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Republic of South Sudan
			: Technical Assistance Report-Report on External Sector Statistics Mission

Republic of South Sudan : Technical Assistance Report-Report on External Sector Statistics Mission »

Volume/Issue: 2020/10

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513526737.002

ISBN: 9781513526737

Keywords: External sector, Balance of payments, Balance of payments statistics, Financial statistics, Monetary statistics, ISCR, CR, BSS, ESS, MOF

To support the Bank of South Sudan (BSS) in improving external sector statistics (ESS), the IMF's Statistics Department (STA) conducted a technical assistance (TA) mission in Juba, South Sudan, during June 17-28, 2...

Republic of South Sudan

Republic of South Sudan »

Source: Republic of South Sudan : Technical Assistance Report-Report on External Sector Statistics Mission

Volume/Issue: 2020/10

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2020

ISBN: 9781513526737

Keywords: External sector, Balance of payments, Balance of payments statistics, Financial statistics, Monetary statistics, ISCR, CR, BSS, ESS, MOF

To support the Bank of South Sudan (BSS) in improving external sector statistics (ESS), the IMF's Statistics Department (STA) conducted a technical assistance (TA) mission in Juba, South Sudan, during June 17-28, 2...

Coping with Falling Oil Prices: The Different Fortunes of African Banks

Coping with Falling Oil Prices: The Different Fortunes of African Banks »

Source: Coping with Falling Oil Prices: The Different Fortunes of African Banks

Volume/Issue: 2019/129

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cheikh Gueye , Asithandile Mbelu , and Amadou Sy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498317795

Keywords: Bank credit, Commodity price shocks, Oil prices, Oil revenues, Oil exporting countries, Oil price, non-performing loans, credit growth, deposit growth, bank ownership

This paper studies the impact of declining oil prices on banks in sub-Saharan African oil-exporting countries. Results indicate that banks respond differently to an oil shock depending on their ownership: (i) domes...

Coping with Falling Oil Prices: The Different Fortunes of African Banks

Coping with Falling Oil Prices: The Different Fortunes of African Banks »

Volume/Issue: 2019/129

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cheikh Gueye , Asithandile Mbelu , and Amadou Sy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498317795.001

ISBN: 9781498317795

Keywords: Bank credit, Commodity price shocks, Oil prices, Oil revenues, Oil exporting countries, Oil price, non-performing loans, credit growth, deposit growth, bank ownership

This paper studies the impact of declining oil prices on banks in sub-Saharan African oil-exporting countries. Results indicate that banks respond differently to an oil shock depending on their ownership: (i) domes...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Republic of South Sudan

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Republic of South Sudan »

Source: South Sudan : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of South Sudan

Volume/Issue: 2019/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498318457

Keywords: Central banks, Foreign exchange auctions, Financial statistics, Foreign exchange operations, Monetary statistics, BSS, percent of GDP, arrears, non-oil, article IV consultation

This 2019 Article IV Consultation discusses that while the peace agreement signed in September 2018 has improved the prospects for lasting peace in South Sudan, the implementation of the agreement has become more p...

South Sudan
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of South Sudan

South Sudan : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of South Sudan »

Volume/Issue: 2019/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498318457.002

ISBN: 9781498318457

Keywords: Central banks, Foreign exchange auctions, Financial statistics, Foreign exchange operations, Monetary statistics, BSS, percent of GDP, arrears, non-oil, article IV consultation

This 2019 Article IV Consultation discusses that while the peace agreement signed in September 2018 has improved the prospects for lasting peace in South Sudan, the implementation of the agreement has become more p...

Republic Of South Sudan: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of South Sudan

Republic Of South Sudan: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of South Sudan »

Source: South Sudan : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of South Sudan

Volume/Issue: 2019/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498318457

Keywords: Central banks, Foreign exchange auctions, Financial statistics, Foreign exchange operations, Monetary statistics, BSS, percent of GDP, arrears, non-oil, article IV consultation

This 2019 Article IV Consultation discusses that while the peace agreement signed in September 2018 has improved the prospects for lasting peace in South Sudan, the implementation of the agreement has become more p...

