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IMF Board Endorses Staff-Monitored Program for Sudan

IMF Board Endorses Staff-Monitored Program for Sudan »

Source: Sudan : Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sudan

Volume/Issue: 192020/289

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2020

ISBN: 9781513559803

Keywords: Exchange rates, External debt, Banking, Public debt, Commercial banks, ISCR, CR, government, list list-type, government securities market

The transitional government has requested a Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) to help address major macro imbalances, lay the groundwork for inclusive growth, and establish a track record of sound policies that is a re...

Sudan
			: Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sudan

Sudan : Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sudan »

Volume/Issue: 192020/289

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513559803.002

ISBN: 9781513559803

Keywords: Exchange rates, External debt, Banking, Public debt, Commercial banks, ISCR, CR, government, list list-type, government securities market

The transitional government has requested a Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) to help address major macro imbalances, lay the groundwork for inclusive growth, and establish a track record of sound policies that is a re...

Statement by Dumisani Hebert Mahlinza, Executive Director for Sudan and Muayad Ismail, Advisor to the Executive Director September 23, 2020

Statement by Dumisani Hebert Mahlinza, Executive Director for Sudan and Muayad Ismail, Advisor to the Executive Director September 23, 2020 »

Source: Sudan : Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sudan

Volume/Issue: 192020/289

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2020

ISBN: 9781513559803

Keywords: Exchange rates, External debt, Banking, Public debt, Commercial banks, ISCR, CR, government, list list-type, government securities market

The transitional government has requested a Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) to help address major macro imbalances, lay the groundwork for inclusive growth, and establish a track record of sound policies that is a re...

Sudan: Staff-monitored Program—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Sudan: Staff-monitored Program—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Sudan : Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sudan

Volume/Issue: 192020/289

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2020

ISBN: 9781513559803

Keywords: Exchange rates, External debt, Banking, Public debt, Commercial banks, ISCR, CR, government, list list-type, government securities market

The transitional government has requested a Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) to help address major macro imbalances, lay the groundwork for inclusive growth, and establish a track record of sound policies that is a re...

Sudan: Staff-monitored Program—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sudan

Sudan: Staff-monitored Program—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sudan »

Source: Sudan : Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sudan

Volume/Issue: 192020/289

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2020

ISBN: 9781513559803

Keywords: Exchange rates, External debt, Banking, Public debt, Commercial banks, ISCR, CR, government, list list-type, government securities market

The transitional government has requested a Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) to help address major macro imbalances, lay the groundwork for inclusive growth, and establish a track record of sound policies that is a re...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Sudan

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Sudan »

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

Volume/Issue: 2020/72

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513536712

Keywords: Social safety nets, Balance of payments, Central banks, Public financial management, Multiple currency practices, ISCR, CR, fuel subsidy, percent, Proj

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Sudan discusses that regime change has created a window of opportunity for fundamental reforms to address major macro imbalances and lay the groundwork for inclusive growth. T...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2020/72

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513536712.002

ISBN: 9781513536712

Keywords: Social safety nets, Balance of payments, Central banks, Public financial management, Multiple currency practices, ISCR, CR, fuel subsidy, percent, Proj

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Sudan discusses that regime change has created a window of opportunity for fundamental reforms to address major macro imbalances and lay the groundwork for inclusive growth. T...

Sudan
			: Selected Issues

Sudan : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2020/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513536743.002

ISBN: 9781513536743

Keywords: Central banks, Tax revenue, Economic growth, Oil revenues, Financial institutions, ISCR, CR, weak governance, CNPC, SOEs

This Selected Issues paper on Sudan provides a first stock-taking of the scale, main transmission channels and potential costs of poor governance and corruption in Sudan and offers preliminary recommendations. A la...

Statement by Dumisani Hebert Mahlinza, Executive Director for Sudan and Muayad Ismail, Advisor to Executive Director February 21, 2020

Statement by Dumisani Hebert Mahlinza, Executive Director for Sudan and Muayad Ismail, Advisor to Executive Director February 21, 2020 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2020/72

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513536712

Keywords: Social safety nets, Balance of payments, Central banks, Public financial management, Multiple currency practices, ISCR, CR, fuel subsidy, percent, Proj

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Sudan discusses that regime change has created a window of opportunity for fundamental reforms to address major macro imbalances and lay the groundwork for inclusive growth. T...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2020/72

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513536712

Keywords: Social safety nets, Balance of payments, Central banks, Public financial management, Multiple currency practices, ISCR, CR, fuel subsidy, percent, Proj

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Sudan discusses that regime change has created a window of opportunity for fundamental reforms to address major macro imbalances and lay the groundwork for inclusive growth. T...

Sudan: Selected Issues

Sudan: Selected Issues »

Source: Sudan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2020/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513536743

Keywords: Central banks, Tax revenue, Economic growth, Oil revenues, Financial institutions, ISCR, CR, weak governance, CNPC, SOEs

This Selected Issues paper on Sudan provides a first stock-taking of the scale, main transmission channels and potential costs of poor governance and corruption in Sudan and offers preliminary recommendations. A la...

Sudan: Selected Issues

Sudan: Selected Issues »

Source: Sudan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2020/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513536743

Keywords: Central banks, Tax revenue, Economic growth, Oil revenues, Financial institutions, ISCR, CR, weak governance, CNPC, SOEs

This Selected Issues paper on Sudan provides a first stock-taking of the scale, main transmission channels and potential costs of poor governance and corruption in Sudan and offers preliminary recommendations. A la...

