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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Fiji

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Fiji »

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

Volume/Issue: 2020/80

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513537597

Keywords: External sector, National accounts, Financial institutions, International reserves, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, RBF, potential growth, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Fiji highlights that economic activity slowed sharply in 2019 due to lower government spending, tighter domestic financial conditions, weak sentiment, and the...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2020/80

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513537597.002

ISBN: 9781513537597

Keywords: External sector, National accounts, Financial institutions, International reserves, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, RBF, potential growth, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Fiji highlights that economic activity slowed sharply in 2019 due to lower government spending, tighter domestic financial conditions, weak sentiment, and the...

Rebublic of Fiji: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Fiji

Rebublic of Fiji: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Fiji »

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

Volume/Issue: 2020/80

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513537597

Keywords: External sector, National accounts, Financial institutions, International reserves, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, RBF, potential growth, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Fiji highlights that economic activity slowed sharply in 2019 due to lower government spending, tighter domestic financial conditions, weak sentiment, and the...

Rebublic of Fiji: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Rebublic of Fiji: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

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

Volume/Issue: 2020/80

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513537597

Keywords: External sector, National accounts, Financial institutions, International reserves, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, RBF, potential growth, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Fiji highlights that economic activity slowed sharply in 2019 due to lower government spending, tighter domestic financial conditions, weak sentiment, and the...

Statement by Alisara Mahasandana, Executive Director for Fiji and Muslimin Anwar, Senior Advisor to Executive Director February 24, 2020

Statement by Alisara Mahasandana, Executive Director for Fiji and Muslimin Anwar, Senior Advisor to Executive Director February 24, 2020 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2020/80

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513537597

Keywords: External sector, National accounts, Financial institutions, International reserves, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, RBF, potential growth, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Fiji highlights that economic activity slowed sharply in 2019 due to lower government spending, tighter domestic financial conditions, weak sentiment, and the...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Fiji

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Fiji »

Source: Republic of Fiji : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/57

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484399484

Keywords: Statistics, External sector, Financial statistics, Government finance statistics, Consumer price indexes, Economic indicators, Economic growth, National accounts, Central banking and monetary issues, RBF

This Article IV Consultation highlights that the economy is recovering well from several natural disasters, supported by accommodative fiscal and monetary policies. Growth performance picked up in recent years with...

Republic of Fiji
			: 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Republic of Fiji : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2019/57

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484399484.002

ISBN: 9781484399484

Keywords: Statistics, External sector, Financial statistics, Government finance statistics, Consumer price indexes, Economic indicators, Economic growth, National accounts, Central banking and monetary issues, RBF

This Article IV Consultation highlights that the economy is recovering well from several natural disasters, supported by accommodative fiscal and monetary policies. Growth performance picked up in recent years with...

Republic of Fiji: 2018 Article IV Consultation—Press Release and Staff Report

Republic of Fiji: 2018 Article IV Consultation—Press Release and Staff Report »

Source: Republic of Fiji : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/57

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484399484

Keywords: Statistics, External sector, Financial statistics, Government finance statistics, Consumer price indexes, Economic indicators, Economic growth, National accounts, Central banking and monetary issues, RBF

This Article IV Consultation highlights that the economy is recovering well from several natural disasters, supported by accommodative fiscal and monetary policies. Growth performance picked up in recent years with...

Republic of Fiji: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Republic of Fiji: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Republic of Fiji : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/57

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484399484

Keywords: Statistics, External sector, Financial statistics, Government finance statistics, Consumer price indexes, Economic indicators, Economic growth, National accounts, Central banking and monetary issues, RBF

This Article IV Consultation highlights that the economy is recovering well from several natural disasters, supported by accommodative fiscal and monetary policies. Growth performance picked up in recent years with...

2. Asia as the Cycle Matures

2. Asia as the Cycle Matures »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Asia Pacific : Asia at the Forefront: Growth Challenges for the Next Decade and Beyond

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484375419

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, economic growth, Asia and Pacific, trade tariffs, digital revolution

Global Context The global expansion that began two years ago appears to have peaked and become less synchronized across economies. While economic activity moderated in advanced econo...

6. Keeping Asia at the Forefront

6. Keeping Asia at the Forefront »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Asia Pacific : Asia at the Forefront: Growth Challenges for the Next Decade and Beyond

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484375419

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, economic growth, Asia and Pacific, trade tariffs, digital revolution

Asia is the world’s most dynamic economic region. But it faces a number of serious challenges over the medium to long term—that its trade-reliant growth strategy will no longer be viable (at least in its cur...

