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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/145

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 2017

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

ISBN: 9781484302996

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

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

Multi-Country Report
			: Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States-Case Studies-Press Release; Staff Report

Multi-Country Report : Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States-Case Studies-Press Release; Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2017/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484303719.002

ISBN: 9781484303719

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Europe, Haiti, Kosovo, Liberia, Mali, Middle East, Myanmar, South Sudan, Sub-Saharan Africa

This report reviews the IMF's effort to build fiscal capacity in fragile states. It presents case studies on IMF technical assistance (TA) and capacity development in the fiscal area, provided by its Fiscal Affairs...

Indonesia
			: Financial System Stability Assessment-Press Release and Statement by the Executive Director for Indonesia

Indonesia : Financial System Stability Assessment-Press Release and Statement by the Executive Director for Indonesia »

Volume/Issue: 2017/152

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484303559.002

ISBN: 9781484303559

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Indonesia

This paper assesses the stability of Indonesia's financial system. Since the 2010 Financial Sector Assessment Program, Indonesia's macroeconomic performance has been robust and the financial system has been stable....

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/147

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484303207.002

ISBN: 9781484303207

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Bangladesh

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights steady monetary policy management and fiscal discipline in Bangladesh, which have supported macroeconomic stability, allowing the economy to benefit from favorable exter...

Mongolia
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release: Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Mongolia

Mongolia : 2017 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release: Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Mongolia »

Volume/Issue: 2017/140

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484302354.002

ISBN: 9781484302354

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights Mongolia's promising longer-term prospects given its abundant natural resources. In recent years, however, the economy has faced substantial challenges, as external shoc...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/136

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484301814.002

ISBN: 9781484301814

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Thailand

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights the Thai economy's continued recovery in 2016. GDP growth reached 3.2 percent, driven mainly by exports of services and public investment. Amid subdued import growth and...

Thailand
			: Selected Issues

Thailand : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/137

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484301845.002

ISBN: 9781484301845

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Thailand

This Selected Issues paper analyzes factors that could bring inflation back to target in Thailand. The paper estimates a hybrid New Keynesian Phillips curve with time varying parameters to gauge the quantitative ro...

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...

New Zealand: Financial Sector Assessment Program
			: Detailed Assessment of Observance-Insurance Core Principles

New Zealand: Financial Sector Assessment Program : Detailed Assessment of Observance-Insurance Core Principles »

Volume/Issue: 2017/121

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475599954.002

ISBN: 9781475599954

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, New Zealand

This paper presents an assessment of the Observance of Insurance Core Principles in New Zealand. Observance of these principles in New Zealand falls significantly short. In some areas, the implementation of initiat...

New Zealand: Financial Sector Assessment Program
			: Detailed Assessment of Observance-Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision

New Zealand: Financial Sector Assessment Program : Detailed Assessment of Observance-Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision »

Volume/Issue: 2017/120

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475599930.002

ISBN: 9781475599930

This paper presents an assessment of Observance of the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision (BCP) in New Zealand. The supervisory approach of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) reflects the c...

New Zealand: Financial Sector Assessment Program
			: Technical Note-Contingency Planning and Crisis Management Framework

New Zealand: Financial Sector Assessment Program : Technical Note-Contingency Planning and Crisis Management Framework »

Volume/Issue: 2017/116

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475599848.002

ISBN: 9781475599848

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, New Zealand

This Technical Note assesses the level of implementation of the Contingency Planning and Crisis Management Framework in New Zealand. Work has already begun to identify necessary resources, such as rosters of potent...

New Zealand: Financial Sector Assessment Program
			: Technical Note-Fund Management-Regulation, Supervision, and Systemic Risk Monitoring

New Zealand: Financial Sector Assessment Program : Technical Note-Fund Management-Regulation, Supervision, and Systemic Risk Monitoring »

Volume/Issue: 2017/117

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475599855.002

ISBN: 9781475599855

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, New Zealand

This Technical Note presents an assessment of Regulation, Supervision and Systemic Risk Monitoring in New Zealand. The overall regulatory framework for asset management is well developed, but would benefit from som...

