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Determinants of Inclusive Growth in ASEAN

Determinants of Inclusive Growth in ASEAN »

Source: Determinants of Inclusive Growth in ASEAN

Volume/Issue: 2020/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Victoriia Alekhina , and Giovanni Ganelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513549194

Keywords: Economic integration, Economic growth, Development, Inclusive growth, Financial crises, Inequality, Income distribution, Equity, WP, per_capita growth

Over the past decades ASEAN countries have experienced rapid economic growth accompanied by a dramatic fall in poverty rates, but income inequality has not retreated. This research aims at identifying factors which...

Determinants of Inclusive Growth in ASEAN

Determinants of Inclusive Growth in ASEAN »

Volume/Issue: 2020/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Victoriia Alekhina , and Giovanni Ganelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513549194.001

ISBN: 9781513549194

Keywords: Economic integration, Economic growth, Development, Inclusive growth, Financial crises, Inequality, Income distribution, Equity, WP, per_capita growth

Over the past decades ASEAN countries have experienced rapid economic growth accompanied by a dramatic fall in poverty rates, but income inequality has not retreated. This research aims at identifying factors which...

Does Going Tough on Banks Make the Going Get Tough? Bank Liquidity Regulations, Capital Requirements, and Sectoral Activity

Does Going Tough on Banks Make the Going Get Tough? Bank Liquidity Regulations, Capital Requirements, and Sectoral Activity »

Source: Does Going Tough on Banks Make the Going Get Tough? Bank Liquidity Regulations, Capital Requirements, and Sectoral Activity

Volume/Issue: 2020/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Deniz Igan , and Ali Mirzaei

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 June 2020

ISBN: 9781513548104

Keywords: Financial crises, Real sector, Economic conditions, Supply and demand, Economic growth, Bank liquidity, bank capital, Basel III, Financial stability, Sectoral activity

Whether and to what extent tougher bank regulation weighs on economic growth is an open empirical question. Using data from 28 manufacturing industries in 50 countries, we explore the extent to which cross-country...

Does Going Tough on Banks Make the Going Get Tough? Bank Liquidity Regulations, Capital Requirements, and Sectoral Activity

Does Going Tough on Banks Make the Going Get Tough? Bank Liquidity Regulations, Capital Requirements, and Sectoral Activity »

Volume/Issue: 2020/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Deniz Igan , and Ali Mirzaei

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 June 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513548104.001

ISBN: 9781513548104

Keywords: Financial crises, Real sector, Economic conditions, Supply and demand, Economic growth, Bank liquidity, bank capital, Basel III, Financial stability, Sectoral activity

Whether and to what extent tougher bank regulation weighs on economic growth is an open empirical question. Using data from 28 manufacturing industries in 50 countries, we explore the extent to which cross-country...

Is South Asia Ready for Take Off?
			: A Sustainable and Inclusive Growth Agenda

Is South Asia Ready for Take Off? : A Sustainable and Inclusive Growth Agenda »

Volume/Issue: 2019/18

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Manuela Goretti , Daisaku Kihara , Ranil Salgado , and Anne Gulde

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513507538.087

ISBN: 9781513507538

Keywords: Economic conditions, Financial crises, Economic growth, Supply and demand, Financial regulation and supervision, DPPP, reform effort, economic outlook, south Asia, demographic dividend

Since the mid-1980s, durable reforms coupled with prudent macroeconomic management have brought steady progress to the South Asia region, making it one of the world's fastest growing regions. Real GDP growth has st...

Is South Asia Ready for Take Off?

Is South Asia Ready for Take Off? »

Source: Is South Asia Ready for Take Off? : A Sustainable and Inclusive Growth Agenda

Volume/Issue: 2019/18

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Manuela Goretti , Daisaku Kihara , Ranil Salgado , and Anne Gulde

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513507538

Keywords: Economic conditions, Financial crises, Economic growth, Supply and demand, Financial regulation and supervision, DPPP, reform effort, economic outlook, south Asia, demographic dividend

Since the mid-1980s, durable reforms coupled with prudent macroeconomic management have brought steady progress to the South Asia region, making it one of the world's fastest growing regions. Real GDP growth has st...

Sri Lanka
			: Technical Assistance Report-Enhancing the Effectiveness of the Sri Lankan Securities Market Enforcement Program

Sri Lanka : Technical Assistance Report-Enhancing the Effectiveness of the Sri Lankan Securities Market Enforcement Program »

Volume/Issue: 2019/140

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498316187.002

ISBN: 9781498316187

Keywords: Capital markets, Securities markets, Global competitiveness, Financial markets, Financial sector reform, ISCR, CR, SEC, enforcement action, enforcement policy

This paper discusses the report of technical assistance mission to Sri Lanka. The report highlights that Sri Lanka has embarked on a program of reform intended to enable the country to emerge as an internationally...

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka »

Source: Sri Lanka : Technical Assistance Report-Enhancing the Effectiveness of the Sri Lankan Securities Market Enforcement Program

Volume/Issue: 2019/140

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498316187

Keywords: Capital markets, Securities markets, Global competitiveness, Financial markets, Financial sector reform, ISCR, CR, SEC, enforcement action, enforcement policy

This paper discusses the report of technical assistance mission to Sri Lanka. The report highlights that Sri Lanka has embarked on a program of reform intended to enable the country to emerge as an internationally...

IMF Executive Board Completes the Fifth Review under Sri Lanka’s Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility; Grants Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Approves US$ 164.1 million disbursement and Extension of the Arrangement1

IMF Executive Board Completes the Fifth Review under Sri Lanka’s Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility; Grants Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Approves US$ 164.1 million disbursement and Extension of the Arrangement1 »

Source: Sri Lanka : Fifth Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, Extension of the Arrangement and Rephasing of Purchases-Press Release; Staff Report and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2019/135

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498315159

Keywords: External sector, Central banks, Monetary policy, Social safety nets, Flexible exchange rates, Proj, primary balance, net lend, SOEs, percent of GDP

This paper discusses Sri Lanka's Fifth Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, extension of the arrangement, and rephasi...