1. Overview

1. Overview »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Asia Pacific : Asia at the Forefront: Growth Challenges for the Next Decade and Beyond

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484375419

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, economic growth, Asia and Pacific, trade tariffs, digital revolution

Asia has achieved remarkable economic success over the past five decades. Hundreds of millions of people have been lifted out of poverty, and successive waves of economies have made the transition to middle-...

4. Productivity Growth in Asia: Boosting Firm Dynamism and Weeding out the Zombies5

4. Productivity Growth in Asia: Boosting Firm Dynamism and Weeding out the Zombies5 »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Asia Pacific : Asia at the Forefront: Growth Challenges for the Next Decade and Beyond

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484375419

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, economic growth, Asia and Pacific, trade tariffs, digital revolution

The April 2017 Regional Economic Outlook: Asia and Pacific documented that productivity growth in a number of economies in Asia—just as in the rest of the world—slowed after the global financial crisis, and...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Asia Pacific
			: Asia at the Forefront: Growth Challenges for the Next Decade and Beyond

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Asia Pacific : Asia at the Forefront: Growth Challenges for the Next Decade and Beyond »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 October 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484375419.086

ISBN: 9781484375419

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, economic growth, Asia and Pacific, trade tariffs, digital revolution

Growth in the first half of 2018 was softer than in 2017, especially in advanced economies. In contrast, growth remained robust in emerging market economies and broadly in line with expectations. After rising to 6....

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Asia Pacific : Asia at the Forefront: Growth Challenges for the Next Decade and Beyond

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484375419

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, economic growth, Asia and Pacific, trade tariffs, digital revolution

Growth in the first half of 2018 was softer than in 2017, especially in advanced economies. In contrast, growth remained robust in emerging market economies and broadly in line with expectations. After rising to 6....

5. The Digital Revolution in Asia: Disruptor or New Growth Engine (or Both)?8

5. The Digital Revolution in Asia: Disruptor or New Growth Engine (or Both)?8 »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Asia Pacific : Asia at the Forefront: Growth Challenges for the Next Decade and Beyond

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484375419

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, economic growth, Asia and Pacific, trade tariffs, digital revolution

The final challenge for Asia addressed in this Regional Economic Outlook: Asia and Pacific is how to reap the potential benefits of the digital revolution while minimizing its costs. While digitalization and...

3. The Evolving Role of Trade in Asia: Opening a New Chapter3

3. The Evolving Role of Trade in Asia: Opening a New Chapter3 »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Asia Pacific : Asia at the Forefront: Growth Challenges for the Next Decade and Beyond

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484375419

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, economic growth, Asia and Pacific, trade tariffs, digital revolution

Asia’s heavy reliance on trade in general, and its integration in global value chains in particular, have been critical elements behind the region’s stellar growth record. But rising income levels and wages...

Self-insurance Against Natural Disasters: The Use of Pension Funds in Pacific Island Countries

Self-insurance Against Natural Disasters: The Use of Pension Funds in Pacific Island Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2018/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Si Guo , and Futoshi Narita

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484366837.001

ISBN: 9781484366837

Keywords: Fiji, Insurance, Asia and Pacific, Small states, Life-cycle model, Natural disasters, Pension, Social Security and Public Pensions

Pacific island countries are exposed to significant risks from natural disasters. As a disaster relief measure, Fiji allowed pre-retirement pension withdrawls in the wake of Cyclone Winston in 2016. Motivated by th...

Self-insurance Against Natural Disasters: The Use of Pension Funds in Pacific Island Countries

Self-insurance Against Natural Disasters: The Use of Pension Funds in Pacific Island Countries »

Source: Self-insurance Against Natural Disasters: The Use of Pension Funds in Pacific Island Countries

Volume/Issue: 2018/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Si Guo , and Futoshi Narita

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484366837

Keywords: Fiji, Insurance, Asia and Pacific, Small states, Life-cycle model, Natural disasters, Pension, Social Security and Public Pensions

Pacific island countries are exposed to significant risks from natural disasters. As a disaster relief measure, Fiji allowed pre-retirement pension withdrawls in the wake of Cyclone Winston in 2016. Motivated by th...

