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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Kiribati

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Kiribati »

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/26

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484396131

Growth has been strong in recent years and some moderation is expected, with risks skewed to the downside. High fishing revenues improved the fiscal position, but generated pressure to increase spending. There has...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/26

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484396131.002

ISBN: 9781484396131

Growth has been strong in recent years and some moderation is expected, with risks skewed to the downside. High fishing revenues improved the fiscal position, but generated pressure to increase spending. There has...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/26

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484396131

Growth has been strong in recent years and some moderation is expected, with risks skewed to the downside. High fishing revenues improved the fiscal position, but generated pressure to increase spending. There has...

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/26

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484396131

Growth has been strong in recent years and some moderation is expected, with risks skewed to the downside. High fishing revenues improved the fiscal position, but generated pressure to increase spending. There has...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/26

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484396131

Growth has been strong in recent years and some moderation is expected, with risks skewed to the downside. High fishing revenues improved the fiscal position, but generated pressure to increase spending. There has...

Statement by Mr. Nigel Ray, Executive Director of Kiribati, and Ms. Anna Park, Advisor to the Executive Director of Kiribati

Statement by Mr. Nigel Ray, Executive Director of Kiribati, and Ms. Anna Park, Advisor to the Executive Director of Kiribati »

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/26

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484396131

Growth has been strong in recent years and some moderation is expected, with risks skewed to the downside. High fishing revenues improved the fiscal position, but generated pressure to increase spending. There has...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Kiribati

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Kiribati »

Source: Kiribati : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/386

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484333907

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Economic growth, Fiscal sustainability, Fiscal reforms, Government expenditures, Infrastructure, Revenues, Private sector, Executive Board decisions

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Kiribati's economic fundamentals have strengthened in recent years. Strong fishing revenue improved the fiscal position, strengthened the current account, and boost...

Kiribati
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Kiribati : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2017/386

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484333907.002

ISBN: 9781484333907

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Economic growth, Fiscal sustainability, Fiscal reforms, Government expenditures, Infrastructure, Revenues, Private sector, Executive Board decisions

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Kiribati's economic fundamentals have strengthened in recent years. Strong fishing revenue improved the fiscal position, strengthened the current account, and boost...

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Kiribati : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/386

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484333907

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Economic growth, Fiscal sustainability, Fiscal reforms, Government expenditures, Infrastructure, Revenues, Private sector, Executive Board decisions

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Kiribati's economic fundamentals have strengthened in recent years. Strong fishing revenue improved the fiscal position, strengthened the current account, and boost...

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

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

Source: Kiribati : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/386

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484333907

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Economic growth, Fiscal sustainability, Fiscal reforms, Government expenditures, Infrastructure, Revenues, Private sector, Executive Board decisions

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Kiribati's economic fundamentals have strengthened in recent years. Strong fishing revenue improved the fiscal position, strengthened the current account, and boost...

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

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

Source: Kiribati : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/386

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484333907

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Economic growth, Fiscal sustainability, Fiscal reforms, Government expenditures, Infrastructure, Revenues, Private sector, Executive Board decisions

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Kiribati's economic fundamentals have strengthened in recent years. Strong fishing revenue improved the fiscal position, strengthened the current account, and boost...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Kiribati

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Kiribati »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/292

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475535860

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Kiribati's recent economic performance has been strong. Growth is estimated to have reached 3.5 percent in 2015, supported by record-high fishing revenue, donor-fin...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/292

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475535860.002

ISBN: 9781475535860

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Kiribati's recent economic performance has been strong. Growth is estimated to have reached 3.5 percent in 2015, supported by record-high fishing revenue, donor-fin...

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/292

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475535860

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Kiribati's recent economic performance has been strong. Growth is estimated to have reached 3.5 percent in 2015, supported by record-high fishing revenue, donor-fin...

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/292

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475535860

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Kiribati's recent economic performance has been strong. Growth is estimated to have reached 3.5 percent in 2015, supported by record-high fishing revenue, donor-fin...

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation–Informational Annex

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation–Informational Annex »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/292

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475535860

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Kiribati's recent economic performance has been strong. Growth is estimated to have reached 3.5 percent in 2015, supported by record-high fishing revenue, donor-fin...

Statement by Barry Sterland, Executive Director for Kiribati and Chris Stewart, Advisor September 7, 2016

Statement by Barry Sterland, Executive Director for Kiribati and Chris Stewart, Advisor September 7, 2016 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/292

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475535860

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Kiribati's recent economic performance has been strong. Growth is estimated to have reached 3.5 percent in 2015, supported by record-high fishing revenue, donor-fin...