Sudan: Selected Issues

Sudan: Selected Issues »

Source: Sudan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2020/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513536743

Keywords: Central banks, Tax revenue, Economic growth, Oil revenues, Financial institutions, ISCR, CR, weak governance, CNPC, SOEs

This Selected Issues paper on Sudan provides a first stock-taking of the scale, main transmission channels and potential costs of poor governance and corruption in Sudan and offers preliminary recommendations. A la...

Sudan: Selected Issues

Sudan: Selected Issues »

Source: Sudan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2020/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513536743

Keywords: Central banks, Tax revenue, Economic growth, Oil revenues, Financial institutions, ISCR, CR, weak governance, CNPC, SOEs

This Selected Issues paper on Sudan provides a first stock-taking of the scale, main transmission channels and potential costs of poor governance and corruption in Sudan and offers preliminary recommendations. A la...

Sudan: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Sudan: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

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

Volume/Issue: 2020/72

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513536712

Keywords: Social safety nets, Balance of payments, Central banks, Public financial management, Multiple currency practices, ISCR, CR, fuel subsidy, percent, Proj

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Sudan discusses that regime change has created a window of opportunity for fundamental reforms to address major macro imbalances and lay the groundwork for inclusive growth. T...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2020/72

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513536712

Keywords: Social safety nets, Balance of payments, Central banks, Public financial management, Multiple currency practices, ISCR, CR, fuel subsidy, percent, Proj

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Sudan discusses that regime change has created a window of opportunity for fundamental reforms to address major macro imbalances and lay the groundwork for inclusive growth. T...

Tenth Periodic Monitoring Report On The Status Of Management Implementation Plans In Response To Board-Endorsed IEO Recommendations

Tenth Periodic Monitoring Report On The Status Of Management Implementation Plans In Response To Board-Endorsed IEO Recommendations »

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 March 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513536194.007

ISBN: 9781513536194

Keywords: External sector, Fiscal sector, Economic forecasting, Financial statistics, Economic systems, PP, IEO, management action, PMR, social protection

The Tenth Periodic Monitoring Report (PMR) on the Status of Management Implementation Plans (MIPs) in Response to Board-Endorsed Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) Recommendations assesses the progress made over t...

Tenth Periodic Monitoring Report on the Status of Management Implementation Plans in Response to Board-Endorsed IEO Recommendations

Tenth Periodic Monitoring Report on the Status of Management Implementation Plans in Response to Board-Endorsed IEO Recommendations »

Source: Tenth Periodic Monitoring Report On The Status Of Management Implementation Plans In Response To Board-Endorsed IEO Recommendations

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513536194

Keywords: External sector, Fiscal sector, Economic forecasting, Financial statistics, Economic systems, PP, IEO, management action, PMR, social protection

The Tenth Periodic Monitoring Report (PMR) on the Status of Management Implementation Plans (MIPs) in Response to Board-Endorsed Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) Recommendations assesses the progress made over t...

Tenth Periodic Monitoring Report on the Status of Management Implementation Plans in Response to Board-Endorsed IEO Recommendations; Categorization of Open Actions in Management Implementation Plans

Tenth Periodic Monitoring Report on the Status of Management Implementation Plans in Response to Board-Endorsed IEO Recommendations; Categorization of Open Actions in Management Implementation Plans »

Source: Tenth Periodic Monitoring Report On The Status Of Management Implementation Plans In Response To Board-Endorsed IEO Recommendations

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513536194

Keywords: External sector, Fiscal sector, Economic forecasting, Financial statistics, Economic systems, PP, IEO, management action, PMR, social protection

The Tenth Periodic Monitoring Report (PMR) on the Status of Management Implementation Plans (MIPs) in Response to Board-Endorsed Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) Recommendations assesses the progress made over t...

A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?1

A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?1 »

Source: A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?

Volume/Issue: 2019/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amine Hammadi , Marshall Mills , Nelson Sobrinho , Vimal Thakoor , and Ricardo Velloso

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484354872

Keywords: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Congo, Republic of, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) tend to lag those in most other regions in terms of governance and perceptions of corruption. Weak governance undermines economic performance through various channels, includin...

A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?

A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa? »

Volume/Issue: 2019/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amine Hammadi , Marshall Mills , Nelson Sobrinho , Vimal Thakoor , and Ricardo Velloso

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484354872.001

ISBN: 9781484354872

Keywords: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Congo, Republic of, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) tend to lag those in most other regions in terms of governance and perceptions of corruption. Weak governance undermines economic performance through various channels, includin...

IMF Executive Board Approves Implementation Plan to Strengthen its Engagement with Fragile and Conflict-Affected Countries

IMF Executive Board Approves Implementation Plan to Strengthen its Engagement with Fragile and Conflict-Affected Countries »

Source: Implementation Plan in Response to the Board-Endorsed Recommendations for the IEO Evaluation Report-"The IMF and Fragile States"

Volume/Issue: 2018/047

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2018

ISBN: 9781498309912

Keywords: Financial assistance, Developing countries, Human capital, Development, Economic stabilization, fragile state, implementation plan, IEO, FCS, capacity development

"This management implementation plan (MIP) proposes actions to advance the Board-endorsed recommendations of the IEO evaluation 'The IMF and Fragile States.' The actions outlined below would have resource implicati...

