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IMF Executive Board Approves US$2.7 billion Precautionary and Liquidity Line for Panama to Address COVID-19 Pandemic

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IMF Executive Board Approves US$2.7 billion Precautionary and Liquidity Line for Panama to Address COVID-19 Pandemic »

Source: Panama : Request for an Arrangement Under the Precautionary and Liquidity Line-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Panama

Volume/Issue: 2021/030

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2021

ISBN: 9781513568294

Keywords: Public debt, External debt, COVID-19 , Credit, Debt service, ISCR, CR, Executive Board discussion, Panama's request, market confidence

While Panama has been the most dynamic economy in Latin America over the last three decades (growing 6 percent on average), its strength is being tested by the COVID-19 global pandemic. Panama is a service-based ec...

Panama
			: Request for an Arrangement Under the Precautionary and Liquidity Line-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Panama

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Panama : Request for an Arrangement Under the Precautionary and Liquidity Line-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Panama »

Volume/Issue: 2021/030

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2021

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513568294.002

ISBN: 9781513568294

Keywords: Public debt, External debt, COVID-19 , Credit, Debt service, ISCR, CR, Executive Board discussion, Panama's request, market confidence

While Panama has been the most dynamic economy in Latin America over the last three decades (growing 6 percent on average), its strength is being tested by the COVID-19 global pandemic. Panama is a service-based ec...

Panama: Assessment of the Risks to the Fund and the Fund’s Liquidity Position

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Panama: Assessment of the Risks to the Fund and the Fund’s Liquidity Position »

Source: Panama : Request for an Arrangement Under the Precautionary and Liquidity Line-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Panama

Volume/Issue: 2021/030

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2021

ISBN: 9781513568294

Keywords: Public debt, External debt, COVID-19 , Credit, Debt service, ISCR, CR, Executive Board discussion, Panama's request, market confidence

While Panama has been the most dynamic economy in Latin America over the last three decades (growing 6 percent on average), its strength is being tested by the COVID-19 global pandemic. Panama is a service-based ec...

Panama: Request for an Arrangement Under the Precautionary and Liquidity Line—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Panama

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Panama: Request for an Arrangement Under the Precautionary and Liquidity Line—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Panama »

Source: Panama : Request for an Arrangement Under the Precautionary and Liquidity Line-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Panama

Volume/Issue: 2021/030

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2021

ISBN: 9781513568294

Keywords: Public debt, External debt, COVID-19 , Credit, Debt service, ISCR, CR, Executive Board discussion, Panama's request, market confidence

While Panama has been the most dynamic economy in Latin America over the last three decades (growing 6 percent on average), its strength is being tested by the COVID-19 global pandemic. Panama is a service-based ec...

Statement by Mr. Bevilaqua, Executive Director for Panama, Mr. Fuentes, Alternate Executive Director for Panama, and Mr. Maciá, Advisor to the Executive Director for Panama January 19, 2020

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Statement by Mr. Bevilaqua, Executive Director for Panama, Mr. Fuentes, Alternate Executive Director for Panama, and Mr. Maciá, Advisor to the Executive Director for Panama January 19, 2020 »

Source: Panama : Request for an Arrangement Under the Precautionary and Liquidity Line-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Panama

Volume/Issue: 2021/030

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2021

ISBN: 9781513568294

Keywords: Public debt, External debt, COVID-19 , Credit, Debt service, ISCR, CR, Executive Board discussion, Panama's request, market confidence

While Panama has been the most dynamic economy in Latin America over the last three decades (growing 6 percent on average), its strength is being tested by the COVID-19 global pandemic. Panama is a service-based ec...

Panama
			: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-Data Module

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Panama : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-Data Module »

Volume/Issue: 2021/039

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2021

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513568959.002

ISBN: 9781513568959

Keywords: Financial statistics, Balance of payments statistics, Consumer price indexes, Government finance statistics, National accounts, ISCR, CR, data reporting, IMF mission, IMF's Special Data Dissemination Standard

Panama's statistical system is well established by a legal framework that generally provides the necessary authority for the collection and compilation of statistics. Panama has a well-developed macroeconomic stati...

Panama: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (Rosc)—Data Module Volume II

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Panama: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (Rosc)—Data Module Volume II »

Source: Panama : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-Data Module

Volume/Issue: 2021/039

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2021

ISBN: 9781513568959

Keywords: Financial statistics, Balance of payments statistics, Consumer price indexes, Government finance statistics, National accounts, ISCR, CR, data reporting, IMF mission, IMF's Special Data Dissemination Standard

Panama's statistical system is well established by a legal framework that generally provides the necessary authority for the collection and compilation of statistics. Panama has a well-developed macroeconomic stati...

Panama: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC)—Data Module Volume III

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Panama: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC)—Data Module Volume III »

Source: Panama : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-Data Module

Volume/Issue: 2021/039

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2021

ISBN: 9781513568959

Keywords: Financial statistics, Balance of payments statistics, Consumer price indexes, Government finance statistics, National accounts, ISCR, CR, data reporting, IMF mission, IMF's Special Data Dissemination Standard

Panama's statistical system is well established by a legal framework that generally provides the necessary authority for the collection and compilation of statistics. Panama has a well-developed macroeconomic stati...

Panama: Report on the Observance of Standards and February 2021 Codes—Data Module

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Panama: Report on the Observance of Standards and February 2021 Codes—Data Module »

Source: Panama : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-Data Module

Volume/Issue: 2021/039

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2021

ISBN: 9781513568959

Keywords: Financial statistics, Balance of payments statistics, Consumer price indexes, Government finance statistics, National accounts, ISCR, CR, data reporting, IMF mission, IMF's Special Data Dissemination Standard

Panama's statistical system is well established by a legal framework that generally provides the necessary authority for the collection and compilation of statistics. Panama has a well-developed macroeconomic stati...