Appendix 1. Fiji

Appendix 1. Fiji »

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

Appendix 2. Kiribati

Appendix 2. Kiribati »

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

Appendix 3. Marshall Islands

Appendix 3. Marshall Islands »

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

Appendix 4. Micronesia

Appendix 4. Micronesia »

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

Appendix 5. Palau

Appendix 5. Palau »

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

Appendix 6. Papua New Guinea

Appendix 6. Papua New Guinea »

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

Appendix 7. Samoa

Appendix 7. Samoa »

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

Appendix 8. The Solomon Islands

Appendix 8. The Solomon Islands »

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

Appendix 9. Timor-Leste

Appendix 9. Timor-Leste »

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

Appendix 10. Tonga

Appendix 10. Tonga »

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

Appendix 11. Tuvalu

Appendix 11. Tuvalu »

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

Appendix 12. Vanuatu

Appendix 12. Vanuatu »

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

Chapter 3. Building Resilience in the Pacific Island Countries

Chapter 3. Building Resilience in the Pacific Island Countries »

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

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

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

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

Chapter 8. Drivers of Inflation in the Pacific Island Countries

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

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

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

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

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

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

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

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

Chapter 6. Global and Regional Spillovers to Pacific Island Countries

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

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

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

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

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

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

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

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

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

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

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

Chapter 12. Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanisms in Pacific Island Countries

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

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

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

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

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

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

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

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

Chapter 2. Raising Potential Growth and Enhancing Resilience to Shocks

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

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

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

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

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

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

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

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

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

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

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

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

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

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

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

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

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

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

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

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

...

Part II: Managing External Spillovers, Shocks, and Vulnerabilities

Part II: Managing External Spillovers, Shocks, and Vulnerabilities »

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

...

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

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

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

...

Part IV: Removing Structural Impediments to Growth

Part IV: Removing Structural Impediments to Growth »

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

...

Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific

Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific »

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

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

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

Back Matter

Back Matter »

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

Front Matter

Front Matter »

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

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

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

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

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Kiribati

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Kiribati »

Source: Kiribati : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2015/207

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513526805

KEY ISSUES Context. Donor-financed large infrastructure projects, increased public spending, and a pick-up in credit to households have boosted real GDP growth to close to 4 percent in 2014 and to about 3 percent i...

Kiribati
			: 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Kiribati : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2015/207

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 July 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513526805.002

ISBN: 9781513526805

KEY ISSUES Context. Donor-financed large infrastructure projects, increased public spending, and a pick-up in credit to households have boosted real GDP growth to close to 4 percent in 2014 and to about 3 percent i...

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Kiribati : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2015/207

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513526805

KEY ISSUES Context. Donor-financed large infrastructure projects, increased public spending, and a pick-up in credit to households have boosted real GDP growth to close to 4 percent in 2014 and to about 3 percent i...

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Kiribati : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2015/207

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513526805

KEY ISSUES Context. Donor-financed large infrastructure projects, increased public spending, and a pick-up in credit to households have boosted real GDP growth to close to 4 percent in 2014 and to about 3 percent i...

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Kiribati : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2015/207

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513526805

KEY ISSUES Context. Donor-financed large infrastructure projects, increased public spending, and a pick-up in credit to households have boosted real GDP growth to close to 4 percent in 2014 and to about 3 percent i...

Strengthening Fiscal Frameworks and Improving the Spending Mix in Small States

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

Volume/Issue: 2015/124

Series: IMF Working Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 June 2015

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

ISBN: 9781513529103

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

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

Strengthening Fiscal Frameworks and Improving the Spending Mix in Small States

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2015/124

Series: IMF Working Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513529103

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

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

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Kiribati

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Kiribati »

Source: Kiribati : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/138

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 2014

ISBN: 9781498395212

Keywords: license, license fees, fiscal multipliers, fiscal sustainability, fiscal consolidation

KEY ISSUES Kiribati's key economic challenges are to reduce large structural fiscal imbalances and increase growth and employment opportunities, while facing obstacles posed by remoteness, lack of scale, vulnerab...

Kiribati
			: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Kiribati : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2014/138

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498395212.002

ISBN: 9781498395212

Keywords: license, license fees, fiscal multipliers, fiscal sustainability, fiscal consolidation

KEY ISSUES Kiribati's key economic challenges are to reduce large structural fiscal imbalances and increase growth and employment opportunities, while facing obstacles posed by remoteness, lack of scale, vulnerab...

