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Extension of the Periods For Consent to and Payment of Quota Increases

Extension of the Periods For Consent to and Payment of Quota Increases »

Source: Extension of the Periods For Consent to and Payment of Quota Increases

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513550510

Keywords: Payments arrears, Accounting, PP, general review, executive board, quota, additional extension, payment

On June 18, 2020, the IMF's Executive Board approved an additional extension, for one year, of the period for members to consent to an increase in their quotas under the Fourteenth General Review of Quotas ('Fourte...

Extension of the Periods For Consent to and Payment of Quota Increases

Extension of the Periods For Consent to and Payment of Quota Increases »

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513550510.007

ISBN: 9781513550510

Keywords: Payments arrears, Accounting, PP, general review, executive board, quota, additional extension, payment

On June 18, 2020, the IMF's Executive Board approved an additional extension, for one year, of the period for members to consent to an increase in their quotas under the Fourteenth General Review of Quotas ('Fourte...

Extension Of The Periods For Consent To And Payment Of Quota Increases

Extension Of The Periods For Consent To And Payment Of Quota Increases »

Source: Extension Of The Periods For Consent To And Payment Of Quota Increases

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 2020

ISBN: 9781513526386

Keywords: Payments arrears, Accounting, PP, general review, quota, executive board, payment, six-month

On December 20, 2019, the IMF's Executive Board approved a further six-month extension of the period for members to consent to an increase in their quotas under the Fourteenth General Review of Quotas ('Fourteenth...

Extension Of The Periods For Consent To And Payment Of Quota Increases

Extension Of The Periods For Consent To And Payment Of Quota Increases »

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513526386.007

ISBN: 9781513526386

Keywords: Payments arrears, Accounting, PP, general review, quota, executive board, payment, six-month

On December 20, 2019, the IMF's Executive Board approved a further six-month extension of the period for members to consent to an increase in their quotas under the Fourteenth General Review of Quotas ('Fourteenth...

Extension Of The Periods For Consent To And Payment Of Quota Increase

Extension Of The Periods For Consent To And Payment Of Quota Increase »

Source: Extension Of The Periods For Consent To And Payment Of Quota Increase

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 August 2019

ISBN: 9781513510088

Keywords: Payments arrears, Accounting, PP, general review, quota, executive board, payment, six-month

On June 25, 2019, the IMF's Executive Board approved a further six-month extension of the period for members to consent to an increase in their quotas under the Fourteenth General Review of Quotas ('Fourteenth Revi...

Extension Of The Periods For Consent To And Payment Of Quota Increase

Extension Of The Periods For Consent To And Payment Of Quota Increase »

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 August 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513510088.007

ISBN: 9781513510088

Keywords: Payments arrears, Accounting, PP, general review, quota, executive board, payment, six-month

On June 25, 2019, the IMF's Executive Board approved a further six-month extension of the period for members to consent to an increase in their quotas under the Fourteenth General Review of Quotas ('Fourteenth Revi...

Extension of the Periods for Consent to and Payment of Quota Increase

Extension of the Periods for Consent to and Payment of Quota Increase »

Source: Extension of the Periods for Consent to and Payment of Quota Increase

Volume/Issue: 2018/038

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2018

ISBN: 9781498310697

Keywords: Consents to quota increases, Quota calculations, Quota distribution, Quota increases, Quota ratio, Payments arrears, Accounting, general review, executive board, quota

"On June 27, 2018, the IMF's Executive Board approved a further six-month extension of the period for members to consent to an increase in their quotas under the Fourteenth General Review of Quotas ('Fourteenth Rev...

Extension of the Periods for Consent to and Payment of Quota Increase

Extension of the Periods for Consent to and Payment of Quota Increase »

Volume/Issue: 2018/038

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498310697.007

ISBN: 9781498310697

Keywords: Consents to quota increases, Quota calculations, Quota distribution, Quota increases, Quota ratio, Payments arrears, Accounting, general review, executive board, quota

"On June 27, 2018, the IMF's Executive Board approved a further six-month extension of the period for members to consent to an increase in their quotas under the Fourteenth General Review of Quotas ('Fourteenth Rev...

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...