Panama
			: Technical Assistance Report-Monetary and Financial Statistics

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Panama : Technical Assistance Report-Monetary and Financial Statistics »

Volume/Issue: 2021/031

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2021

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513568218.002

ISBN: 9781513568218

Keywords: Nonbank financial institutions, Commercial banks, Monetary statistics, Offshore financial centers, Securities, ISCR, CR, ODC data, NBP staff, ODC survey

At the request of the Superintendency of Banks of Panama (SBP), and with the support of the International Monetary Fund's (IMF's) Western Hemisphere Department (WHD), a monetary and financial statistics (MFS) remot...

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Source: Panama : Technical Assistance Report-Monetary and Financial Statistics

Volume/Issue: 2021/031

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2021

ISBN: 9781513568218

Keywords: Nonbank financial institutions, Commercial banks, Monetary statistics, Offshore financial centers, Securities, ISCR, CR, ODC data, NBP staff, ODC survey

At the request of the Superintendency of Banks of Panama (SBP), and with the support of the International Monetary Fund's (IMF's) Western Hemisphere Department (WHD), a monetary and financial statistics (MFS) remot...

IMF Executive Board Approves a US$515 Million Disbursement to Panama to address the COVID-19 Pandemic

IMF Executive Board Approves a US$515 Million Disbursement to Panama to address the COVID-19 Pandemic »

Source: Panama : Request for Purchase under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Panama

Volume/Issue: 2020/147

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513542768

Keywords: Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), Balance of payments need, Fiscal responsibility law, Fiscal policy, Balance of payments, Expenditures, ISCR, CR, RFI, GDP

This paper focuses on Panama's Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument. The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has disrupted Panama's economy and created urgent balance of payments (BOP) and fiscal...

Panama
			: Request for Purchase under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Panama

Panama : Request for Purchase under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Panama »

Volume/Issue: 2020/147

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513542768.002

ISBN: 9781513542768

Keywords: Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), Balance of payments need, Fiscal responsibility law, Fiscal policy, Balance of payments, Expenditures, ISCR, CR, RFI, GDP

This paper focuses on Panama's Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument. The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has disrupted Panama's economy and created urgent balance of payments (BOP) and fiscal...

Panama: Request for Purchase under the Rapid Financing Instrument—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Panama

Panama: Request for Purchase under the Rapid Financing Instrument—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Panama »

Source: Panama : Request for Purchase under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Panama

Volume/Issue: 2020/147

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513542768

Keywords: Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), Balance of payments need, Fiscal responsibility law, Fiscal policy, Balance of payments, Expenditures, ISCR, CR, RFI, GDP

This paper focuses on Panama's Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument. The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has disrupted Panama's economy and created urgent balance of payments (BOP) and fiscal...

Statement by Mr. Bevilaqua, Executive Director for Panama, Mr. Fachada, Alternate Executive Director for Panama, and Mr. Maciá, Advisor to the Executive Director for Panama April 15, 2020

Statement by Mr. Bevilaqua, Executive Director for Panama, Mr. Fachada, Alternate Executive Director for Panama, and Mr. Maciá, Advisor to the Executive Director for Panama April 15, 2020 »

Source: Panama : Request for Purchase under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Panama

Volume/Issue: 2020/147

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513542768

Keywords: Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), Balance of payments need, Fiscal responsibility law, Fiscal policy, Balance of payments, Expenditures, ISCR, CR, RFI, GDP

This paper focuses on Panama's Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument. The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has disrupted Panama's economy and created urgent balance of payments (BOP) and fiscal...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2020 Article IV Consultation with Panama

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2020 Article IV Consultation with Panama »

Source: Panama : 2020 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2020/124

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513541594

Keywords: External sector, Real sector, Economic indicators, Social indicators, Financial soundness indicators, ISCR, CR, FATF, percent of GDP, staff report

This 2020 Article IV Consultation with Panama discusses that focuses on Panama's near and medium-term challenges and policy priorities and was prepared before coronavirus disease 2019 became a global pandemic and r...

Panama
			: 2020 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Panama : 2020 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2020/124

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513541594.002

ISBN: 9781513541594

Keywords: External sector, Real sector, Economic indicators, Social indicators, Financial soundness indicators, ISCR, CR, FATF, percent of GDP, staff report

This 2020 Article IV Consultation with Panama discusses that focuses on Panama's near and medium-term challenges and policy priorities and was prepared before coronavirus disease 2019 became a global pandemic and r...

Panama
			: Selected Issues

Panama : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2020/125

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513541679.002

ISBN: 9781513541679

Keywords: Economic conditions, Economic growth, Development, Financial institutions, Credit, ISCR, CR, SBP, FATF, CFT

This Selected Issues paper focuses on background, challenges, and policy options in Panama. Panama stands at a crossroad between taking the leap to become an advanced economy or getting stuck in the middle-income t...

Panama: 2020 Article IV Consultation—Press Release and Staff Report

Panama: 2020 Article IV Consultation—Press Release and Staff Report »

Source: Panama : 2020 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2020/124

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513541594

Keywords: External sector, Real sector, Economic indicators, Social indicators, Financial soundness indicators, ISCR, CR, FATF, percent of GDP, staff report

This 2020 Article IV Consultation with Panama discusses that focuses on Panama's near and medium-term challenges and policy priorities and was prepared before coronavirus disease 2019 became a global pandemic and r...

Panama: Selected Issues

Panama: Selected Issues »

Source: Panama : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2020/125

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513541679

Keywords: Economic conditions, Economic growth, Development, Financial institutions, Credit, ISCR, CR, SBP, FATF, CFT

This Selected Issues paper focuses on background, challenges, and policy options in Panama. Panama stands at a crossroad between taking the leap to become an advanced economy or getting stuck in the middle-income t...

Panama: Selected Issues

Panama: Selected Issues »

Source: Panama : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2020/125

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513541679

Keywords: Economic conditions, Economic growth, Development, Financial institutions, Credit, ISCR, CR, SBP, FATF, CFT

This Selected Issues paper focuses on background, challenges, and policy options in Panama. Panama stands at a crossroad between taking the leap to become an advanced economy or getting stuck in the middle-income t...

