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Cyber Risk Surveillance: A Case Study of Singapore

Cyber Risk Surveillance: A Case Study of Singapore »

Source: Cyber Risk Surveillance: A Case Study of Singapore

Volume/Issue: 2020/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joseph Goh , Heedon Kang , Zhi Xing Koh , Jin Way Lim , Cheng Wei Ng , Galen Sher , and Chris Yao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513526317

Keywords: Systemically important financial institutions, Financial crises, Financial institutions, Financial systems, Financial services, Cyber risk, financial innovation, systemic risk, stress test., WP

Cyber risk is an emerging source of systemic risk in the financial sector, and possibly a macro-critical risk too. It is therefore important to integrate it into financial sector surveillance. This paper offers a r...

Cyber Risk Surveillance: A Case Study of Singapore

Cyber Risk Surveillance: A Case Study of Singapore »

Volume/Issue: 2020/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joseph Goh , Heedon Kang , Zhi Xing Koh , Jin Way Lim , Cheng Wei Ng , Galen Sher , and Chris Yao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513526317.001

ISBN: 9781513526317

Keywords: Systemically important financial institutions, Financial crises, Financial institutions, Financial systems, Financial services, Cyber risk, financial innovation, systemic risk, stress test., WP

Cyber risk is an emerging source of systemic risk in the financial sector, and possibly a macro-critical risk too. It is therefore important to integrate it into financial sector surveillance. This paper offers a r...

Statement by The Managing Director on the Work Program of The Executive Board
			: December 11, 2019

Statement by The Managing Director on the Work Program of The Executive Board : December 11, 2019 »

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513526447.007

ISBN: 9781513526447

Keywords: External sector, Financial crises, Negative interest rates, Economic stabilization, Regional economics, PP, IEO, WEO, negative interest rate, briefing

This Work Program (WP) translates the strategic directions and policy priorities laid out in the Fall 2019 Global Policy Agenda (GPA) Update and the International Monetary and Financial Committee Communiqué into an...

Statement by The Managing Director on the Work Program of The Executive Board

Statement by The Managing Director on the Work Program of The Executive Board »

Source: Statement by The Managing Director on the Work Program of The Executive Board : December 11, 2019

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2020

ISBN: 9781513526447

Keywords: External sector, Financial crises, Negative interest rates, Economic stabilization, Regional economics, PP, IEO, WEO, negative interest rate, briefing

This Work Program (WP) translates the strategic directions and policy priorities laid out in the Fall 2019 Global Policy Agenda (GPA) Update and the International Monetary and Financial Committee Communiqué into an...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Singapore

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Singapore »

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/233

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498326667

Keywords: Credit, Economic growth, Expenditures, Balance of payments, Gross domestic product, Financial systems, Economic indicators, External sector, trade tension, MAS

The 2019 Article IV Consultation with Singapore analyses that Singapore's growth is expected to continue to moderate as export momentum slows and growth drivers shift back to domestic demand. Risks to the near-term...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/233

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498326667.002

ISBN: 9781498326667

Keywords: Credit, Economic growth, Expenditures, Balance of payments, Gross domestic product, Financial systems, Economic indicators, External sector, trade tension, MAS

The 2019 Article IV Consultation with Singapore analyses that Singapore's growth is expected to continue to moderate as export momentum slows and growth drivers shift back to domestic demand. Risks to the near-term...

Singapore
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program; Technical Note-Crisis Management, Resolution, and Safety Nets

Singapore : Financial Sector Assessment Program; Technical Note-Crisis Management, Resolution, and Safety Nets »

Volume/Issue: 2019/226

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498325837.002

ISBN: 9781498325837

Keywords: Systemically important financial institutions, Central banks, External sector, Mortgages, Banking safety nets, RSU, MAS, resolvability, critical function, supervisory staff

This technical note on Crisis Management, Resolution, and Safety Nets on Singapore highlights that the resolution tools are well designed, with the exception of bail-in powers; however, steps are still needed to op...

Singapore
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program; Detailed Assessment Of Observance-CPSS-IOSCO Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures

Singapore : Financial Sector Assessment Program; Detailed Assessment Of Observance-CPSS-IOSCO Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures »

Volume/Issue: 2019/225

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498325820.002

ISBN: 9781498325820

Keywords: Central banks, Central bank accounting, Economic stabilization, Clearing and settlement systems, Investment policy, Financial institutions, Financial markets, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, MAS, key consideration

This Detailed Assessment of Observance on the Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems-International Organization of Securities Commissions Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures on Singapore discusses...

Singapore
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program; Technical Note-Financial Stability Analysis and Stress Testing

Singapore : Financial Sector Assessment Program; Technical Note-Financial Stability Analysis and Stress Testing »

Volume/Issue: 2019/228

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498325868.002

ISBN: 9781498325868

Keywords: Financial soundness indicators, Central banks, Bank liquidity, Interest rates on loans, Financial crises, solvency, cyber-attacks, insurer, Singapore dollar, liquidity

This technical note Financial Stability Analysis and Stress Testing on Singapore contributes to the assessment of the stability and soundness of the financial sector with a comprehensive set of risk analyses. The w...