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,...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Fiji

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Fiji »

Source: Republic of Fiji : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Fiji

Volume/Issue: 2018/34

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484340790

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Financial stability, Private investment, Monetary policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, External sector, Pensions, Fiscal reforms, Exchange rate policy

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Fiji's economy is recovering well after Tropical Cyclone Winston and is expected to record its eighth consecutive year of expansion in 2017. Growth is expected to p...

Republic of Fiji: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation

Republic of Fiji: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Republic of Fiji : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Fiji

Volume/Issue: 2018/34

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484340790

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Financial stability, Private investment, Monetary policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, External sector, Pensions, Fiscal reforms, Exchange rate policy

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Fiji's economy is recovering well after Tropical Cyclone Winston and is expected to record its eighth consecutive year of expansion in 2017. Growth is expected to p...

Republic of Fiji: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Republic of Fiji: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Republic of Fiji : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Fiji

Volume/Issue: 2018/34

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484340790

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Financial stability, Private investment, Monetary policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, External sector, Pensions, Fiscal reforms, Exchange rate policy

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Fiji's economy is recovering well after Tropical Cyclone Winston and is expected to record its eighth consecutive year of expansion in 2017. Growth is expected to p...

Statement by Mr. Juda Agung, Executive Director, and Ms. Lanieta Rauqeuqe, Advisor to the Executive Director of the Republic of Fiji, February 5, 2018

Statement by Mr. Juda Agung, Executive Director, and Ms. Lanieta Rauqeuqe, Advisor to the Executive Director of the Republic of Fiji, February 5, 2018 »

Source: Republic of Fiji : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Fiji

Volume/Issue: 2018/34

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484340790

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Financial stability, Private investment, Monetary policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, External sector, Pensions, Fiscal reforms, Exchange rate policy

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Fiji's economy is recovering well after Tropical Cyclone Winston and is expected to record its eighth consecutive year of expansion in 2017. Growth is expected to p...

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...

The Real Exchange Rate
			: Assessment and Trade Impact in the Context of Fiji and Samoa

The Real Exchange Rate : Assessment and Trade Impact in the Context of Fiji and Samoa »

Volume/Issue: 2016/168

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jan Gottschalk , Carl Miller , Lanieta Rauqeuqe , Isoa Wainiqolo , and Yongzheng Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475523973.001

ISBN: 9781475523973

Keywords: Exchange rate, trade, Pacific, Fiji, Samoa

This paper provides an assessment of real exchange rate measures and their impact on trade performance with special reference to two Pacific island countries, Fiji and Samoa. The analysis shows that the commonly us...

The Real Exchange Rate

The Real Exchange Rate »

Source: The Real Exchange Rate : Assessment and Trade Impact in the Context of Fiji and Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2016/168

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jan Gottschalk , Carl Miller , Lanieta Rauqeuqe , Isoa Wainiqolo , and Yongzheng Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475523973

Keywords: Exchange rate, trade, Pacific, Fiji, Samoa

This paper provides an assessment of real exchange rate measures and their impact on trade performance with special reference to two Pacific island countries, Fiji and Samoa. The analysis shows that the commonly us...

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 »

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

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2016

ISBN: 9781484319833

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 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 »

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

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2016

ISBN: 9781484319833

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...

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

Excerpt: Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484319833.073

ISBN: 9781484319833

This is a prepublication excerpt of Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific....

Back Matter

Back Matter »

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

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2016

ISBN: 9781484319833

This is a prepublication excerpt of Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific....

Front Matter

Front Matter »

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

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2016

ISBN: 9781484319833

This is a prepublication excerpt of Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific....

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 »

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

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2016

ISBN: 9781484319833

...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Fiji

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Fiji »

Source: Republic of Fiji : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Fiji

Volume/Issue: 2016/54

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2016

ISBN: 9781513569147

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Flexible exchange rate policy, Monetary policy, Bank supervision, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics

Fiji is enjoying a strong growth momentum due to accommodative policies, robust tourism and strong remittances, and an improvement in the terms of trade. The smooth and peaceful elections in September 2014 marked t...

Republic of Fiji
			: 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Fiji

Republic of Fiji : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Fiji »

Volume/Issue: 2016/54

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513569147.002

ISBN: 9781513569147

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Flexible exchange rate policy, Monetary policy, Bank supervision, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics

Fiji is enjoying a strong growth momentum due to accommodative policies, robust tourism and strong remittances, and an improvement in the terms of trade. The smooth and peaceful elections in September 2014 marked t...