Panama: Staff Report for the 2020 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Panama: Staff Report for the 2020 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Panama : 2020 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2020/124

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513541594

Keywords: External sector, Real sector, Economic indicators, Social indicators, Financial soundness indicators, ISCR, CR, FATF, percent of GDP, staff report

This 2020 Article IV Consultation with Panama discusses that focuses on Panama's near and medium-term challenges and policy priorities and was prepared before coronavirus disease 2019 became a global pandemic and r...

Panama: Staff Report for the 2020 Article IV Consultation—Supplementary Information

Panama: Staff Report for the 2020 Article IV Consultation—Supplementary Information »

Source: Panama : 2020 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2020/124

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513541594

Keywords: External sector, Real sector, Economic indicators, Social indicators, Financial soundness indicators, ISCR, CR, FATF, percent of GDP, staff report

This 2020 Article IV Consultation with Panama discusses that focuses on Panama's near and medium-term challenges and policy priorities and was prepared before coronavirus disease 2019 became a global pandemic and r...

Panamat: Selected Issues

Panamat: Selected Issues »

Source: Panama : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2020/125

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513541679

Keywords: Economic conditions, Economic growth, Development, Financial institutions, Credit, ISCR, CR, SBP, FATF, CFT

This Selected Issues paper focuses on background, challenges, and policy options in Panama. Panama stands at a crossroad between taking the leap to become an advanced economy or getting stuck in the middle-income t...

Panamat: Selected Issues

Panamat: Selected Issues »

Source: Panama : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2020/125

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513541679

Keywords: Economic conditions, Economic growth, Development, Financial institutions, Credit, ISCR, CR, SBP, FATF, CFT

This Selected Issues paper focuses on background, challenges, and policy options in Panama. Panama stands at a crossroad between taking the leap to become an advanced economy or getting stuck in the middle-income t...

Panamat: Selected Issues

Panamat: Selected Issues »

Source: Panama : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2020/125

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513541679

Keywords: Economic conditions, Economic growth, Development, Financial institutions, Credit, ISCR, CR, SBP, FATF, CFT

This Selected Issues paper focuses on background, challenges, and policy options in Panama. Panama stands at a crossroad between taking the leap to become an advanced economy or getting stuck in the middle-income t...

Panamat: Selected Issues

Panamat: Selected Issues »

Source: Panama : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2020/125

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513541679

Keywords: Economic conditions, Economic growth, Development, Financial institutions, Credit, ISCR, CR, SBP, FATF, CFT

This Selected Issues paper focuses on background, challenges, and policy options in Panama. Panama stands at a crossroad between taking the leap to become an advanced economy or getting stuck in the middle-income t...

Chapter 7 Benchmarking Social Spending in Central America

Chapter 7 Benchmarking Social Spending in Central America »

Source: Paving the Way to Sustained Growth and Prosperity in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Series: Books

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Roberto Garcia-Saltos , and Lorenzo Figliuoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2019

ISBN: 9781484353844

Keywords: Financial crises, Economic growth, Development, Economic indicators, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Fiscal Policy, Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, International Migration, International Trade

Introduction The legacy of the global financial crisis includes many important lessons for developing and low-income countries. The large fiscal buffers accumulated before the crisis...

Chapter 1 Building a Foundation for Sustained Growth

Chapter 1 Building a Foundation for Sustained Growth »

Source: Paving the Way to Sustained Growth and Prosperity in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Series: Books

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Roberto Garcia-Saltos , and Lorenzo Figliuoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2019

ISBN: 9781484353844

Keywords: Financial crises, Economic growth, Development, Economic indicators, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Fiscal Policy, Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, International Migration, International Trade

Over the past three decades, the countries of Central America along with Panama and the Dominican Republic—collectively referred to as CAPDR—have undergone a sustained economic tran...

Chapter 6 Crime and Punishment in Central America

Chapter 6 Crime and Punishment in Central America »

Source: Paving the Way to Sustained Growth and Prosperity in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Series: Books

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Roberto Garcia-Saltos , and Lorenzo Figliuoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2019

ISBN: 9781484353844

Keywords: Financial crises, Economic growth, Development, Economic indicators, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Fiscal Policy, Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, International Migration, International Trade

Introduction Persistent crime in Central America, including the Dominican Republic (CAPDR), presents one of the biggest challenges to economic development and surpasses unemployment...

Chapter 3 Female Labor Force Participation

Chapter 3 Female Labor Force Participation »

Source: Paving the Way to Sustained Growth and Prosperity in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Series: Books

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Roberto Garcia-Saltos , and Lorenzo Figliuoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2019

ISBN: 9781484353844

Keywords: Financial crises, Economic growth, Development, Economic indicators, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Fiscal Policy, Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, International Migration, International Trade

Introduction Central America has one of the world’s largest gender gaps in labor force participation, which highlights the importance of this untapped resource to boost economic grow...

Chapter 12: Financial Development and Inclusion

Chapter 12: Financial Development and Inclusion »

Source: Paving the Way to Sustained Growth and Prosperity in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Series: Books

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Roberto Garcia-Saltos , and Lorenzo Figliuoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2019

ISBN: 9781484353844

Keywords: Financial crises, Economic growth, Development, Economic indicators, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Fiscal Policy, Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, International Migration, International Trade

Introduction Financial development can unleash new growth sources by helping countries reap the benefits of globalization and make the transition to higher incomes. A recent focus ha...

Chapter 9 Fiscal Policy Reforms and Inequality: The Cases Of Honduras, Guatemala, and the Dominican Republic

Chapter 9 Fiscal Policy Reforms and Inequality: The Cases Of Honduras, Guatemala, and the Dominican Republic »

Source: Paving the Way to Sustained Growth and Prosperity in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Series: Books

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Roberto Garcia-Saltos , and Lorenzo Figliuoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2019

ISBN: 9781484353844

Keywords: Financial crises, Economic growth, Development, Economic indicators, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Fiscal Policy, Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, International Migration, International Trade

Introduction The experience of some Central American countries shows that persistent income inequality can provoke social unrest, political instability, and macroeconomic imbalances....

