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IMF Executive Board Approves a US$22.03 Million Disbursement to Samoa to Address the Covid-19 Pandemic

IMF Executive Board Approves a US$22.03 Million Disbursement to Samoa to Address the Covid-19 Pandemic »

Source: Samoa : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2020/138

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513542409

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Balance of payments, Balance of payments need, External debt, Debt sustainability, Gross domestic product, ISCR, CR, percent of GDP, measles outbreak

This paper discusses Samoa's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility. Samoa has shown resilience to multiple past economic shocks, underpinned by the authorities' strong commitment to support the e...

Samoa
			: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Samoa : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa »

Volume/Issue: 2020/138

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513542409.002

ISBN: 9781513542409

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Balance of payments, Balance of payments need, External debt, Debt sustainability, Gross domestic product, ISCR, CR, percent of GDP, measles outbreak

This paper discusses Samoa's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility. Samoa has shown resilience to multiple past economic shocks, underpinned by the authorities' strong commitment to support the e...

Samoa: Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Samoa: Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Samoa : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2020/138

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513542409

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Balance of payments, Balance of payments need, External debt, Debt sustainability, Gross domestic product, ISCR, CR, percent of GDP, measles outbreak

This paper discusses Samoa's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility. Samoa has shown resilience to multiple past economic shocks, underpinned by the authorities' strong commitment to support the e...

Samoa: Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Samoa: Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa »

Source: Samoa : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2020/138

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513542409

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Balance of payments, Balance of payments need, External debt, Debt sustainability, Gross domestic product, ISCR, CR, percent of GDP, measles outbreak

This paper discusses Samoa's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility. Samoa has shown resilience to multiple past economic shocks, underpinned by the authorities' strong commitment to support the e...

Statement by Mr. Nigel Ray, Executive Director, and Mr. Tui Siliva, Advisor to the Executive Director, on Samoa April 24, 2020

Statement by Mr. Nigel Ray, Executive Director, and Mr. Tui Siliva, Advisor to the Executive Director, on Samoa April 24, 2020 »

Source: Samoa : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2020/138

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513542409

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Balance of payments, Balance of payments need, External debt, Debt sustainability, Gross domestic product, ISCR, CR, percent of GDP, measles outbreak

This paper discusses Samoa's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility. Samoa has shown resilience to multiple past economic shocks, underpinned by the authorities' strong commitment to support the e...

Samoa
			: Technical Assistance Report-Report on the External Sector Statistics Assistance Mission

Samoa : Technical Assistance Report-Report on the External Sector Statistics Assistance Mission »

Volume/Issue: 2019/86

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498305099.002

ISBN: 9781498305099

Keywords: Monetary statistics, Balance of payments statistics, Balance of payments, External sector statistics, Real sector statistics, IMTS, ESS, ITRS, IVS, remittance

This report discusses the report of technical assistance mission to support the Central Bank of Samoa (CBS) in further strengthening external sector statistics compilation and dissemination. The mission recommended...

Samoa

Samoa »

Source: Samoa : Technical Assistance Report-Report on the External Sector Statistics Assistance Mission

Volume/Issue: 2019/86

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498305099

Keywords: Monetary statistics, Balance of payments statistics, Balance of payments, External sector statistics, Real sector statistics, IMTS, ESS, ITRS, IVS, remittance

This report discusses the report of technical assistance mission to support the Central Bank of Samoa (CBS) in further strengthening external sector statistics compilation and dissemination. The mission recommended...

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 Samoa

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Samoa »

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

Volume/Issue: 2018/145

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484359242

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal sustainability, Monetary policy, Spillovers, Financial sector, Anti-money laundering, Combating the financing of terrorism, Fiscal reforms, Economic indicators

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that Samoa's economy has shown resilience and continues to perform well. Growth remained robust at 2.5 percent in 2016/17, driven by commerce, services and agriculture....

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2018/145

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484359242.002

ISBN: 9781484359242

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal sustainability, Monetary policy, Spillovers, Financial sector, Anti-money laundering, Combating the financing of terrorism, Fiscal reforms, Economic indicators

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that Samoa's economy has shown resilience and continues to perform well. Growth remained robust at 2.5 percent in 2016/17, driven by commerce, services and agriculture....

Samoa: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation

Samoa: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation »

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

Volume/Issue: 2018/145

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484359242

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal sustainability, Monetary policy, Spillovers, Financial sector, Anti-money laundering, Combating the financing of terrorism, Fiscal reforms, Economic indicators

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that Samoa's economy has shown resilience and continues to perform well. Growth remained robust at 2.5 percent in 2016/17, driven by commerce, services and agriculture....