Extension of the Periods for Consent to and Payment of Quota Increases

Extension of the Periods for Consent to and Payment of Quota Increases »

Source: Extension of the Periods for Consent to and Payment of Quota Increases

Volume/Issue: 2018/001

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 January 2018

ISBN: 9781498307185

Keywords: Consents to quota increases, Quota calculations, Quota distribution, Quota formulas, Quota increases, Quota ratio, Payments arrears, Accounting, general review, executive board

This paper proposes a further six-month extension of the period for members to consent to an increase in their quotas under the Fourteenth General Review of Quotas ('Fourteenth Review') through June 29, 2018. The c...

Extension of the Periods for Consent to and Payment of Quota Increases

Extension of the Periods for Consent to and Payment of Quota Increases »

Volume/Issue: 2018/001

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 January 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498307185.007

ISBN: 9781498307185

Keywords: Consents to quota increases, Quota calculations, Quota distribution, Quota formulas, Quota increases, Quota ratio, Payments arrears, Accounting, general review, executive board

This paper proposes a further six-month extension of the period for members to consent to an increase in their quotas under the Fourteenth General Review of Quotas ('Fourteenth Review') through June 29, 2018. The c...

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,...

Extension of the Periods for Consent to and Payment of Quota Increases

Extension of the Periods for Consent to and Payment of Quota Increases »

Source: Extension of the Periods for Consent to and Payment of Quota Increases

Volume/Issue: 2016/071

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 December 2016

ISBN: 9781498344999

Keywords: Payments arrears, Accounting, general review, executive board, quota, payment, consent

This paper proposes a further six-month extension of the period for members to consent to an increase in their quotas under the Fourteenth General Review of Quotas ('Fourteenth Review') through June 30, 2017. The c...

Extension of the Periods for Consent to and Payment of Quota Increases

Extension of the Periods for Consent to and Payment of Quota Increases »

Volume/Issue: 2016/071

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 December 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498344999.007

ISBN: 9781498344999

Keywords: Payments arrears, Accounting, general review, executive board, quota, payment, consent

This paper proposes a further six-month extension of the period for members to consent to an increase in their quotas under the Fourteenth General Review of Quotas ('Fourteenth Review') through June 30, 2017. The c...

Syria's Conflict Economy

Syria's Conflict Economy »

Volume/Issue: 2016/123

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jeanne Gobat , and Kristina Kostial

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498336826.001

ISBN: 9781498336826

Keywords: Macroeconomics, Economic Development, Syria

Five years into the ongoing and tragic conflict, the paper analyzes how Syria's economy and its people have been affected and outlines the challenges in rebuilding the economy. With extreme limitations on informati...

Syria's Conflict Economy1

Syria's Conflict Economy1 »

Source: Syria's Conflict Economy

Volume/Issue: 2016/123

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jeanne Gobat , and Kristina Kostial

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498336826

Keywords: Macroeconomics, Economic Development, Syria

Five years into the ongoing and tragic conflict, the paper analyzes how Syria's economy and its people have been affected and outlines the challenges in rebuilding the economy. With extreme limitations on informati...

Extension of the Periods for Consent to and Payment of Quota Increases

Extension of the Periods for Consent to and Payment of Quota Increases »

Source: Extension of the Periods for Consent to and Payment of Quota Increases

Volume/Issue: 2016/033

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 June 2016

ISBN: 9781498345569

Keywords: Consents to quota increases, Eleventh General Review of Quotas, Executive Board decisions, Fourteenth General Review of Quotas, Lapse of time approval, Payments arrears, Accounting, PP, general review, executive board

This paper proposes a further six-month extension of the period for members to consent to an increase in their quotas under the Fourteenth General Review of Quotas ('Fourteenth Review') through December 30, 2016. T...

Extension of the Periods for Consent to and Payment of Quota Increases

Extension of the Periods for Consent to and Payment of Quota Increases »

Volume/Issue: 2016/033

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498345569.007

ISBN: 9781498345569

Keywords: Consents to quota increases, Eleventh General Review of Quotas, Executive Board decisions, Fourteenth General Review of Quotas, Lapse of time approval, Payments arrears, Accounting, PP, general review, executive board

This paper proposes a further six-month extension of the period for members to consent to an increase in their quotas under the Fourteenth General Review of Quotas ('Fourteenth Review') through December 30, 2016. T...