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Kiribati : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/138

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 2014

ISBN: 9781498395212

Keywords: license, license fees, fiscal multipliers, fiscal sustainability, fiscal consolidation

KEY ISSUES Kiribati's key economic challenges are to reduce large structural fiscal imbalances and increase growth and employment opportunities, while facing obstacles posed by remoteness, lack of scale, vulnerab...

Kiribati Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis1

Kiribati Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis1 »

Source: Kiribati : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/138

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 2014

ISBN: 9781498395212

Keywords: license, license fees, fiscal multipliers, fiscal sustainability, fiscal consolidation

KEY ISSUES Kiribati's key economic challenges are to reduce large structural fiscal imbalances and increase growth and employment opportunities, while facing obstacles posed by remoteness, lack of scale, vulnerab...

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Kiribati : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/138

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 2014

ISBN: 9781498395212

Keywords: license, license fees, fiscal multipliers, fiscal sustainability, fiscal consolidation

KEY ISSUES Kiribati's key economic challenges are to reduce large structural fiscal imbalances and increase growth and employment opportunities, while facing obstacles posed by remoteness, lack of scale, vulnerab...

Statement by Jong-WonYoon, Executive Director for Kiribati and Mr. Wonjin Choi, Advisor to Executive Director, May 16, 2014

Statement by Jong-WonYoon, Executive Director for Kiribati and Mr. Wonjin Choi, Advisor to Executive Director, May 16, 2014 »

Source: Kiribati : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/138

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 2014

ISBN: 9781498395212

Keywords: license, license fees, fiscal multipliers, fiscal sustainability, fiscal consolidation

KEY ISSUES Kiribati's key economic challenges are to reduce large structural fiscal imbalances and increase growth and employment opportunities, while facing obstacles posed by remoteness, lack of scale, vulnerab...

Asia and Pacific
			: Small States Monitor, April 2014:  Volume 1, Issue 1

Asia and Pacific : Small States Monitor, April 2014: Volume 1, Issue 1 »

Series: Other Periodicals

Author(s): Shari Boyce , Sergei Dodzin , Xuefei Bai , Ezequiel Cabezon , Fazurin Jamaludin , Yiqun Wu , and Rosanne Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475579611.029

ISBN: 9781475579611

Keywords: license, license fees, fiscal policy, commodity exporters, exporters

The work on the small states is an important component of the IMF's global policy agenda. Among the 36 member countries covered by the IMF Asia and Pacific Department (APD), 13 countries are developing small states...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Asia and Pacific : Small States Monitor, April 2014: Volume 1, Issue 1

Series: Other Periodicals

Author(s): Shari Boyce , Sergei Dodzin , Xuefei Bai , Ezequiel Cabezon , Fazurin Jamaludin , Yiqun Wu , and Rosanne Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2014

ISBN: 9781475579611

Keywords: license, license fees, fiscal policy, commodity exporters, exporters

The work on the small states is an important component of the IMF's global policy agenda. Among the 36 member countries covered by the IMF Asia and Pacific Department (APD), 13 countries are developing small states...

Asia-Pacific Small States: Developments and Outlook

Asia-Pacific Small States: Developments and Outlook »

Source: Asia and Pacific : Small States Monitor, April 2014: Volume 1, Issue 1

Series: Other Periodicals

Author(s): Shari Boyce , Sergei Dodzin , Xuefei Bai , Ezequiel Cabezon , Fazurin Jamaludin , Yiqun Wu , and Rosanne Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2014

ISBN: 9781475579611

Keywords: license, license fees, fiscal policy, commodity exporters, exporters

Growth and Inflation Average growth in the small states in the Asia and Pacific region remained weak (1 percent) in 2013 and underperformed that in other small states—2 percent. Howe...

Country Notes

Country Notes »

Source: Asia and Pacific : Small States Monitor, April 2014: Volume 1, Issue 1

Series: Other Periodicals

Author(s): Shari Boyce , Sergei Dodzin , Xuefei Bai , Ezequiel Cabezon , Fazurin Jamaludin , Yiqun Wu , and Rosanne Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2014

ISBN: 9781475579611

Keywords: license, license fees, fiscal policy, commodity exporters, exporters

Marshall Islands Context: The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) is going through a period of output fluctuations. The economy expanded in FY2012 by 3.2 percent,...