Republic Of South Sudan: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis1

Republic Of South Sudan: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis1 »

Source: South Sudan : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of South Sudan

Volume/Issue: 2019/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498318457

Keywords: Central banks, Foreign exchange auctions, Financial statistics, Foreign exchange operations, Monetary statistics, BSS, percent of GDP, arrears, non-oil, article IV consultation

This 2019 Article IV Consultation discusses that while the peace agreement signed in September 2018 has improved the prospects for lasting peace in South Sudan, the implementation of the agreement has become more p...

Republic Of South Sudan: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Republic Of South Sudan: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: South Sudan : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of South Sudan

Volume/Issue: 2019/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498318457

Keywords: Central banks, Foreign exchange auctions, Financial statistics, Foreign exchange operations, Monetary statistics, BSS, percent of GDP, arrears, non-oil, article IV consultation

This 2019 Article IV Consultation discusses that while the peace agreement signed in September 2018 has improved the prospects for lasting peace in South Sudan, the implementation of the agreement has become more p...

Statement by the Executive Director, Mr. Dumisani Hebert Mahlinza, and by the Advisor of the Executive Director, Mr. James Alic Garang on the Republic of South Sudan May 29, 2019

Statement by the Executive Director, Mr. Dumisani Hebert Mahlinza, and by the Advisor of the Executive Director, Mr. James Alic Garang on the Republic of South Sudan May 29, 2019 »

Source: South Sudan : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of South Sudan

Volume/Issue: 2019/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498318457

Keywords: Central banks, Foreign exchange auctions, Financial statistics, Foreign exchange operations, Monetary statistics, BSS, percent of GDP, arrears, non-oil, article IV consultation

This 2019 Article IV Consultation discusses that while the peace agreement signed in September 2018 has improved the prospects for lasting peace in South Sudan, the implementation of the agreement has become more p...

Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Exploring Different Channels

Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa : Exploring Different Channels »

Volume/Issue: 2018/1

Series: Spillover Notes

Author(s): Francisco Arizala , Matthieu Bellon , Margaux MacDonald , Montfort Mlachila , and Mustafa Yenice

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484367148.062

ISBN: 9781484367148

Keywords: Uganda, Togo, Tanzania, Swaziland, South Sudan, Spillovers, Sub-Saharan Africa, Sierra Leone, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Democratic Republic of the

After close to two decades of strong economic activity, overall growth in sub-Saharan Africa decelerated markedly in 2015-16 as the largest economies experienced negative or flat growth. Regional growth started rec...

Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa

Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa : Exploring Different Channels

Volume/Issue: 2018/1

Series: Spillover Notes

Author(s): Francisco Arizala , Matthieu Bellon , Margaux MacDonald , Montfort Mlachila , and Mustafa Yenice

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2018

ISBN: 9781484367148

Keywords: Uganda, Togo, Tanzania, Swaziland, South Sudan, Spillovers, Sub-Saharan Africa, Sierra Leone, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Democratic Republic of the

After close to two decades of strong economic activity, overall growth in sub-Saharan Africa decelerated markedly in 2015-16 as the largest economies experienced negative or flat growth. Regional growth started rec...

Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States—Case Studies

Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States—Case Studies »

Source: Multi-Country Report : Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States-Case Studies-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484303719

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Europe, Haiti, Kosovo, Liberia, Mali, Middle East, Myanmar, South Sudan, Sub-Saharan Africa

This report reviews the IMF's effort to build fiscal capacity in fragile states. It presents case studies on IMF technical assistance (TA) and capacity development in the fiscal area, provided by its Fiscal Affairs...

IMF Executive Board Discusses Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States

IMF Executive Board Discusses Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States »

Source: Multi-Country Report : Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States-Case Studies-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484303719

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Europe, Haiti, Kosovo, Liberia, Mali, Middle East, Myanmar, South Sudan, Sub-Saharan Africa

This report reviews the IMF's effort to build fiscal capacity in fragile states. It presents case studies on IMF technical assistance (TA) and capacity development in the fiscal area, provided by its Fiscal Affairs...