Avoiding the New Mediocre: Raising Long-Term Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia

Avoiding the New Mediocre: Raising Long-Term Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia »

Source: Avoiding the New Mediocre : Raising Long-Term Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Pritha Mitra , Amr Hosny , Gohar Minasyan , Mark Fischer , and Gohar Abajyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513572710

Keywords: Middle East and Central Asia, Fiscal policy, environment, oil, productivity, growth, employment, long-term growth, capital, labor

Raising the Middle East and Central Asia's long-term growth prospects is critical for meeting the region's pressing need for jobs and higher living standards....

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Avoiding the New Mediocre : Raising Long-Term Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Pritha Mitra , Amr Hosny , Gohar Minasyan , Mark Fischer , and Gohar Abajyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513572710

Keywords: Middle East and Central Asia, Fiscal policy, environment, oil, productivity, growth, employment, long-term growth, capital, labor

Raising the Middle East and Central Asia's long-term growth prospects is critical for meeting the region's pressing need for jobs and higher living standards....

Avoiding the New Mediocre
			: Raising Long-Term Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia

Avoiding the New Mediocre : Raising Long-Term Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia »

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Pritha Mitra , Amr Hosny , Gohar Minasyan , Mark Fischer , and Gohar Abajyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513572710.087

ISBN: 9781513572710

Keywords: Middle East and Central Asia, Fiscal policy, environment, oil, productivity, growth, employment, long-term growth, capital, labor

Raising the Middle East and Central Asia's long-term growth prospects is critical for meeting the region's pressing need for jobs and higher living standards....

4. Main Findings and Policy Implications

4. Main Findings and Policy Implications »

Source: Avoiding the New Mediocre : Raising Long-Term Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Pritha Mitra , Amr Hosny , Gohar Minasyan , Mark Fischer , and Gohar Abajyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513572710

Keywords: Middle East and Central Asia, Fiscal policy, environment, oil, productivity, growth, employment, long-term growth, capital, labor

Well-targeted policies can boost the Middle East and Central Asia’s declining long-term economic growth prospects, lifting the region out of the “new mediocre.” In the midst of intensifying regional conflict...

3. Reforms to Unlock Growth Potential in the Middle East and Central Asia

3. Reforms to Unlock Growth Potential in the Middle East and Central Asia »

Source: Avoiding the New Mediocre : Raising Long-Term Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Pritha Mitra , Amr Hosny , Gohar Minasyan , Mark Fischer , and Gohar Abajyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513572710

Keywords: Middle East and Central Asia, Fiscal policy, environment, oil, productivity, growth, employment, long-term growth, capital, labor

Raising growth potential requires combinations of reforms that can affect the factors discussed in Chapter 2 and, naturally, reform priorities vary across countries. Most reform areas are heavily discussed i...

2. What Matters for Growth of Productivity, Employment, and Capital?

2. What Matters for Growth of Productivity, Employment, and Capital? »

Source: Avoiding the New Mediocre : Raising Long-Term Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Pritha Mitra , Amr Hosny , Gohar Minasyan , Mark Fischer , and Gohar Abajyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513572710

Keywords: Middle East and Central Asia, Fiscal policy, environment, oil, productivity, growth, employment, long-term growth, capital, labor

The above supply-side drivers of growth have long been examined, 6 but what are the underlying determinants of these drivers? For example, technological progress can raise product...

1. Why Raise Long-Term Growth?

1. Why Raise Long-Term Growth? »

Source: Avoiding the New Mediocre : Raising Long-Term Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Pritha Mitra , Amr Hosny , Gohar Minasyan , Mark Fischer , and Gohar Abajyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513572710

Keywords: Middle East and Central Asia, Fiscal policy, environment, oil, productivity, growth, employment, long-term growth, capital, labor

Underlying long-term growth is potential growth—the rate of growth of the level of output consistent with stable inflation, 2 which is fundamental to job creation and living stand...

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...

