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

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

Volume/Issue: 2019/162

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498319485.002

ISBN: 9781498319485

Keywords: Development, Financial and Monetary Sector, Economic growth, Expenditures, Gross domestic product, RBV, percent of GDP, vatu, development partner, real GDP growth

Four years after Cyclone Pam struck Vanuatu causing extensive damages, reconstruction is near completion with full recovery in sight. The authorities are now focused on implementing their broader development plans...

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,...

Vanuatu
			: 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Vanuatu : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2018/109

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484353127.002

ISBN: 9781484353127

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Vanuatu

Three years after Cyclone Pam struck Vanuatu causing extensive damages, reconstruction efforts are near completion with full recovery in sight. However, capacity constraints and coordination issues have hampered th...

Challenges in Correspondent Banking in the Small States of the Pacific

Challenges in Correspondent Banking in the Small States of the Pacific »

Volume/Issue: 2017/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jihad Alwazir , Fazurin Jamaludin , Dongyeol Lee , Niamh Sheridan , and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475593471.001

ISBN: 9781475593471

Keywords: Marshall Islands, Fiji, Asia and Pacific, Pacific Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Small states, Solomon Islands, Tax evasion

Access to financial services in the small states of the Pacific is being eroded. Weaknesses in Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism compliance in the context of high levels of remittances...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/336

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475550610.002

ISBN: 9781475550610

Keywords: Infrastructure, Monetary policy, Public investment, Press releases, Vanuatu, Vanuatu, Staff Reports, Bank supervision, Article IV consultation reports, Balance of payments statistics

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Vanuatu's economy is gradually recovering from the extensive damages caused by Cyclone Pam, which hit the country in March 2015. The cyclone led to a decline in GDP...

Enhancing Macroeconomic Resilience to Natural Disasters and Climate Change in the Small States of the Pacific

Enhancing Macroeconomic Resilience to Natural Disasters and Climate Change in the Small States of the Pacific »

Volume/Issue: 2015/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ezequiel Cabezon , Leni Hunter , Patrizia Tumbarello , Kazuaki Washimi , and Yiqun Wu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 June 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513525792.001

ISBN: 9781513525792

Keywords: natural disasters, climate change, panel VAR, disaster risk management, disasters, disaster, natural disaster, damage, Environment and Growth, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions,

Natural disasters and climate change are interrelated macro-critical issues affecting all Pacific small states to varying degrees. In addition to their devastating human costs, these events damage growth prospects...

Vanuatu
			: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation and Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument

Vanuatu : Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation and Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument »

Volume/Issue: 2015/149

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513531021.002

ISBN: 9781513531021

Keywords: debt, instrument, monetary fund, natural disasters, disbursement

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Vanuatu's Real GDP is expected to decline by 2 percent in 2015 because of the cyclone damage to Vanuatu's main export sectors-tourism and agriculture-which will be...

What Drives Interest Rate Spreads in Pacific Island Countries? An Empirical Investigation

What Drives Interest Rate Spreads in Pacific Island Countries? An Empirical Investigation »

Volume/Issue: 2015/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fazurin Jamaludin , Vladimir Klyuev , and Anuk Serechetapongse

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484362266.001

ISBN: 9781484362266

Keywords: banks, bank, interest, banking, banking sector

Growth has been sluggish in Pacific island countries (PICs). High cost of credit is likely one of the reasons. While the small scale, geographic dispersion, and vulnerability to shocks increase the cost and risk of...

Asia and Pacific
			: Small States Monitor, April 2014:  Volume 1, Issue 1

Asia and Pacific : Small States Monitor, April 2014: Volume 1, Issue 1 »

Series: Other Periodicals

Author(s): Shari Boyce , Sergei Dodzin , Xuefei Bai , Ezequiel Cabezon , Fazurin Jamaludin , Yiqun Wu , and Rosanne Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475579611.029

ISBN: 9781475579611

Keywords: license, license fees, fiscal policy, commodity exporters, exporters

The work on the small states is an important component of the IMF's global policy agenda. Among the 36 member countries covered by the IMF Asia and Pacific Department (APD), 13 countries are developing small states...

Vanuatu
			: 2013 Article IV Consultation

Vanuatu : 2013 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2013/169

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): Regional Office for the Asia and the Pacific

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 June 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475587647.002

ISBN: 9781475587647

Keywords: external debt, current account, public debt, balance of payments, debt sustainability

Vanuatu has a comparatively favorable economy and cautious macroeconomic policies that have helped maintain stability and confidence. Financial sector policies also have been appropriately cautious. The economy mus...

Vanuatu
			: 2011 Article IV Consultation:  Staff Report; Debt Sustainability Analysis; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Vanuatu : 2011 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Debt Sustainability Analysis; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion »

Volume/Issue: 2011/120

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455273492.002

ISBN: 9781455273492

Keywords: foreign assets, foreign exchange, foreign currency, net foreign assets, public debt

Vanuatu showed signs of a moderate rebound in economic activity owing to its good macroeconomic fundamentals and a supportive international community. Executive Directors encouraged the authorities to tighten monet...

Vanuatu
			: 2009 Article IV Consultation:  Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Alternate Executive Director for Vanuatu

Vanuatu : 2009 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Alternate Executive Director for Vanuatu »

Volume/Issue: 2009/166

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451840599.002

ISBN: 9781451840599

Keywords: debt, external debt, budget, public debt, interest

The staff report for Vanuatu's 2009 Article IV Consultation discusses economic developments and policies. Vanuatu is well placed to take countercyclical measures should growth slow more than expected. Although clos...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2007/92

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451840575.002

ISBN: 9781451840575

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

This 2006 Article IV Consultation highlights that following two years of contraction, output growth in Vanuatu recovered beginning in 2003, spurred by stronger performance in construction and a pickup in tourist ar...

