Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement »

Source: Solomon Islands : Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2015/102

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2015

ISBN: 9781475548129

Keywords: revenue, monetary fund, debt, exchange rate, investment

KEY ISSUES Recent Developments and Outlook. Solomon Islands held its parliamentary elections on November 19, 2014 and elected a new government led by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, representing the Democratic Co...

Statement by Vicki Plater, Alternate Executive Director for Solomon Islands, April 10, 2015

Statement by Vicki Plater, Alternate Executive Director for Solomon Islands, April 10, 2015 »

Source: Solomon Islands : Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2015/102

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2015

ISBN: 9781475548129

Keywords: revenue, monetary fund, debt, exchange rate, investment

KEY ISSUES Recent Developments and Outlook. Solomon Islands held its parliamentary elections on November 19, 2014 and elected a new government led by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, representing the Democratic Co...

IMF Executive Board Completes the Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Solomon Islands and Approves US$0.23 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes the Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Solomon Islands and Approves US$0.23 Million Disbursement »

Source: Solomon Islands : Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Solomon Islands

Volume/Issue: 2014/170

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498330374

Keywords: central bank, external debt, debt management, current account, public debt

This paper discusses Solomon Islands' Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria (PC). Program performance under the ECF arrangement has b...

Solomon Islands
			: Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands : Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Solomon Islands »

Volume/Issue: 2014/170

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 June 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498330374.002

ISBN: 9781498330374

Keywords: central bank, external debt, debt management, current account, public debt

This paper discusses Solomon Islands' Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria (PC). Program performance under the ECF arrangement has b...

Solomon Islands: Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria—Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands: Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria—Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Solomon Islands »

Source: Solomon Islands : Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Solomon Islands

Volume/Issue: 2014/170

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498330374

Keywords: central bank, external debt, debt management, current account, public debt

This paper discusses Solomon Islands' Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria (PC). Program performance under the ECF arrangement has b...

Statement by Jong-won Yoon, Executive Director for Solomon Islands and Vicki Plater, Advisor to Executive Director, June 20, 2014

Statement by Jong-won Yoon, Executive Director for Solomon Islands and Vicki Plater, Advisor to Executive Director, June 20, 2014 »

Source: Solomon Islands : Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Solomon Islands

Volume/Issue: 2014/170

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498330374

Keywords: central bank, external debt, debt management, current account, public debt

This paper discusses Solomon Islands' Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria (PC). Program performance under the ECF arrangement has b...