Sri Lanka
			: Fifth Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, Extension of the Arrangement and Rephasing of Purchases-Press Release; Staff Report and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka : Fifth Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, Extension of the Arrangement and Rephasing of Purchases-Press Release; Staff Report and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka »

Volume/Issue: 2019/135

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498315159.002

ISBN: 9781498315159

Keywords: External sector, Central banks, Monetary policy, Social safety nets, Flexible exchange rates, Proj, primary balance, net lend, SOEs, percent of GDP

This paper discusses Sri Lanka's Fifth Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, extension of the arrangement, and rephasi...

Sri Lanka: Fifth Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Nonoberservance of Performance Criteria, Extension of the Arrangement and Rephasing of Purchases—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka: Fifth Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Nonoberservance of Performance Criteria, Extension of the Arrangement and Rephasing of Purchases—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka »

Source: Sri Lanka : Fifth Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, Extension of the Arrangement and Rephasing of Purchases-Press Release; Staff Report and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2019/135

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498315159

Keywords: External sector, Central banks, Monetary policy, Social safety nets, Flexible exchange rates, Proj, primary balance, net lend, SOEs, percent of GDP

This paper discusses Sri Lanka's Fifth Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, extension of the arrangement, and rephasi...

Statement by Subir Gokarn, Executive Director for Sri Lanka and Mahinda Siriwardana, Alternate Executive Director May 13, 2019

Statement by Subir Gokarn, Executive Director for Sri Lanka and Mahinda Siriwardana, Alternate Executive Director May 13, 2019 »

Source: Sri Lanka : Fifth Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, Extension of the Arrangement and Rephasing of Purchases-Press Release; Staff Report and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2019/135

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498315159

Keywords: External sector, Central banks, Monetary policy, Social safety nets, Flexible exchange rates, Proj, primary balance, net lend, SOEs, percent of GDP

This paper discusses Sri Lanka's Fifth Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, extension of the arrangement, and rephasi...

The Financial Inclusion Landscape in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Dozen Key Findings

The Financial Inclusion Landscape in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Dozen Key Findings »

Source: The Financial Inclusion Landscape in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Dozen Key Findings

Volume/Issue: 2019/79

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sarwat Jahan , Jayendu De , Fazurin Jamaludin , Piyaporn Sodsriwiboon , and Cormac Sullivan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498305440

Keywords: Financial inclusion, Financial services, Financial institutions, Financial infrastructure, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Emerging Markets, Developing Asia, Pacific Islands, Asia-Pacific, Asia-Pacific region

Financial inclusion is a multidimensional concept and countries have chosen diverse methods of enhancing financial inclusion with varying degrees of results. The heterogeneity of financial inclusion is particularly...

The Financial Inclusion Landscape in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Dozen Key Findings

The Financial Inclusion Landscape in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Dozen Key Findings »

Volume/Issue: 2019/79

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sarwat Jahan , Jayendu De , Fazurin Jamaludin , Piyaporn Sodsriwiboon , and Cormac Sullivan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498305440.001

ISBN: 9781498305440

Keywords: Financial inclusion, Financial services, Financial institutions, Financial infrastructure, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Emerging Markets, Developing Asia, Pacific Islands, Asia-Pacific, Asia-Pacific region

Financial inclusion is a multidimensional concept and countries have chosen diverse methods of enhancing financial inclusion with varying degrees of results. The heterogeneity of financial inclusion is particularly...

Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific

Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific »

Source: Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific

Volume/Issue: 2018/17

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Elena Loukoianova , Yongzheng Yang , Si Guo , Leni Hunter , Sarwat Jahan , Fazurin Jamaludin , and Johanna Schauer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484371015

Keywords: Financial inclusion, Financial institutions, Financial services industry, Poor, financial inclusion, macroeconomic policymaking, fintech, Asia, Asia Pacific, Pacific

Asia has made significant progress in financial inclusion, but both its across-country and intra-country disparities are among the highest in the world. The gaps between the rich and the poor, rural and urban popul...

Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific

Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific »

Volume/Issue: 2018/17

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Elena Loukoianova , Yongzheng Yang , Si Guo , Leni Hunter , Sarwat Jahan , Fazurin Jamaludin , and Johanna Schauer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484371015.087

ISBN: 9781484371015

Keywords: Financial inclusion, Financial institutions, Financial services industry, Poor, financial inclusion, macroeconomic policymaking, fintech, Asia, Asia Pacific, Pacific

Asia has made significant progress in financial inclusion, but both its across-country and intra-country disparities are among the highest in the world. The gaps between the rich and the poor, rural and urban popul...

FY2018 - Output Cost Estimates and Budget Outturn

FY2018 - Output Cost Estimates and Budget Outturn »

Source: FY2018 - Output Cost Estimates and Budget Outturn

Volume/Issue: 2018/040

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2018

ISBN: 9781498309387

Keywords: Multiple currency practices, Risk management, Fiscal space, Capital expenditure, Financial sector surveillance, outturn, AFR, country work, IEO, capital spend

"The Fund continues to make efforts to maximize the use of available resources in order to deliver on the priorities and initiatives laid out in the Global Policy Agenda (GPA). The FY 18 outturn reflects reallocati...

FY2018 - Output Cost Estimates and Budget Outturn

FY2018 - Output Cost Estimates and Budget Outturn »

Volume/Issue: 2018/040

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498309387.007

ISBN: 9781498309387

Keywords: Multiple currency practices, Risk management, Fiscal space, Capital expenditure, Financial sector surveillance, outturn, AFR, country work, IEO, capital spend

"The Fund continues to make efforts to maximize the use of available resources in order to deliver on the priorities and initiatives laid out in the Global Policy Agenda (GPA). The FY 18 outturn reflects reallocati...

An Open Economy Quarterly Projection Model for Sri Lanka

An Open Economy Quarterly Projection Model for Sri Lanka »

Volume/Issue: 2018/149

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chandranath Amarasekara , Rahul Anand , Kithsiri Ehelepola , Hemantha Ekanayake , Vishuddhi Jayawickrema , Sujeetha Jegajeevan , Csaba Kober , Tharindi Nugawela , Sergey Plotnikov , Adam Remo , Poongothai Venuganan , and Rasika Yatigammana

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 June 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484361511.001

ISBN: 9781484361511

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Monetary policy, Sri Lanka, Quarterly Projection Model, Forecasting and Policy Analysis System, Flexible Inflation Targeting, General, Forecasting and Simulation, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments

This study documents a semi-structural model developed for Sri Lanka. This model, extended with a fiscal sector block, is expected to serve as a core forecasting model in the process of the Central Bank of Sri Lank...