Singapore
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program; Technical Note-Macroprudential Policy

Singapore : Financial Sector Assessment Program; Technical Note-Macroprudential Policy »

Volume/Issue: 2019/227

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498325851.002

ISBN: 9781498325851

Keywords: External sector, Price indexes, Economic growth, Interest rates, Flow of funds, property market, MAS, property-related, speculative activity, credit-based

This technical note evaluates the macroprudential policy framework in Singapore with a focus on the price effect of macroprudential instruments. It assesses the domestic institutional arrangement, systemic risk mon...

Singapore
			: Financial System Stability Assessment

Singapore : Financial System Stability Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2019/224

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498325806.002

ISBN: 9781498325806

Keywords: External sector, Central banks, Financial soundness indicators, Bank liquidity, Financial crises, Financial institutions, Financial markets, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, MAS, liquidity

This Financial System Stability Assessment paper on Singapore highlights the attractiveness of Singapore as a financial center is underpinned by strong economic fundamentals, sound economic policies, and a sophisti...

Singapore
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Fintech: Implications for the Regulation and Supervision of the Financial Sector

Singapore : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Fintech: Implications for the Regulation and Supervision of the Financial Sector »

Volume/Issue: 2019/229

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498325882.002

ISBN: 9781498325882

Keywords: Financial sector development, Economic growth, Supply and demand, Central banks, Financial crises, MAS, security token, sandbox, CFT, AML

This technical note examines the implications of fintech for the regulation and supervision of the Singaporean financial services sector. It provides an overview of the financial system with a focus on fintech deve...

Singapore

Singapore »

Source: Singapore : Financial Sector Assessment Program; Detailed Assessment Of Observance-CPSS-IOSCO Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures

Volume/Issue: 2019/225

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498325820

Keywords: Central banks, Central bank accounting, Economic stabilization, Clearing and settlement systems, Investment policy, Financial institutions, Financial markets, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, MAS, key consideration

This Detailed Assessment of Observance on the Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems-International Organization of Securities Commissions Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures on Singapore discusses...

Singapore

Singapore »

Source: Singapore : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Fintech: Implications for the Regulation and Supervision of the Financial Sector

Volume/Issue: 2019/229

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498325882

Keywords: Financial sector development, Economic growth, Supply and demand, Central banks, Financial crises, MAS, security token, sandbox, CFT, AML

This technical note examines the implications of fintech for the regulation and supervision of the Singaporean financial services sector. It provides an overview of the financial system with a focus on fintech deve...

Singapore

Singapore »

Source: Singapore : Financial Sector Assessment Program; Technical Note-Crisis Management, Resolution, and Safety Nets

Volume/Issue: 2019/226

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498325837

Keywords: Systemically important financial institutions, Central banks, External sector, Mortgages, Banking safety nets, RSU, MAS, resolvability, critical function, supervisory staff

This technical note on Crisis Management, Resolution, and Safety Nets on Singapore highlights that the resolution tools are well designed, with the exception of bail-in powers; however, steps are still needed to op...

Singapore

Singapore »

Source: Singapore : Financial Sector Assessment Program; Technical Note-Macroprudential Policy

Volume/Issue: 2019/227

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498325851

Keywords: External sector, Price indexes, Economic growth, Interest rates, Flow of funds, property market, MAS, property-related, speculative activity, credit-based

This technical note evaluates the macroprudential policy framework in Singapore with a focus on the price effect of macroprudential instruments. It assesses the domestic institutional arrangement, systemic risk mon...

Singapore

Singapore »

Source: Singapore : Financial System Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2019/224

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498325806

Keywords: External sector, Central banks, Financial soundness indicators, Bank liquidity, Financial crises, Financial institutions, Financial markets, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, MAS, liquidity

This Financial System Stability Assessment paper on Singapore highlights the attractiveness of Singapore as a financial center is underpinned by strong economic fundamentals, sound economic policies, and a sophisti...

Singapore

Singapore »

Source: Singapore : Financial Sector Assessment Program; Technical Note-Financial Stability Analysis and Stress Testing

Volume/Issue: 2019/228

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498325868

Keywords: Financial soundness indicators, Central banks, Bank liquidity, Interest rates on loans, Financial crises, solvency, cyber-attacks, insurer, Singapore dollar, liquidity

This technical note Financial Stability Analysis and Stress Testing on Singapore contributes to the assessment of the stability and soundness of the financial sector with a comprehensive set of risk analyses. The w...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/233

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498326667

Keywords: Credit, Economic growth, Expenditures, Balance of payments, Gross domestic product, Financial systems, Economic indicators, External sector, trade tension, MAS

The 2019 Article IV Consultation with Singapore analyses that Singapore's growth is expected to continue to moderate as export momentum slows and growth drivers shift back to domestic demand. Risks to the near-term...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/233

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498326667

Keywords: Credit, Economic growth, Expenditures, Balance of payments, Gross domestic product, Financial systems, Economic indicators, External sector, trade tension, MAS

The 2019 Article IV Consultation with Singapore analyses that Singapore's growth is expected to continue to moderate as export momentum slows and growth drivers shift back to domestic demand. Risks to the near-term...

Statement by Keng Heng Tan, Alternate Executive Director for Singapore, and Selene Yoe, Advisor to the Executive Director July 10, 2019

Statement by Keng Heng Tan, Alternate Executive Director for Singapore, and Selene Yoe, Advisor to the Executive Director July 10, 2019 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/233

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498326667

Keywords: Credit, Economic growth, Expenditures, Balance of payments, Gross domestic product, Financial systems, Economic indicators, External sector, trade tension, MAS

The 2019 Article IV Consultation with Singapore analyses that Singapore's growth is expected to continue to moderate as export momentum slows and growth drivers shift back to domestic demand. Risks to the near-term...