Making the Most of Public Investment in MENA and CCA Oil-Exporting Countries

Making the Most of Public Investment in MENA and CCA Oil-Exporting Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2014/10

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Maria Albino-War , Svetlana Cerovic , Francesco Grigoli , Juan Flores , Javier Kapsoli , Haonan Qu , Yahia Said , Bahrom Shukurov , Martin Sommer , and SeokHyun Yoon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2014

Language: Arabic

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498314954.006

ISBN: 9781498314954

Keywords: Public investment, Middle East and Central Asia, North Africa, Central Asia and the Caucasus, Expenditure efficiency, Infrastructure, Transportation, Oil exporting countries, Public investment efficiency, natural resources

Over the past decade, rising oil prices have translated into high levels of public investment in most MENA and CCA oil exporters. This has prompted questions about the efficiency of public investment in generating...

Making the Most of Public Investment in MENA and CCA Oil-Exporting Countries

Making the Most of Public Investment in MENA and CCA Oil-Exporting Countries »

Source: Making the Most of Public Investment in MENA and CCA Oil-Exporting Countries

Volume/Issue: 2014/10

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Maria Albino-War , Svetlana Cerovic , Francesco Grigoli , Juan Flores , Javier Kapsoli , Haonan Qu , Yahia Said , Bahrom Shukurov , Martin Sommer , and SeokHyun Yoon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2014

Language: Arabic

ISBN: 9781498314954

Keywords: Public investment, Middle East and Central Asia, North Africa, Central Asia and the Caucasus, Expenditure efficiency, Infrastructure, Transportation, Oil exporting countries, Public investment efficiency, natural resources

Over the past decade, rising oil prices have translated into high levels of public investment in most MENA and CCA oil exporters. This has prompted questions about the efficiency of public investment in generating...

Jordan
			: Selected Issues

Jordan : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2014/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498368919.002

ISBN: 9781498368919

Keywords: labor market, labor market outcomes, labor force, labor force participation

This Selected Issues paper investigates the macroeconomic impact of the Syria crisis on Jordan. It is indicated that the crisis: (1) had an overall negative impact on measured output growth-although anecdotal evide...

Jordan: Selected Issues

Jordan: Selected Issues »

Source: Jordan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498368919

Keywords: labor market, labor market outcomes, labor force, labor force participation

This Selected Issues paper investigates the macroeconomic impact of the Syria crisis on Jordan. It is indicated that the crisis: (1) had an overall negative impact on measured output growth-although anecdotal evide...

Jordan: Selected Issues

Jordan: Selected Issues »

Source: Jordan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498368919

Keywords: labor market, labor market outcomes, labor force, labor force participation

This Selected Issues paper investigates the macroeconomic impact of the Syria crisis on Jordan. It is indicated that the crisis: (1) had an overall negative impact on measured output growth-although anecdotal evide...

Jordan: Selected Issues

Jordan: Selected Issues »

Source: Jordan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498368919

Keywords: labor market, labor market outcomes, labor force, labor force participation

This Selected Issues paper investigates the macroeconomic impact of the Syria crisis on Jordan. It is indicated that the crisis: (1) had an overall negative impact on measured output growth-although anecdotal evide...

Remittances Channel and Fiscal Impact in the Middle East, North Africa, and  Central Asia

Remittances Channel and Fiscal Impact in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia »

Volume/Issue: 2012/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yasser Abdih , Ralph Chami , Christian Ebeke , and Adolfo Barajas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475502947.001

ISBN: 9781475502947

Keywords: Instrumental variables, Panel data, remittance, tax revenue, fiscal impact, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment: General (includes Measurement and Data)

This paper identifies a remittances channel that transmits exogenous shocks, such as business cycles in remittance-sending countries, to the public finances of remittance-receiving countries. Using panel data for r...

Remittances Channel and Fiscal Impact in the Middle East, North Africa, and  Central Asia

Remittances Channel and Fiscal Impact in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia »

Source: Remittances Channel and Fiscal Impact in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia

Volume/Issue: 2012/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yasser Abdih , Ralph Chami , Christian Ebeke , and Adolfo Barajas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475502947

Keywords: Instrumental variables, Panel data, remittance, tax revenue, fiscal impact, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment: General (includes Measurement and Data)

This paper identifies a remittances channel that transmits exogenous shocks, such as business cycles in remittance-sending countries, to the public finances of remittance-receiving countries. Using panel data for r...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with the Syrian Arab Republic

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with the Syrian Arab Republic »

Source: Syrian Arab Republic : 2009 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; and Public Information Notice.