An Open Economy Quarterly Projection Model for Sri Lanka

An Open Economy Quarterly Projection Model for Sri Lanka »

Source: An Open Economy Quarterly Projection Model for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2018/149

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chandranath Amarasekara , Rahul Anand , Kithsiri Ehelepola , Hemantha Ekanayake , Vishuddhi Jayawickrema , Sujeetha Jegajeevan , Csaba Kober , Tharindi Nugawela , Sergey Plotnikov , Adam Remo , Poongothai Venuganan , and Rasika Yatigammana

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484361511

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Monetary policy, Sri Lanka, Quarterly Projection Model, Forecasting and Policy Analysis System, Flexible Inflation Targeting, General, Forecasting and Simulation, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments

This study documents a semi-structural model developed for Sri Lanka. This model, extended with a fiscal sector block, is expected to serve as a core forecasting model in the process of the Central Bank of Sri Lank...

IMF Executive Board Completes the Fourth Review Under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility and Concludes the 2018 Article IV Consultation with Sri Lanka

IMF Executive Board Completes the Fourth Review Under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility and Concludes the 2018 Article IV Consultation with Sri Lanka »

Source: Sri Lanka : 2018 Article IV Consultation and the Fourth Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2018/175

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484362310

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Public enterprises, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Fiscal reforms, Extended Fund Facility, Extended arrangement reviews, Economic indicators

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Sri Lankan economy is expected to normalize gradually. Following subdued growth in 2017 owing to the lingering effects of weather-related shocks, a recovery is...

Sri Lanka
			: 2018 Article IV Consultation and the Fourth Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka : 2018 Article IV Consultation and the Fourth Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka »

Volume/Issue: 2018/175

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484362310.002

ISBN: 9781484362310

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Public enterprises, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Fiscal reforms, Extended Fund Facility, Extended arrangement reviews, Economic indicators

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Sri Lankan economy is expected to normalize gradually. Following subdued growth in 2017 owing to the lingering effects of weather-related shocks, a recovery is...

Sri Lanka
			: Selected Issues

Sri Lanka : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2018/176

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484362358.002

ISBN: 9781484362358

Keywords: Fiscal reforms, Labor force participation, Women, Gender, Natural disaster assistance, Risk management, Credit expansion, Fiscal rules, Selected issues

This Selected Issues paper discusses measures needed for structural transformation in Sri Lanka. The government has ambitious plans to achieve upper middle-income country status in 2025 by transforming Sri Lanka in...

Sri Lanka: Selected Issues

Sri Lanka: Selected Issues »

Source: Sri Lanka : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/176

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484362358

Keywords: Fiscal reforms, Labor force participation, Women, Gender, Natural disaster assistance, Risk management, Credit expansion, Fiscal rules, Selected issues

This Selected Issues paper discusses measures needed for structural transformation in Sri Lanka. The government has ambitious plans to achieve upper middle-income country status in 2025 by transforming Sri Lanka in...

Sri Lanka: Selected Issues

Sri Lanka: Selected Issues »

Source: Sri Lanka : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/176

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484362358

Keywords: Fiscal reforms, Labor force participation, Women, Gender, Natural disaster assistance, Risk management, Credit expansion, Fiscal rules, Selected issues

This Selected Issues paper discusses measures needed for structural transformation in Sri Lanka. The government has ambitious plans to achieve upper middle-income country status in 2025 by transforming Sri Lanka in...

Sri Lanka: Selected Issues

Sri Lanka: Selected Issues »

Source: Sri Lanka : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/176

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484362358

Keywords: Fiscal reforms, Labor force participation, Women, Gender, Natural disaster assistance, Risk management, Credit expansion, Fiscal rules, Selected issues

This Selected Issues paper discusses measures needed for structural transformation in Sri Lanka. The government has ambitious plans to achieve upper middle-income country status in 2025 by transforming Sri Lanka in...

Sri Lanka: Selected Issues

Sri Lanka: Selected Issues »

Source: Sri Lanka : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/176

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484362358

Keywords: Fiscal reforms, Labor force participation, Women, Gender, Natural disaster assistance, Risk management, Credit expansion, Fiscal rules, Selected issues

This Selected Issues paper discusses measures needed for structural transformation in Sri Lanka. The government has ambitious plans to achieve upper middle-income country status in 2025 by transforming Sri Lanka in...

Sri Lanka: Selected Issues

Sri Lanka: Selected Issues »

Source: Sri Lanka : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/176

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484362358

Keywords: Fiscal reforms, Labor force participation, Women, Gender, Natural disaster assistance, Risk management, Credit expansion, Fiscal rules, Selected issues

This Selected Issues paper discusses measures needed for structural transformation in Sri Lanka. The government has ambitious plans to achieve upper middle-income country status in 2025 by transforming Sri Lanka in...

Sri Lanka: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility

Sri Lanka: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility »

Source: Sri Lanka : 2018 Article IV Consultation and the Fourth Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2018/175

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484362310

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Public enterprises, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Fiscal reforms, Extended Fund Facility, Extended arrangement reviews, Economic indicators

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Sri Lankan economy is expected to normalize gradually. Following subdued growth in 2017 owing to the lingering effects of weather-related shocks, a recovery is...

Sri Lanka: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility— Informational Annex

Sri Lanka: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility— Informational Annex »

Source: Sri Lanka : 2018 Article IV Consultation and the Fourth Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2018/175

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484362310

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Public enterprises, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Fiscal reforms, Extended Fund Facility, Extended arrangement reviews, Economic indicators

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Sri Lankan economy is expected to normalize gradually. Following subdued growth in 2017 owing to the lingering effects of weather-related shocks, a recovery is...

Statement by Mr. Subir Vithal Gokarn, Executive Director for Sri Lanka, and Mr. Mahinda K.M. Siriwardana, Alternate Executive Director June 1, 2018

Statement by Mr. Subir Vithal Gokarn, Executive Director for Sri Lanka, and Mr. Mahinda K.M. Siriwardana, Alternate Executive Director June 1, 2018 »

Source: Sri Lanka : 2018 Article IV Consultation and the Fourth Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2018/175

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484362310

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Public enterprises, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Fiscal reforms, Extended Fund Facility, Extended arrangement reviews, Economic indicators

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Sri Lankan economy is expected to normalize gradually. Following subdued growth in 2017 owing to the lingering effects of weather-related shocks, a recovery is...