Chapter 4 Migration and Remittances

Chapter 4 Migration and Remittances »

Source: Paving the Way to Sustained Growth and Prosperity in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Series: Books

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Roberto Garcia-Saltos , and Lorenzo Figliuoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2019

ISBN: 9781484353844

Keywords: Financial crises, Economic growth, Development, Economic indicators, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Fiscal Policy, Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, International Migration, International Trade

Introduction Outward migration has been an important phenomenon for Central American economies. Emigrants account for almost 10 percent of the population for the seven nations in the...

Chapter 11: Monetary Transmission: Effectiveness and Policy Implications

Chapter 11: Monetary Transmission: Effectiveness and Policy Implications »

Source: Paving the Way to Sustained Growth and Prosperity in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Series: Books

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Roberto Garcia-Saltos , and Lorenzo Figliuoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2019

ISBN: 9781484353844

Keywords: Financial crises, Economic growth, Development, Economic indicators, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Fiscal Policy, Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, International Migration, International Trade

Economists have devoted a lot of attention to monetary transmission in economies with sophisticated and well-functioning financial markets. Much less is known about monetary transmi...

Chapter 2 Policy Imperatives for Raising Potential Output Growth

Chapter 2 Policy Imperatives for Raising Potential Output Growth »

Source: Paving the Way to Sustained Growth and Prosperity in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Series: Books

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Roberto Garcia-Saltos , and Lorenzo Figliuoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2019

ISBN: 9781484353844

Keywords: Financial crises, Economic growth, Development, Economic indicators, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Fiscal Policy, Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, International Migration, International Trade

Introduction The global financial crisis (GFC) of 2008 shocked most countries in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic (CAPDR)—much as it did emerging markets and advan...

Chapter 10 Recent Experiences with Fiscal Responsibility Frameworks

Chapter 10 Recent Experiences with Fiscal Responsibility Frameworks »

Source: Paving the Way to Sustained Growth and Prosperity in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Series: Books

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Roberto Garcia-Saltos , and Lorenzo Figliuoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2019

ISBN: 9781484353844

Keywords: Financial crises, Economic growth, Development, Economic indicators, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Fiscal Policy, Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, International Migration, International Trade

Introduction Policy efforts to strengthen fiscal prudence, gain credibility, and ensure fiscal sustainability have long been priorities for policymakers in CAPDR countries. Some coun...

Chapter 13: Safeguarding Financial Stability: The Role of Macroprudential Policy

Chapter 13: Safeguarding Financial Stability: The Role of Macroprudential Policy »

Source: Paving the Way to Sustained Growth and Prosperity in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Series: Books

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Roberto Garcia-Saltos , and Lorenzo Figliuoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2019

ISBN: 9781484353844

Keywords: Financial crises, Economic growth, Development, Economic indicators, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Fiscal Policy, Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, International Migration, International Trade

Introduction Financial stability is key to inclusive and sustained growth. Financial crises frequently result in large output and wealth losses, and they tend to affect people in mid...

Chapter 14: The Credit Cycle

Chapter 14: The Credit Cycle »

Source: Paving the Way to Sustained Growth and Prosperity in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Series: Books

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Roberto Garcia-Saltos , and Lorenzo Figliuoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2019

ISBN: 9781484353844

Keywords: Financial crises, Economic growth, Development, Economic indicators, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Fiscal Policy, Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, International Migration, International Trade

Introduction Credit is key to healthy and sustainable economic growth. However, high aggregate credit growth can make highly leveraged banks and financial firms more vulnerable to sh...

Chapter 8 The Long-Term Fiscal Costs of Population Aging

Chapter 8 The Long-Term Fiscal Costs of Population Aging »

Source: Paving the Way to Sustained Growth and Prosperity in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Series: Books

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Roberto Garcia-Saltos , and Lorenzo Figliuoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2019

ISBN: 9781484353844

Keywords: Financial crises, Economic growth, Development, Economic indicators, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Fiscal Policy, Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, International Migration, International Trade

Introduction Even as they are now experiencing a demographic dividend, Central American countries are not exempt from the same economic challenges from population aging that blight l...

Chapter 5 Trade Integration: Taking Stock

Chapter 5 Trade Integration: Taking Stock »

Source: Paving the Way to Sustained Growth and Prosperity in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Series: Books

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Roberto Garcia-Saltos , and Lorenzo Figliuoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2019

ISBN: 9781484353844

Keywords: Financial crises, Economic growth, Development, Economic indicators, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Fiscal Policy, Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, International Migration, International Trade

Introduction Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic (CAPDR) has pursued trade integration as a pillar of its overall growth strategy. 1...

Paving the Way to Sustained Growth and Prosperity in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Paving the Way to Sustained Growth and Prosperity in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic »

Series: Books

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Roberto Garcia-Saltos , and Lorenzo Figliuoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484353844.071

ISBN: 9781484353844

Keywords: Financial crises, Economic growth, Development, Economic indicators, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Fiscal Policy, Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, International Migration, International Trade

Abstract: Accelerating economic growth in Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic (CAPDR) remains an elusive task. While the region performed relatively well in the post-global financial crisis period, o...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Paving the Way to Sustained Growth and Prosperity in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Series: Books

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Roberto Garcia-Saltos , and Lorenzo Figliuoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2019

ISBN: 9781484353844

Keywords: Financial crises, Economic growth, Development, Economic indicators, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Fiscal Policy, Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, International Migration, International Trade

Abstract: Accelerating economic growth in Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic (CAPDR) remains an elusive task. While the region performed relatively well in the post-global financial crisis period, o...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Paving the Way to Sustained Growth and Prosperity in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Series: Books

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Roberto Garcia-Saltos , and Lorenzo Figliuoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2019