Republic of Fiji: 2015 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Fiji

Republic of Fiji: 2015 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Fiji »

Source: Republic of Fiji : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Fiji

Volume/Issue: 2016/54

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2016

ISBN: 9781513569147

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Flexible exchange rate policy, Monetary policy, Bank supervision, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics

Fiji is enjoying a strong growth momentum due to accommodative policies, robust tourism and strong remittances, and an improvement in the terms of trade. The smooth and peaceful elections in September 2014 marked t...

Republic of Fiji: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Republic of Fiji: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Republic of Fiji : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Fiji

Volume/Issue: 2016/54

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2016

ISBN: 9781513569147

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Flexible exchange rate policy, Monetary policy, Bank supervision, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics

Fiji is enjoying a strong growth momentum due to accommodative policies, robust tourism and strong remittances, and an improvement in the terms of trade. The smooth and peaceful elections in September 2014 marked t...

Statement by Marzunisham Omar, Executive Director, and Petaia D. Tuimanu, Advisor to the Executive Director of the Republic of Fiji February 5, 2016

Statement by Marzunisham Omar, Executive Director, and Petaia D. Tuimanu, Advisor to the Executive Director of the Republic of Fiji February 5, 2016 »

Source: Republic of Fiji : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Fiji

Volume/Issue: 2016/54

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2016

ISBN: 9781513569147

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Flexible exchange rate policy, Monetary policy, Bank supervision, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics

Fiji is enjoying a strong growth momentum due to accommodative policies, robust tourism and strong remittances, and an improvement in the terms of trade. The smooth and peaceful elections in September 2014 marked t...

Papua New Guinea
			: Selected Issues

Papua New Guinea : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2015/319

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 November 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513564357.002

ISBN: 9781513564357

Keywords: bank, banks, services, banking, financial services

This Selected Issues paper provides an overview of financial access and inclusion indicators, related causal factors, and both current and possible reform priorities for on Papua New Guinea (PNG). The paper present...

Papua New Guinea: Selected Issues

Papua New Guinea: Selected Issues »

Source: Papua New Guinea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2015/319

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513564357

Keywords: bank, banks, services, banking, financial services

This Selected Issues paper provides an overview of financial access and inclusion indicators, related causal factors, and both current and possible reform priorities for on Papua New Guinea (PNG). The paper present...

Papua New Guinea: Selected Issues

Papua New Guinea: Selected Issues »

Source: Papua New Guinea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2015/319

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513564357

Keywords: bank, banks, services, banking, financial services

This Selected Issues paper provides an overview of financial access and inclusion indicators, related causal factors, and both current and possible reform priorities for on Papua New Guinea (PNG). The paper present...

Papua New Guinea: Selected Issues

Papua New Guinea: Selected Issues »

Source: Papua New Guinea : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2015/319

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513564357

Keywords: bank, banks, services, banking, financial services

This Selected Issues paper provides an overview of financial access and inclusion indicators, related causal factors, and both current and possible reform priorities for on Papua New Guinea (PNG). The paper present...

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 Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Fiji

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Fiji »

Source: Republic of Fiji : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/321

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 November 2014

ISBN: 9781498391801

Keywords: monetary fund, inflation, exchange, exchange rate, debt

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that growth in Fiji in 2013 accelerated to 4.6 percent. Consumption and investment indicators suggest continued strength in 2014, with economic growth projected at 3.8 p...

Republic of Fiji
			: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Republic of Fiji : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2014/321

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 November 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498391801.002

ISBN: 9781498391801

Keywords: monetary fund, inflation, exchange, exchange rate, debt

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that growth in Fiji in 2013 accelerated to 4.6 percent. Consumption and investment indicators suggest continued strength in 2014, with economic growth projected at 3.8 p...

Republic of Fiji: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Republic of Fiji: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Republic of Fiji : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/321

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 November 2014

ISBN: 9781498391801

Keywords: monetary fund, inflation, exchange, exchange rate, debt

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that growth in Fiji in 2013 accelerated to 4.6 percent. Consumption and investment indicators suggest continued strength in 2014, with economic growth projected at 3.8 p...