Samoa: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation— Debt Sustainability Analysis

Samoa: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation— Debt Sustainability Analysis »

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

Volume/Issue: 2018/145

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484359242

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal sustainability, Monetary policy, Spillovers, Financial sector, Anti-money laundering, Combating the financing of terrorism, Fiscal reforms, Economic indicators

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that Samoa's economy has shown resilience and continues to perform well. Growth remained robust at 2.5 percent in 2016/17, driven by commerce, services and agriculture....

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2018/145

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484359242

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal sustainability, Monetary policy, Spillovers, Financial sector, Anti-money laundering, Combating the financing of terrorism, Fiscal reforms, Economic indicators

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that Samoa's economy has shown resilience and continues to perform well. Growth remained robust at 2.5 percent in 2016/17, driven by commerce, services and agriculture....

Statement by Christine Barron, Alternate Executive Director for Samoa and Gemma Preston, Senior Advisor to Executive Director May 7, 2018

Statement by Christine Barron, Alternate Executive Director for Samoa and Gemma Preston, Senior Advisor to Executive Director May 7, 2018 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2018/145

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484359242

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal sustainability, Monetary policy, Spillovers, Financial sector, Anti-money laundering, Combating the financing of terrorism, Fiscal reforms, Economic indicators

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that Samoa's economy has shown resilience and continues to perform well. Growth remained robust at 2.5 percent in 2016/17, driven by commerce, services and agriculture....

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative May 7, 2018

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative May 7, 2018 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2018/145

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484359242

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal sustainability, Monetary policy, Spillovers, Financial sector, Anti-money laundering, Combating the financing of terrorism, Fiscal reforms, Economic indicators

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that Samoa's economy has shown resilience and continues to perform well. Growth remained robust at 2.5 percent in 2016/17, driven by commerce, services and agriculture....

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,...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Samoa

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Samoa »

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/112

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2017

ISBN: 9781475599411

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Samoa

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights Samoa's continued good economic performance. Economic activity picked up during 2015/16 driven by tourism arrivals, lower fuel prices, and new fish processing facilities...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/112

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475599411.002

ISBN: 9781475599411

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Samoa

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights Samoa's continued good economic performance. Economic activity picked up during 2015/16 driven by tourism arrivals, lower fuel prices, and new fish processing facilities...

Samoa: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation

Samoa: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation »

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/112

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2017

ISBN: 9781475599411

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Samoa

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights Samoa's continued good economic performance. Economic activity picked up during 2015/16 driven by tourism arrivals, lower fuel prices, and new fish processing facilities...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/112

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2017

ISBN: 9781475599411

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Samoa

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights Samoa's continued good economic performance. Economic activity picked up during 2015/16 driven by tourism arrivals, lower fuel prices, and new fish processing facilities...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/112

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2017

ISBN: 9781475599411

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Samoa

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights Samoa's continued good economic performance. Economic activity picked up during 2015/16 driven by tourism arrivals, lower fuel prices, and new fish processing facilities...

Statement by Heenam Choi, Executive Director for Samoa and Nancy Lelang, Advisor to Executive Director, May 1, 2017

Statement by Heenam Choi, Executive Director for Samoa and Nancy Lelang, Advisor to Executive Director, May 1, 2017 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/112

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2017

ISBN: 9781475599411

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Samoa

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights Samoa's continued good economic performance. Economic activity picked up during 2015/16 driven by tourism arrivals, lower fuel prices, and new fish processing facilities...

Challenges in Correspondent Banking in the Small States of the Pacific

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

Source: 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

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...

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...

The Real Exchange Rate
			: Assessment and Trade Impact in the Context of Fiji and Samoa

The Real Exchange Rate : Assessment and Trade Impact in the Context of Fiji and Samoa »

Volume/Issue: 2016/168

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jan Gottschalk , Carl Miller , Lanieta Rauqeuqe , Isoa Wainiqolo , and Yongzheng Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475523973.001

ISBN: 9781475523973

Keywords: Exchange rate, trade, Pacific, Fiji, Samoa

This paper provides an assessment of real exchange rate measures and their impact on trade performance with special reference to two Pacific island countries, Fiji and Samoa. The analysis shows that the commonly us...

The Real Exchange Rate

The Real Exchange Rate »

Source: The Real Exchange Rate : Assessment and Trade Impact in the Context of Fiji and Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2016/168

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jan Gottschalk , Carl Miller , Lanieta Rauqeuqe , Isoa Wainiqolo , and Yongzheng Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475523973

Keywords: Exchange rate, trade, Pacific, Fiji, Samoa

This paper provides an assessment of real exchange rate measures and their impact on trade performance with special reference to two Pacific island countries, Fiji and Samoa. The analysis shows that the commonly us...