Vanuatu
			: Selected Issues

Vanuatu : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2007/93

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451840582.002

ISBN: 9781451840582

Keywords: private sector development, growth performance, legal framework, land tenure, property rights

This Selected Issues paper focuses on the reasons for the historically weak performance of Vanuatu. Among the key factors, growth has been hindered by substantial barriers to private sector development. Impediments...

Vanuatu
			: 2004 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Vanuatu

Vanuatu : 2004 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Vanuatu »

Volume/Issue: 2005/124

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451840568.002

ISBN: 9781451840568

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

This 2004 Article IV Consultation highlights that Vanuatu's real GDP growth rebounded to 2.4 percent in 2003, and the recovery continued in 2004 with growth of an estimated 3 percent. The improvement was bolstered...

Vanuatu
			: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Vanuatu : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2005/121

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451840551.002

ISBN: 9781451840551

Keywords: debt, budget allocation, public employment, fiscal stance, budget

This Selected Issues paper analyzes fiscal management and strategy for growth for Vanuatu. It presents an overview of recent fiscal policy and outcomes. The main structural changes in the financial sector since ind...

Vanuatu
			: Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector Volume I-Review of Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision

Vanuatu : Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector Volume I-Review of Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision »

Volume/Issue: 2003/253

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451840506.002

ISBN: 9781451840506

Keywords: banking, offshore banks, money laundering, trust service providers, banking sector

This report assesses Vanuatu's regulatory and supervisory arrangements for the financial sector complied with internationally accepted standards and measures of good practice. It assesses all the main domestic and...

Vanuatu
			: Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector Volume II--Detailed Assessment of Observance of Standard and Codes

Vanuatu : Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector Volume II--Detailed Assessment of Observance of Standard and Codes »

Volume/Issue: 2003/254

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451840544.002

ISBN: 9781451840544

Keywords: banking, banking supervisors, offshore banks, banking supervision, money laundering

This paper summarizes the Detailed Assessment of Observance of Standards and Codes in the financial sector of Vanuatu in the context of the offshore financial center program. It assesses the supervision and regulat...

Vanuatu
			: 2002 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Vanuatu

Vanuatu : 2002 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Vanuatu »

Volume/Issue: 2002/265

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451840490.002

ISBN: 9781451840490

Keywords: budget, debt, article, external debt, deficit

This 2002 Article IV Consultation highlights that despite frequent shocks and an uncertain policy environment in Vanuatu, macroeconomic stability has been maintained. Real GDP growth was 21/2 percent in 2000 owing...

Vanuatu
			: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Vanuatu : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2002/266

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451840537.002

ISBN: 9781451840537

Keywords: domestic banks, interest, taxes, debt, payments

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix summarizes the factors explaining Vanuatu's recent growth performance, which has weakened since the mid-1990s. The paper highlights that Vanuatu's annual rate of...

Vanuatu
			: Recent Economic Developments

Vanuatu : Recent Economic Developments »

Volume/Issue: 2000/129

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451840483.002

ISBN: 9781451840483

Keywords: foreign currency, commercial banks, net foreign assets, foreign direct investment, direct investment

Vanuatu has maintained macroeconomic stability, but real GDP growth slowed despite the receipt of considerable foreign assistance and the implementation of structural reforms under the Comprehensive Reform Program...

Vanuatu
			: Recent Economic Developments

Vanuatu : Recent Economic Developments »

Volume/Issue: 2000/129

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451840520.002

ISBN: 9781451840520

Keywords: foreign currency, commercial banks, net foreign assets, foreign direct investment, direct investment

A variety of shocks have affected Vanuatu's recent economic performance. The government approved the Comprehensive Reform Program (CRP) developed with the support of the Asian Development Bank (AsDB). The IIIrd pha...

Vanuatu
			: Statistical Appendix

Vanuatu : Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 1998/106

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451840476.002

ISBN: 9781451840476

Keywords: foreign currency, net foreign assets, commercial banks, foreign assets, direct investment

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...

Vanuatu
			: Background Paper

Vanuatu : Background Paper »

Volume/Issue: 1996/76

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 August 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451840513.002

ISBN: 9781451840513

Keywords: central bank, bank securities, reserve requirement, excess liquidity, monetary policy

This Background Paper on Vanuatu reviews the development of monetary control instruments in five small island economies in the South Pacific (Fiji, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, and Western Samoa) and draws some...

Vanuatu
			: Recent Economic Developments

Vanuatu : Recent Economic Developments »

Volume/Issue: 1996/75

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 August 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451840469.002

ISBN: 9781451840469

Keywords: foreign currency, net foreign assets, commercial banks, foreign assets, direct investment

This paper describes economic developments in Vanuatu during the first half of the 1990s. In 1995, economic growth recovered to more than 3 percent, following the slowdown in the previous year, owing to increased a...

Vanuatu
			: Recent Economic Developments

Vanuatu : Recent Economic Developments »

Volume/Issue: 1995/28

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451840452.002

ISBN: 9781451840452

Keywords: foreign currency, commercial banks, import duties, tax revenue, tax system

This paper describes economic developments in Vanuatu during the 1990s. In 1993, real GDP growth rebounded to 41/2 percent. Agricultural output recovered from the effects of the 1992 cyclones, and construction acti...