Winds of Chang: The Case for New Digital Currency

Winds of Chang: The Case for New Digital Currency »

Source: Winds of Change : The Case for New Digital Currency

Series: IMF Speeches

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Communications Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484389171

Keywords: Central banks, Central bank role, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial institutions, Bank accounting, central bank, digital economy, currency, change nature, e-money

In Singapore, it is often windy. Winds here bring change, and opportunity. Historically, they blew ships to its port. These resupplied while waiting for the monsoon to pass, for the...

Winds of Change
			: The Case for New Digital Currency

Winds of Change : The Case for New Digital Currency »

Series: IMF Speeches

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Communications Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484389171.076

ISBN: 9781484389171

Keywords: Central banks, Central bank role, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial institutions, Bank accounting, central bank, digital economy, currency, change nature, e-money

This paper explores impact of new digital currency on Singapore. A new wind of digitization is blowing. Even cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple are vying for a spot in the cashless world, consta...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Winds of Change : The Case for New Digital Currency

Series: IMF Speeches

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Communications Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484389171

Keywords: Central banks, Central bank role, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial institutions, Bank accounting, central bank, digital economy, currency, change nature, e-money

This paper explores impact of new digital currency on Singapore. A new wind of digitization is blowing. Even cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple are vying for a spot in the cashless world, consta...

Bab 1: Gambaran Umum

Bab 1: Gambaran Umum »

Source: Excerpt: The ASEAN Way : Sustaining Growth and Stability

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Ana Corbacho , and Shanaka Peiris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2018

Language: ind

ISBN: MCASEAN5IAEX

Normalisasi kebijakan moneter di negara-negara maju yang bergejolak, volatilitas aliran modal, kesalahan langkah kebijakan global: beberapa hal tersebut hanyalah sedikit dari kemung...

Excerpt: The ASEAN Way
			: Sustaining Growth and Stability

Excerpt: The ASEAN Way : Sustaining Growth and Stability »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Ana Corbacho , and Shanaka Peiris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2018

Language: ind

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/MCASEAN5IAEX.073

ISBN: MCASEAN5IAEX

The first part of the book examines the evolution of monetary policy and prudential frameworks of the ASEAN­5, with particular focus on changes since the AFC and the more recent period of unconventional monetary po...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Excerpt: The ASEAN Way : Sustaining Growth and Stability

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Ana Corbacho , and Shanaka Peiris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2018

Language: ind

ISBN: MCASEAN5IAEX

The first part of the book examines the evolution of monetary policy and prudential frameworks of the ASEAN­5, with particular focus on changes since the AFC and the more recent period of unconventional monetary po...

Kata Pengantar

Kata Pengantar »

Source: Excerpt: The ASEAN Way : Sustaining Growth and Stability

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Ana Corbacho , and Shanaka Peiris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2018

Language: ind

ISBN: MCASEAN5IAEX

Ketahanan dan pertumbuhan berkelanjutan selama 20 tahun terakhir dari lima anggota pendiri Perhimpunan Bangsa-Bangsa Asia Tenggara (ASEAN), yakni Indonesia, Malaysia, Filipina, Sing...

Para Kontributor

Para Kontributor »

Source: Excerpt: The ASEAN Way : Sustaining Growth and Stability

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Ana Corbacho , and Shanaka Peiris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2018

Language: ind

ISBN: MCASEAN5IAEX

Mia Frances R. Agcaoili sedang melaksanakan secondment sebagai analis ekonomi di Kantor Perwakilan Menetap (Resident Representative Office) IMF di Manila, Filipina,...

Ucapan Terima Kasih

Ucapan Terima Kasih »

Source: Excerpt: The ASEAN Way : Sustaining Growth and Stability

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Ana Corbacho , and Shanaka Peiris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2018

Language: ind

ISBN: MCASEAN5IAEX

Publikasi ini dapat terwujud berkat panduan berharga dari Changyong Rhee dan Odd Per Brekk, Direktur dan Wakil Direktur di Departemen Asia dan Pasifik IMF. Publikasi ini juga diperk...

Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific

Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific »

Source: Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific

Volume/Issue: 2018/17

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484371015

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

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

Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific

Financial Inclusion in Asia-Pacific »

Volume/Issue: 2018/17

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2018

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

ISBN: 9781484371015

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

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

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Singapore

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Singapore »

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

Volume/Issue: 2018/245

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484371343

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Singapore

Singapore's economy is on a strong cyclical upswing. Economic growth has recovered to a three-year high, led by externally-oriented sectors that benefitted from the synchronized global expansion. Economic momentum...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2018/245

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484371343.002

ISBN: 9781484371343

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Singapore

Singapore's economy is on a strong cyclical upswing. Economic growth has recovered to a three-year high, led by externally-oriented sectors that benefitted from the synchronized global expansion. Economic momentum...