Samoa
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Banking Supervision and Regulation-Technical Note

Samoa : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Banking Supervision and Regulation-Technical Note »

Volume/Issue: 2015/230

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 August 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513502885.002

ISBN: 9781513502885

Keywords: banks, bank, banking, capital, credit

This Technical Note discusses the key findings and recommendations of assessment of Banking Supervision and Regulation for Samoa. Little progress has been achieved toward implementing the recommendations of the 200...

Samoa

Samoa »

Source: Samoa : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Banking Supervision and Regulation-Technical Note

Volume/Issue: 2015/230

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 August 2015

ISBN: 9781513502885

Keywords: banks, bank, banking, capital, credit

This Technical Note discusses the key findings and recommendations of assessment of Banking Supervision and Regulation for Samoa. Little progress has been achieved toward implementing the recommendations of the 200...

Samoa
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program - Banking Resolution, and Crisis Prevention and Management Frameworks-Technical Note

Samoa : Financial Sector Assessment Program - Banking Resolution, and Crisis Prevention and Management Frameworks-Technical Note »

Volume/Issue: 2015/229

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 August 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513528649.002

ISBN: 9781513528649

Keywords: deposit, insurance

This Technical Note discusses key findings of the assessment of Banking Resolution, and Crisis Prevention and Management Frameworks for Samoa. It is recommended that the current regulatory framework to deal with fi...

Samoa

Samoa »

Source: Samoa : Financial Sector Assessment Program - Banking Resolution, and Crisis Prevention and Management Frameworks-Technical Note

Volume/Issue: 2015/229

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 August 2015

ISBN: 9781513528649

Keywords: deposit, insurance

This Technical Note discusses key findings of the assessment of Banking Resolution, and Crisis Prevention and Management Frameworks for Samoa. It is recommended that the current regulatory framework to deal with fi...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Samoa

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Samoa »

Source: Samoa : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2015/191

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513568713

Keywords: Samoa, debt, financial institutions, monetary fund, public debt, reserves

KEY ISSUES Outlook and risks. Growth is recovering gradually from natural disasters and inflation remains subdued. The current account deficit is expected to narrow on lower international oil prices and a planned f...

Samoa
			: 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Samoa : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa »

Volume/Issue: 2015/191

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513568713.002

ISBN: 9781513568713

Keywords: Samoa, debt, financial institutions, monetary fund, public debt, reserves

KEY ISSUES Outlook and risks. Growth is recovering gradually from natural disasters and inflation remains subdued. The current account deficit is expected to narrow on lower international oil prices and a planned f...

Samoa
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program

Samoa : Financial Sector Assessment Program »

Volume/Issue: 2015/192

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513565040.002

ISBN: 9781513565040

Keywords: banks, bank, finance, financial institutions, banking

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AND KEY RECOMMENDATIONS The Samoan financial sector is dominated by commercial banks and Public Financial Institutions (PFIs). The four commercial banks provide almost 60 percent of credit to the...

Samoa

Samoa »

Source: Samoa : Financial Sector Assessment Program

Volume/Issue: 2015/192

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513565040

Keywords: banks, bank, finance, financial institutions, banking

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AND KEY RECOMMENDATIONS The Samoan financial sector is dominated by commercial banks and Public Financial Institutions (PFIs). The four commercial banks provide almost 60 percent of credit to the...

Samoa: 2015 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Samoa: 2015 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa »

Source: Samoa : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2015/191

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513568713

Keywords: Samoa, debt, financial institutions, monetary fund, public debt, reserves

KEY ISSUES Outlook and risks. Growth is recovering gradually from natural disasters and inflation remains subdued. The current account deficit is expected to narrow on lower international oil prices and a planned f...

Samoa: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation —Debt Sustainability Analysis

Samoa: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation —Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Samoa : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2015/191

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513568713

Keywords: Samoa, debt, financial institutions, monetary fund, public debt, reserves

KEY ISSUES Outlook and risks. Growth is recovering gradually from natural disasters and inflation remains subdued. The current account deficit is expected to narrow on lower international oil prices and a planned f...

Samoa: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Samoa: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Samoa : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2015/191

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513568713

Keywords: Samoa, debt, financial institutions, monetary fund, public debt, reserves

KEY ISSUES Outlook and risks. Growth is recovering gradually from natural disasters and inflation remains subdued. The current account deficit is expected to narrow on lower international oil prices and a planned f...