Volume/Issue: 2010/86

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 March 2010

ISBN: 9781455202485

Keywords: debt, interest, deficit, budget, interest rate

This 2009 Article IV Consultation discusses that the impact of the global financial crisis on Syria has been relatively moderate and mostly through linkages to trading partners in the GCC and Europe. Lower growth i...

Syrian Arab Republic
			: 2009 Article IV Consultation:  Staff Report; and Public Information Notice.

Syrian Arab Republic : 2009 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; and Public Information Notice. »

Volume/Issue: 2010/86

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 March 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455202485.002

ISBN: 9781455202485

Keywords: debt, interest, deficit, budget, interest rate

This 2009 Article IV Consultation discusses that the impact of the global financial crisis on Syria has been relatively moderate and mostly through linkages to trading partners in the GCC and Europe. Lower growth i...

Syrian Arab Republic

Syrian Arab Republic »

Source: Syrian Arab Republic : 2009 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; and Public Information Notice.

Volume/Issue: 2010/86

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 March 2010

ISBN: 9781455202485

Keywords: debt, interest, deficit, budget, interest rate

This 2009 Article IV Consultation discusses that the impact of the global financial crisis on Syria has been relatively moderate and mostly through linkages to trading partners in the GCC and Europe. Lower growth i...

Syrian Arab Republic: Staff Report for the 2009 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Syrian Arab Republic: Staff Report for the 2009 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Syrian Arab Republic : 2009 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; and Public Information Notice.

Volume/Issue: 2010/86

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 March 2010

ISBN: 9781455202485

Keywords: debt, interest, deficit, budget, interest rate

This 2009 Article IV Consultation discusses that the impact of the global financial crisis on Syria has been relatively moderate and mostly through linkages to trading partners in the GCC and Europe. Lower growth i...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with the the Syrian Arab Republic

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with the the Syrian Arab Republic »

Source: Syrian Arab Republic : 2008 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Syrian Arab Republic

Volume/Issue: 2009/55

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2009

ISBN: 9781451836325

Keywords: exchange rate, central bank, public enterprises, current account

The staff report for the 2008 Article IV Consultation of the Syrian Arab Republic on economic developments and policies is discussed. The impact of adverse global and regional developments currently under way on th...

Syrian Arab Republic
			: 2008 Article IV Consultation:  Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Syrian Arab Republic

Syrian Arab Republic : 2008 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Syrian Arab Republic »

Volume/Issue: 2009/55

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451836325.002

ISBN: 9781451836325

Keywords: exchange rate, central bank, public enterprises, current account

The staff report for the 2008 Article IV Consultation of the Syrian Arab Republic on economic developments and policies is discussed. The impact of adverse global and regional developments currently under way on th...

Syrian Arab Republic
			: Statistical Appendix

Syrian Arab Republic : Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2009/56

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451836332.002

ISBN: 9781451836332

Keywords: central bank, crude oil, petroleum products, extractive industries, oil products

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Staff Report for the 2008 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Staff Report for the 2008 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Syrian Arab Republic : 2008 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Syrian Arab Republic

Volume/Issue: 2009/55

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2009

ISBN: 9781451836325

Keywords: exchange rate, central bank, public enterprises, current account

The staff report for the 2008 Article IV Consultation of the Syrian Arab Republic on economic developments and policies is discussed. The impact of adverse global and regional developments currently under way on th...

Statement by the Executive Director for the Syrian Arab Republic January 9, 2009

Statement by the Executive Director for the Syrian Arab Republic January 9, 2009 »

Source: Syrian Arab Republic : 2008 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Syrian Arab Republic

Volume/Issue: 2009/55

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2009

ISBN: 9781451836325

Keywords: exchange rate, central bank, public enterprises, current account

The staff report for the 2008 Article IV Consultation of the Syrian Arab Republic on economic developments and policies is discussed. The impact of adverse global and regional developments currently under way on th...

Syrian Arab Republic

Syrian Arab Republic »

Source: Syrian Arab Republic : 2008 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Syrian Arab Republic

Volume/Issue: 2009/55

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2009

ISBN: 9781451836325

Keywords: exchange rate, central bank, public enterprises, current account

The staff report for the 2008 Article IV Consultation of the Syrian Arab Republic on economic developments and policies is discussed. The impact of adverse global and regional developments currently under way on th...