Media and Other News

Media and Other News »

Source: Asia and Pacific : Small States Monitor, April 2014: Volume 1, Issue 1

Series: Other Periodicals

Author(s): Shari Boyce , Sergei Dodzin , Xuefei Bai , Ezequiel Cabezon , Fazurin Jamaludin , Yiqun Wu , and Rosanne Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2014

ISBN: 9781475579611

Keywords: license, license fees, fiscal policy, commodity exporters, exporters

DMD Zhu’s Interview on the Pacific Island Countries in Business Melanesia Supporting growth and reforms How involved is...

Special Topic—Leveraging Marine Fishery Resources: Implications for Fiscal Policy1

Special Topic—Leveraging Marine Fishery Resources: Implications for Fiscal Policy1 »

Source: Asia and Pacific : Small States Monitor, April 2014: Volume 1, Issue 1

Series: Other Periodicals

Author(s): Shari Boyce , Sergei Dodzin , Xuefei Bai , Ezequiel Cabezon , Fazurin Jamaludin , Yiqun Wu , and Rosanne Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2014

ISBN: 9781475579611

Keywords: license, license fees, fiscal policy, commodity exporters, exporters

Fishing license fees are a major source of revenue in several Pacific island countries (Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, and Tuvalu). In 2013 the fee earnings ranged from...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Kiribati

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Kiribati »

Source: Kiribati : 2013 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Informational Annex, Debt Sustainability Analysis, Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kiribati

Volume/Issue: 2013/158

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 June 2013

ISBN: 9781484338353

Keywords: fiscal sustainability, budget support, tax revenue, fiscal deficit, fiscal imbalances

Kiribati is one of the poorest and most remote microstates in the Pacific. It is highly dependent on volatile fishing license fees, remittances, and donor assistance. The challenge is to implement fiscal and struct...

Kiribati
			: 2013 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Informational Annex, Debt Sustainability Analysis, Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kiribati

Kiribati : 2013 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Informational Annex, Debt Sustainability Analysis, Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kiribati »

Volume/Issue: 2013/158

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 June 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484338353.002

ISBN: 9781484338353

Keywords: fiscal sustainability, budget support, tax revenue, fiscal deficit, fiscal imbalances

Kiribati is one of the poorest and most remote microstates in the Pacific. It is highly dependent on volatile fishing license fees, remittances, and donor assistance. The challenge is to implement fiscal and struct...

Kiribati

Kiribati »

Source: Kiribati : 2013 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Informational Annex, Debt Sustainability Analysis, Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kiribati

Volume/Issue: 2013/158

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 June 2013

ISBN: 9781484338353

Keywords: fiscal sustainability, budget support, tax revenue, fiscal deficit, fiscal imbalances

Kiribati is one of the poorest and most remote microstates in the Pacific. It is highly dependent on volatile fishing license fees, remittances, and donor assistance. The challenge is to implement fiscal and struct...

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Kiribati : 2013 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Informational Annex, Debt Sustainability Analysis, Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kiribati

Volume/Issue: 2013/158

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 June 2013

ISBN: 9781484338353

Keywords: fiscal sustainability, budget support, tax revenue, fiscal deficit, fiscal imbalances

Kiribati is one of the poorest and most remote microstates in the Pacific. It is highly dependent on volatile fishing license fees, remittances, and donor assistance. The challenge is to implement fiscal and struct...

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Kiribati : 2013 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Informational Annex, Debt Sustainability Analysis, Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kiribati

Volume/Issue: 2013/158

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 June 2013

ISBN: 9781484338353

Keywords: fiscal sustainability, budget support, tax revenue, fiscal deficit, fiscal imbalances

Kiribati is one of the poorest and most remote microstates in the Pacific. It is highly dependent on volatile fishing license fees, remittances, and donor assistance. The challenge is to implement fiscal and struct...

Statement by Jong-Won Yoon, Executive Director for Kiribati, and Graig Fookes, Advisor to the Executive Director of Kiribati, May 29, 2013

Statement by Jong-Won Yoon, Executive Director for Kiribati, and Graig Fookes, Advisor to the Executive Director of Kiribati, May 29, 2013 »

Source: Kiribati : 2013 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Informational Annex, Debt Sustainability Analysis, Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kiribati

Volume/Issue: 2013/158

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 June 2013

ISBN: 9781484338353

Keywords: fiscal sustainability, budget support, tax revenue, fiscal deficit, fiscal imbalances

Kiribati is one of the poorest and most remote microstates in the Pacific. It is highly dependent on volatile fishing license fees, remittances, and donor assistance. The challenge is to implement fiscal and struct...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Kiribati

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Kiribati »

Source: Kiribati : 2011 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report, Informational Annexes, Debt Sustainability Analysis, Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion, and Statement by the Executive Director for Kiribati

Volume/Issue: 2011/113

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455287635

Keywords: current account, debt service, external debt, current account balance

The staff report highlights that the economy of Kiribati showed resilience from the global crisis owing to infrastructure projects financed by foreign assistance. Executive Directors stressed the importance of pre...