Statement by Vicki Plater, Alternate Executive Director for Samoa and Wonjin Choi, Advisor to Executive Director, June 1, 2015

Statement by Vicki Plater, Alternate Executive Director for Samoa and Wonjin Choi, Advisor to Executive Director, June 1, 2015 »

Source: Samoa : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2015/191

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513568713

Keywords: Samoa, debt, financial institutions, monetary fund, public debt, reserves

KEY ISSUES Outlook and risks. Growth is recovering gradually from natural disasters and inflation remains subdued. The current account deficit is expected to narrow on lower international oil prices and a planned f...

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 »

Source: 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

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...

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...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$8.6 Million Disbursement Under Rapid Credit Facility for Samoa

IMF Executive Board Approves US$8.6 Million Disbursement Under Rapid Credit Facility for Samoa »

Source: Samoa : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2013/162

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2013

ISBN: 9781475514810

Keywords: current account, balance of payments, current account deficit, central bank

Samoa was hit hard by a strong tropical cyclone, and the authorities are to be commended for their swift response to the resulting disaster. Economic growth this fiscal year is expected to be significantly lower th...

Samoa
			: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Samoa : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa »

Volume/Issue: 2013/162

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475514810.002

ISBN: 9781475514810

Keywords: current account, balance of payments, current account deficit, central bank

Samoa was hit hard by a strong tropical cyclone, and the authorities are to be commended for their swift response to the resulting disaster. Economic growth this fiscal year is expected to be significantly lower th...

Samoa

Samoa »

Source: Samoa : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2013/162

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2013

ISBN: 9781475514810

Keywords: current account, balance of payments, current account deficit, central bank

Samoa was hit hard by a strong tropical cyclone, and the authorities are to be commended for their swift response to the resulting disaster. Economic growth this fiscal year is expected to be significantly lower th...

Samoa: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Samoa: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Samoa : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2013/162

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2013

ISBN: 9781475514810

Keywords: current account, balance of payments, current account deficit, central bank

Samoa was hit hard by a strong tropical cyclone, and the authorities are to be commended for their swift response to the resulting disaster. Economic growth this fiscal year is expected to be significantly lower th...

Statement by Jong-Won Yoon, Executive Director for Samoa and Craig Fookes, Advisor, May 15, 2013

Statement by Jong-Won Yoon, Executive Director for Samoa and Craig Fookes, Advisor, May 15, 2013 »

Source: Samoa : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2013/162

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2013

ISBN: 9781475514810

Keywords: current account, balance of payments, current account deficit, central bank

Samoa was hit hard by a strong tropical cyclone, and the authorities are to be commended for their swift response to the resulting disaster. Economic growth this fiscal year is expected to be significantly lower th...

Natural Disasters
			: Mitigating Impact,  Managing Risks

Natural Disasters : Mitigating Impact, Managing Risks »

Volume/Issue: 2012/245

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicole Laframboise , and Boileau Loko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 October 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475512717.001

ISBN: 9781475512717

Keywords: natural disasters, self-insurance, contingent financing, buffers, disaster, disasters, natural disaster, earthquake, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Environment and Growth,

This paper reviews the literature on the macroeconomic impact of natural disasters and presents the IMF's role in assisting countries coping with natural catastrophes. Focusing on seven country cases, the paper des...

Natural Disasters

Natural Disasters »

Source: Natural Disasters : Mitigating Impact, Managing Risks

Volume/Issue: 2012/245

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicole Laframboise , and Boileau Loko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 October 2012

ISBN: 9781475512717

Keywords: natural disasters, self-insurance, contingent financing, buffers, disaster, disasters, natural disaster, earthquake, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Environment and Growth,

This paper reviews the literature on the macroeconomic impact of natural disasters and presents the IMF's role in assisting countries coping with natural catastrophes. Focusing on seven country cases, the paper des...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Samoa

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Samoa »

Source: Samoa : 2012 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report, Informational Annex, Debt Sustainability Analysis, Public Information Notice, Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2012/250

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475506655

Keywords: exchange rate, current account, exchange rate adjustment, current account deficit

After a moderate recovery in 2010-11, the Samoan economy has shown signs of slowing down amid rising inflation. After two consecutive years of contraction, real GDP has expanded by 2 percent in 2010-11. The Central...

Samoa
			: 2012 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report, Informational Annex, Debt Sustainability Analysis, Public Information Notice, Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Samoa : 2012 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report, Informational Annex, Debt Sustainability Analysis, Public Information Notice, Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa »

Volume/Issue: 2012/250

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475506655.002

ISBN: 9781475506655

Keywords: exchange rate, current account, exchange rate adjustment, current account deficit

After a moderate recovery in 2010-11, the Samoan economy has shown signs of slowing down amid rising inflation. After two consecutive years of contraction, real GDP has expanded by 2 percent in 2010-11. The Central...