New Zealand: Financial Sector Assessment Program
			: Technical Note-Macroprudential Institutional Framework and Policies

New Zealand: Financial Sector Assessment Program : Technical Note-Macroprudential Institutional Framework and Policies »

Volume/Issue: 2017/118

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475599909.002

ISBN: 9781475599909

Keywords: New Zealand, Asia and Pacific

This Technical Note assesses the macroprudential institutional framework and policies in New Zealand. New Zealand has a strong institutional framework for macroprudential policy. This framework is based on a clear...

New Zealand: Financial Sector Assessment Program
			: Technical Note-Regulation and Oversight of Financial Market Infrastructures

New Zealand: Financial Sector Assessment Program : Technical Note-Regulation and Oversight of Financial Market Infrastructures »

Volume/Issue: 2017/115

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475599824.002

ISBN: 9781475599824

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, New Zealand

This Technical Note assesses regulation and oversight of financial market infrastructures (FMIs) in New Zealand. The regulatory and oversight framework for FMIs in New Zealand is undergoing a major reform. The Rese...

New Zealand: Financial Sector Assessment Program
			: Technical Note-Stress Testing the Banking Sector and Systemic Risk Analysis

New Zealand: Financial Sector Assessment Program : Technical Note-Stress Testing the Banking Sector and Systemic Risk Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 2017/119

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475599923.002

ISBN: 9781475599923

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, New Zealand

This Technical Note discusses the results of stress testing of the banking sector and systemic risk analysis for New Zealand. The banking sector, which dominates the financial system, has significant exposure to re...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/111

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475599091.002

ISBN: 9781475599091

Keywords: New Zealand, Asia and Pacific

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights New Zealand's economic expansion, which since early 2011 gained further broad-based momentum in 2016. GDP growth accelerated to 4 percent, and the output gap has roughly...

New Zealand: Financial Sector Assessment Program
			: Financial System Stability Assessment

New Zealand: Financial Sector Assessment Program : Financial System Stability Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2017/110

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475598834.002

ISBN: 9781475598834

This paper presents an assessment of the stability of the financial system in New Zealand. Imbalances in the housing market, banks' concentrated exposures to the dairy sector, and their high reliance on wholesale o...

Malaysia
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Authorities of Malaysia

Malaysia : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Authorities of Malaysia »

Volume/Issue: 2017/101

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475596656.002

ISBN: 9781475596656

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Malaysia

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights the Malaysian economy's good performance over the past few years in a challenging global economic environment. Despite the impact of global commodity price and financial...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/82

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475591927.002

ISBN: 9781475591927

Keywords: Nauru

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights Nauru's growth and a substantial improvement in government revenue in recent years thanks to processing of asylum seekers by the Australian Regional Processing Center (R...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/74

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475589009.002

ISBN: 9781475589009

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic recovery, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Tax administration, Customs administration, Economic indicators, Staff Reports

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights the rebound of Nepal's economy following a slowdown caused by the 2015 earthquakes and trade disruptions at the southern border. The growth of real GDP at market prices...

Mongolia
			: Technical Assistance Report- Report on the National Accounts Mission

Mongolia : Technical Assistance Report- Report on the National Accounts Mission »

Volume/Issue: 2017/52

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475579093.002

ISBN: 9781475579093

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Commodity price fluctuations, Copper, Gross domestic product, National accounts, Natural resources, Mining sector, Mongolia, Technical assistance missions, Technical Assistance Reports

This Technical Assistance Report evaluates the National Accounts Mission in Mongolia. Mongolia's national accounts statistics were found to be broadly adequate for IMF surveillance according to the most recent IMF...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/54

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475579789.002

ISBN: 9781475579789

Keywords: India, Asia and Pacific

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights strong growth recorded by the Indian economy in recent years helped by a large terms-of-trade gain and positive policy actions. Inflation has remained low following the...