Singapore: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation

Singapore: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation »

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

Volume/Issue: 2018/245

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484371343

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Singapore

Singapore's economy is on a strong cyclical upswing. Economic growth has recovered to a three-year high, led by externally-oriented sectors that benefitted from the synchronized global expansion. Economic momentum...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2018/245

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484371343

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Singapore

Singapore's economy is on a strong cyclical upswing. Economic growth has recovered to a three-year high, led by externally-oriented sectors that benefitted from the synchronized global expansion. Economic momentum...

Statement by Juda Agung, Executive Director for Singapore and Chengyi Ong, Advisor to the Executive Director July 20, 2018

Statement by Juda Agung, Executive Director for Singapore and Chengyi Ong, Advisor to the Executive Director July 20, 2018 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2018/245

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484371343

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Singapore

Singapore's economy is on a strong cyclical upswing. Economic growth has recovered to a three-year high, led by externally-oriented sectors that benefitted from the synchronized global expansion. Economic momentum...

Chapter 1 Overview

Chapter 1 Overview »

Source: Excerpt: The ASEAN Way : Sustaining Growth and Stability

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Ana Corbacho , and Shanaka Peiris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2018

ISBN: MCASEAN5EAEX

A bumpy normalization of monetary policies in advanced economies, capital flow volatility, global policy missteps: these are just a few of the possible risks shaping the global outl...

Excerpt: The ASEAN Way
			: Sustaining Growth and Stability

Excerpt: The ASEAN Way : Sustaining Growth and Stability »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Ana Corbacho , and Shanaka Peiris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/MCASEAN5EAEX.073

ISBN: MCASEAN5EAEX

The first part of the book examines the evolution of monetary policy and prudential frameworks of the ASEAN­5, with particular focus on changes since the AFC and the more recent period of unconventional monetary po...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Excerpt: The ASEAN Way : Sustaining Growth and Stability

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Ana Corbacho , and Shanaka Peiris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2018

ISBN: MCASEAN5EAEX

The first part of the book examines the evolution of monetary policy and prudential frameworks of the ASEAN­5, with particular focus on changes since the AFC and the more recent period of unconventional monetary po...

Definitions

Definitions »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

In this Regional Economic Outlook: Asia and Pacific, the following groupings are employed: “ASEAN” refers to Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao P.D.R., Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, S...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

The economic outlook for Asia and the Pacific remains strong, and the region continues to be the most dynamic of the global economy. Near-term prospects have improved since the Regional Economic Outlook Upda...

1. Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

1. Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

The world economy continues to perform well, with strong growth and trade, rising but still muted inflation, and accommodative financial conditions, notwithstanding some increased financial mark...

2. Low Inflation in Asia: How Long Will It Last?

2. Low Inflation in Asia: How Long Will It Last? »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

Introduction and Main Findings Global growth in 2017 was the highest since 2011 and is expected to strengthen further in 2018–19, supported by broad-based momentum across countries a...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific
			: Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484339886.086

ISBN: 9781484339886

Asia is expected to grow by about 51/2 percent this year, accounting for nearly two-thirds of global growth, and the region remains the world's most dynamic by a considerable margin. But despite the strong outlook,...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

Asia is expected to grow by about 51/2 percent this year, accounting for nearly two-thirds of global growth, and the region remains the world's most dynamic by a considerable margin. But despite the strong outlook,...

Singapore
			: Selected Issues

Singapore : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/241

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484312858.002

ISBN: 9781484312858

Keywords: Banking sector, Housing, Private savings, Capital flows, Fiscal policy, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary policy, Selected issues, Singapore

This paper outlines that the banking sector remains healthy, backed by high capital, liquidity, provisioning and profitability ratios. Sector-wide nonperforming loans (NPLs) have increased slightly (to 2 percent in...

Singapore
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/240

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484312773.002

ISBN: 9781484312773

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Monetary policy, Fiscal policy, Financial sector, Lapse of time approval, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Singapore's economic growth momentum has improved since late 2016, supported by a recovery in global electronics trade. Real GDP grew by 2.7 percent in the first qu...

Singapore: 2017 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report

Singapore: 2017 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report »

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/240

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484312773

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Monetary policy, Fiscal policy, Financial sector, Lapse of time approval, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Singapore's economic growth momentum has improved since late 2016, supported by a recovery in global electronics trade. Real GDP grew by 2.7 percent in the first qu...

Singapore: Selected Issues

Singapore: Selected Issues »

Source: Singapore : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/241

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484312858

Keywords: Banking sector, Housing, Private savings, Capital flows, Fiscal policy, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary policy, Selected issues, Singapore

This paper outlines that the banking sector remains healthy, backed by high capital, liquidity, provisioning and profitability ratios. Sector-wide nonperforming loans (NPLs) have increased slightly (to 2 percent in...

Singapore: Selected Issues

Singapore: Selected Issues »

Source: Singapore : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/241

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484312858

Keywords: Banking sector, Housing, Private savings, Capital flows, Fiscal policy, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary policy, Selected issues, Singapore

This paper outlines that the banking sector remains healthy, backed by high capital, liquidity, provisioning and profitability ratios. Sector-wide nonperforming loans (NPLs) have increased slightly (to 2 percent in...

Singapore: Selected Issues

Singapore: Selected Issues »

Source: Singapore : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/241

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484312858

Keywords: Banking sector, Housing, Private savings, Capital flows, Fiscal policy, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary policy, Selected issues, Singapore

This paper outlines that the banking sector remains healthy, backed by high capital, liquidity, provisioning and profitability ratios. Sector-wide nonperforming loans (NPLs) have increased slightly (to 2 percent in...