Samoa

Samoa »

Source: Samoa : 2012 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report, Informational Annex, Debt Sustainability Analysis, Public Information Notice, Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2012/250

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475506655

Keywords: exchange rate, current account, exchange rate adjustment, current account deficit

After a moderate recovery in 2010-11, the Samoan economy has shown signs of slowing down amid rising inflation. After two consecutive years of contraction, real GDP has expanded by 2 percent in 2010-11. The Central...

Samoa: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Samoa: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Samoa : 2012 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report, Informational Annex, Debt Sustainability Analysis, Public Information Notice, Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2012/250

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475506655

Keywords: exchange rate, current account, exchange rate adjustment, current account deficit

After a moderate recovery in 2010-11, the Samoan economy has shown signs of slowing down amid rising inflation. After two consecutive years of contraction, real GDP has expanded by 2 percent in 2010-11. The Central...

Samoa: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Samoa: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Samoa : 2012 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report, Informational Annex, Debt Sustainability Analysis, Public Information Notice, Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2012/250

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475506655

Keywords: exchange rate, current account, exchange rate adjustment, current account deficit

After a moderate recovery in 2010-11, the Samoan economy has shown signs of slowing down amid rising inflation. After two consecutive years of contraction, real GDP has expanded by 2 percent in 2010-11. The Central...

Statement by Christopher Legg, Executive Director for Samoa and Christopher Becker, Advisor to Executive Director, Jun 15, 2012

Statement by Christopher Legg, Executive Director for Samoa and Christopher Becker, Advisor to Executive Director, Jun 15, 2012 »

Source: Samoa : 2012 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report, Informational Annex, Debt Sustainability Analysis, Public Information Notice, Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2012/250

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475506655

Keywords: exchange rate, current account, exchange rate adjustment, current account deficit

After a moderate recovery in 2010-11, the Samoan economy has shown signs of slowing down amid rising inflation. After two consecutive years of contraction, real GDP has expanded by 2 percent in 2010-11. The Central...

Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanisms in Pacific Island Countries

Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanisms in Pacific Island Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2011/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jonathan Dunn , Matt Davies , Yongzheng Yang , Yiqun Wu , and Shengzu Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455254279.001

ISBN: 9781455254279

Keywords: monetary policy transmission, pass-through, monetary policy, inflation, central bank, monetary fund, aggregate demand, Money And Interest Rates,

During the global financial crisis, central banks in Pacific island countries eased monetary policy to stimulate economic activity. Judging by the ensuing movements in commercial bank interest rates and private sec...

Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanisms in Pacific Island Countries

Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanisms in Pacific Island Countries »

Source: Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanisms in Pacific Island Countries

Volume/Issue: 2011/96

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jonathan Dunn , Matt Davies , Yongzheng Yang , Yiqun Wu , and Shengzu Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455254279

Keywords: monetary policy transmission, pass-through, monetary policy, inflation, central bank, monetary fund, aggregate demand, Money And Interest Rates,

During the global financial crisis, central banks in Pacific island countries eased monetary policy to stimulate economic activity. Judging by the ensuing movements in commercial bank interest rates and private sec...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Samoa

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Samoa »

Source: Samoa : 2010 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Joint World Bank/IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2010/214

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455202881

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

Samoa has suffered severe social and economic shocks. The outlook is challenging and subject to considerable uncertainty. Because of the tsunami's potentially severe impact on tourism, real GDP is likely to contrac...

Samoa
			: 2010 Article IV Consultation:  Staff Report; Joint World Bank/IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Samoa : 2010 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Joint World Bank/IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa »

Volume/Issue: 2010/214

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455202881.002

ISBN: 9781455202881

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

Samoa has suffered severe social and economic shocks. The outlook is challenging and subject to considerable uncertainty. Because of the tsunami's potentially severe impact on tourism, real GDP is likely to contrac...

Samoa
			: Selected Issues

Samoa : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2010/215

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455202898.002

ISBN: 9781455202898

Keywords: central bank, monetary transmission, tourism sector, monetary policy, monetary fund

The impact of the 2009 tsunami on tourism and on the Samoan economy is likely to be substantial. The effectiveness of monetary transmission in Samoa has improved over time; however, it is still below international...

Samoa

Samoa »

Source: Samoa : 2010 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Joint World Bank/IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2010/214

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455202881

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

Samoa has suffered severe social and economic shocks. The outlook is challenging and subject to considerable uncertainty. Because of the tsunami's potentially severe impact on tourism, real GDP is likely to contrac...