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 Completes Third Review of the Extended Arrangement Under the EFF with Sri Lanka and Approves US$ 251.4 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review of the Extended Arrangement Under the EFF with Sri Lanka and Approves US$ 251.4 Million Disbursement »

Source: Sri Lanka : Third Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2018/3

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484337035

Keywords: Extended Fund Facility, Fiscal consolidation, Public enterprises, Monetary policy, Financial stability, Fiscal reforms, Public debt, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria modifications, Debt sustainability analysis

This paper discusses Sri Lanka's Third Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion (PC). Performance under the program has remained b...

Sri Lanka
			: Third Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka : Third Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka »

Volume/Issue: 2018/3

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484337035.002

ISBN: 9781484337035

Keywords: Extended Fund Facility, Fiscal consolidation, Public enterprises, Monetary policy, Financial stability, Fiscal reforms, Public debt, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria modifications, Debt sustainability analysis

This paper discusses Sri Lanka's Third Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion (PC). Performance under the program has remained b...

Sri Lanka: Third Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion

Sri Lanka: Third Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion »

Source: Sri Lanka : Third Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2018/3

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484337035

Keywords: Extended Fund Facility, Fiscal consolidation, Public enterprises, Monetary policy, Financial stability, Fiscal reforms, Public debt, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria modifications, Debt sustainability analysis

This paper discusses Sri Lanka's Third Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion (PC). Performance under the program has remained b...

Statement by Mr. Gokarn, Executive Director, and Mr. Siriwardana, Alternate Executive Director on Sri Lanka December 6, 2017

Statement by Mr. Gokarn, Executive Director, and Mr. Siriwardana, Alternate Executive Director on Sri Lanka December 6, 2017 »

Source: Sri Lanka : Third Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2018/3

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484337035

Keywords: Extended Fund Facility, Fiscal consolidation, Public enterprises, Monetary policy, Financial stability, Fiscal reforms, Public debt, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria modifications, Debt sustainability analysis

This paper discusses Sri Lanka's Third Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion (PC). Performance under the program has remained b...

Third Progress Report on Inclusion of Enhanced Contractual Provisions in International Sovereign Bond Contracts

Third Progress Report on Inclusion of Enhanced Contractual Provisions in International Sovereign Bond Contracts »

Volume/Issue: 2017/067

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498346177.007

ISBN: 9781498346177

Keywords: Public debt management, Bond issues, Collective action clauses, Low income countries, Sovereign debt, passu, outstand stock, issuer, new York law, York law

The IMF Executive Board endorsed in October 2014 the inclusion of key features of enhanced pari passu provisions and collective action clauses (CACs) in new international sovereign bonds.1 Specifically, the Executi...

Third Progress Report on Inclusion of Enhanced Contractual Provisions in International Sovereign Bond Contracts

Third Progress Report on Inclusion of Enhanced Contractual Provisions in International Sovereign Bond Contracts »

Source: Third Progress Report on Inclusion of Enhanced Contractual Provisions in International Sovereign Bond Contracts

Volume/Issue: 2017/067

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2017

ISBN: 9781498346177

Keywords: Public debt management, Bond issues, Collective action clauses, Low income countries, Sovereign debt, passu, outstand stock, issuer, new York law, York law

The IMF Executive Board endorsed in October 2014 the inclusion of key features of enhanced pari passu provisions and collective action clauses (CACs) in new international sovereign bonds.1 Specifically, the Executi...

IMF Completes Second Review of the Extended Arrangement Under the EFF with Sri Lanka and Approves US$ 167.2 Million Disbursement

IMF Completes Second Review of the Extended Arrangement Under the EFF with Sri Lanka and Approves US$ 167.2 Million Disbursement »

Source: Sri Lanka : Second Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Applicability and Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2017/253

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2017

ISBN: 9781484315033

Keywords: Extended Fund Facility, Economic growth, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria waivers, Performance criteria modifications

This paper discusses Sri Lanka's Second Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Applicability and Nonobservance of Performance Criterion (PC), and Request for...

Sri Lanka
			: Second Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Applicability and Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka : Second Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Applicability and Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka »

Volume/Issue: 2017/253

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484315033.002

ISBN: 9781484315033

Keywords: Extended Fund Facility, Economic growth, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria waivers, Performance criteria modifications

This paper discusses Sri Lanka's Second Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Applicability and Nonobservance of Performance Criterion (PC), and Request for...

Sri Lanka: Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Applicability and Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion

Sri Lanka: Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Applicability and Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion »

Source: Sri Lanka : Second Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Applicability and Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2017/253

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2017

ISBN: 9781484315033

Keywords: Extended Fund Facility, Economic growth, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria waivers, Performance criteria modifications

This paper discusses Sri Lanka's Second Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Applicability and Nonobservance of Performance Criterion (PC), and Request for...

Sri Lanka: Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Applicability and Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion—Supplementary Information

Sri Lanka: Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Applicability and Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion—Supplementary Information »

Source: Sri Lanka : Second Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Applicability and Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2017/253

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2017

ISBN: 9781484315033

Keywords: Extended Fund Facility, Economic growth, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria waivers, Performance criteria modifications

This paper discusses Sri Lanka's Second Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Applicability and Nonobservance of Performance Criterion (PC), and Request for...

Statement by Mr. Subir Vithal Gokarn, Executive Director and Mr. Mahinda K.M. Siriwardana, Alternate Executive Director on Sri Lanka July 17, 2017

Statement by Mr. Subir Vithal Gokarn, Executive Director and Mr. Mahinda K.M. Siriwardana, Alternate Executive Director on Sri Lanka July 17, 2017 »

Source: Sri Lanka : Second Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Applicability and Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2017/253

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2017

ISBN: 9781484315033

Keywords: Extended Fund Facility, Economic growth, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria waivers, Performance criteria modifications

This paper discusses Sri Lanka's Second Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Applicability and Nonobservance of Performance Criterion (PC), and Request for...