Kiribati
			: 2011 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report, Informational Annexes, Debt Sustainability Analysis, Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion, and Statement by the Executive Director for Kiribati

Kiribati : 2011 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report, Informational Annexes, Debt Sustainability Analysis, Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion, and Statement by the Executive Director for Kiribati »

Volume/Issue: 2011/113

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455287635.002

ISBN: 9781455287635

Keywords: current account, debt service, external debt, current account balance

The staff report highlights that the economy of Kiribati showed resilience from the global crisis owing to infrastructure projects financed by foreign assistance. Executive Directors stressed the importance of pre...

Kiribati
			: Statistical Appendix

Kiribati : Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2011/114

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455287642.002

ISBN: 9781455287642

Keywords: expenditure, government expenditure, central government expenditure, tax revenue, taxation

This report presents data provided by the authorities during 2005-09, which include Kiribati's contributions to GDP growth and gross national product. It provides a summary of central government's operations, reven...

Kiribati

Kiribati »

Source: Kiribati : 2011 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report, Informational Annexes, Debt Sustainability Analysis, Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion, and Statement by the Executive Director for Kiribati

Volume/Issue: 2011/113

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455287635

Keywords: current account, debt service, external debt, current account balance

The staff report highlights that the economy of Kiribati showed resilience from the global crisis owing to infrastructure projects financed by foreign assistance. Executive Directors stressed the importance of pre...

Kiribati

Kiribati »

Source: Kiribati : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2011/114

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455287642

Keywords: expenditure, government expenditure, central government expenditure, tax revenue, taxation

This report presents data provided by the authorities during 2005-09, which include Kiribati's contributions to GDP growth and gross national product. It provides a summary of central government's operations, reven...

Kiribati: Joint Imf/World Bank Debt Sustainability Analysis 20111

Kiribati: Joint Imf/World Bank Debt Sustainability Analysis 20111 »

Source: Kiribati : 2011 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report, Informational Annexes, Debt Sustainability Analysis, Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion, and Statement by the Executive Director for Kiribati

Volume/Issue: 2011/113

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455287635

Keywords: current account, debt service, external debt, current account balance

The staff report highlights that the economy of Kiribati showed resilience from the global crisis owing to infrastructure projects financed by foreign assistance. Executive Directors stressed the importance of pre...

Kiribati: Staff Report For The 2011 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Kiribati: Staff Report For The 2011 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Kiribati : 2011 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report, Informational Annexes, Debt Sustainability Analysis, Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion, and Statement by the Executive Director for Kiribati

Volume/Issue: 2011/113

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455287635

Keywords: current account, debt service, external debt, current account balance

The staff report highlights that the economy of Kiribati showed resilience from the global crisis owing to infrastructure projects financed by foreign assistance. Executive Directors stressed the importance of pre...

Statement by Christopher Y. Legg, Executive Director for Kiribati and Teea Tira, Advisor to Executive Director

Statement by Christopher Y. Legg, Executive Director for Kiribati and Teea Tira, Advisor to Executive Director »

Source: Kiribati : 2011 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report, Informational Annexes, Debt Sustainability Analysis, Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion, and Statement by the Executive Director for Kiribati

Volume/Issue: 2011/113

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455287635

Keywords: current account, debt service, external debt, current account balance

The staff report highlights that the economy of Kiribati showed resilience from the global crisis owing to infrastructure projects financed by foreign assistance. Executive Directors stressed the importance of pre...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with Kiribati

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with Kiribati »

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

Volume/Issue: 2009/199

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2009

ISBN: 9781451821918

Keywords: debt, deficit, budget, article

This 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights that inflation in Kiribati increased to about 19 percent by end-2008, largely reflecting higher food prices. The current account deficit was broadly unchanged in 2008. S...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2009/199

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451821918.002

ISBN: 9781451821918

Keywords: debt, deficit, budget, article

This 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights that inflation in Kiribati increased to about 19 percent by end-2008, largely reflecting higher food prices. The current account deficit was broadly unchanged in 2008. S...