Samoa

Samoa »

Source: Samoa : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2010/215

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455202898

Keywords: central bank, monetary transmission, tourism sector, monetary policy, monetary fund

The impact of the 2009 tsunami on tourism and on the Samoan economy is likely to be substantial. The effectiveness of monetary transmission in Samoa has improved over time; however, it is still below international...

Samoa: 2010 Article IV Consultation––Informational Annex

Samoa: 2010 Article IV Consultation––Informational Annex »

Source: Samoa : 2010 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Joint World Bank/IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2010/214

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455202881

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

Samoa has suffered severe social and economic shocks. The outlook is challenging and subject to considerable uncertainty. Because of the tsunami's potentially severe impact on tourism, real GDP is likely to contrac...

Samoa: Joint IMF/World Bank Debt Sustainability Analysis 2010

Samoa: Joint IMF/World Bank Debt Sustainability Analysis 2010 »

Source: Samoa : 2010 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Joint World Bank/IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2010/214

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455202881

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

Samoa has suffered severe social and economic shocks. The outlook is challenging and subject to considerable uncertainty. Because of the tsunami's potentially severe impact on tourism, real GDP is likely to contrac...

Statement by Hi-Su Lee, Executive Director for Samoa and Benjamin Pereira, Alternate Executive Director

Statement by Hi-Su Lee, Executive Director for Samoa and Benjamin Pereira, Alternate Executive Director »

Source: Samoa : 2010 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Joint World Bank/IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2010/214

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455202881

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

Samoa has suffered severe social and economic shocks. The outlook is challenging and subject to considerable uncertainty. Because of the tsunami's potentially severe impact on tourism, real GDP is likely to contrac...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$9.3 Million Disbursement for Samoa Under the Exogenous Shocks Facility

IMF Executive Board Approves US$9.3 Million Disbursement for Samoa Under the Exogenous Shocks Facility »

Source: Samoa : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid-Access Component of the Exogenous Shocks Facility: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2010/46

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2010

ISBN: 9781451840773

Keywords: debt, deficit, external debt, public debt, interest

This paper discusses a request from Samoa's authorities for a Disbursement Under the Rapid-Access Component of the Exogenous Shocks Facility (ESF-RAC). The tsunami that hit Samoa on September 29, 2009 has undercut...

Samoa
			: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid-Access Component of the Exogenous Shocks Facility:  Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Samoa : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid-Access Component of the Exogenous Shocks Facility: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa »

Volume/Issue: 2010/46

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451840773.002

ISBN: 9781451840773

Keywords: debt, deficit, external debt, public debt, interest

This paper discusses a request from Samoa's authorities for a Disbursement Under the Rapid-Access Component of the Exogenous Shocks Facility (ESF-RAC). The tsunami that hit Samoa on September 29, 2009 has undercut...

Samoa

Samoa »

Source: Samoa : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid-Access Component of the Exogenous Shocks Facility: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2010/46

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2010

ISBN: 9781451840773

Keywords: debt, deficit, external debt, public debt, interest

This paper discusses a request from Samoa's authorities for a Disbursement Under the Rapid-Access Component of the Exogenous Shocks Facility (ESF-RAC). The tsunami that hit Samoa on September 29, 2009 has undercut...

Samoa: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid-Access Component of the Exogenous Shocks Facility—Informational Annex

Samoa: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid-Access Component of the Exogenous Shocks Facility—Informational Annex »

Source: Samoa : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid-Access Component of the Exogenous Shocks Facility: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2010/46

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2010

ISBN: 9781451840773

Keywords: debt, deficit, external debt, public debt, interest

This paper discusses a request from Samoa's authorities for a Disbursement Under the Rapid-Access Component of the Exogenous Shocks Facility (ESF-RAC). The tsunami that hit Samoa on September 29, 2009 has undercut...

Statement by Hi-Su Lee, Executive Director for Samoa

Statement by Hi-Su Lee, Executive Director for Samoa »

Source: Samoa : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid-Access Component of the Exogenous Shocks Facility: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2010/46

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2010

ISBN: 9781451840773

Keywords: debt, deficit, external debt, public debt, interest

This paper discusses a request from Samoa's authorities for a Disbursement Under the Rapid-Access Component of the Exogenous Shocks Facility (ESF-RAC). The tsunami that hit Samoa on September 29, 2009 has undercut...

Samoa
			: Assessment of Financial Sector Supervision and Regulation including Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes on Banking Supervision

Samoa : Assessment of Financial Sector Supervision and Regulation including Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes on Banking Supervision »

Volume/Issue: 2007/221

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451840759.002

ISBN: 9781451840759

Keywords: international banks, money laundering, international standards

This assessment of Financial Sector Supervision and Regulation for Samoa provides an overview of legal and institutional frameworks. Compliance with the Basel Core Principles (BCPs) for the supervision of internati...