Implementation Plan in Response to the Board-Endorsed Recommendations for the IEO Evaluation Report-"The IMF and Fragile States"

Implementation Plan in Response to the Board-Endorsed Recommendations for the IEO Evaluation Report-"The IMF and Fragile States" »

Volume/Issue: 2018/047

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498309912.007

ISBN: 9781498309912

Keywords: Financial assistance, Developing countries, Human capital, Development, Economic stabilization, fragile state, implementation plan, IEO, FCS, capacity development

"This management implementation plan (MIP) proposes actions to advance the Board-endorsed recommendations of the IEO evaluation 'The IMF and Fragile States.' The actions outlined below would have resource implicati...

Implementation Plan in Response to the Board-endorsed Recommendations for the IEO Evaluation Report—“the IMF and Fragile States”

Implementation Plan in Response to the Board-endorsed Recommendations for the IEO Evaluation Report—“the IMF and Fragile States” »

Source: Implementation Plan in Response to the Board-Endorsed Recommendations for the IEO Evaluation Report-"The IMF and Fragile States"

Volume/Issue: 2018/047

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2018

ISBN: 9781498309912

Keywords: Financial assistance, Developing countries, Human capital, Development, Economic stabilization, fragile state, implementation plan, IEO, FCS, capacity development

"This management implementation plan (MIP) proposes actions to advance the Board-endorsed recommendations of the IEO evaluation 'The IMF and Fragile States.' The actions outlined below would have resource implicati...

Lessons for Effective  Fiscal Decentralization in  Sub-Saharan Africa

Lessons for Effective Fiscal Decentralization in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2018/10

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Niko Hobdari , Vina Nguyen , Salvatore Dell'Erba , and Edgardo Ruggiero

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484358269.087

ISBN: 9781484358269

Keywords: Kenya, Ghana, Guinea, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius

Fiscal decentralization is becoming a pressing issue in a number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa, reflecting demands for a greater local voice in spending decisions and efforts to strengthen social cohesion. Aga...

Public Investment Efficiency in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Public Investment Efficiency in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2018/9

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Karim Barhoumi , Ha Vu , Shirin Nikaein Towfighian , and Rodolfo Maino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484360019.087

ISBN: 9781484360019

Keywords: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti

There is significant room to improve public investment efficiency in sub-Saharan Africa. Investment in sub-Saharan African countries is lagging vis-à-vis peers such as emerging and developing Asia as well as Latin...

Lessons for Effective  Fiscal Decentralization in  Sub-Saharan Africa

Lessons for Effective Fiscal Decentralization in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Lessons for Effective Fiscal Decentralization in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2018/10

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Niko Hobdari , Vina Nguyen , Salvatore Dell'Erba , and Edgardo Ruggiero

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484358269

Keywords: Kenya, Ghana, Guinea, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius

Fiscal decentralization is becoming a pressing issue in a number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa, reflecting demands for a greater local voice in spending decisions and efforts to strengthen social cohesion. Aga...

Public Investment Efficiency in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Public Investment Efficiency in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Source: Public Investment Efficiency in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Volume/Issue: 2018/9

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Karim Barhoumi , Ha Vu , Shirin Nikaein Towfighian , and Rodolfo Maino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484360019

Keywords: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti

There is significant room to improve public investment efficiency in sub-Saharan Africa. Investment in sub-Saharan African countries is lagging vis-à-vis peers such as emerging and developing Asia as well as Latin...

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia »

Volume/Issue: 2018/6

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Edward Gemayel , Lorraine Ocampos , Matteo Ghilardi , and James Aylward

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484337165.087

ISBN: 9781484337165

Keywords: Growth acceleration, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, Iran, Islamic Republic of, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen, Republic of, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan

Since 2014, large and persistent external shocks have hit the CCA region, particularly a slump in global commodity prices and slower growth in its key economic partners. Fiscal accommodation, along with currency ad...

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia »

Source: A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia

Volume/Issue: 2018/6

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Edward Gemayel , Lorraine Ocampos , Matteo Ghilardi , and James Aylward

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484337165

Keywords: Growth acceleration, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, Iran, Islamic Republic of, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen, Republic of, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan

Since 2014, large and persistent external shocks have hit the CCA region, particularly a slump in global commodity prices and slower growth in its key economic partners. Fiscal accommodation, along with currency ad...

Chapter 5. A Way Forward

Chapter 5. A Way Forward »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Rising Challenges The pursuit of multiple goals with public payrolls—often with limited success—has left several countries in the region with high wage bills at a time of heightened...

Chapter 2. Benchmarking and Trends

Chapter 2. Benchmarking and Trends »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Comparison with Global Peers Public wage bills in the MENAP region are higher than in other emerging market and developing economies (Figure 2.1). 1...

Chapter 6. Conclusion

Chapter 6. Conclusion »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Management of public sector wage bills has emerged as an important policy challenge for the region. Reflecting legacies from the past—including the large role of the state—as well as considerable oil wealth...

Chapter 3. Drivers

Chapter 3. Drivers »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Policy Objectives Employment In many areas of the MENAP region, high wage bills reflect the traditional role of the state as the employer of first reso...

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 1. Introduction »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Economic and social challenges have intensified across the Middle East and Central Asia. Despite a stronger global economy, the growth outlook for the region remains subdued (IMF 2017). Weak economic growth...

Chapter 4. Outcomes and Economic Effects

Chapter 4. Outcomes and Economic Effects »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Public Service Delivery Higher wage bills have on average not produced better service delivery, though public services are also affected by other considerations (Figures 4.1 and 4.2)...

Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia »

Volume: 18

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484336731.087

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Analysis of policies for managing public sector wage bills in the Middle East and Central Asia region. While some work has been done recently at the Fund on issues related to government employment and compensation,...

Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Volume: 18

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Analysis of policies for managing public sector wage bills in the Middle East and Central Asia region. While some work has been done recently at the Fund on issues related to government employment and compensation,...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Analysis of policies for managing public sector wage bills in the Middle East and Central Asia region. While some work has been done recently at the Fund on issues related to government employment and compensation,...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Sudan

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Sudan »

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/364

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484331668

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Exchange rate policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Exchange system liberalization, Debt relief, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic conditions in Sudan have been challenging since the secession of South Sudan in 2011 and the loss of the bulk of oil production and exports. The author...

Sudan
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sudan

Sudan : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sudan »

Volume/Issue: 2017/364

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484331668.002

ISBN: 9781484331668

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Exchange rate policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Exchange system liberalization, Debt relief, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic conditions in Sudan have been challenging since the secession of South Sudan in 2011 and the loss of the bulk of oil production and exports. The author...

Sudan
			: Selected Issues

Sudan : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/365

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484331705.002

ISBN: 9781484331705

Keywords: Consumer subsidies, Oil prices, Banking, Selected issues, Sudan

This paper explains that in Sudan, the public information campaign should be launched as early as possible following a decision to phase out subsidies. This campaign should comprise wide-ranging consultations with...

Statement by Ms. Mkwezalamba, Executive Director for Sudan, and Mr. Ismail, Advisor to Executive Director for Sudan, November 29, 2017

Statement by Ms. Mkwezalamba, Executive Director for Sudan, and Mr. Ismail, Advisor to Executive Director for Sudan, November 29, 2017 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/364

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484331668

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Exchange rate policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Exchange system liberalization, Debt relief, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic conditions in Sudan have been challenging since the secession of South Sudan in 2011 and the loss of the bulk of oil production and exports. The author...

Sudan: Selected Issues

Sudan: Selected Issues »

Source: Sudan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/365

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484331705

Keywords: Consumer subsidies, Oil prices, Banking, Selected issues, Sudan

This paper explains that in Sudan, the public information campaign should be launched as early as possible following a decision to phase out subsidies. This campaign should comprise wide-ranging consultations with...

Sudan: Selected Issues

Sudan: Selected Issues »

Source: Sudan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/365

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484331705

Keywords: Consumer subsidies, Oil prices, Banking, Selected issues, Sudan

This paper explains that in Sudan, the public information campaign should be launched as early as possible following a decision to phase out subsidies. This campaign should comprise wide-ranging consultations with...

Sudan: Selected Issues

Sudan: Selected Issues »

Source: Sudan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/365

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484331705

Keywords: Consumer subsidies, Oil prices, Banking, Selected issues, Sudan

This paper explains that in Sudan, the public information campaign should be launched as early as possible following a decision to phase out subsidies. This campaign should comprise wide-ranging consultations with...

Sudan: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation

Sudan: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation »

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/364

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484331668

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Exchange rate policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Exchange system liberalization, Debt relief, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic conditions in Sudan have been challenging since the secession of South Sudan in 2011 and the loss of the bulk of oil production and exports. The author...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/364

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484331668

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Exchange rate policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Exchange system liberalization, Debt relief, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic conditions in Sudan have been challenging since the secession of South Sudan in 2011 and the loss of the bulk of oil production and exports. The author...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/364

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484331668

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Exchange rate policy, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Exchange system liberalization, Debt relief, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic conditions in Sudan have been challenging since the secession of South Sudan in 2011 and the loss of the bulk of oil production and exports. The author...

Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2017/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Allen , Taz Chaponda , Lesley Fisher , and Rohini Ray

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484314203.001

ISBN: 9781484314203

Keywords: Zambia, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Togo, Tanzania, Sudan, Swaziland, Sub-Saharan Africa

More than 15 years ago, many countries in sub-Saharan Africa embarked on a program of budgetary reform, an important element of which was a medium-term budget framework (MTBF). This working paper focuses on the per...

Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Source: Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Volume/Issue: 2017/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Allen , Taz Chaponda , Lesley Fisher , and Rohini Ray

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484314203

Keywords: Zambia, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Togo, Tanzania, Sudan, Swaziland, Sub-Saharan Africa

More than 15 years ago, many countries in sub-Saharan Africa embarked on a program of budgetary reform, an important element of which was a medium-term budget framework (MTBF). This working paper focuses on the per...

The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Size and Determinants

The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa : Size and Determinants »

Volume/Issue: 2017/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Leandro Medina , Andrew Jonelis , and Mehmet Cangul

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484305942.001

ISBN: 9781484305942

Keywords: Uganda, South Africa, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo

The multiple indicator-multiple cause (MIMIC) method is a well-established tool for measuring informal economic activity. However, it has been criticized because GDP is used both as a cause and indicator variable....

The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa : Size and Determinants

Volume/Issue: 2017/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Leandro Medina , Andrew Jonelis , and Mehmet Cangul

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484305942

Keywords: Uganda, South Africa, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo

The multiple indicator-multiple cause (MIMIC) method is a well-established tool for measuring informal economic activity. However, it has been criticized because GDP is used both as a cause and indicator variable....

Multi-Country Report
			: Ensuring Financial Stability in Countries with Islamic Banking-Case Studies-Press Release; Staff Report

Multi-Country Report : Ensuring Financial Stability in Countries with Islamic Banking-Case Studies-Press Release; Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2017/145

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484302996.002

ISBN: 9781484302996

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Bahrain, Djibouti, Europe, Indonesia, Kenya, Kuwait, Malaysia, Middle East, Nigeria

This paper presents country experiences with reforms to strengthen regulatory oversight of the Islamic banking sector. Based on the selected country experiences, a number of important lessons and policy options can...