Syrian Arab Republic

Syrian Arab Republic »

Source: Syrian Arab Republic : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2009/56

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2009

ISBN: 9781451836332

Keywords: central bank, crude oil, petroleum products, extractive industries, oil products

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Review of the Fund's Strategy on Overdue Financial Obligations

Review of the Fund's Strategy on Overdue Financial Obligations »

Volume/Issue: 2008/049

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 August 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498334334.007

ISBN: 9781498334334

Keywords: General Resources Account, Overdue obligations, Overdue valuation adjustments, Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, SDR interest rates, Social safety nets, Suspension of use of SDRs, Government finance statistics, Exchange rate unification, PP

This paper reviews progress under the Fund's strengthened cooperative strategy on overdue financial obligations. Total arrears to the Fund declined by SDR 552 million since the last review, owing largely to the cle...

Review of the Fund's Strategy on Overdue Financial Obligations

Review of the Fund's Strategy on Overdue Financial Obligations »

Source: Review of the Fund's Strategy on Overdue Financial Obligations

Volume/Issue: 2008/049

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 August 2008

ISBN: 9781498334334

Keywords: General Resources Account, Overdue obligations, Overdue valuation adjustments, Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, SDR interest rates, Social safety nets, Suspension of use of SDRs, Government finance statistics, Exchange rate unification, PP

This paper reviews progress under the Fund's strengthened cooperative strategy on overdue financial obligations. Total arrears to the Fund declined by SDR 552 million since the last review, owing largely to the cle...

The Impact of Oil-Related Income on the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate in Syria

The Impact of Oil-Related Income on the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate in Syria »

Volume/Issue: 2008/196

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jemma Dridi , and Maher Hasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870541.001

ISBN: 9781451870541

Keywords: Equilibrium real exchange rate, oil-related income, trade openness, Vector Error Correction Model, exchange rate, real exchange rate, oil exports, foreign exchange, exchange rates,

This paper examines the impact of oil-related income, among other fundamentals, on the equilibrium real effective exchange rate (ERER) in Syria. After reviewing the evolution of the Syrian multiple exchange rate re...

The Impact of Oil-Related Income on the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate in Syria

The Impact of Oil-Related Income on the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate in Syria »

Source: The Impact of Oil-Related Income on the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate in Syria

Volume/Issue: 2008/196

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jemma Dridi , and Maher Hasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2008

ISBN: 9781451870541

Keywords: Equilibrium real exchange rate, oil-related income, trade openness, Vector Error Correction Model, exchange rate, real exchange rate, oil exports, foreign exchange, exchange rates,

This paper examines the impact of oil-related income, among other fundamentals, on the equilibrium real effective exchange rate (ERER) in Syria. After reviewing the evolution of the Syrian multiple exchange rate re...

Review of the Fund's Strategy on Overdue Financial Obligations

Review of the Fund's Strategy on Overdue Financial Obligations »

Volume/Issue: 2007/030

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498333429.007

ISBN: 9781498333429

Keywords: Fund policies, Rights accumulation program, Civil service reform, Flexible exchange rates, International reserves, External debt, Current account deficits, Overdue Financial Obligation, arrears, GRA

This paper provides an annual review of progress under the Fund's strengthened cooperative strategy on overdue financial obligations and proposes to extend the availability of the rights approach by another year, t...

Review of the Fund's Strategy on Overdue Financial Obligations

Review of the Fund's Strategy on Overdue Financial Obligations »

Source: Review of the Fund's Strategy on Overdue Financial Obligations

Volume/Issue: 2007/030

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2007

ISBN: 9781498333429

Keywords: Fund policies, Rights accumulation program, Civil service reform, Flexible exchange rates, International reserves, External debt, Current account deficits, Overdue Financial Obligation, arrears, GRA

This paper provides an annual review of progress under the Fund's strengthened cooperative strategy on overdue financial obligations and proposes to extend the availability of the rights approach by another year, t...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with the Syrian Arab Republic

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with the Syrian Arab Republic »

Source: Syrian Arab Republic : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2007/288

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 August 2007

ISBN: 9781451836318

Keywords: debt, interest, central bank, budget, article

This 2007 Article IV Consultation highlights that over the past three years, Syria has recovered from a half decade of weak growth, notwithstanding an unsettled regional environment and a sharp drop in oil producti...