IMF Executive Board Reviews Social Safeguards in Low-income Countries

IMF Executive Board Reviews Social Safeguards in Low-income Countries »

Source: Social Safeguards and Program Design in PRGT and PSI-Supported Programs

Volume/Issue: 2017/029

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 June 2017

ISBN: 9781498346757

Keywords: Social safety nets, Poverty reduction, Social policy, Poverty, Education spending, social safety net, vulnerable group, safety net, LIC, conditionality

The Fund provides considerable support to low-income countries (LICs). This includes concessional financing from the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust (PRGT), which currently carries an interest rate of zero perce...

Social Safeguards and Program Design in PRGT and PSI-Supported Programs

Social Safeguards and Program Design in PRGT and PSI-Supported Programs »

Volume/Issue: 2017/029

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 June 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498346757.007

ISBN: 9781498346757

Keywords: Social safety nets, Poverty reduction, Social policy, Poverty, Education spending, social safety net, vulnerable group, safety net, LIC, conditionality

The Fund provides considerable support to low-income countries (LICs). This includes concessional financing from the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust (PRGT), which currently carries an interest rate of zero perce...

IMF Policy Paper: Social Safeguards and Program Design in PRGT and PSI-Supported Programs

IMF Policy Paper: Social Safeguards and Program Design in PRGT and PSI-Supported Programs »

Source: Social Safeguards and Program Design in PRGT and PSI-Supported Programs

Volume/Issue: 2017/029

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 June 2017

ISBN: 9781498346757

Keywords: Social safety nets, Poverty reduction, Social policy, Poverty, Education spending, social safety net, vulnerable group, safety net, LIC, conditionality

The Fund provides considerable support to low-income countries (LICs). This includes concessional financing from the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust (PRGT), which currently carries an interest rate of zero perce...

High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues

High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues »

Source: High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/012

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2017

ISBN: 9781498347044

Keywords: Absorptive capacity, Accounting, Accounting systems, Agricultural subsidies, Agriculture, Anti-money laundering, Arrears policy, Balance sheets, Budgeting, Budgets

This is a high-level report on progress in addressing recurring issues identified by the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO). The Board endorsed the proposal in the Chairman's Summing Up for the Independent Evaluat...

High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues

High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/012

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498347044.007

ISBN: 9781498347044

Keywords: Absorptive capacity, Accounting, Accounting systems, Agricultural subsidies, Agriculture, Anti-money laundering, Arrears policy, Balance sheets, Budgeting, Budgets

This is a high-level report on progress in addressing recurring issues identified by the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO). The Board endorsed the proposal in the Chairman's Summing Up for the Independent Evaluat...

Guidance Note on Post Program Monitoring

Guidance Note on Post Program Monitoring »

Source: Guidance Note on Post Program Monitoring

Volume/Issue: 2017/008

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2017

ISBN: 9781498347112

Keywords: External sector, Financial markets, Fiscal policy, Foreign exchange, Financial systems, PPM, staff report, article IV, adequacy, medium-term

operational guidance to staff on the implementation of post-program monitoring (PPM). It is based on the policy paper Strengthening the Framework for Post-Program Monitoring and the related Board discussion and sum...

Guidance Note on Post Program Monitoring

Guidance Note on Post Program Monitoring »

Volume/Issue: 2017/008

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498347112.007

ISBN: 9781498347112

Keywords: External sector, Financial markets, Fiscal policy, Foreign exchange, Financial systems, PPM, staff report, article IV, adequacy, medium-term

operational guidance to staff on the implementation of post-program monitoring (PPM). It is based on the policy paper Strengthening the Framework for Post-Program Monitoring and the related Board discussion and sum...

Collect More, Spend Better

Collect More, Spend Better »

Source: Collect More, Spend Better : Public Investment in Asian Frontier Markets

Volume/Issue: 2017/10

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Manuk Ghazanchyan , Ricardo Marto , Jiri Jonas , and Kaitlyn Douglass

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475570892

Keywords: Southeast Asia, Sri Lanka, Tax collection, Vietnam, Capital expenditure, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Emerging markets, Cambodia, Debt sustainability

We use a dynamic small open economy model to explore the macroeconomic impact of alternative public investment scaling-up scenarios, analyzing how improving the efficiency of capital spending and of tax revenue col...

Collect More, Spend Better
			: Public Investment in Asian Frontier Markets

Collect More, Spend Better : Public Investment in Asian Frontier Markets »

Volume/Issue: 2017/10

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Manuk Ghazanchyan , Ricardo Marto , Jiri Jonas , and Kaitlyn Douglass

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475570892.001

ISBN: 9781475570892

Keywords: Southeast Asia, Sri Lanka, Tax collection, Vietnam, Capital expenditure, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Emerging markets, Cambodia, Debt sustainability

We use a dynamic small open economy model to explore the macroeconomic impact of alternative public investment scaling-up scenarios, analyzing how improving the efficiency of capital spending and of tax revenue col...

Sri Lanka
			: First Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka : First Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka »

Volume/Issue: 2016/371

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475558579.002

ISBN: 9781475558579

Keywords: Extended Fund Facility, Fiscal policy, Tax policy, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Letters of Intent, Staff Reports, Extended arrangement reviews

This paper discusses Sri Lanka's First Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion (PCs). Performance under the program has bee...

IMF Policy Paper: First Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

IMF Policy Paper: First Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka »

Source: Sri Lanka : First Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2016/371

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475558579

Keywords: Extended Fund Facility, Fiscal policy, Tax policy, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Letters of Intent, Staff Reports, Extended arrangement reviews

This paper discusses Sri Lanka's First Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion (PCs). Performance under the program has bee...

IMF Policy Paper: IMF Completes First Review of the Extended Arrangement Under the EFF with Sri Lanka and Approves US$162.6 Million Disbursement

IMF Policy Paper: IMF Completes First Review of the Extended Arrangement Under the EFF with Sri Lanka and Approves US$162.6 Million Disbursement »

Source: Sri Lanka : First Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2016/371

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475558579

Keywords: Extended Fund Facility, Fiscal policy, Tax policy, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Letters of Intent, Staff Reports, Extended arrangement reviews

This paper discusses Sri Lanka's First Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion (PCs). Performance under the program has bee...