IMF Executive Board Discusses Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States

IMF Executive Board Discusses Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States »

Source: Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States

Volume/Issue: 2017/031

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2017

ISBN: 9781498346726

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Tax revenue, Expenditure policy, Revenue administration, Tax policy, fragile state, IMF, fragility, reform strategy, PFM

The paper draws on recent country experience to describe the approach to designing and implementing fiscal reforms in fragile states (FS) taken in the IMF's technical assistance (TA). In doing so, it highlights how...

Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States

Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States »

Volume/Issue: 2017/031

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498346726.007

ISBN: 9781498346726

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Tax revenue, Expenditure policy, Revenue administration, Tax policy, fragile state, IMF, fragility, reform strategy, PFM

The paper draws on recent country experience to describe the approach to designing and implementing fiscal reforms in fragile states (FS) taken in the IMF's technical assistance (TA). In doing so, it highlights how...

IMF Policy Paper: Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile State

IMF Policy Paper: Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile State »

Source: Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States

Volume/Issue: 2017/031

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2017

ISBN: 9781498346726

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Tax revenue, Expenditure policy, Revenue administration, Tax policy, fragile state, IMF, fragility, reform strategy, PFM

The paper draws on recent country experience to describe the approach to designing and implementing fiscal reforms in fragile states (FS) taken in the IMF's technical assistance (TA). In doing so, it highlights how...

Multi-Country Report
			: Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States-Case Studies-Press Release; Staff Report

Multi-Country Report : Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States-Case Studies-Press Release; Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2017/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484303719.002

ISBN: 9781484303719

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Europe, Haiti, Kosovo, Liberia, Mali, Middle East, Myanmar, South Sudan, Sub-Saharan Africa

This report reviews the IMF's effort to build fiscal capacity in fragile states. It presents case studies on IMF technical assistance (TA) and capacity development in the fiscal area, provided by its Fiscal Affairs...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of South Sudan

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of South Sudan »

Source: South Sudan : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for South Sudan

Volume/Issue: 2017/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475588538

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, External shocks, Economic conditions, Stabilization measures, Fiscal policy, Financial management, Oil sector, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Exchange restrictions

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights the rapid deterioration of economic conditions in South Sudan since the beginning of the civil conflict in late 2013. Real GDP growth declined by nearly 20 percent durin...

South Sudan
			: 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for South Sudan

South Sudan : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for South Sudan »

Volume/Issue: 2017/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475588538.002

ISBN: 9781475588538

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, External shocks, Economic conditions, Stabilization measures, Fiscal policy, Financial management, Oil sector, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Exchange restrictions

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights the rapid deterioration of economic conditions in South Sudan since the beginning of the civil conflict in late 2013. Real GDP growth declined by nearly 20 percent durin...

Republic of South Sudan: Staff Report for 2016 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Republic of South Sudan: Staff Report for 2016 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: South Sudan : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for South Sudan

Volume/Issue: 2017/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475588538

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, External shocks, Economic conditions, Stabilization measures, Fiscal policy, Financial management, Oil sector, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Exchange restrictions

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights the rapid deterioration of economic conditions in South Sudan since the beginning of the civil conflict in late 2013. Real GDP growth declined by nearly 20 percent durin...

Republic of South Sudan: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation

Republic of South Sudan: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation »

Source: South Sudan : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for South Sudan

Volume/Issue: 2017/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475588538

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, External shocks, Economic conditions, Stabilization measures, Fiscal policy, Financial management, Oil sector, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Exchange restrictions

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights the rapid deterioration of economic conditions in South Sudan since the beginning of the civil conflict in late 2013. Real GDP growth declined by nearly 20 percent durin...

Republic of South Sudan: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Republic of South Sudan: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: South Sudan : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for South Sudan

Volume/Issue: 2017/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475588538

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, External shocks, Economic conditions, Stabilization measures, Fiscal policy, Financial management, Oil sector, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Exchange restrictions

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights the rapid deterioration of economic conditions in South Sudan since the beginning of the civil conflict in late 2013. Real GDP growth declined by nearly 20 percent durin...