Syrian Arab Republic
			: 2007 Article IV Consultation:  Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Syrian Arab Republic : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion »

Volume/Issue: 2007/288

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 August 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451836318.002

ISBN: 9781451836318

Keywords: debt, interest, central bank, budget, article

This 2007 Article IV Consultation highlights that over the past three years, Syria has recovered from a half decade of weak growth, notwithstanding an unsettled regional environment and a sharp drop in oil producti...

Syrian Arab Republic

Syrian Arab Republic »

Source: Syrian Arab Republic : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2007/288

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 August 2007

ISBN: 9781451836318

Keywords: debt, interest, central bank, budget, article

This 2007 Article IV Consultation highlights that over the past three years, Syria has recovered from a half decade of weak growth, notwithstanding an unsettled regional environment and a sharp drop in oil producti...

Syrian Arab Republic: Staff Report for the 2007 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Syrian Arab Republic: Staff Report for the 2007 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Syrian Arab Republic : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2007/288

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 August 2007

ISBN: 9781451836318

Keywords: debt, interest, central bank, budget, article

This 2007 Article IV Consultation highlights that over the past three years, Syria has recovered from a half decade of weak growth, notwithstanding an unsettled regional environment and a sharp drop in oil producti...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with the Syrian Arab Republic

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with the Syrian Arab Republic »

Source: Syrian Arab Republic : 2006 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2006/306

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451836295

Keywords: exchange rate, central bank, foreign exchange, external debt, balance of payments, Syrian Arab Republic:,

Non-oil GDP growth in Syria may have risen to about 51/2 percent in 2005, from 5 percent in 2004, buoyed by business investment and supported by household consumption and non-oil exports. Private consumption was bo...

Syrian Arab Republic
			: 2006 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Syrian Arab Republic : 2006 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion »

Volume/Issue: 2006/306

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451836295.002

ISBN: 9781451836295

Keywords: exchange rate, central bank, foreign exchange, external debt, balance of payments, Syrian Arab Republic:,

Non-oil GDP growth in Syria may have risen to about 51/2 percent in 2005, from 5 percent in 2004, buoyed by business investment and supported by household consumption and non-oil exports. Private consumption was bo...

Syrian Arab Republic

Syrian Arab Republic »

Source: Syrian Arab Republic : 2006 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2006/306

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451836295

Keywords: exchange rate, central bank, foreign exchange, external debt, balance of payments, Syrian Arab Republic:,

Non-oil GDP growth in Syria may have risen to about 51/2 percent in 2005, from 5 percent in 2004, buoyed by business investment and supported by household consumption and non-oil exports. Private consumption was bo...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with the Syrian Arab Republic

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with the Syrian Arab Republic »

Source: Syrian Arab Republic : 2006 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2006/294

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451936124

Keywords: debt, interest, budget, article, public sector

The economic recovery since 2004 has been accompanied by a steady rise in inflation. Several factors have contributed, including an expansionary monetary stance (with credit to the private sector growing by some 45...

Syrian Arab Republic
			: 2006 Article IV Consultation:  Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Syrian Arab Republic : 2006 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion »

Volume/Issue: 2006/294

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451936124.002

ISBN: 9781451936124

Keywords: debt, interest, budget, article, public sector

The economic recovery since 2004 has been accompanied by a steady rise in inflation. Several factors have contributed, including an expansionary monetary stance (with credit to the private sector growing by some 45...

Syrian Arab Republic
			: Selected Issues

Syrian Arab Republic : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2006/295

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451836301.002

ISBN: 9781451836301

Keywords: budget, revenues, budget balance, deficit, debt

Syria faces two interrelated medium-term challenges posed by the prospective decline in its oil reserves. The recently approved five-year plan (FYP) laid down a comprehensive strategy to address these challenges. S...

Syrian Arab Republic

Syrian Arab Republic »

Source: Syrian Arab Republic : 2006 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2006/294

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451936124

Keywords: debt, interest, budget, article, public sector

The economic recovery since 2004 has been accompanied by a steady rise in inflation. Several factors have contributed, including an expansionary monetary stance (with credit to the private sector growing by some 45...