Staff Report FOR THE 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Staff Report FOR THE 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Republic of Fiji : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/321

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 November 2014

ISBN: 9781498391801

Keywords: monetary fund, inflation, exchange, exchange rate, debt

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that growth in Fiji in 2013 accelerated to 4.6 percent. Consumption and investment indicators suggest continued strength in 2014, with economic growth projected at 3.8 p...

Statement by Wimboh Santoso, Executive Director for Fiji and Caroline Waqabaca, Advisor to Executive Director, October 31, 2014

Statement by Wimboh Santoso, Executive Director for Fiji and Caroline Waqabaca, Advisor to Executive Director, October 31, 2014 »

Source: Republic of Fiji : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/321

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 November 2014

ISBN: 9781498391801

Keywords: monetary fund, inflation, exchange, exchange rate, debt

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that growth in Fiji in 2013 accelerated to 4.6 percent. Consumption and investment indicators suggest continued strength in 2014, with economic growth projected at 3.8 p...

Pacific Island Countries
			: In Search of a Trade Strategy

Pacific Island Countries : In Search of a Trade Strategy »

Volume/Issue: 2014/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hong Chen , Lanieta Rauqeuqe , Shiu raj Singh , Yiqun Wu , and Yongzheng Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498324342.001

ISBN: 9781498324342

Keywords: tourist, tourist arrivals, tourists, tourism industry, destination country, Globalization: General,

International trade is vital for economic prosperity in Pacific island countries, but their trade performance has been weak over the past decade with the exception of resource-rich countries. Small country size and...

Pacific Island Countries

Pacific Island Countries »

Source: Pacific Island Countries : In Search of a Trade Strategy

Volume/Issue: 2014/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hong Chen , Lanieta Rauqeuqe , Shiu raj Singh , Yiqun Wu , and Yongzheng Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498324342

Keywords: tourist, tourist arrivals, tourists, tourism industry, destination country, Globalization: General,

International trade is vital for economic prosperity in Pacific island countries, but their trade performance has been weak over the past decade with the exception of resource-rich countries. Small country size and...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Fiji

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Fiji »

Source: Republic of Fiji : Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/370

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2013

ISBN: 9781475549348

Keywords: current account, external debt, government debt

This 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights that growth in the Fijian economy increased to 21/4 percent in 2012, supported by income tax cuts, low interest rates, and the one-time payouts under the Fiji National P...

Republic of Fiji
			: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

Republic of Fiji : Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2013/370

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475549348.002

ISBN: 9781475549348

Keywords: current account, external debt, government debt

This 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights that growth in the Fijian economy increased to 21/4 percent in 2012, supported by income tax cuts, low interest rates, and the one-time payouts under the Fiji National P...

Republic of Fiji: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

Republic of Fiji: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Republic of Fiji : Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/370

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2013

ISBN: 9781475549348

Keywords: current account, external debt, government debt

This 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights that growth in the Fijian economy increased to 21/4 percent in 2012, supported by income tax cuts, low interest rates, and the one-time payouts under the Fiji National P...

Republic of Fiji: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Republic of Fiji: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Republic of Fiji : Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/370

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2013

ISBN: 9781475549348

Keywords: current account, external debt, government debt

This 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights that growth in the Fijian economy increased to 21/4 percent in 2012, supported by income tax cuts, low interest rates, and the one-time payouts under the Fiji National P...

Statement by Wimboh Santoso, Executive Director for Fiji and Caroline Waqabaca, Advisor to Executive Director, November 4, 2013

Statement by Wimboh Santoso, Executive Director for Fiji and Caroline Waqabaca, Advisor to Executive Director, November 4, 2013 »

Source: Republic of Fiji : Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/370

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2013

ISBN: 9781475549348

Keywords: current account, external debt, government debt

This 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights that growth in the Fijian economy increased to 21/4 percent in 2012, supported by income tax cuts, low interest rates, and the one-time payouts under the Fiji National P...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2013/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yongzheng Yang , Hong Chen , Shiu raj Singh , and Baljeet Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484399040.001

ISBN: 9781484399040

Keywords: Pacific Island Countries, growth, convergence, remoteness, volatility, aid, investment exports, trading partners, output volatility, trade openness

This study aims to test within a relatively homogeneous group of small states what differentiates the growth performance of Pacific island countries (PICs) from their peers. We find that PICs are disadvantaged by d...

The Pacific Speed of Growth

The Pacific Speed of Growth »

Source: The Pacific Speed of Growth : How Fast Can It Be and What Determines It?