ISBN: 9781484353844

Keywords: Financial crises, Economic growth, Development, Economic indicators, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Fiscal Policy, Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, International Migration, International Trade

Abstract: Accelerating economic growth in Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic (CAPDR) remains an elusive task. While the region performed relatively well in the post-global financial crisis period, o...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Panama

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Panama »

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/11

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484394007

Keywords: Real sector, Fiscal policy, External sector, Fiscal responsibility law, Gross domestic product, CFT, AML, GDP, SBP, percent of GDP

Panama has had the longest and fastest economic expansion in recent Latin American history. The economy has expanded at an average rate of about 6 percent per annum over the last quarter of a century, with Panama...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/11

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484394007.002

ISBN: 9781484394007

Keywords: Real sector, Fiscal policy, External sector, Fiscal responsibility law, Gross domestic product, CFT, AML, GDP, SBP, percent of GDP

Panama has had the longest and fastest economic expansion in recent Latin American history. The economy has expanded at an average rate of about 6 percent per annum over the last quarter of a century, with Panama...

Panama
			: Selected Issues

Panama : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2019/12

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484394069.002

ISBN: 9781484394069

Keywords: Economic growth, Income distribution, Anti-money laundering, Combating the financing of terrorism, Economic conditions, Banking sector, Selected issues, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Banking systems, Financial systems

This Selected Issues paper argues that Panama's prospects for maintaining buoyant growth critically depends on continued productivity growth underpinned by comprehensive reforms focused on improving education quali...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/11

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484394007

Keywords: Real sector, Fiscal policy, External sector, Fiscal responsibility law, Gross domestic product, CFT, AML, GDP, SBP, percent of GDP

Panama has had the longest and fastest economic expansion in recent Latin American history. The economy has expanded at an average rate of about 6 percent per annum over the last quarter of a century, with Panama...

Panama: Selected Issues

Panama: Selected Issues »

Source: Panama : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/12

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484394069

Keywords: Economic growth, Income distribution, Anti-money laundering, Combating the financing of terrorism, Economic conditions, Banking sector, Selected issues, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Banking systems, Financial systems

This Selected Issues paper argues that Panama's prospects for maintaining buoyant growth critically depends on continued productivity growth underpinned by comprehensive reforms focused on improving education quali...

Panama: Selected Issues

Panama: Selected Issues »

Source: Panama : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/12

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484394069

Keywords: Economic growth, Income distribution, Anti-money laundering, Combating the financing of terrorism, Economic conditions, Banking sector, Selected issues, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Banking systems, Financial systems

This Selected Issues paper argues that Panama's prospects for maintaining buoyant growth critically depends on continued productivity growth underpinned by comprehensive reforms focused on improving education quali...

Panama: Selected Issues

Panama: Selected Issues »

Source: Panama : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/12

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484394069

Keywords: Economic growth, Income distribution, Anti-money laundering, Combating the financing of terrorism, Economic conditions, Banking sector, Selected issues, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Banking systems, Financial systems

This Selected Issues paper argues that Panama's prospects for maintaining buoyant growth critically depends on continued productivity growth underpinned by comprehensive reforms focused on improving education quali...

Panama: Selected Issues

Panama: Selected Issues »

Source: Panama : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/12

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484394069

Keywords: Economic growth, Income distribution, Anti-money laundering, Combating the financing of terrorism, Economic conditions, Banking sector, Selected issues, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Banking systems, Financial systems

This Selected Issues paper argues that Panama's prospects for maintaining buoyant growth critically depends on continued productivity growth underpinned by comprehensive reforms focused on improving education quali...

Panama: Selected Issues

Panama: Selected Issues »

Source: Panama : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/12

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484394069

Keywords: Economic growth, Income distribution, Anti-money laundering, Combating the financing of terrorism, Economic conditions, Banking sector, Selected issues, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Banking systems, Financial systems

This Selected Issues paper argues that Panama's prospects for maintaining buoyant growth critically depends on continued productivity growth underpinned by comprehensive reforms focused on improving education quali...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/11

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484394007

Keywords: Real sector, Fiscal policy, External sector, Fiscal responsibility law, Gross domestic product, CFT, AML, GDP, SBP, percent of GDP

Panama has had the longest and fastest economic expansion in recent Latin American history. The economy has expanded at an average rate of about 6 percent per annum over the last quarter of a century, with Panama...

Statement by Mr. Tombini, Executive Director for Panama and Mr. Maciá, Advisor on Panama December 5, 2018

Statement by Mr. Tombini, Executive Director for Panama and Mr. Maciá, Advisor on Panama December 5, 2018 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/11

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484394007

Keywords: Real sector, Fiscal policy, External sector, Fiscal responsibility law, Gross domestic product, CFT, AML, GDP, SBP, percent of GDP

Panama has had the longest and fastest economic expansion in recent Latin American history. The economy has expanded at an average rate of about 6 percent per annum over the last quarter of a century, with Panama...

Statement by the Staff Representative on Panama December 12, 2018

Statement by the Staff Representative on Panama December 12, 2018 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/11

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484394007

Keywords: Real sector, Fiscal policy, External sector, Fiscal responsibility law, Gross domestic product, CFT, AML, GDP, SBP, percent of GDP

Panama has had the longest and fastest economic expansion in recent Latin American history. The economy has expanded at an average rate of about 6 percent per annum over the last quarter of a century, with Panama...

1. A Synchronized Global Upturn and the Outlook for the United States and Canada

1. A Synchronized Global Upturn and the Outlook for the United States and Canada »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : Seizing the Momentum

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339879

The world economy and global trade are experiencing a broad-based cyclical upswing. Since October 2017, global growth outcomes and the outlook for 2018–19 have improved across all regions, reinf...

Country Groups and Country Abbreviations

Country Groups and Country Abbreviations »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : Seizing the Momentum

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339879

Country Groups CAPDR Caribbean Commodity Exp...