2016 Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust - Review of Interest Rate Structure

2016 Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust - Review of Interest Rate Structure »

Volume/Issue: 2016/050

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498345323.007

ISBN: 9781498345323

Keywords: Extended Credit Facility, Interest rate structures, Interest rates on loans, Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust, Press releases, Standby Credit Facility, Positive interest rates, SDR interest rates, Euro interbank offered rate, SCF

This paper reviews the interest rate structure that would apply to the PRGT in 2017-18. Based on the interest rate setting mechanism agreed in 2009, the interest rate for the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) would be...

2016 Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust - Review of Interest Rate Structure

2016 Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust - Review of Interest Rate Structure »

Source: 2016 Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust - Review of Interest Rate Structure

Volume/Issue: 2016/050

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781498345323

Keywords: Extended Credit Facility, Interest rate structures, Interest rates on loans, Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust, Press releases, Standby Credit Facility, Positive interest rates, SDR interest rates, Euro interbank offered rate, SCF

This paper reviews the interest rate structure that would apply to the PRGT in 2017-18. Based on the interest rate setting mechanism agreed in 2009, the interest rate for the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) would be...

Strengthening the Framework for Post Program Monitoring

Strengthening the Framework for Post Program Monitoring »

Volume/Issue: 2016/035

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498345620.007

ISBN: 9781498345620

Keywords: Credit risk, Fund policies, General Resources Account, Members, Post-program monitoring, Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust, Risk management, Poverty reduction, Large exposures, Credit

Post-Program Monitoring (PPM) is an important part of the Fund's safeguards architecture. It provides a framework for closer engagement with members that have substantial outstanding Fund credit but are no longer i...

IMF Policy Paper: Strengthening The Framework for Post Program Monitoring

IMF Policy Paper: Strengthening The Framework for Post Program Monitoring »

Source: Strengthening the Framework for Post Program Monitoring

Volume/Issue: 2016/035

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498345620

Keywords: Credit risk, Fund policies, General Resources Account, Members, Post-program monitoring, Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust, Risk management, Poverty reduction, Large exposures, Credit

Post-Program Monitoring (PPM) is an important part of the Fund's safeguards architecture. It provides a framework for closer engagement with members that have substantial outstanding Fund credit but are no longer i...

IMF Policy Paper: Strengthening the Framework for Post Program Monitoring

IMF Policy Paper: Strengthening the Framework for Post Program Monitoring »

Source: Strengthening the Framework for Post Program Monitoring

Volume/Issue: 2016/035

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498345620

Keywords: Credit risk, Fund policies, General Resources Account, Members, Post-program monitoring, Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust, Risk management, Poverty reduction, Large exposures, Credit

Post-Program Monitoring (PPM) is an important part of the Fund's safeguards architecture. It provides a framework for closer engagement with members that have substantial outstanding Fund credit but are no longer i...

IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year US$1.5 Billion Extended Arrangement under EFF for Sri Lanka

IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year US$1.5 Billion Extended Arrangement under EFF for Sri Lanka »

Source: Sri Lanka : Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement, and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2016/150

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2016

ISBN: 9781475532388

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

This paper discusses economic performance, outlook, and risks of Sri Lankan economy. Macroeconomic performance in 2015 reflected a mix between positive underlying growth momentum, the negative impact of unbalanced...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Fourth Post-Program Monitoring with Sri Lanka

IMF Executive Board Concludes Fourth Post-Program Monitoring with Sri Lanka »

Source: Sri Lanka : Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2016/152

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484389645

Keywords: monetary fund, economic developments, central bank, debt, monetary policy

This paper discusses recent economic developments, outlook, and policies required to stabilize the economy of Sri Lanka. Recent economic developments reflect a more challenging external environment as well as a sha...

Sri Lanka
			: Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka : Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka »

Volume/Issue: 2016/152

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484389645.002

ISBN: 9781484389645

Keywords: monetary fund, economic developments, central bank, debt, monetary policy

This paper discusses recent economic developments, outlook, and policies required to stabilize the economy of Sri Lanka. Recent economic developments reflect a more challenging external environment as well as a sha...

Sri Lanka
			: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement, and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka : Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement, and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka »

Volume/Issue: 2016/150

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475532388.002

ISBN: 9781475532388

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

This paper discusses economic performance, outlook, and risks of Sri Lankan economy. Macroeconomic performance in 2015 reflected a mix between positive underlying growth momentum, the negative impact of unbalanced...

Sri Lanka: Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussion

Sri Lanka: Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussion »

Source: Sri Lanka : Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2016/152

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484389645

Keywords: monetary fund, economic developments, central bank, debt, monetary policy

This paper discusses recent economic developments, outlook, and policies required to stabilize the economy of Sri Lanka. Recent economic developments reflect a more challenging external environment as well as a sha...

Sri Lanka: Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussion-Supplementary Information

Sri Lanka: Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussion-Supplementary Information »

Source: Sri Lanka : Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2016/152

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484389645

Keywords: monetary fund, economic developments, central bank, debt, monetary policy

This paper discusses recent economic developments, outlook, and policies required to stabilize the economy of Sri Lanka. Recent economic developments reflect a more challenging external environment as well as a sha...

Sri Lanka: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three Year Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility

Sri Lanka: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three Year Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility »

Source: Sri Lanka : Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement, and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2016/150

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2016

ISBN: 9781475532388

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

This paper discusses economic performance, outlook, and risks of Sri Lankan economy. Macroeconomic performance in 2015 reflected a mix between positive underlying growth momentum, the negative impact of unbalanced...

Sri Lanka: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three Year Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility—Informational Annex

Sri Lanka: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three Year Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility—Informational Annex »

Source: Sri Lanka : Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement, and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2016/150

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2016

ISBN: 9781475532388

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

This paper discusses economic performance, outlook, and risks of Sri Lankan economy. Macroeconomic performance in 2015 reflected a mix between positive underlying growth momentum, the negative impact of unbalanced...

Sri Lanka: Staff Report for the Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussion—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Sri Lanka: Staff Report for the Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussion—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Sri Lanka : Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2016/152

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484389645

Keywords: monetary fund, economic developments, central bank, debt, monetary policy

This paper discusses recent economic developments, outlook, and policies required to stabilize the economy of Sri Lanka. Recent economic developments reflect a more challenging external environment as well as a sha...