Samoa
			: Detailed Assessment of Compliance with the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision

Samoa : Detailed Assessment of Compliance with the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision »

Volume/Issue: 2007/222

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451840766.002

ISBN: 9781451840766

Keywords: banking, banking supervisors, money laundering, banking supervision, risk management

This Detailed Assessment of Compliance with the Basel Core Principles for Samoa highlights general preconditions for effective banking supervision. The Central Bank of Samoa (CBS) should consider introducing some s...

Samoa

Samoa »

Source: Samoa : Assessment of Financial Sector Supervision and Regulation including Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes on Banking Supervision

Volume/Issue: 2007/221

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451840759

Keywords: international banks, money laundering, international standards

This assessment of Financial Sector Supervision and Regulation for Samoa provides an overview of legal and institutional frameworks. Compliance with the Basel Core Principles (BCPs) for the supervision of internati...

Samoa

Samoa »

Source: Samoa : Detailed Assessment of Compliance with the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision

Volume/Issue: 2007/222

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451840766

Keywords: banking, banking supervisors, money laundering, banking supervision, risk management

This Detailed Assessment of Compliance with the Basel Core Principles for Samoa highlights general preconditions for effective banking supervision. The Central Bank of Samoa (CBS) should consider introducing some s...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with Samoa

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with Samoa »

Source: Samoa : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2007/185

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451840742

Keywords: debt, article, public debt, central bank

Samoa has achieved a major economic transformation over the last decade and a half. This 2007 Article IV Consultation highlights that real per capita GDP in Samoa has increased by more than 3 percent per year on av...

Samoa
			: 2007 Article IV Consultation:  Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion for Samoa

Samoa : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion for Samoa »

Volume/Issue: 2007/185

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451840742.002

ISBN: 9781451840742

Keywords: debt, article, public debt, central bank

Samoa has achieved a major economic transformation over the last decade and a half. This 2007 Article IV Consultation highlights that real per capita GDP in Samoa has increased by more than 3 percent per year on av...

Samoa
			: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Samoa : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2007/184

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451840735.002

ISBN: 9781451840735

Keywords: securities, money market

This Selected Issues paper on Samoa reviews limitations to the existing framework of monetary policy, and suggests ways to improve its effectiveness. It examines current instruments at the disposal of the central b...

Samoa

Samoa »

Source: Samoa : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2007/184

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451840735

Keywords: securities, money market

This Selected Issues paper on Samoa reviews limitations to the existing framework of monetary policy, and suggests ways to improve its effectiveness. It examines current instruments at the disposal of the central b...

Samoa

Samoa »

Source: Samoa : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2007/185

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451840742

Keywords: debt, article, public debt, central bank

Samoa has achieved a major economic transformation over the last decade and a half. This 2007 Article IV Consultation highlights that real per capita GDP in Samoa has increased by more than 3 percent per year on av...

Samoa: Annexes to the 2007 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Samoa: Annexes to the 2007 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Samoa : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2007/185

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451840742

Keywords: debt, article, public debt, central bank

Samoa has achieved a major economic transformation over the last decade and a half. This 2007 Article IV Consultation highlights that real per capita GDP in Samoa has increased by more than 3 percent per year on av...

Samoa: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Samoa: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Samoa : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2007/184

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451840735

Keywords: securities, money market

This Selected Issues paper on Samoa reviews limitations to the existing framework of monetary policy, and suggests ways to improve its effectiveness. It examines current instruments at the disposal of the central b...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Samoa

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Samoa »

Source: Samoa : Staff Report of the 2005 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2005/220

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451840711

Keywords: budget, debt, article, central bank

This 2005 Article IV Consultation for Samoa reports that the combination of sound economic management and structural reform had led to robust growth, low inflation, sound public finances, and a comfortable external...

Samoa
			: Staff Report of the 2005 Article IV Consultation

Samoa : Staff Report of the 2005 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2005/220

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451840711.002

ISBN: 9781451840711

Keywords: budget, debt, article, central bank

This 2005 Article IV Consultation for Samoa reports that the combination of sound economic management and structural reform had led to robust growth, low inflation, sound public finances, and a comfortable external...

Samoa
			: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Samoa : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2005/221

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451840728.002

ISBN: 9781451840728

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, remittance, remittance flows, foreign currency

This Selected Issues paper on Samoa reports that remittances are the main source of foreign exchange to the Samoan economy. In addition to remittances, travel credits also play an important role in the economy. Off...

Samoa: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Samoa: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Samoa : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2005/221

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451840728

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, remittance, remittance flows, foreign currency

This Selected Issues paper on Samoa reports that remittances are the main source of foreign exchange to the Samoan economy. In addition to remittances, travel credits also play an important role in the economy. Off...