Multi-Country Report

Multi-Country Report »

Source: Multi-Country Report : Ensuring Financial Stability in Countries with Islamic Banking-Case Studies-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/145

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484302996

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Bahrain, Djibouti, Europe, Indonesia, Kenya, Kuwait, Malaysia, Middle East, Nigeria

This paper presents country experiences with reforms to strengthen regulatory oversight of the Islamic banking sector. Based on the selected country experiences, a number of important lessons and policy options can...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: A Work in Progress : Integrating Markets for Goods, Labor, and Capital in the East African Community

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Wenjie Chen , Jemma Dridi , Herve Joly , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475560350

Keywords: financial integration, East African Community, goods, labor, capital

This paper assesses the extent of economic and financial integration among the East African Community (EAC) along a number of dimensions and, where possible, whether integration has increased in the wake of the maj...

Chapter 1. Analysis of Merchandise Trade Integration in the EAC

Chapter 1. Analysis of Merchandise Trade Integration in the EAC »

Source: A Work in Progress : Integrating Markets for Goods, Labor, and Capital in the East African Community

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Wenjie Chen , Jemma Dridi , Herve Joly , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475560350

Keywords: financial integration, East African Community, goods, labor, capital

Evolution of Tariffs and Imports of EAC Countries since the Implementation of the CU The CU is the first integration milestone in the EAC. The EAC member states have...

Chapter 3. Financial Integration in the EAC

Chapter 3. Financial Integration in the EAC »

Source: A Work in Progress : Integrating Markets for Goods, Labor, and Capital in the East African Community

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Wenjie Chen , Jemma Dridi , Herve Joly , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475560350

Keywords: financial integration, East African Community, goods, labor, capital

The CM protocol requires EAC countries to eliminate restrictions on the free movement of capital. Article 24 of the protocol eliminates capital flow restrictions among the member states based on...

Chapter 2. Labor Migration and Remittances in the EAC

Chapter 2. Labor Migration and Remittances in the EAC »

Source: A Work in Progress : Integrating Markets for Goods, Labor, and Capital in the East African Community

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Wenjie Chen , Jemma Dridi , Herve Joly , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475560350

Keywords: financial integration, East African Community, goods, labor, capital

The CM is the second regional integration milestone of the EAC. The EAC partner states are expected to maintain a liberal stance toward the movement of goods, services, labor, and capital, and t...

A Work in Progress
			: Integrating Markets for Goods, Labor, and Capital in the East African Community

A Work in Progress : Integrating Markets for Goods, Labor, and Capital in the East African Community »

Volume: 17

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Wenjie Chen , Jemma Dridi , Herve Joly , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475560350.087

ISBN: 9781475560350

Keywords: financial integration, East African Community, goods, labor, capital

This paper assesses the extent of economic and financial integration among the East African Community (EAC) along a number of dimensions and, where possible, whether integration has increased in the wake of the maj...

Overview

Overview »

Source: A Work in Progress : Integrating Markets for Goods, Labor, and Capital in the East African Community

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Wenjie Chen , Jemma Dridi , Herve Joly , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475560350

Keywords: financial integration, East African Community, goods, labor, capital

The East African Community (EAC) aims to deepen cooperation among its member states in the political, economic, and social domains. The EAC was formally established by Kenya, Tanzania, and Ugand...

A Work in Progress: Integrating Markets for Goods, Labor, and Capital in the East African Community

A Work in Progress: Integrating Markets for Goods, Labor, and Capital in the East African Community »

Source: A Work in Progress : Integrating Markets for Goods, Labor, and Capital in the East African Community

Volume: 17

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Wenjie Chen , Jemma Dridi , Herve Joly , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475560350

Keywords: financial integration, East African Community, goods, labor, capital

This paper assesses the extent of economic and financial integration among the East African Community (EAC) along a number of dimensions and, where possible, whether integration has increased in the wake of the maj...

Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa : Causes and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 2016/247

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Niko Hobdari , and Ali Uppal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475563115

Keywords: South Africa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Senegal, Togo, Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania, Sudan, Swaziland

This paper analyzes food inflation trends in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) from 2000 to 2016 using two novel datasets of disaggregated CPI baskets. Average food inflation is higher, more volatile, and similarly persiste...

Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Causes and Policy Implications

Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa : Causes and Policy Implications »

Volume/Issue: 2016/247

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Niko Hobdari , and Ali Uppal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475563115.001

ISBN: 9781475563115

Keywords: South Africa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Senegal, Togo, Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania, Sudan, Swaziland

This paper analyzes food inflation trends in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) from 2000 to 2016 using two novel datasets of disaggregated CPI baskets. Average food inflation is higher, more volatile, and similarly persiste...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Sudan

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Sudan »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/324

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2016

ISBN: 9781475543933

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic conditions, Economic growth, Commodity prices, Fiscal consolidation, Revenue mobilization, Debt relief, Monetary policy, Exchange restrictions, Multiple currency practices

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Sudan is facing significant domestic and international constraints and large macroeconomic imbalances despite efforts made toward macroeconomic stability and growth...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/324

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475543933.002

ISBN: 9781475543933

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic conditions, Economic growth, Commodity prices, Fiscal consolidation, Revenue mobilization, Debt relief, Monetary policy, Exchange restrictions, Multiple currency practices

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Sudan is facing significant domestic and international constraints and large macroeconomic imbalances despite efforts made toward macroeconomic stability and growth...