Singapore: Selected Issues

Singapore: Selected Issues »

Source: Singapore : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/241

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484312858

Keywords: Banking sector, Housing, Private savings, Capital flows, Fiscal policy, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary policy, Selected issues, Singapore

This paper outlines that the banking sector remains healthy, backed by high capital, liquidity, provisioning and profitability ratios. Sector-wide nonperforming loans (NPLs) have increased slightly (to 2 percent in...

Singapore: Selected Issues

Singapore: Selected Issues »

Source: Singapore : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/241

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484312858

Keywords: Banking sector, Housing, Private savings, Capital flows, Fiscal policy, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary policy, Selected issues, Singapore

This paper outlines that the banking sector remains healthy, backed by high capital, liquidity, provisioning and profitability ratios. Sector-wide nonperforming loans (NPLs) have increased slightly (to 2 percent in...

Singapore: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation

Singapore: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation »

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/240

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484312773

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Monetary policy, Fiscal policy, Financial sector, Lapse of time approval, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Singapore's economic growth momentum has improved since late 2016, supported by a recovery in global electronics trade. Real GDP grew by 2.7 percent in the first qu...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/240

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484312773

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Monetary policy, Fiscal policy, Financial sector, Lapse of time approval, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that Singapore's economic growth momentum has improved since late 2016, supported by a recovery in global electronics trade. Real GDP grew by 2.7 percent in the first qu...

When China Sneezes Does ASEAN Catch a Cold?

When China Sneezes Does ASEAN Catch a Cold? »

Volume/Issue: 2016/214

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sohrab Rafiq

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475552607.001

ISBN: 9781475552607

Keywords: Cambodia, Cambodia, China, Cross country analysis, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Emerging markets, Economic integration, Economic growth, Philippines, Indonesia

This paper looks at the effects of a China slowdown on Emerging Market Economies (Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand) and Frontier Developing Economies (Cambodia, Lao P.D.R., and Vietnam) in ASEAN. The main finding...

When China Sneezes Does ASEAN Catch a Cold?

When China Sneezes Does ASEAN Catch a Cold? »

Source: When China Sneezes Does ASEAN Catch a Cold?

Volume/Issue: 2016/214

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sohrab Rafiq

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475552607

Keywords: Cambodia, Cambodia, China, Cross country analysis, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Emerging markets, Economic integration, Economic growth, Philippines, Indonesia

This paper looks at the effects of a China slowdown on Emerging Market Economies (Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand) and Frontier Developing Economies (Cambodia, Lao P.D.R., and Vietnam) in ASEAN. The main finding...

Spillovers from China's Growth Slowdown and Rebalancing to the ASEAN-5 Economies

Spillovers from China's Growth Slowdown and Rebalancing to the ASEAN-5 Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2016/170

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Allan Dizioli , Jaime Guajardo , Vladimir Klyuev , Rui Mano , and Mehdi Raissi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475524260.001

ISBN: 9781475524260

Keywords: China’;s slowdown and rebalancing, international business cycle, spillovers, Global VAR, Flexible System of Global Models (FSGM), ASEAN-5.

After many years of rapid expansion, China's growth is slowing to more sustainable levels and is rebalancing, with consumption becoming the main growth driver. This transition is likely to have negative effects on...

Spillovers from China's Growth Slowdown and Rebalancing to the ASEAN-5 Economies

Spillovers from China's Growth Slowdown and Rebalancing to the ASEAN-5 Economies »

Source: Spillovers from China's Growth Slowdown and Rebalancing to the ASEAN-5 Economies

Volume/Issue: 2016/170

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Allan Dizioli , Jaime Guajardo , Vladimir Klyuev , Rui Mano , and Mehdi Raissi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475524260

Keywords: China’;s slowdown and rebalancing, international business cycle, spillovers, Global VAR, Flexible System of Global Models (FSGM), ASEAN-5.

After many years of rapid expansion, China's growth is slowing to more sustainable levels and is rebalancing, with consumption becoming the main growth driver. This transition is likely to have negative effects on...

Evolution of Exchange Rate Behavior in the ASEAN-5 Countries

Evolution of Exchange Rate Behavior in the ASEAN-5 Countries »

Source: Evolution of Exchange Rate Behavior in the ASEAN-5 Countries

Volume/Issue: 2016/165

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vladimir Klyuev , and To-Nhu Dao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475523867

Keywords: Exchange rate regimes; exchange rate volatility; fear of floating; currency blocks; ASEAN

This paper examines exchange rate behavior in the ASEAN-5 countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand). It finds that for the last 10 years there is no evidence that their central banks...

Evolution of Exchange Rate Behavior in the ASEAN-5 Countries

Evolution of Exchange Rate Behavior in the ASEAN-5 Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2016/165

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vladimir Klyuev , and To-Nhu Dao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475523867.001

ISBN: 9781475523867

Keywords: Exchange rate regimes; exchange rate volatility; fear of floating; currency blocks; ASEAN

This paper examines exchange rate behavior in the ASEAN-5 countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand). It finds that for the last 10 years there is no evidence that their central banks...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Singapore

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Singapore »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/263

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 July 2016

ISBN: 9781475521047

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Singapore's economy continues to perform well despite being hit by a combination of cyclical and structural factors, originating both at home and abroad. Growth mod...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/263

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475521047.002

ISBN: 9781475521047

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Singapore's economy continues to perform well despite being hit by a combination of cyclical and structural factors, originating both at home and abroad. Growth mod...