Kiribati
			: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Kiribati : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2009/196

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451821901.002

ISBN: 9781451821901

Keywords: fiscal deficits, deficit, revenues, tax revenues, fiscal planning

This Selected Issues paper focuses on recent developments with Kiribati's Revenue Equalization Reserve Fund (RERF). The paper also examines fiscal aspects of climate change, and considers options for improving fish...

Kiribati

Kiribati »

Source: Kiribati : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2009/196

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2009

ISBN: 9781451821901

Keywords: fiscal deficits, deficit, revenues, tax revenues, fiscal planning

This Selected Issues paper focuses on recent developments with Kiribati's Revenue Equalization Reserve Fund (RERF). The paper also examines fiscal aspects of climate change, and considers options for improving fish...

Kiribati

Kiribati »

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

Volume/Issue: 2009/199

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2009

ISBN: 9781451821918

Keywords: debt, deficit, budget, article

This 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights that inflation in Kiribati increased to about 19 percent by end-2008, largely reflecting higher food prices. The current account deficit was broadly unchanged in 2008. S...

Kiribati: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Kiribati: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Kiribati : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2009/196

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2009

ISBN: 9781451821901

Keywords: fiscal deficits, deficit, revenues, tax revenues, fiscal planning

This Selected Issues paper focuses on recent developments with Kiribati's Revenue Equalization Reserve Fund (RERF). The paper also examines fiscal aspects of climate change, and considers options for improving fish...

Kiribati: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Kiribati: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Kiribati : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2009/196

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2009

ISBN: 9781451821901

Keywords: fiscal deficits, deficit, revenues, tax revenues, fiscal planning

This Selected Issues paper focuses on recent developments with Kiribati's Revenue Equalization Reserve Fund (RERF). The paper also examines fiscal aspects of climate change, and considers options for improving fish...

Kiribati: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Kiribati: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Kiribati : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2009/196

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2009

ISBN: 9781451821901

Keywords: fiscal deficits, deficit, revenues, tax revenues, fiscal planning

This Selected Issues paper focuses on recent developments with Kiribati's Revenue Equalization Reserve Fund (RERF). The paper also examines fiscal aspects of climate change, and considers options for improving fish...

Kiribati: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Kiribati: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Kiribati : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2009/196

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2009

ISBN: 9781451821901

Keywords: fiscal deficits, deficit, revenues, tax revenues, fiscal planning

This Selected Issues paper focuses on recent developments with Kiribati's Revenue Equalization Reserve Fund (RERF). The paper also examines fiscal aspects of climate change, and considers options for improving fish...

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2009 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2009/199

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2009

ISBN: 9781451821918

Keywords: debt, deficit, budget, article

This 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights that inflation in Kiribati increased to about 19 percent by end-2008, largely reflecting higher food prices. The current account deficit was broadly unchanged in 2008. S...

Statement by Hi-Su Lee, Executive Director for Kiribati and Raynold Moveni, Advisor May 1, 2009

Statement by Hi-Su Lee, Executive Director for Kiribati and Raynold Moveni, Advisor May 1, 2009 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2009/199

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2009

ISBN: 9781451821918

Keywords: debt, deficit, budget, article

This 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights that inflation in Kiribati increased to about 19 percent by end-2008, largely reflecting higher food prices. The current account deficit was broadly unchanged in 2008. S...

Sovereign Wealth Funds in the Pacific Island Countries
			: Macro-Fiscal Linkages

Sovereign Wealth Funds in the Pacific Island Countries : Macro-Fiscal Linkages »

Volume/Issue: 2007/297

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paulo Medas , and Eric Le Borgne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451868609.001

ISBN: 9781451868609

Keywords: Fiscal Sustainability, Stabilization, expenditure, budget process, public debt

This paper looks at the role Sovereign Wealth Funds have played in the Pacific Island Countries in achieving key macro-fiscal policy objectives, namely, protecting the budget from high revenue volatility and streng...

Sovereign Wealth Funds in the Pacific Island Countries

Sovereign Wealth Funds in the Pacific Island Countries »

Source: Sovereign Wealth Funds in the Pacific Island Countries : Macro-Fiscal Linkages

Volume/Issue: 2007/297

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paulo Medas , and Eric Le Borgne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451868609

Keywords: Fiscal Sustainability, Stabilization, expenditure, budget process, public debt

This paper looks at the role Sovereign Wealth Funds have played in the Pacific Island Countries in achieving key macro-fiscal policy objectives, namely, protecting the budget from high revenue volatility and streng...