Statement by Chileshe Mpundu Kapwepwe, Executive Director for Sudan and Felicia Dlamini-Kunene Advisor to the Executive Director September 7, 2016

Statement by Chileshe Mpundu Kapwepwe, Executive Director for Sudan and Felicia Dlamini-Kunene Advisor to the Executive Director September 7, 2016 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/324

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2016

ISBN: 9781475543933

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic conditions, Economic growth, Commodity prices, Fiscal consolidation, Revenue mobilization, Debt relief, Monetary policy, Exchange restrictions, Multiple currency practices

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Sudan is facing significant domestic and international constraints and large macroeconomic imbalances despite efforts made toward macroeconomic stability and growth...

Sudan: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation

Sudan: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/324

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2016

ISBN: 9781475543933

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic conditions, Economic growth, Commodity prices, Fiscal consolidation, Revenue mobilization, Debt relief, Monetary policy, Exchange restrictions, Multiple currency practices

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Sudan is facing significant domestic and international constraints and large macroeconomic imbalances despite efforts made toward macroeconomic stability and growth...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/324

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2016

ISBN: 9781475543933

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic conditions, Economic growth, Commodity prices, Fiscal consolidation, Revenue mobilization, Debt relief, Monetary policy, Exchange restrictions, Multiple currency practices

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Sudan is facing significant domestic and international constraints and large macroeconomic imbalances despite efforts made toward macroeconomic stability and growth...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/324

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2016

ISBN: 9781475543933

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic conditions, Economic growth, Commodity prices, Fiscal consolidation, Revenue mobilization, Debt relief, Monetary policy, Exchange restrictions, Multiple currency practices

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Sudan is facing significant domestic and international constraints and large macroeconomic imbalances despite efforts made toward macroeconomic stability and growth...

Fixed Base Year vs. Chain Linking in National Accounts

Fixed Base Year vs. Chain Linking in National Accounts »

Source: Fixed Base Year vs. Chain Linking in National Accounts : Experience of Sub-Saharan African Countries

Volume/Issue: 2016/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Dippelsman , Venkat Josyula , and Eric Métreau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 2016

ISBN: 9781475569339

Keywords: System of National Accounts, chain linking, volume measures, fixed base year

There are two approaches for producing volume estimates of GDP, fixed base year and annual chaining. While most advanced economies have adopted the chain-linked approach in the past twenty years, some African count...

Fixed Base Year vs. Chain Linking in National Accounts
			: Experience of Sub-Saharan African Countries

Fixed Base Year vs. Chain Linking in National Accounts : Experience of Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2016/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Dippelsman , Venkat Josyula , and Eric Métreau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475569339.001

ISBN: 9781475569339

Keywords: System of National Accounts, chain linking, volume measures, fixed base year

There are two approaches for producing volume estimates of GDP, fixed base year and annual chaining. While most advanced economies have adopted the chain-linked approach in the past twenty years, some African count...

Women's Opportunities and Challenges in Sub-Saharan African Job Markets

Women's Opportunities and Challenges in Sub-Saharan African Job Markets »

Volume/Issue: 2016/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christine Dieterich , Anni Huang , and Alun Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484388518.001

ISBN: 9781484388518

Keywords: Multi-sector Labor Market, Agriculture Feminization, Female Informal Employment, Household Enterprise Employment, SSA Labor Market

As labor market data is scarce in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), this paper uses household survey data to analyze the determinants of the gender gap in the labor market and its welfare implications for five SSA countrie...

Women's Opportunities and Challenges in Sub-Saharan African Job Markets

Women's Opportunities and Challenges in Sub-Saharan African Job Markets »

Source: Women's Opportunities and Challenges in Sub-Saharan African Job Markets

Volume/Issue: 2016/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christine Dieterich , Anni Huang , and Alun Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484388518

Keywords: Multi-sector Labor Market, Agriculture Feminization, Female Informal Employment, Household Enterprise Employment, SSA Labor Market

As labor market data is scarce in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), this paper uses household survey data to analyze the determinants of the gender gap in the labor market and its welfare implications for five SSA countrie...

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth
			: Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth : Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2016/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dalia Hakura , Mumtaz Hussain , Monique Newiak , Vimal Thakoor , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484382349.001

ISBN: 9781484382349

Keywords: Income inequality, gender inequality, economic growth, and sub-Saharan Africa

A growing body of empirical evidence suggests that inequality-income or gender related-can impede economic growth. Using dynamic panel regressions and new time series data, this paper finds that both income and gen...

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth »

Source: Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth : Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2016/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dalia Hakura , Mumtaz Hussain , Monique Newiak , Vimal Thakoor , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484382349

Keywords: Income inequality, gender inequality, economic growth, and sub-Saharan Africa

A growing body of empirical evidence suggests that inequality-income or gender related-can impede economic growth. Using dynamic panel regressions and new time series data, this paper finds that both income and gen...

Macroprudential Policy and Financial Stability in the Arab Region

Macroprudential Policy and Financial Stability in the Arab Region »

Volume/Issue: 2016/98

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ananthakrishnan Prasad , Heba Abdel Monem , and Pilar Garcia Martinez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484361641.001

ISBN: 9781484361641

Keywords: Macroprudential policy, systemic risk, credit, financial stability

Several characteristics of the structure of the Arab economies, their economic policy framework, and their banking systems make macroprudential policy a particular relevant tool. For most oil exporters, heavy relia...