Singapore
			: Selected Issues

Singapore : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/264

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475521085.002

ISBN: 9781475521085

This Selected Issues paper develops a new calibrated model of the Singapore economy, the Singapore Global Policy MODel (SGPMOD), and uses it to conduct a variety of policy experiments focused on the conduct of mone...

Singapore

Singapore »

Source: Singapore : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/264

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 July 2016

ISBN: 9781475521085

This Selected Issues paper develops a new calibrated model of the Singapore economy, the Singapore Global Policy MODel (SGPMOD), and uses it to conduct a variety of policy experiments focused on the conduct of mone...

Singapore: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation

Singapore: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/263

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 July 2016

ISBN: 9781475521047

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Singapore's economy continues to perform well despite being hit by a combination of cyclical and structural factors, originating both at home and abroad. Growth mod...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/263

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 July 2016

ISBN: 9781475521047

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Singapore's economy continues to perform well despite being hit by a combination of cyclical and structural factors, originating both at home and abroad. Growth mod...

Statement by Marzunisham Omar, Executive Director for Singapore and Ian Chung, Advisor to the Executive Director, July 25, 2016

Statement by Marzunisham Omar, Executive Director for Singapore and Ian Chung, Advisor to the Executive Director, July 25, 2016 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/263

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 July 2016

ISBN: 9781475521047

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Singapore's economy continues to perform well despite being hit by a combination of cyclical and structural factors, originating both at home and abroad. Growth mod...

Asean-5 Cluster Report

Asean-5 Cluster Report »

Source: Asean-5 Cluster Report : Evolution of Monetary Policy Frameworks

Volume/Issue: 2016/176

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498308748

Keywords: Monetary policy, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Central banks, Business cycles, Capital outflows, Cross country analysis, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand

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...

Asean-5 Cluster Report
			: Evolution of Monetary Policy Frameworks

Asean-5 Cluster Report : Evolution of Monetary Policy Frameworks »

Volume/Issue: 2016/176

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498308748.002

ISBN: 9781498308748

Keywords: Monetary policy, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Central banks, Business cycles, Capital outflows, Cross country analysis, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand

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...

Acknowledgments

Acknowledgments »

Source: Breaking the Oil Spell : The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification

Series: Books

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513537863

Keywords: Export diversification, Nonoil sector, Oil exporting countries, Economic development, environment, development, oil, capital, industry, Gulf Falcons,

This book would not have been possible without the support of the IMF’s Middle East Center for Economics and Finance (CEF) in Kuwait. Indeed, the book is based on the high-level diversification conference...

Breaking the Oil Spell
			: The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification

Breaking the Oil Spell : The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification »

Series: Books

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513537863.071

ISBN: 9781513537863

Keywords: Export diversification, Nonoil sector, Oil exporting countries, Economic development, environment, development, oil, capital, industry, Gulf Falcons,

The 'Gulf Falcons'-the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council-have high living standards as a result of large income flows from oil. The decline of oil prices between summer 2014 and fall 2015 underscores the ur...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Breaking the Oil Spell : The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification

Series: Books

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513537863

Keywords: Export diversification, Nonoil sector, Oil exporting countries, Economic development, environment, development, oil, capital, industry, Gulf Falcons,

The 'Gulf Falcons'-the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council-have high living standards as a result of large income flows from oil. The decline of oil prices between summer 2014 and fall 2015 underscores the ur...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Breaking the Oil Spell : The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification

Series: Books

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513537863

Keywords: Export diversification, Nonoil sector, Oil exporting countries, Economic development, environment, development, oil, capital, industry, Gulf Falcons,

The 'Gulf Falcons'-the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council-have high living standards as a result of large income flows from oil. The decline of oil prices between summer 2014 and fall 2015 underscores the ur...

Chapter 9. A Practitioner’s Narrative of Brazil’s Industrialization and the Role of the Brazilian Development Bank

Chapter 9. A Practitioner’s Narrative of Brazil’s Industrialization and the Role of the Brazilian Development Bank »

Source: Breaking the Oil Spell : The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification

Series: Books

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513537863

Keywords: Export diversification, Nonoil sector, Oil exporting countries, Economic development, environment, development, oil, capital, industry, Gulf Falcons,

Development, as economists say, is path dependent. That is, it is based on the context of individual countries and is historically determined. This chapter adopts a very pragmatic approach to this issue—from...

Chapter 8. Diversification and the Economy: The Role of Government in Enhancing the Industrial Base

Chapter 8. Diversification and the Economy: The Role of Government in Enhancing the Industrial Base »

Source: Breaking the Oil Spell : The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification

Series: Books

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513537863

Keywords: Export diversification, Nonoil sector, Oil exporting countries, Economic development, environment, development, oil, capital, industry, Gulf Falcons,

An individual economy develops and evolves along various paths. How different paths lead to a variation in economic prosperity and stability has always been a matter of curiosity to economists and policymake...