Volume/Issue: 2013/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yongzheng Yang , Hong Chen , Shiu raj Singh , and Baljeet Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484399040

Keywords: Pacific Island Countries, growth, convergence, remoteness, volatility, aid, investment exports, trading partners, output volatility, trade openness

This study aims to test within a relatively homogeneous group of small states what differentiates the growth performance of Pacific island countries (PICs) from their peers. We find that PICs are disadvantaged by d...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Fiji

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Fiji »

Source: Republic of Fiji : 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/44

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463940393

Keywords: current account, inflation, external debt, gdp deflator, reserve bank

This 2011 Article IV Consultation reports that Fiji's economic outlook appears stable, but there are downside risks related to the political situation, structural weaknesses, and the global environment. The 2012 bu...

Republic of Fiji
			: 2011 Article IV Consultation

Republic of Fiji : 2011 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2012/44

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463940393.002

ISBN: 9781463940393

Keywords: current account, inflation, external debt, gdp deflator, reserve bank

This 2011 Article IV Consultation reports that Fiji's economic outlook appears stable, but there are downside risks related to the political situation, structural weaknesses, and the global environment. The 2012 bu...

Republic of Fiji

Republic of Fiji »

Source: Republic of Fiji : 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/44

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463940393

Keywords: current account, inflation, external debt, gdp deflator, reserve bank

This 2011 Article IV Consultation reports that Fiji's economic outlook appears stable, but there are downside risks related to the political situation, structural weaknesses, and the global environment. The 2012 bu...

Republic of Fiji: Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Republic of Fiji: Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Republic of Fiji : 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/44

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463940393

Keywords: current account, inflation, external debt, gdp deflator, reserve bank

This 2011 Article IV Consultation reports that Fiji's economic outlook appears stable, but there are downside risks related to the political situation, structural weaknesses, and the global environment. The 2012 bu...

Statement by Aida S. Budiman, Alternational Executive Director and Ernando Santos De Leon, Senior Advisor January 20, 2012

Statement by Aida S. Budiman, Alternational Executive Director and Ernando Santos De Leon, Senior Advisor January 20, 2012 »

Source: Republic of Fiji : 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/44

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463940393

Keywords: current account, inflation, external debt, gdp deflator, reserve bank

This 2011 Article IV Consultation reports that Fiji's economic outlook appears stable, but there are downside risks related to the political situation, structural weaknesses, and the global environment. The 2012 bu...

Fiji: Staff Report for the 2010 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Fiji: Staff Report for the 2010 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Republic of Fiji : 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2011/85

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455231119

Keywords: debt, interest, budget, deficit, interest rate

Fiji's economy has contracted by 3 percent in 2009, and marginal growth is estimated for 2010. Foreign exchange reserves have improved steadily following the April 2009 devaluation and stood at over 4 months of imp...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Fiji

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Fiji »

Source: Republic of Fiji : 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2011/85

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455231119

Keywords: debt, interest, budget, deficit, interest rate

Fiji's economy has contracted by 3 percent in 2009, and marginal growth is estimated for 2010. Foreign exchange reserves have improved steadily following the April 2009 devaluation and stood at over 4 months of imp...

Republic of Fiji
			: 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Republic of Fiji : 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion »

Volume/Issue: 2011/85

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455231119.002

ISBN: 9781455231119

Keywords: debt, interest, budget, deficit, interest rate

Fiji's economy has contracted by 3 percent in 2009, and marginal growth is estimated for 2010. Foreign exchange reserves have improved steadily following the April 2009 devaluation and stood at over 4 months of imp...

Republic of Fiji

Republic of Fiji »

Source: Republic of Fiji : 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2011/85

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455231119

Keywords: debt, interest, budget, deficit, interest rate

Fiji's economy has contracted by 3 percent in 2009, and marginal growth is estimated for 2010. Foreign exchange reserves have improved steadily following the April 2009 devaluation and stood at over 4 months of imp...

Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanisms in Pacific Island Countries

Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanisms in Pacific Island Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2011/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jonathan Dunn , Matt Davies , Yongzheng Yang , Yiqun Wu , and Shengzu Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455254279.001

ISBN: 9781455254279

Keywords: monetary policy transmission, pass-through, monetary policy, inflation, central bank, monetary fund, aggregate demand, Money And Interest Rates,

During the global financial crisis, central banks in Pacific island countries eased monetary policy to stimulate economic activity. Judging by the ensuing movements in commercial bank interest rates and private sec...

Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanisms in Pacific Island Countries

Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanisms in Pacific Island Countries »

Source: Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanisms in Pacific Island Countries

Volume/Issue: 2011/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jonathan Dunn , Matt Davies , Yongzheng Yang , Yiqun Wu , and Shengzu Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455254279

Keywords: monetary policy transmission, pass-through, monetary policy, inflation, central bank, monetary fund, aggregate demand, Money And Interest Rates,

During the global financial crisis, central banks in Pacific island countries eased monetary policy to stimulate economic activity. Judging by the ensuing movements in commercial bank interest rates and private sec...

Fiji

Fiji »

Source: Fiji : 2009 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Fiji

Volume/Issue: 2010/136

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455204922

Keywords: debt, budget, deficit, government debt, central government debt, 2009 Article IV Consultation,

This 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights that Fiji's growth has been sluggish in recent years because of delays in economic reforms, worsening terms of trade, and political developments that have strained Fiji'...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with Fiji

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with Fiji »

Source: Fiji : 2009 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Fiji

Volume/Issue: 2010/136

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455204922

Keywords: debt, budget, deficit, government debt, central government debt, 2009 Article IV Consultation,

This 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights that Fiji's growth has been sluggish in recent years because of delays in economic reforms, worsening terms of trade, and political developments that have strained Fiji'...

Fiji
			: 2009 Article IV Consultation:  Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Fiji

Fiji : 2009 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Fiji »

Volume/Issue: 2010/136

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 May 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455204922.002

ISBN: 9781455204922

Keywords: debt, budget, deficit, government debt, central government debt, 2009 Article IV Consultation,

This 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights that Fiji's growth has been sluggish in recent years because of delays in economic reforms, worsening terms of trade, and political developments that have strained Fiji'...

Staff Report for the 2009 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Staff Report for the 2009 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Fiji : 2009 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Fiji

Volume/Issue: 2010/136

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455204922

Keywords: debt, budget, deficit, government debt, central government debt, 2009 Article IV Consultation,

This 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights that Fiji's growth has been sluggish in recent years because of delays in economic reforms, worsening terms of trade, and political developments that have strained Fiji'...

Statement by Ms. Duangmanee Vongpradhip, Executive Director for Fiji

Statement by Ms. Duangmanee Vongpradhip, Executive Director for Fiji »

Source: Fiji : 2009 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Fiji

Volume/Issue: 2010/136

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455204922

Keywords: debt, budget, deficit, government debt, central government debt, 2009 Article IV Consultation,

This 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights that Fiji's growth has been sluggish in recent years because of delays in economic reforms, worsening terms of trade, and political developments that have strained Fiji'...

Tax Administration in Small Economies

Tax Administration in Small Economies »

Volume: 10

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455273416.005

ISBN: 9781455273416

Keywords: tax administration, organization structure, small and micro economies, organizational models, tax administrations, taxpayers, taxes, fiscal affairs

This technical note analyzes tax administration in small economies. Choosing the right organization structure is a key component of any program of tax administration reform and modernization. It creates a solid pla...

Tax Administration in Small Economies

Tax Administration in Small Economies »

Source: Tax Administration in Small Economies

Volume: 2010

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455273416

Keywords: tax administration, organization structure, small and micro economies, organizational models, tax administrations, taxpayers, taxes, fiscal affairs

This technical note analyzes tax administration in small economies. Choosing the right organization structure is a key component of any program of tax administration reform and modernization. It creates a solid pla...

Remittances in the Pacific Region

Remittances in the Pacific Region »

Volume/Issue: 2007/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aiko Mineshima , and Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451865998.001

ISBN: 9781451865998

Keywords: remittance, employment, migration, remittance flows

Remittances are large and have grown substantially over the past decade in the Pacific region. This primarily reflects the impact of emigration due to low growth and limited employment prospects at home. Many Pacif...

Remittances in the Pacific Region

Remittances in the Pacific Region »

Source: Remittances in the Pacific Region

Volume/Issue: 2007/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aiko Mineshima , and Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

ISBN: 9781451865998

Keywords: remittance, employment, migration, remittance flows

Remittances are large and have grown substantially over the past decade in the Pacific region. This primarily reflects the impact of emigration due to low growth and limited employment prospects at home. Many Pacif...