Statement by Mr. Subir Vithal Gokarn, Executive Director and Mrs. Swarna Gunaratne, Alternate Executive Director on Sri Lanka Executive Board Meeting, June 3, 2016

Statement by Mr. Subir Vithal Gokarn, Executive Director and Mrs. Swarna Gunaratne, Alternate Executive Director on Sri Lanka Executive Board Meeting, June 3, 2016 »

Source: Sri Lanka : Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement, and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2016/150

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2016

ISBN: 9781475532388

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

This paper discusses economic performance, outlook, and risks of Sri Lankan economy. Macroeconomic performance in 2015 reflected a mix between positive underlying growth momentum, the negative impact of unbalanced...

Statement by Mrs. Swarna Gunaratne, Alternate Executive Director on Sri Lanka Executive Board Meeting, November 13, 2015

Statement by Mrs. Swarna Gunaratne, Alternate Executive Director on Sri Lanka Executive Board Meeting, November 13, 2015 »

Source: Sri Lanka : Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2016/152

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484389645

Keywords: monetary fund, economic developments, central bank, debt, monetary policy

This paper discusses recent economic developments, outlook, and policies required to stabilize the economy of Sri Lanka. Recent economic developments reflect a more challenging external environment as well as a sha...

Statement by the Staff Representative on Sri Lanka Executive Board Meeting, June 3, 2016

Statement by the Staff Representative on Sri Lanka Executive Board Meeting, June 3, 2016 »

Source: Sri Lanka : Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement, and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2016/150

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2016

ISBN: 9781475532388

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

This paper discusses economic performance, outlook, and risks of Sri Lankan economy. Macroeconomic performance in 2015 reflected a mix between positive underlying growth momentum, the negative impact of unbalanced...

West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)
			: Selected Issues

West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475550009.002

ISBN: 9781475550009

Keywords: investment, public investment, public, infrastructure, per

This paper presents stylized facts on the quantitative and qualitative infrastructure gap in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), estimates the efficiency of public investment, and recommends how t...

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Selected Issues

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Selected Issues »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2016

ISBN: 9781475550009

Keywords: investment, public investment, public, infrastructure, per

This paper presents stylized facts on the quantitative and qualitative infrastructure gap in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), estimates the efficiency of public investment, and recommends how t...

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Selected Issues

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Selected Issues »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2016

ISBN: 9781475550009

Keywords: investment, public investment, public, infrastructure, per

This paper presents stylized facts on the quantitative and qualitative infrastructure gap in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), estimates the efficiency of public investment, and recommends how t...

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Selected Issues

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Selected Issues »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2016

ISBN: 9781475550009

Keywords: investment, public investment, public, infrastructure, per

This paper presents stylized facts on the quantitative and qualitative infrastructure gap in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), estimates the efficiency of public investment, and recommends how t...

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Selected Issues

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Selected Issues »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2016

ISBN: 9781475550009

Keywords: investment, public investment, public, infrastructure, per

This paper presents stylized facts on the quantitative and qualitative infrastructure gap in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), estimates the efficiency of public investment, and recommends how t...

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Selected Issues

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Selected Issues »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2016

ISBN: 9781475550009

Keywords: investment, public investment, public, infrastructure, per

This paper presents stylized facts on the quantitative and qualitative infrastructure gap in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), estimates the efficiency of public investment, and recommends how t...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Third Post Program Monitoring Discussion with Sri Lanka

IMF Executive Board Concludes Third Post Program Monitoring Discussion with Sri Lanka »

Source: Sri Lanka : Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussion-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2015/335

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513500171

Keywords: deficit, monetary fund, exchange, budget, tax, All Countries, exchange rate, commodity,

This paper focuses on Sri Lanka's Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussion. Sri Lanka's recent macroeconomic performance has generally been strong but risks appear to be on the rise. Real GDP growth registered 7.4...

Sri Lanka
			: Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussion-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka : Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussion-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka »

Volume/Issue: 2015/335

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 December 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513500171.002

ISBN: 9781513500171

Keywords: deficit, monetary fund, exchange, budget, tax, All Countries, exchange rate, commodity,

This paper focuses on Sri Lanka's Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussion. Sri Lanka's recent macroeconomic performance has generally been strong but risks appear to be on the rise. Real GDP growth registered 7.4...

Sri Lanka: Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussion

Sri Lanka: Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussion »

Source: Sri Lanka : Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussion-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2015/335

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513500171

Keywords: deficit, monetary fund, exchange, budget, tax, All Countries, exchange rate, commodity,

This paper focuses on Sri Lanka's Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussion. Sri Lanka's recent macroeconomic performance has generally been strong but risks appear to be on the rise. Real GDP growth registered 7.4...

Sri Lanka: Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussion—Supplementary Information

Sri Lanka: Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussion—Supplementary Information »

Source: Sri Lanka : Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussion-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2015/335

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513500171

Keywords: deficit, monetary fund, exchange, budget, tax, All Countries, exchange rate, commodity,

This paper focuses on Sri Lanka's Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussion. Sri Lanka's recent macroeconomic performance has generally been strong but risks appear to be on the rise. Real GDP growth registered 7.4...

Statement by Rakesh Mohan, Executive Director for Sri Lanka and Mr. Ranasinghe, April 29, 2015

Statement by Rakesh Mohan, Executive Director for Sri Lanka and Mr. Ranasinghe, April 29, 2015 »

Source: Sri Lanka : Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussion-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2015/335

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513500171

Keywords: deficit, monetary fund, exchange, budget, tax, All Countries, exchange rate, commodity,

This paper focuses on Sri Lanka's Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussion. Sri Lanka's recent macroeconomic performance has generally been strong but risks appear to be on the rise. Real GDP growth registered 7.4...

The Fund’s Lending Framework and Sovereign Debt—Further Considerations

The Fund’s Lending Framework and Sovereign Debt—Further Considerations »

Source: The Fund's Lending Framework and Sovereign Debt-Further Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2015/048

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 September 2015

ISBN: 9781498344739

Keywords: Sovereign debt, Balance of payments, Access to foreign markets, Debt sustainability, Access to capital markets, market access, reprofiling, debt restructure, high probability, private claim

In discussing the June 2014 paper, Executive Directors broadly supported staff's proposal to introduce more flexibility into the Fund's exceptional access framework to reduce unnecessary costs for the member, its c...