Syrian Arab Republic

Syrian Arab Republic »

Source: Syrian Arab Republic : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/295

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451836301

Keywords: budget, revenues, budget balance, deficit, debt

Syria faces two interrelated medium-term challenges posed by the prospective decline in its oil reserves. The recently approved five-year plan (FYP) laid down a comprehensive strategy to address these challenges. S...

Syrian Arab Republic: Selected Issues

Syrian Arab Republic: Selected Issues »

Source: Syrian Arab Republic : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/295

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451836301

Keywords: budget, revenues, budget balance, deficit, debt

Syria faces two interrelated medium-term challenges posed by the prospective decline in its oil reserves. The recently approved five-year plan (FYP) laid down a comprehensive strategy to address these challenges. S...

Syrian Arab Republic: Selected Issues

Syrian Arab Republic: Selected Issues »

Source: Syrian Arab Republic : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/295

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451836301

Keywords: budget, revenues, budget balance, deficit, debt

Syria faces two interrelated medium-term challenges posed by the prospective decline in its oil reserves. The recently approved five-year plan (FYP) laid down a comprehensive strategy to address these challenges. S...

Syrian Arab Republic: Selected Issues

Syrian Arab Republic: Selected Issues »

Source: Syrian Arab Republic : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/295

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451836301

Keywords: budget, revenues, budget balance, deficit, debt

Syria faces two interrelated medium-term challenges posed by the prospective decline in its oil reserves. The recently approved five-year plan (FYP) laid down a comprehensive strategy to address these challenges. S...

Syrian Arab Republic: Selected Issues

Syrian Arab Republic: Selected Issues »

Source: Syrian Arab Republic : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/295

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451836301

Keywords: budget, revenues, budget balance, deficit, debt

Syria faces two interrelated medium-term challenges posed by the prospective decline in its oil reserves. The recently approved five-year plan (FYP) laid down a comprehensive strategy to address these challenges. S...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with the Syrian Arab Republic

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with the Syrian Arab Republic »

Source: Syrian Arab Republic : 2005 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2005/356

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451836288

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, public sector, revenues

The Syrian Arab Republic's 2005 Article IV Consultation reports that progress had been made on structural reforms, including a simplification of the exchange rate system, and the adoption of a new income tax law. R...

Syrian Arab Republic
			: 2005 Article IV Consultation:  Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Syrian Arab Republic : 2005 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion »

Volume/Issue: 2005/356

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 October 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451836288.002

ISBN: 9781451836288

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, public sector, revenues

The Syrian Arab Republic's 2005 Article IV Consultation reports that progress had been made on structural reforms, including a simplification of the exchange rate system, and the adoption of a new income tax law. R...

Syrian Arab Republic
			: Statistical Appendix

Syrian Arab Republic : Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2005/355

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 October 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451836271.002

ISBN: 9781451836271

Keywords: central bank, petroleum products, crude oil, oil exports, balance of payments

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Syrian Arab Republic

Syrian Arab Republic »

Source: Syrian Arab Republic : 2005 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2005/356

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451836288

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, public sector, revenues

The Syrian Arab Republic's 2005 Article IV Consultation reports that progress had been made on structural reforms, including a simplification of the exchange rate system, and the adoption of a new income tax law. R...

Syrian Arab Republic

Syrian Arab Republic »

Source: Syrian Arab Republic : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2005/355

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451836271

Keywords: central bank, petroleum products, crude oil, oil exports, balance of payments

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Exchange Rate Volatility and Trade Flows--Some New Evidence

Exchange Rate Volatility and Trade Flows--Some New Evidence »

Source: Exchange Rate Volatility and Trade Flows--Some New Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2004/023

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 May 2004

ISBN: 9781498330282

Keywords: Economic models, Exchange rate variability, International trade, Real effective exchange rates, Nominal effective exchange rate, International monetary system, Exchange rate shocks, Flexible exchange rates, volatility, country group

...

Exchange Rate Volatility and Trade Flows--Some New Evidence

Exchange Rate Volatility and Trade Flows--Some New Evidence »

Volume/Issue: 2004/023

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 May 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498330282.007

ISBN: 9781498330282

Keywords: Economic models, Exchange rate variability, International trade, Real effective exchange rates, Nominal effective exchange rate, International monetary system, Exchange rate shocks, Flexible exchange rates, volatility, country group

...