Pacific Island Countries
			: Possible Common Currency Arrangement

Pacific Island Countries : Possible Common Currency Arrangement »

Volume/Issue: 2006/234

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Orsmond , and Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864946.001

ISBN: 9781451864946

Keywords: regional currency arrangements, exchange rate, exchange rate policies, exchange rate regimes, exchange rate regime, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

This paper examines the potential advantages and disadvantages of adopting a common currency arrangement among the six IMF member Pacific island countries that have their own national currency. These countries are...

Pacific Island Countries

Pacific Island Countries »

Source: Pacific Island Countries : Possible Common Currency Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2006/234

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Orsmond , and Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451864946

Keywords: regional currency arrangements, exchange rate, exchange rate policies, exchange rate regimes, exchange rate regime, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

This paper examines the potential advantages and disadvantages of adopting a common currency arrangement among the six IMF member Pacific island countries that have their own national currency. These countries are...

8 Fiji

8 Fiji »

Source: Pacific Island Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065161

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, balance of payments, public debt, expenditure

Alain D’Hoore Fiji is the second largest among the Pacific island countries, with a population estimated at about 840,000. Its total land area of 18,000 square kilometers is d...

I Regional Issues

I Regional Issues »

Source: Pacific Island Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065161

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, balance of payments, public debt, expenditure

...

II Country Notes

II Country Notes »

Source: Pacific Island Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065161

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, balance of payments, public debt, expenditure

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9 Kiribati

9 Kiribati »

Source: Pacific Island Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065161

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, balance of payments, public debt, expenditure

Tarhan FeyzioĞlu The Republic of Kiribati consists of 33 islands straddling the equator. All the islands are coral atolls, with the exception of Banaba, which is of l...

10 Marshall Islands

10 Marshall Islands »

Source: Pacific Island Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065161

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, balance of payments, public debt, expenditure

Hali Edison and Dan Nyberg The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) consists of a group of atolls and islands in the central Pacific with a total land area of 20,000 square...

11 Micronesia

11 Micronesia »

Source: Pacific Island Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065161

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, balance of payments, public debt, expenditure

Charles Kramer The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) comprises about 600 islands, stretching 1,800 miles across the central Pacific. The total landmass of about 700,000 squ...

7 Options for Alternative Exchange RateArrangements

7 Options for Alternative Exchange RateArrangements »

Source: Pacific Island Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065161

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, balance of payments, public debt, expenditure

Susan Creane, Jun Il Kim, and Laura Papi, with assistance from Agnes Isnawangsih 1 The question of what exchange rate regime best fits...

Overview of Regional Economic Performance and Prospects

Overview of Regional Economic Performance and Prospects »

Source: Pacific Island Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065161

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, balance of payments, public debt, expenditure

Christopher Browne The island countries of the Pacific region face many challenges in developing their economies and raising living standard...

Pacific Island Economies

Pacific Island Economies »

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065161.071

ISBN: 9781589065161

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, balance of payments, public debt, expenditure

The Pacific island region has considerable potential for development, especially in the areas of tourism, fisheries, forestry, mining, and agriculture. However, these countries face many challenges to developing th...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Pacific Island Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065161

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, balance of payments, public debt, expenditure

The Pacific island region has considerable potential for development, especially in the areas of tourism, fisheries, forestry, mining, and agriculture. However, these countries face many challenges to developing th...

12 Palau

12 Palau »

Source: Pacific Island Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065161

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, balance of payments, public debt, expenditure

Wafa Fahmi Abdelati The Republic of Palau is an archipelago of more than 560 islands. It has a total land area of 460 square kilometers stretching along 700 kilometers of sea...

13 Papua New Guinea

13 Papua New Guinea »

Source: Pacific Island Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065161

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, balance of payments, public debt, expenditure

Philippe Marciniak Papua New Guinea (PNG) is the largest (463,000 square kilometers) and most populated (5.5 million) of the Pacific island countries. The country’s land area...

3 Private Sector Development

3 Private Sector Development »

Source: Pacific Island Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065161

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, balance of payments, public debt, expenditure

Christopher Browne and Jong Kyu Lee Private sector activity in the Pacific island countries is a small share of GDP and has increased only modestly in recent years. The privat...

2 Public Sector Activities

2 Public Sector Activities »

Source: Pacific Island Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065161

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, balance of payments, public debt, expenditure

Christopher Browne and Edimon Ginting Large and pervasive public sectors characterize the Pacific island countries. Despite the fact that low levels of private sector activity...