The Fund’s Lending Framework and Sovereign Debt—Further Considerations—Annexes

The Fund’s Lending Framework and Sovereign Debt—Further Considerations—Annexes »

Source: The Fund's Lending Framework and Sovereign Debt-Further Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2015/048

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 September 2015

ISBN: 9781498344739

Keywords: Sovereign debt, Balance of payments, Access to foreign markets, Debt sustainability, Access to capital markets, market access, reprofiling, debt restructure, high probability, private claim

In discussing the June 2014 paper, Executive Directors broadly supported staff's proposal to introduce more flexibility into the Fund's exceptional access framework to reduce unnecessary costs for the member, its c...

The Fund’s Lending Framework and Sovereign Debt—Further Considerations—Supplementary Information and Proposed Decision

The Fund’s Lending Framework and Sovereign Debt—Further Considerations—Supplementary Information and Proposed Decision »

Source: The Fund's Lending Framework and Sovereign Debt-Further Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2015/048

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 September 2015

ISBN: 9781498344739

Keywords: Sovereign debt, Balance of payments, Access to foreign markets, Debt sustainability, Access to capital markets, market access, reprofiling, debt restructure, high probability, private claim

In discussing the June 2014 paper, Executive Directors broadly supported staff's proposal to introduce more flexibility into the Fund's exceptional access framework to reduce unnecessary costs for the member, its c...

IMF Executive Board Approves Exceptional Access Lending Framework Reforms

IMF Executive Board Approves Exceptional Access Lending Framework Reforms »

Source: The Fund's Lending Framework and Sovereign Debt-Further Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2015/048

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 September 2015

ISBN: 9781498344739

Keywords: Sovereign debt, Balance of payments, Access to foreign markets, Debt sustainability, Access to capital markets, market access, reprofiling, debt restructure, high probability, private claim

In discussing the June 2014 paper, Executive Directors broadly supported staff's proposal to introduce more flexibility into the Fund's exceptional access framework to reduce unnecessary costs for the member, its c...

The Fund's Lending Framework and Sovereign Debt-Further Considerations

The Fund's Lending Framework and Sovereign Debt-Further Considerations »

Volume/Issue: 2015/048

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498344739.007

ISBN: 9781498344739

Keywords: Sovereign debt, Balance of payments, Access to foreign markets, Debt sustainability, Access to capital markets, market access, reprofiling, debt restructure, high probability, private claim

In discussing the June 2014 paper, Executive Directors broadly supported staff's proposal to introduce more flexibility into the Fund's exceptional access framework to reduce unnecessary costs for the member, its c...

Can Foreign Exchange Intervention Stem Exchange Rate Pressures from Global Capital Flow Shocks?

Can Foreign Exchange Intervention Stem Exchange Rate Pressures from Global Capital Flow Shocks? »

Source: Can Foreign Exchange Intervention Stem Exchange Rate Pressures from Global Capital Flow Shocks?

Volume/Issue: 2015/159

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olivier Blanchard , Gustavo Adler , and Irineu de Carvalho Filho

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513585840

Keywords: exchange rate, gross capital flows, exchange, market, General,

Many emerging market economies have relied on foreign exchange intervention (FXI) in response to gross capital inflows. In this paper, we study whether FXI has been an effective tool to dampen the effects of these...

Can Foreign Exchange Intervention Stem Exchange Rate Pressures from Global Capital Flow Shocks?

Can Foreign Exchange Intervention Stem Exchange Rate Pressures from Global Capital Flow Shocks? »

Volume/Issue: 2015/159

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olivier Blanchard , Gustavo Adler , and Irineu de Carvalho Filho

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513585840.001

ISBN: 9781513585840

Keywords: exchange rate, gross capital flows, exchange, market, General,

Many emerging market economies have relied on foreign exchange intervention (FXI) in response to gross capital inflows. In this paper, we study whether FXI has been an effective tool to dampen the effects of these...

Chapter 5. Achieving Inclusive Growth

Chapter 5. Achieving Inclusive Growth »

Source: Frontier and Developing Asia : The Next Generation of Emerging Markets

Series: Books

Author(s): Alfred Schipke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2015

ISBN: 9781475595512

Keywords: Developing countries, exchange, emerging market, markets, banks

Frontier Asian economies are poised for continued rapid growth. 1 Their per capita incomes may be relatively low compared with the rest of Asia at present, but they are clearly on...

Chapter 7. Addressing Financial Sector Vulnerabilities

Chapter 7. Addressing Financial Sector Vulnerabilities »

Source: Frontier and Developing Asia : The Next Generation of Emerging Markets

Series: Books

Author(s): Alfred Schipke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2015

ISBN: 9781475595512

Keywords: Developing countries, exchange, emerging market, markets, banks

Financial sector development and deepening are broadly seen to be essential to long-term growth because they enable saving and facilitate investment (see Chapter 6 on Financial Sector Deepening). Although th...

Chapter 3. Diversification, Growth, and Volatility

Chapter 3. Diversification, Growth, and Volatility »

Source: Frontier and Developing Asia : The Next Generation of Emerging Markets

Series: Books

Author(s): Alfred Schipke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2015

ISBN: 9781475595512

Keywords: Developing countries, exchange, emerging market, markets, banks

Limited diversification in exports and broader economic structure have long been underlying characteristics of many developing and, in particular, frontier economies. Yet some have shown a remarkable economi...

Chapter 6. Financial Sector Deepening and Transformation

Chapter 6. Financial Sector Deepening and Transformation »

Source: Frontier and Developing Asia : The Next Generation of Emerging Markets

Series: Books

Author(s): Alfred Schipke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2015

ISBN: 9781475595512

Keywords: Developing countries, exchange, emerging market, markets, banks

Financial deepening is a multidimensional concept. It can be viewed as the process of enhancing and broadening financial systems by increasing the depth, liquidity, efficiency, and volumes of financial insti...

Chapter 8. Frontier Markets in Asia and Beyond

Chapter 8. Frontier Markets in Asia and Beyond »

Source: Frontier and Developing Asia : The Next Generation of Emerging Markets

Series: Books

Author(s): Alfred Schipke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2015

ISBN: 9781475595512

Keywords: Developing countries, exchange, emerging market, markets, banks

As growth in several major emerging market economies has slowed, economists and investors alike have shown more interest in a second group of countries in Asia and beyond—the frontier economies. A number of...