Macroprudential Policy and Financial Stability in the Arab Region

Macroprudential Policy and Financial Stability in the Arab Region »

Source: Macroprudential Policy and Financial Stability in the Arab Region

Volume/Issue: 2016/98

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ananthakrishnan Prasad , Heba Abdel Monem , and Pilar Garcia Martinez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 May 2016

ISBN: 9781484361641

Keywords: Macroprudential policy, systemic risk, credit, financial stability

Several characteristics of the structure of the Arab economies, their economic policy framework, and their banking systems make macroprudential policy a particular relevant tool. For most oil exporters, heavy relia...

Fair Taxation in the Middle East and North Africa

Fair Taxation in the Middle East and North Africa »

Source: Fair Taxation in the Middle East and North Africa

Volume/Issue: 2015/16

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Mario Mansour , Pritha Mitra , Carlo Sdralevich , and Andrew Jewell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 2015

Language: Arabic

ISBN: 9781513552255

Keywords: Resource Revenues, Excise, Value-Added Tax, Equity, tax, taxes, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement, International Relations and International Political Economy: Other

Fairness - and what governments can do about it - is at the forefront of economic and social debate all over the world. In MENA, this has been at the core of recent political transitions but has not been adequately...

Fair Taxation in the Middle East and North Africa

Fair Taxation in the Middle East and North Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2015/16

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Mario Mansour , Pritha Mitra , Carlo Sdralevich , and Andrew Jewell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 2015

Language: Arabic

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513552255.006

ISBN: 9781513552255

Keywords: Resource Revenues, Excise, Value-Added Tax, Equity, tax, taxes, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement, International Relations and International Political Economy: Other

Fairness - and what governments can do about it - is at the forefront of economic and social debate all over the world. In MENA, this has been at the core of recent political transitions but has not been adequately...

An Overview of Islamic Finance

An Overview of Islamic Finance »

Volume/Issue: 2015/120

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mumtaz Hussain , Asghar Shahmoradi , and Rima Turk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 June 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513590745.001

ISBN: 9781513590745

Keywords: Sukuk, finance, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), Government Policy and Regulation,

Islamic finance has started to grow in international finance across the globe, with some concentration in few countries. Nearly 20 percent annual growth of Islamic finance in recent years seems to point to its resi...

An Overview of Islamic Finance1

An Overview of Islamic Finance1 »

Source: An Overview of Islamic Finance

Volume/Issue: 2015/120

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mumtaz Hussain , Asghar Shahmoradi , and Rima Turk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513590745

Keywords: Sukuk, finance, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), Government Policy and Regulation,

Islamic finance has started to grow in international finance across the globe, with some concentration in few countries. Nearly 20 percent annual growth of Islamic finance in recent years seems to point to its resi...

Islamic Finance
			: Opportunities, Challenges, and Policy Options

Islamic Finance : Opportunities, Challenges, and Policy Options »

Volume/Issue: 2015/5

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Alfred Kammer , Mohamed Norat , Marco Pinon , Ananthakrishnan Prasad , Christopher Towe , and Zeine Zeidane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498325035.006

ISBN: 9781498325035

Keywords: Islamic finance, Islamic banking, participation finance, financial regulations, Sukuk markets, infrastructure finance, financial inclusion, monetary policy, macroprudential policy, tax policy

The SDN discusses the main policy issues and challenges in building an inclusive and safe Islamic finance industry, with emphasis on Islamic banking and Sukuk markets. To this end, it discuses why Islamic finance m...

Islamic Finance

Islamic Finance »

Source: Islamic Finance : Opportunities, Challenges, and Policy Options

Volume/Issue: 2015/5

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Alfred Kammer , Mohamed Norat , Marco Pinon , Ananthakrishnan Prasad , Christopher Towe , and Zeine Zeidane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2015

ISBN: 9781498325035

Keywords: Islamic finance, Islamic banking, participation finance, financial regulations, Sukuk markets, infrastructure finance, financial inclusion, monetary policy, macroprudential policy, tax policy

The SDN discusses the main policy issues and challenges in building an inclusive and safe Islamic finance industry, with emphasis on Islamic banking and Sukuk markets. To this end, it discuses why Islamic finance m...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Sudan and Second Review under Staff Monitored Program

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Sudan and Second Review under Staff Monitored Program »

Source: Sudan : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program

Volume/Issue: 2014/364

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498371537

Keywords: debt, exchange, inflation, foreign exchange, debt relief

KEY ISSUES Context: Sudan's economy has yet to recover from the shock of South Sudan's secession three years ago, which took away three-quarters of oil production, half of its fiscal revenues, and two-thirds of i...

IMF Management Concludes the Second Review under the Staff-Monitored Program for Sudan

IMF Management Concludes the Second Review under the Staff-Monitored Program for Sudan »

Source: Sudan : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program

Volume/Issue: 2014/364

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498371537

Keywords: debt, exchange, inflation, foreign exchange, debt relief

KEY ISSUES Context: Sudan's economy has yet to recover from the shock of South Sudan's secession three years ago, which took away three-quarters of oil production, half of its fiscal revenues, and two-thirds of i...

Sudan
			: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program

Sudan : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program »

Volume/Issue: 2014/364

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498371537.002

ISBN: 9781498371537

Keywords: debt, exchange, inflation, foreign exchange, debt relief

KEY ISSUES Context: Sudan's economy has yet to recover from the shock of South Sudan's secession three years ago, which took away three-quarters of oil production, half of its fiscal revenues, and two-thirds of i...