Samoa: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Samoa: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Samoa : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2005/221

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451840728

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, remittance, remittance flows, foreign currency

This Selected Issues paper on Samoa reports that remittances are the main source of foreign exchange to the Samoan economy. In addition to remittances, travel credits also play an important role in the economy. Off...

Samoa: Staff Report of the 2005 Article IV Consultation

Samoa: Staff Report of the 2005 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Samoa : Staff Report of the 2005 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2005/220

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451840711

Keywords: budget, debt, article, central bank

This 2005 Article IV Consultation for Samoa reports that the combination of sound economic management and structural reform had led to robust growth, low inflation, sound public finances, and a comfortable external...

Statement by Jong Nam Oh, Executive Director for Samoa and Evelyn Adolph, Advisor to Executive Director

Statement by Jong Nam Oh, Executive Director for Samoa and Evelyn Adolph, Advisor to Executive Director »

Source: Samoa : Staff Report of the 2005 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2005/220

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451840711

Keywords: budget, debt, article, central bank

This 2005 Article IV Consultation for Samoa reports that the combination of sound economic management and structural reform had led to robust growth, low inflation, sound public finances, and a comfortable external...

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative »

Source: Samoa : Staff Report of the 2005 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2005/220

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451840711

Keywords: budget, debt, article, central bank

This 2005 Article IV Consultation for Samoa reports that the combination of sound economic management and structural reform had led to robust growth, low inflation, sound public finances, and a comfortable external...

Samoa 
			: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes-Fiscal Transparency Module

Samoa : Report on Observance of Standards and Codes-Fiscal Transparency Module »

Volume/Issue: 2005/70

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451840704.002

ISBN: 9781451840704

Keywords: budget documents, budget year, fiscal risks, fiscal management

This report reviews the Observance of Standards and Codes on the Fiscal Transparency Module for Samoa. The assessment reveals that as a result of reforms over a number of years, Samoa has made substantial progress...

Samoa  Samoa: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes—Fiscal Transparency Module

Samoa Samoa: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes—Fiscal Transparency Module »

Source: Samoa : Report on Observance of Standards and Codes-Fiscal Transparency Module

Volume/Issue: 2005/70

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451840704

Keywords: budget documents, budget year, fiscal risks, fiscal management

This report reviews the Observance of Standards and Codes on the Fiscal Transparency Module for Samoa. The assessment reveals that as a result of reforms over a number of years, Samoa has made substantial progress...

Samoa
			: Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector-Review of Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision

Samoa : Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector-Review of Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision »

Volume/Issue: 2004/171

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 June 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451840681.002

ISBN: 9781451840681

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

This paper presents an assessment of the supervision and regulation of Samoa's financial sector. The size of the offshore business remains very small compared with major offshore centers. The registration of Intern...

Samoa

Samoa »

Source: Samoa : Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector-Review of Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision

Volume/Issue: 2004/171

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 June 2004

ISBN: 9781451840681

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

This paper presents an assessment of the supervision and regulation of Samoa's financial sector. The size of the offshore business remains very small compared with major offshore centers. The registration of Intern...

The Response of the Current Account to Terms of Trade Shocks
			: Persistence Matters

The Response of the Current Account to Terms of Trade Shocks : Persistence Matters »

Volume/Issue: 2003/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Cashin , and Christopher Kent

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451856361.001

ISBN: 9781451856361

Keywords: terms of trade, shock persistence, terms of trade shocks, trade shocks, trade shock, current account balance, Current accounts,

Is the relationship between the current account balance and the terms of trade affected by the persistence of terms of trade shocks? In intertemporal models of the current account that incorporate a consumption-smo...

The Response of the Current Account to Terms of Trade Shocks

The Response of the Current Account to Terms of Trade Shocks »

Source: The Response of the Current Account to Terms of Trade Shocks : Persistence Matters

Volume/Issue: 2003/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Cashin , and Christopher Kent

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

ISBN: 9781451856361

Keywords: terms of trade, shock persistence, terms of trade shocks, trade shocks, trade shock, current account balance, Current accounts,

Is the relationship between the current account balance and the terms of trade affected by the persistence of terms of trade shocks? In intertemporal models of the current account that incorporate a consumption-smo...

IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Samoa

IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Samoa »

Source: Samoa : Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2003/195

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451840674

Keywords: budget, central bank, debt, public sector, balance of payments

This 2003 Article IV Consultation highlights that Samoa's GDP growth slowed to 1.9 percent in 2001/02. This slowdown reflected mainly a steep decline in agriculture and a sharp contraction in construction activity....