3. Credibilidad, comunicación y prociclicidad de la política monetaria en América Latina

3. Credibilidad, comunicación y prociclicidad de la política monetaria en América Latina »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : Seizing the Momentum

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781484348925

El efecto inflacionario de una depreciación importante y persistente del tipo de cambio ha llevado a reexaminar las respuestas de política monetaria de los bancos centrales de América Latina tra...

3. Credibility, Communication, and Monetary Policy Procyclicality in Latin America

3. Credibility, Communication, and Monetary Policy Procyclicality in Latin America »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : Seizing the Momentum

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339879

The inflationary impact of large and persistent exchange rate depreciation has prompted a reexamination of the monetary policy response of central banks in Latin America in the face of large ext...

4. Fiscal Multipliers: How Will Consolidation Affect Latin America and the Caribbean?

4. Fiscal Multipliers: How Will Consolidation Affect Latin America and the Caribbean? »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : Seizing the Momentum

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339879

Lower global commodity prices, slower growth, and the past use of expansionary policies have contributed to rising public debt in many countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, precipitating...

4. Multiplicadores fiscales: El impacto de la consolidación en América Latina y el Caribe

4. Multiplicadores fiscales: El impacto de la consolidación en América Latina y el Caribe »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : Seizing the Momentum

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781484348925

Los menores precios de las materias primas, el crecimiento más lento y el uso de políticas expansivas han contribuido al aumento de la deuda pública en muchos países de América Latina y el Carib...

2. Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean: The Right Policy Mix for Sustaining the Recovery

2. Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean: The Right Policy Mix for Sustaining the Recovery »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : Seizing the Momentum

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339879

Following a contraction in 2016, growth in Latin America and the Caribbean turned positive in 2017, owing to both a favorable external environment and improving domestic conditions. Growth is ex...

2. Perspectivas para América Latina y el Caribe: La combinación adecuada de políticas para sustentar la recuperación

2. Perspectivas para América Latina y el Caribe: La combinación adecuada de políticas para sustentar la recuperación »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : Seizing the Momentum

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781484348925

Tras sufrir una contracción en 2016, el crecimiento en América Latina y el Caribe retornó a terreno positivo en 2017, gracias a un favorable entorno externo y mejoras en las condiciones internas...

5. Pobreza y desigualdad en América Latina: Avances durante el boom de las materias primas, pero perspectivas inciertas

5. Pobreza y desigualdad en América Latina: Avances durante el boom de las materias primas, pero perspectivas inciertas »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : Seizing the Momentum

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781484348925

América Latina ha logrado avances impresionantes en la reducción de la desigualdad y la pobreza desde el inicio del siglo, pero sigue siendo la región más desigual del mundo. Los avances fueron...

5. Poverty and Inequality in Latin America: Gains during the Commodity Boom but an Uncertain Outlook

5. Poverty and Inequality in Latin America: Gains during the Commodity Boom but an Uncertain Outlook »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : Seizing the Momentum

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339879

Latin America has made impressive progress in reducing inequality and poverty since the turn of the century, although it remains the most unequal region in the world. The declines in inequality...

Publications from the Western Hemisphere Department, April 2017–March 2018

Publications from the Western Hemisphere Department, April 2017–March 2018 »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : Seizing the Momentum

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339879

Departmental Paper No. 18/05 Growing Pains: Is Latin America Prepared for Population Aging? Lorenzo Figliuoli; Valentina Flamini; Rosalind Mo...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Western Hemisphere Department
			: Seizing the Momentum

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : Seizing the Momentum »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484339879.086

ISBN: 9781484339879

The world economy and global trade are experiencing a broad-based cyclical upswing. Since October 2017, global growth outcomes and the outlook for 2018-19 have improved across all regions, reinforced by the expecte...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Western Hemisphere Department
			: Seizing the Momentum

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : Seizing the Momentum »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

Language: Spanish

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484348925.086

ISBN: 9781484348925

The world economy and global trade are experiencing a broad-based cyclical upswing. Since October 2017, global growth outcomes and the outlook for 2018-19 have improved across all regions, reinforced by the expecte...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : Seizing the Momentum

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781484348925

The world economy and global trade are experiencing a broad-based cyclical upswing. Since October 2017, global growth outcomes and the outlook for 2018-19 have improved across all regions, reinforced by the expecte...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : Seizing the Momentum

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339879

The world economy and global trade are experiencing a broad-based cyclical upswing. Since October 2017, global growth outcomes and the outlook for 2018-19 have improved across all regions, reinforced by the expecte...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : Seizing the Momentum

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781484348925

The world economy and global trade are experiencing a broad-based cyclical upswing. Since October 2017, global growth outcomes and the outlook for 2018-19 have improved across all regions, reinforced by the expecte...

1. Un repunte generalizado del crecimiento a escala mundial y perspectivas para Estados Unidos y Canadá

1. Un repunte generalizado del crecimiento a escala mundial y perspectivas para Estados Unidos y Canadá »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : Seizing the Momentum

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781484348925

La economía mundial y el comercio internacional están experimentando una expansión cíclica generalizada. Desde octubre de 2017, la evolución del crecimiento mundial y las perspectivas para 2018–...

Panama's Growth Prospects
			: Determinants and Sectoral Perspectives

Panama's Growth Prospects : Determinants and Sectoral Perspectives »

Volume/Issue: 2017/150

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , and Metodij Hadzi-Vaskov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 July 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484307861.001

ISBN: 9781484307861

Keywords: Panama, Infrastructure, Investment, Economic growth, Tourism, Western Hemisphere, Potential output, Potential Growth, Growth Determinants, Case Study

This paper estimates medium-term potential growth for a country undergoing significant structural and secular changes. Our forward-looking framework, incorporating three analytical approaches for examining economic...

Panama's Growth Prospects

Panama's Growth Prospects »

Source: Panama's Growth Prospects : Determinants and Sectoral Perspectives

Volume/Issue: 2017/150

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , and Metodij Hadzi-Vaskov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484307861

Keywords: Panama, Infrastructure, Investment, Economic growth, Tourism, Western Hemisphere, Potential output, Potential Growth, Growth Determinants, Case Study

This paper estimates medium-term potential growth for a country undergoing significant structural and secular changes. Our forward-looking framework, incorporating three analytical approaches for examining economic...