Statement by Mr. Mkwezalamba, Executive Director for South Sudan and Mr. Nakunyada, Advisor to the Executive Director March 15, 2017

Statement by Mr. Mkwezalamba, Executive Director for South Sudan and Mr. Nakunyada, Advisor to the Executive Director March 15, 2017 »

Source: South Sudan : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for South Sudan

Volume/Issue: 2017/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475588538

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, External shocks, Economic conditions, Stabilization measures, Fiscal policy, Financial management, Oil sector, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Exchange restrictions

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights the rapid deterioration of economic conditions in South Sudan since the beginning of the civil conflict in late 2013. Real GDP growth declined by nearly 20 percent durin...

6. Conclusions

6. Conclusions »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

Sub-Saharan African countries have in general run procyclical fiscal policies since 2000. This is not surprising in light of the fact that the majority of them are low-income and/or resource-dependent econom...

5. Country Case Studies

5. Country Case Studies »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

This chapter examines the experience of three countries to establish and implement fiscal frameworks aimed at generating financial savings for rainy days: Nigeria, Botswana, and Chile....

Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

Excessively procyclical fiscal policy can be harmful. This paper investigates to what extent the fiscal policies of sub-Saharan African countries were procyclical in recent years and the reasons for the degree of f...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

Excessively procyclical fiscal policy can be harmful. This paper investigates to what extent the fiscal policies of sub-Saharan African countries were procyclical in recent years and the reasons for the degree of f...

Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513563541.087

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

Excessively procyclical fiscal policy can be harmful. This paper investigates to what extent the fiscal policies of sub-Saharan African countries were procyclical in recent years and the reasons for the degree of f...

2. How to Measure the Degree of Fiscal Procyclicality

2. How to Measure the Degree of Fiscal Procyclicality »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

The focus of this paper is to analyze the link between the fiscal policy stance and economic activity in sub-Saharan Africa between 2000 and 2014, a period marked by relatively high rates of growth, a substa...

1. Introduction

1. Introduction »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

The cyclical behavior of fiscal policy affects sub-Saharan African countries because many of them depend on commodity exports or have been gaining access to international capital markets in recent years, and...

Overview

Overview »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

Excessively procyclical fiscal policy can be harmful. This paper investigates to what extent the fiscal policies of sub-Saharan African countries were procyclical in recent years and the reasons for the degr...

3. To What Extent Has the Fiscal Policy Been Procyclical among Sub-Saharan African Countries?

3. To What Extent Has the Fiscal Policy Been Procyclical among Sub-Saharan African Countries? »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

The Business Cycle in Sub-Saharan Africa First, this chapter illustrates the stylized facts of the business cycle dynamics among sub-Saharan African countries in recent years. While...

4. What Explains the Degree of Fiscal Policy Procyclicality among Sub-Saharan African Countries?

4. What Explains the Degree of Fiscal Policy Procyclicality among Sub-Saharan African Countries? »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

This chapter examines factors that may influence the way fiscal policy has been conducted over the business cycle—that is, the degree of fiscal policy procyclicality—in each of the sample sub-Saharan African...

2. Competitiveness in Sub-Saharan Africa: Marking Time or Moving Ahead?

2. Competitiveness in Sub-Saharan Africa: Marking Time or Moving Ahead? »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513597331

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; commodity exporters; oil-exporting countries; competitiveness; trade integration; income inequality; gender inequality

In recent years the sub-Saharan African region has experienced strong real GDP growth and substantial trade integration. However, growth in sub-Saharan Africa’s trade volumes has not kept up with growth in t...

1. Dealing with the Gathering Clouds

1. Dealing with the Gathering Clouds »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513597331

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; commodity exporters; oil-exporting countries; competitiveness; trade integration; income inequality; gender inequality

Economic activity in sub-Saharan Africa has weakened markedly. To be sure, growth—at 3¾ percent this year and 4¼ percent in 2016—still remains higher than in many other emerging and developing regions of the...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513597331

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; commodity exporters; oil-exporting countries; competitiveness; trade integration; income inequality; gender inequality

Dealing with the Gathering Clouds Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa has weakened markedly, and is now expected at 3¾ percent this year and 4¼ percent in 2016, from 5 perce...