Chapter 6. Economic Diversification in Latin American Countries: A Way to Face Tough Times Ahead

Chapter 6. Economic Diversification in Latin American Countries: A Way to Face Tough Times Ahead »

Source: Breaking the Oil Spell : The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification

Series: Books

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513537863

Keywords: Export diversification, Nonoil sector, Oil exporting countries, Economic development, environment, development, oil, capital, industry, Gulf Falcons,

During the past decade, Latin American countries enjoyed some of their best economic times in recent memory. Most of the good performance is attributed to unusually favorable international prices, especially...

Chapter 3. Going Beyond Comparative Advantage: How Singapore Did It

Chapter 3. Going Beyond Comparative Advantage: How Singapore Did It »

Source: Breaking the Oil Spell : The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification

Series: Books

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513537863

Keywords: Export diversification, Nonoil sector, Oil exporting countries, Economic development, environment, development, oil, capital, industry, Gulf Falcons,

Singapore has been transformed economically, socially, and politically since independence in August 1965. The country’s industrial development strategy evolved from labor intensive in the 1960s, skill intens...

Chapter 7. Growth Policy Design for Middle-Income Countries

Chapter 7. Growth Policy Design for Middle-Income Countries »

Source: Breaking the Oil Spell : The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification

Series: Books

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513537863

Keywords: Export diversification, Nonoil sector, Oil exporting countries, Economic development, environment, development, oil, capital, industry, Gulf Falcons,

How can middle-income countries enhance productivity growth, helping them to avoid the so-called middle-income trap? This chapter discusses potential determinants of firm-level productivity and productivity...

Chapter 10. Implications of Korea’s Saemaul Undong for Development Policy: A Structural Perspective

Chapter 10. Implications of Korea’s Saemaul Undong for Development Policy: A Structural Perspective »

Source: Breaking the Oil Spell : The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification

Series: Books

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513537863

Keywords: Export diversification, Nonoil sector, Oil exporting countries, Economic development, environment, development, oil, capital, industry, Gulf Falcons,

Although quality of life is higher than ever before, a billion people still live in absolute poverty. To fight it, it is necessary for the developing economies, where the majority of poor people live, to ach...

Chapter 5. Industrial Diversification in Korea: History in Search of Lessons

Chapter 5. Industrial Diversification in Korea: History in Search of Lessons »

Source: Breaking the Oil Spell : The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification

Series: Books

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513537863

Keywords: Export diversification, Nonoil sector, Oil exporting countries, Economic development, environment, development, oil, capital, industry, Gulf Falcons,

Koreans define their predicaments in terms of absences. One of the first absences they will lament is that of exportable natural resources, from which stemmed a path of industrialization squarely focused on...

Chapter 11. Lessons for Today and the Way Forward

Chapter 11. Lessons for Today and the Way Forward »

Source: Breaking the Oil Spell : The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification

Series: Books

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513537863

Keywords: Export diversification, Nonoil sector, Oil exporting countries, Economic development, environment, development, oil, capital, industry, Gulf Falcons,

Reda Cherif, Fuad Hasanov, and Alfred Kammer Will Singapore be around in 100 years? I am not so sure. Whatever the choices are, I am absolutely sure that if Singa...

Chapter 4. Malaysia’s Move Toward a High-Income Economy: Five Decades of Nation Building—A View from Within

Chapter 4. Malaysia’s Move Toward a High-Income Economy: Five Decades of Nation Building—A View from Within »

Source: Breaking the Oil Spell : The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification

Series: Books

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513537863

Keywords: Export diversification, Nonoil sector, Oil exporting countries, Economic development, environment, development, oil, capital, industry, Gulf Falcons,

Malaysia is blessed with quite a few advantages that have enabled it to diversify economic activities and achieve a high quality of life. It has a strategically favorable location in Southeast Asia and enjoy...

Chapter 1. Soaring of the Gulf Falcons: Diversification in the GCC Oil Exporters in Seven Propositions

Chapter 1. Soaring of the Gulf Falcons: Diversification in the GCC Oil Exporters in Seven Propositions »

Source: Breaking the Oil Spell : The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification

Series: Books

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513537863

Keywords: Export diversification, Nonoil sector, Oil exporting countries, Economic development, environment, development, oil, capital, industry, Gulf Falcons,

Reda Cherif and Fuad Hasanov The countries of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) face a difficult task in refocusing growth models to diversify thei...

Chapter 2. The Riddle of Diversification

Chapter 2. The Riddle of Diversification »

Source: Breaking the Oil Spell : The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification

Series: Books

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513537863

Keywords: Export diversification, Nonoil sector, Oil exporting countries, Economic development, environment, development, oil, capital, industry, Gulf Falcons,

As Reda Cherif and Fuad Hasanov conclude in Chapter 1, petro-states face daunting challenges—really a riddle for policymakers—to assure sustainable and diversified economies. Late-late developers...

Contributors

Contributors »

Source: Breaking the Oil Spell : The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification

Series: Books

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513537863

Keywords: Export diversification, Nonoil sector, Oil exporting countries, Economic development, environment, development, oil, capital, industry, Gulf Falcons,

Editors Reda Cherif is an Economist at the IMF, at the Institute for Capacity Development. He previously worked in the Fiscal Affai...