Migration and Remittances in Latin America and the Caribbean
			: Engines of Growth and Macroeconomic Stabilizers?

Migration and Remittances in Latin America and the Caribbean : Engines of Growth and Macroeconomic Stabilizers? »

Volume/Issue: 2017/144

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Svetlana Cerovic , Misael Galdamez , Metodij Hadzi-Vaskov , Franz Loyola , Zsoka Koczan , Bogdan Lissovolik , Jan Martijn , Yulia Ustyugova , and Joyce Wong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484303641.001

ISBN: 9781484303641

Keywords: Dominica, Dominican Republic, Caribbean, Costa Rica, Antigua and Barbuda, Asia and Pacific, Bahamas, The, Barbados, Belize, El Salvador

Outward migration has been an important phenomenon for countries in Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC), particularly those in Central America and the Caribbean. This paper examines recent trends in outward migr...

Migration and Remittances in Latin America and the Caribbean

Migration and Remittances in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Source: Migration and Remittances in Latin America and the Caribbean : Engines of Growth and Macroeconomic Stabilizers?

Volume/Issue: 2017/144

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Svetlana Cerovic , Misael Galdamez , Metodij Hadzi-Vaskov , Franz Loyola , Zsoka Koczan , Bogdan Lissovolik , Jan Martijn , Yulia Ustyugova , and Joyce Wong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484303641

Keywords: Dominica, Dominican Republic, Caribbean, Costa Rica, Antigua and Barbuda, Asia and Pacific, Bahamas, The, Barbados, Belize, El Salvador

Outward migration has been an important phenomenon for countries in Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC), particularly those in Central America and the Caribbean. This paper examines recent trends in outward migr...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Panama

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Panama »

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/105

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2017

ISBN: 9781475597714

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights Panama's economy as the fastest growing in Latin America over the past two decades. It is expected to remain among the most dynamic in the region, with stable and low in...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/105

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475597714.002

ISBN: 9781475597714

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights Panama's economy as the fastest growing in Latin America over the past two decades. It is expected to remain among the most dynamic in the region, with stable and low in...

Panama
			: Selected Issues

Panama : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/106

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475597721.002

ISBN: 9781475597721

This Selected Issues paper assesses Panama's business model founded on its ability to attract international financial, business, and transportation services. Panama has had exceptional growth over recent decades. A...

Panama: 2017 Article IV Consultation—Press Release and Staff Report for Panama

Panama: 2017 Article IV Consultation—Press Release and Staff Report for Panama »

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/105

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2017

ISBN: 9781475597714

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights Panama's economy as the fastest growing in Latin America over the past two decades. It is expected to remain among the most dynamic in the region, with stable and low in...

Panama: Selected Issues

Panama: Selected Issues »

Source: Panama : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/106

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2017

ISBN: 9781475597721

This Selected Issues paper assesses Panama's business model founded on its ability to attract international financial, business, and transportation services. Panama has had exceptional growth over recent decades. A...

Panama: Selected Issues

Panama: Selected Issues »

Source: Panama : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/106

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2017

ISBN: 9781475597721

This Selected Issues paper assesses Panama's business model founded on its ability to attract international financial, business, and transportation services. Panama has had exceptional growth over recent decades. A...

Panama: Selected Issues

Panama: Selected Issues »

Source: Panama : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/106

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2017

ISBN: 9781475597721

This Selected Issues paper assesses Panama's business model founded on its ability to attract international financial, business, and transportation services. Panama has had exceptional growth over recent decades. A...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/105

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2017

ISBN: 9781475597714

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights Panama's economy as the fastest growing in Latin America over the past two decades. It is expected to remain among the most dynamic in the region, with stable and low in...

Chapter 5. Barriers to Integration for Pension Funds

Chapter 5. Barriers to Integration for Pension Funds »

Source: Financial Integration in Latin America : A New Strategy for a New Normal

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Wouter Bossu , Carlos Caceres , and Diva Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2017

ISBN: 9781513520247

Keywords: Cross-border banking, Financial integration, Latin American regional banking, commodity supercycle, fragmentation, international banking system, growth, policymaking, Latin America, regional financial integration

Pension funds are becoming increasingly important in financial markets in the LA-7 (Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Panama, Peru, and Uruguay). The size of these pension funds has surpassed 17 percent of GD...

Chapter 3. Barriers to Integration in Banking

Chapter 3. Barriers to Integration in Banking »

Source: Financial Integration in Latin America : A New Strategy for a New Normal

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Wouter Bossu , Carlos Caceres , and Diva Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2017

ISBN: 9781513520247

Keywords: Cross-border banking, Financial integration, Latin American regional banking, commodity supercycle, fragmentation, international banking system, growth, policymaking, Latin America, regional financial integration

Banking systems are the largest financial intermediaries in the LA-7 countries (Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Panama, Peru, and Uruguay), amounting to about 100 percent of LA-7 GDP. Brazil’s banking syste...

Chapter 6. Barriers to Integration in Capital Markets

Chapter 6. Barriers to Integration in Capital Markets »

Source: Financial Integration in Latin America : A New Strategy for a New Normal

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Wouter Bossu , Carlos Caceres , and Diva Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2017

ISBN: 9781513520247

Keywords: Cross-border banking, Financial integration, Latin American regional banking, commodity supercycle, fragmentation, international banking system, growth, policymaking, Latin America, regional financial integration

Market capitalizations in the LA-7 (Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Panama, Peru, and Uruguay) are moderate in size by emerging market standards; however, continued growth and development will depend on imp...