Statement by Ms. Kapwepwe, Executive Director for Sudan, and Ms. Serero, Advisor to Executive Director for Sudan, December 3, 2014

Statement by Ms. Kapwepwe, Executive Director for Sudan, and Ms. Serero, Advisor to Executive Director for Sudan, December 3, 2014 »

Source: Sudan : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program

Volume/Issue: 2014/364

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498371537

Keywords: debt, exchange, inflation, foreign exchange, debt relief

KEY ISSUES Context: Sudan's economy has yet to recover from the shock of South Sudan's secession three years ago, which took away three-quarters of oil production, half of its fiscal revenues, and two-thirds of i...

Sudan: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program

Sudan: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program »

Source: Sudan : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program

Volume/Issue: 2014/364

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498371537

Keywords: debt, exchange, inflation, foreign exchange, debt relief

KEY ISSUES Context: Sudan's economy has yet to recover from the shock of South Sudan's secession three years ago, which took away three-quarters of oil production, half of its fiscal revenues, and two-thirds of i...

Sudan: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Review under the Staff Monitored Program—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Sudan: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Review under the Staff Monitored Program—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Sudan : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program

Volume/Issue: 2014/364

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498371537

Keywords: debt, exchange, inflation, foreign exchange, debt relief

KEY ISSUES Context: Sudan's economy has yet to recover from the shock of South Sudan's secession three years ago, which took away three-quarters of oil production, half of its fiscal revenues, and two-thirds of i...

Sudan: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Review under the Staff Monitored Program—Informational Annex

Sudan: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Review under the Staff Monitored Program—Informational Annex »

Source: Sudan : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program

Volume/Issue: 2014/364

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498371537

Keywords: debt, exchange, inflation, foreign exchange, debt relief

KEY ISSUES Context: Sudan's economy has yet to recover from the shock of South Sudan's secession three years ago, which took away three-quarters of oil production, half of its fiscal revenues, and two-thirds of i...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with South Sudan

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with South Sudan »

Source: Republic of South Sudan : 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Press Release

Volume/Issue: 2014/345

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498393621

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

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that South Sudan's economic performance has been mixed in recent years. Real GDP growth has displayed high volatility, the result of changes in oil and agricultural prod...

Republic of South Sudan
			: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Press Release

Republic of South Sudan : 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Press Release »

Volume/Issue: 2014/345

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498393621.002

ISBN: 9781498393621

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

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that South Sudan's economic performance has been mixed in recent years. Real GDP growth has displayed high volatility, the result of changes in oil and agricultural prod...

Republic of South Sudan: 2014 Article IV Consultation—Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Press Release

Republic of South Sudan: 2014 Article IV Consultation—Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Press Release »

Source: Republic of South Sudan : 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Press Release

Volume/Issue: 2014/345

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498393621

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

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that South Sudan's economic performance has been mixed in recent years. Real GDP growth has displayed high volatility, the result of changes in oil and agricultural prod...

Republic of South Sudan: Staff Report for 2014 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Republic of South Sudan: Staff Report for 2014 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Republic of South Sudan : 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Press Release

Volume/Issue: 2014/345

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498393621

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

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that South Sudan's economic performance has been mixed in recent years. Real GDP growth has displayed high volatility, the result of changes in oil and agricultural prod...

Republic of South Sudan: Staff Report for 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Republic of South Sudan: Staff Report for 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Republic of South Sudan : 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Press Release

Volume/Issue: 2014/345

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498393621

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

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that South Sudan's economic performance has been mixed in recent years. Real GDP growth has displayed high volatility, the result of changes in oil and agricultural prod...

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative on the Republic of South Sudan, December 15, 2014

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative on the Republic of South Sudan, December 15, 2014 »

Source: Republic of South Sudan : 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Press Release

Volume/Issue: 2014/345

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498393621

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

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that South Sudan's economic performance has been mixed in recent years. Real GDP growth has displayed high volatility, the result of changes in oil and agricultural prod...

Islamic Banking Regulation and Supervision
			: Survey Results and Challenges

Islamic Banking Regulation and Supervision : Survey Results and Challenges »

Volume/Issue: 2014/220

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): In Song , and Carel Oosthuizen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498380928.001

ISBN: 9781498380928

Keywords: Islamic banks, regulatory framework, banking, bank, banks, risk, Government Policy and Regulation, Comparative Analysis of Economic Systems,

The growing presence of Islamic banking needs to be accompanied by the development of effective regulation and supervision. This paper examines the results of the survey conducted by the International Monetary Fund...

Regulation and Supervision of Islamic Banks

Regulation and Supervision of Islamic Banks »

Volume/Issue: 2014/219

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aledjandro Lopez Mejia , Suliman Aljabrin , Rachid Awad , Mohamed Norat , and In Song

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498361590.001

ISBN: 9781498361590

Keywords: Islamic banks, conventional banks, regulatory framework, banks, risk, bank, banking, deposits, Government Policy and Regulation, Comparative Analysis of Economic Systems,

This paper aims at developing a better understanding of Islamic banking (IB) and providing policy recommendations to enhance the supervision of Islamic banks (IBs). It points out and discusses similarities and diff...

Islamic Banking Regulation and Supervision

Islamic Banking Regulation and Supervision »

Source: Islamic Banking Regulation and Supervision : Survey Results and Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2014/220

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): In Song , and Carel Oosthuizen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498380928

Keywords: Islamic banks, regulatory framework, banking, bank, banks, risk, Government Policy and Regulation, Comparative Analysis of Economic Systems,

The growing presence of Islamic banking needs to be accompanied by the development of effective regulation and supervision. This paper examines the results of the survey conducted by the International Monetary Fund...