Foreword

Foreword »

Source: Breaking the Oil Spell : The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification

Series: Books

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513537863

Keywords: Export diversification, Nonoil sector, Oil exporting countries, Economic development, environment, development, oil, capital, industry, Gulf Falcons,

Natural-resource-rich economies face a peculiar development dichotomy. The natural resource wealth helps increase living standards, both directly and indirectly, in the latter case via the additional governm...

Introduction

Introduction »

Source: Breaking the Oil Spell : The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification

Series: Books

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513537863

Keywords: Export diversification, Nonoil sector, Oil exporting countries, Economic development, environment, development, oil, capital, industry, Gulf Falcons,

Tim Callen, Reda Cherif, and Fuad Hasanov Creativity always comes as a surprise to us; therefore we can never count on it and we dare not believe in it until it h...

Part III: Key Policies to Support Diversification

Part III: Key Policies to Support Diversification »

Source: Breaking the Oil Spell : The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification

Series: Books

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513537863

Keywords: Export diversification, Nonoil sector, Oil exporting countries, Economic development, environment, development, oil, capital, industry, Gulf Falcons,

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Postscript

Postscript »

Source: Breaking the Oil Spell : The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification

Series: Books

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513537863

Keywords: Export diversification, Nonoil sector, Oil exporting countries, Economic development, environment, development, oil, capital, industry, Gulf Falcons,

This is an edited and abridged version of a conversation between His Excellency Minister Muhammad Al Jasser, then Minister of Economy and Planning of Saudi Arabia, and Min Zhu, IMF Deputy Managi...

Singapore's Export Elasticities
			: A Disaggregated Look into the Role of Global Value Chains and Economic Complexity

Singapore's Export Elasticities : A Disaggregated Look into the Role of Global Value Chains and Economic Complexity »

Volume/Issue: 2016/52

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elif Arbatli , and Gee Hee Hong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513556901.001

ISBN: 9781513556901

Keywords: Trade elasticities, trade structure, global supply chain, economic complexity, trade, value, exports, price, share, Input-Output Analysis

Singapore is one of the world's most open economies, with the size of its trade reaching about 350 percent of its GDP. With the rise of highly diversified cross-border production networks, Singapore has come to pla...

Singapore's Export Elasticities

Singapore's Export Elasticities »

Source: Singapore's Export Elasticities : A Disaggregated Look into the Role of Global Value Chains and Economic Complexity

Volume/Issue: 2016/52

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elif Arbatli , and Gee Hee Hong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513556901

Keywords: Trade elasticities, trade structure, global supply chain, economic complexity, trade, value, exports, price, share, Input-Output Analysis

Singapore is one of the world's most open economies, with the size of its trade reaching about 350 percent of its GDP. With the rise of highly diversified cross-border production networks, Singapore has come to pla...

Introducing a General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR)

Introducing a General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) »

Source: Introducing a General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) : Ensuring That a GAAR Achieves Its Purpose

Volume: 1

Series: Tax Law Technical Note

Author(s): Christophe Waerzeggers , and Cory Hillier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2016

ISBN: 9781513515823

Keywords: Tax evasion, Tax regimes, Tax systems, tax, tax benefit, tax law, transaction, tax avoidance

Tax avoidance continues to attract attention globally with strong support for tax law reform at all levels. This Tax Law IMF Technical Note focuses on some of the key design and drafting considerations of one speci...

Introducing a General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR)
			: Ensuring That a GAAR Achieves Its Purpose

Introducing a General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) : Ensuring That a GAAR Achieves Its Purpose »

Volume: 1

Series: Tax Law Technical Note

Author(s): Christophe Waerzeggers , and Cory Hillier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513515823.008

ISBN: 9781513515823

Keywords: Tax evasion, Tax regimes, Tax systems, tax, tax benefit, tax law, transaction, tax avoidance

Tax avoidance continues to attract attention globally with strong support for tax law reform at all levels. This Tax Law IMF Technical Note focuses on some of the key design and drafting considerations of one speci...

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Leaning Against the Wind

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Leaning Against the Wind »

Source: Cost-Benefit Analysis of Leaning Against the Wind

Volume/Issue: 2016/3

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lars Svensson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2016

ISBN: 9781498314787

Keywords: macroprudential policy, unemployment, unemployment rate, debt, marginal cost, benchmark, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), All Countries

“Leaning against the wind” (LAW) with a higher monetary policy interest rate may have benefits in terms of lower real debt growth and associated lower probability of a financial crisis but has costs in terms of hig...

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Leaning Against the Wind

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Leaning Against the Wind »

Volume/Issue: 2016/3

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lars Svensson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498314787.001

ISBN: 9781498314787

Keywords: macroprudential policy, unemployment, unemployment rate, debt, marginal cost, benchmark, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), All Countries

“Leaning against the wind” (LAW) with a higher monetary policy interest rate may have benefits in terms of lower real debt growth and associated lower probability of a financial crisis but has costs in terms of hig...

The Impact of Global Liquidity on Financial Landscapes and Risks in the ASEAN-5 Countries

The Impact of Global Liquidity on Financial Landscapes and Risks in the ASEAN-5 Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2015/211

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tao Sun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513543734.001

ISBN: 9781513543734

Keywords: financial landscape, liquidity, debt, security, international debt security, International Lending and Debt Problems, financial stability.,

This paper analyzes the transmission of global liquidity to the ASEAN-5 countries (ASEAN-5), including the impact on financial landscapes and risks to financial stability. It finds that global liquidity transmissio...