Chapter 4. Barriers to Integration in the Insurance Sector

Chapter 4. Barriers to Integration in the Insurance Sector »

Source: Financial Integration in Latin America : A New Strategy for a New Normal

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Wouter Bossu , Carlos Caceres , and Diva Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2017

ISBN: 9781513520247

Keywords: Cross-border banking, Financial integration, Latin American regional banking, commodity supercycle, fragmentation, international banking system, growth, policymaking, Latin America, regional financial integration

In the countries that make up the LA-7 (Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Panama, Peru, and Uruguay), insurance penetration (measured by premiums in percent of GDP) remains low, ranging from 1 to 4 percentage...

Chapter 2. Benefits of More Global and Regional Financial Integration in Latin America

Chapter 2. Benefits of More Global and Regional Financial Integration in Latin America »

Source: Financial Integration in Latin America : A New Strategy for a New Normal

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Wouter Bossu , Carlos Caceres , and Diva Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2017

ISBN: 9781513520247

Keywords: Cross-border banking, Financial integration, Latin American regional banking, commodity supercycle, fragmentation, international banking system, growth, policymaking, Latin America, regional financial integration

After a period of endemic economic and financial crises during the 1980s to 1990s, many Latin American countries opened up their previously closed economies to international financial institutions at the tur...

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 1. Introduction »

Source: Financial Integration in Latin America : A New Strategy for a New Normal

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Wouter Bossu , Carlos Caceres , and Diva Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2017

ISBN: 9781513520247

Keywords: Cross-border banking, Financial integration, Latin American regional banking, commodity supercycle, fragmentation, international banking system, growth, policymaking, Latin America, regional financial integration

Many factors indicate that now may be the time for Latin American economies to work toward greater regional financial integration. This would not be a substitute for wider integration in the world economy; s...

Chapter 7. Legal Barriers to Regional Financial Integration in Latin America

Chapter 7. Legal Barriers to Regional Financial Integration in Latin America »

Source: Financial Integration in Latin America : A New Strategy for a New Normal

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Wouter Bossu , Carlos Caceres , and Diva Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2017

ISBN: 9781513520247

Keywords: Cross-border banking, Financial integration, Latin American regional banking, commodity supercycle, fragmentation, international banking system, growth, policymaking, Latin America, regional financial integration

Legal frameworks shape the context in which economic transactions take place, both within a given economy and between economies. Laws and regulations allow private economic agents to establish and (re)organi...

Chapter 8. Regional Initiatives to Achieve Financial Integration

Chapter 8. Regional Initiatives to Achieve Financial Integration »

Source: Financial Integration in Latin America : A New Strategy for a New Normal

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Wouter Bossu , Carlos Caceres , and Diva Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2017

ISBN: 9781513520247

Keywords: Cross-border banking, Financial integration, Latin American regional banking, commodity supercycle, fragmentation, international banking system, growth, policymaking, Latin America, regional financial integration

This chapter takes stock of existing efforts at regional financial integration. Integration initiatives have a long history in Latin America; however, many have lost momentum after initial enthusiasm. This c...

Chapter 9. Risks and Mitigation for Financial Integration

Chapter 9. Risks and Mitigation for Financial Integration »

Source: Financial Integration in Latin America : A New Strategy for a New Normal

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Wouter Bossu , Carlos Caceres , and Diva Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2017

ISBN: 9781513520247

Keywords: Cross-border banking, Financial integration, Latin American regional banking, commodity supercycle, fragmentation, international banking system, growth, policymaking, Latin America, regional financial integration

Financial integration and the resulting interconnections among financial and nonfinancial institutions provide benefits and risks for countries. As articulated in earlier chapters in this book, financial int...

Financial Integration in Latin America
			: A New Strategy for a New Normal

Financial Integration in Latin America : A New Strategy for a New Normal »

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Wouter Bossu , Carlos Caceres , and Diva Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513520247.071

ISBN: 9781513520247

Keywords: Cross-border banking, Financial integration, Latin American regional banking, commodity supercycle, fragmentation, international banking system, growth, policymaking, Latin America, regional financial integration

With growth slowing across much of the Latin America as a result of the end of the commodity supercycle and economic rebalancing in China, as well as fragmentation of the international banking system, policies to s...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Financial Integration in Latin America : A New Strategy for a New Normal

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Wouter Bossu , Carlos Caceres , and Diva Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2017

ISBN: 9781513520247

Keywords: Cross-border banking, Financial integration, Latin American regional banking, commodity supercycle, fragmentation, international banking system, growth, policymaking, Latin America, regional financial integration

With growth slowing across much of the Latin America as a result of the end of the commodity supercycle and economic rebalancing in China, as well as fragmentation of the international banking system, policies to s...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Financial Integration in Latin America : A New Strategy for a New Normal

Series: Books

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Wouter Bossu , Carlos Caceres , and Diva Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2017

ISBN: 9781513520247

Keywords: Cross-border banking, Financial integration, Latin American regional banking, commodity supercycle, fragmentation, international banking system, growth, policymaking, Latin America, regional financial integration

With growth slowing across much of the Latin America as a result of the end of the commodity supercycle and economic rebalancing in China, as well as fragmentation of the international banking system, policies to s...

Cluster Report

Cluster Report »

Source: Cluster Report : Trade Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2017/66

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475586015

Keywords: Puerto Rico, Suriname, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica

This Cluster Report explores opportunities for trade integration in the Latin America and the Caribbean region. It finds that the region can reap significant growth benefits from further trade integration. With tra...

Cluster Report
			: Trade Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean

Cluster Report : Trade Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Volume/Issue: 2017/66

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475586015.002

ISBN: 9781475586015

Keywords: Puerto Rico, Suriname, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica

This Cluster Report explores opportunities for trade integration in the Latin America and the Caribbean region. It finds that the region can reap significant growth benefits from further trade integration. With tra...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Panama

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Panama »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/337

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475550856

Keywords: Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Economic indicators, Economic growth, Debt sustainability analysis, Combating the financing of terrorism, Balance of payments statistics, Anti-money laundering, Article IV consultation reports, Banking sector

This paper examines the evolution of monetary policy frameworks of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-5 economies, with particular focus on changes since the Asian financial crisis and the more rece...