3. Inequality and Economic Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa

3. Inequality and Economic Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513597331

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; commodity exporters; oil-exporting countries; competitiveness; trade integration; income inequality; gender inequality

Sub-Saharan Africa has among the highest levels of inequality—both income and gender—in the world, even after accounting for the lower levels of per capita income in the region. With growing international ev...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015
			: Sub-Saharan Africa

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513597331.086

ISBN: 9781513597331

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; commodity exporters; oil-exporting countries; competitiveness; trade integration; income inequality; gender inequality

Growth in sub-Saharan Africa has weakened after more than a decade of solid growth, although this overall outlook masks considerable variation across the region. Some countries have been negatively affected by fall...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513597331

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; commodity exporters; oil-exporting countries; competitiveness; trade integration; income inequality; gender inequality

Growth in sub-Saharan Africa has weakened after more than a decade of solid growth, although this overall outlook masks considerable variation across the region. Some countries have been negatively affected by fall...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513597331

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; commodity exporters; oil-exporting countries; competitiveness; trade integration; income inequality; gender inequality

Growth in sub-Saharan Africa has weakened after more than a decade of solid growth, although this overall outlook masks considerable variation across the region. Some countries have been negatively affected by fall...

Statistical Appendix

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Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513597331

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; commodity exporters; oil-exporting countries; competitiveness; trade integration; income inequality; gender inequality

Unless otherwise noted, data and projections presented in this Regional Economic Outlook are IMF staff estimates as of 18 September, 2015, consistent with the projections underlying the October 2015 World Ec...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2015
			: Sub-Saharan Africa

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Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2015

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475595840.086

ISBN: 9781475595840

The sharp decline in oil and other commodity prices have adversely impacted sub-Saharan Africa. Nevertheless, the region is projected to register another year of solid economic performance. In South Africa, however...

Eligibility to Use the Fund's Facilities for Concessional Financing - Republic of South Sudan

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Source: Eligibility to Use the Fund's Facilities for Concessional Financing - Republic of South Sudan

Volume/Issue: 2012/066

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. African Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2012

ISBN: 9781498340083

Keywords: Access to Fund general resources, Concessional aid, Executive Board decisions, Fund facilities, Lapse of time approval, Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust, South Sudan, External debt, National income, Central bank organization

Having become a Fund member in April 2012, South Sudan can now be considered for PRGT eligibility. In February 2012, the Executive Board reviewed the framework for eligibility to use the Fund's concessional financi...

Eligibility to Use the Fund's Facilities for Concessional Financing - Republic of South Sudan

Eligibility to Use the Fund's Facilities for Concessional Financing - Republic of South Sudan »

Volume/Issue: 2012/066

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. African Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498340083.007

ISBN: 9781498340083

Keywords: Access to Fund general resources, Concessional aid, Executive Board decisions, Fund facilities, Lapse of time approval, Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust, South Sudan, External debt, National income, Central bank organization

Having become a Fund member in April 2012, South Sudan can now be considered for PRGT eligibility. In February 2012, the Executive Board reviewed the framework for eligibility to use the Fund's concessional financi...

Framework Administered Account for Select Fund Activities - The Republic of South Sudan Macroeconomic Capacity Building

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Source: Framework Administered Account for Select Fund Activities - The Republic of South Sudan Macroeconomic Capacity Building

Volume/Issue: 2012/003

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 January 2012

ISBN: 9781498340984

Keywords: Executive Board decisions, External financing, Financial instruments, Framework Administered Account, Governance, Lapse of time approval, South Sudan, Technical Assistance, Use of Fund resources, Public financial management

In March 2009, the Fund established a new Framework Administered Account to administer external financial resources for Selected Fund Activities (the 'SFA Instrument'). The financing of activities under the terms o...

Framework Administered Account for Select Fund Activities - The Republic of South Sudan Macroeconomic Capacity Building

Framework Administered Account for Select Fund Activities - The Republic of South Sudan Macroeconomic Capacity Building »

Volume/Issue: 2012/003

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 January 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498340984.007

ISBN: 9781498340984

Keywords: Executive Board decisions, External financing, Financial instruments, Framework Administered Account, Governance, Lapse of time approval, South Sudan, Technical Assistance, Use of Fund resources, Public financial management

In March 2009, the Fund established a new Framework Administered Account to administer external financial resources for Selected Fund Activities (the 'SFA Instrument'). The financing of activities under the terms o...