India
			: Selected Issues

India : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/55

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475579819.002

ISBN: 9781475579819

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, India

This Selected Issues paper evaluates corporate and banking sector vulnerabilities in India. The analysis shows that while corporate sector risks have subsided, debt repayment capacity remains strained, and high lev...

Lao People's Democratic Republic
			: 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Lao People's Democratic Republic

Lao People's Democratic Republic : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Lao People's Democratic Republic »

Volume/Issue: 2017/53

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475579451.002

ISBN: 9781475579451

Keywords: Asia and Pacific

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that the real GDP growth of Lao People's Democratic Republic is expected to moderate from 7.5 percent in 2015 to 7 percent in 2016. Domestic activity has slowed followin...

Indonesia
			: Selected Issues

Indonesia : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/48

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475577624.002

ISBN: 9781475577624

Keywords: Selected Issues Papers, Asia and Pacific, Capital inflows, Economic growth, External debt, Fiscal policy, Social safety nets, Tax reforms, Private investment, Indonesia

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the capital inflows to Indonesia since the global financial crisis. Capital inflows to Indonesia have increased since the crisis. Their average volume increased from 3.25 percent...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/42

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 February 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475575835.002

ISBN: 9781475575835

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Australia

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Australia has enjoyed robust growth despite the commodity price and mining investment bust. The moderate impact of the large shocks since 2011 highlights the resili...

Australia
			: Selected Issues

Australia : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/43

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 February 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475575842.002

ISBN: 9781475575842

Keywords: Australia, Asset prices, Asia and Pacific, Budgets, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal policy, Real effective exchange rates, Labor markets, Medium-term strategy

This Selected Issues paper examines the adjustment of Australian labor markets to the recent adverse shocks. Australia's labor markets were not severely impacted by the global financial crisis and are adjusting smo...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/37

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475574807.002

ISBN: 9781475574807

Keywords: Indonesia, Asia and Pacific

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Indonesia has maintained macroeconomic stability, while adjusting well to recent shifts in the external environment. A prudent mix of macroeconomic policies and the...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/30

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 February 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475574098.002

ISBN: 9781475574098

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Balance of payments statistics, Asia and Pacific, Budget deficits, Debt sustainability analysis, Fiscal policy, Financial sector, Fiscal reforms, Flexible exchange rate policy, Economic growth

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Myanmar's economy grew broadly as expected in FY2015/16, at a healthy pace of 7.3 percent, despite massive floods during July-September 2015. Activity softened duri...

Myanmar
			: Selected Issues

Myanmar : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/31

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 February 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475574135.002

ISBN: 9781475574135

Keywords: Myanmar, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal risk, Financial sector, Climatic changes, Capital markets, Banks, Asia and Pacific, Selected Issues Papers

This Selected Issues paper examines the strategy and priorities for reform in Myanmar's financial sector. The IMF helped design and implement a foreign currency auction by the Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM), as a fi...

Papua New Guinea
			: 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Papua New Guinea : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2017/22

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 January 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475572384.002

ISBN: 9781475572384

Keywords: Papua New Guinea, Asia and Pacific

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Papua New Guinea is facing headwinds stemming from low commodity prices and is recovering from a major drought; these factors have weighed on economic growth, weake...

The Coordinated Direct Investment Survey Guide 2015

The Coordinated Direct Investment Survey Guide 2015 »

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): Rita Mesias

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 January 2017

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475523256.069

ISBN: 9781475523256

Keywords: investment, enterprise, equity, direct investment, debt

This Coordinated Direct Investment Survey Guide (Guide) has been prepared to assist economies in participating in the Coordinated Direct Investment Survey (CDIS). The CDIS is being conducted under the auspices of t...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/340

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 November 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475551327.002

ISBN: 9781475551327

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Staff Reports, Panama, Press releases, Price controls, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Banking sector

Cambodia is a fast-growing, highly open economy, and attained lower-middle income status this year. Over the last two decades, Cambodia grew rapidly (average real GDP growth of around 8 percent) and its integration...

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...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/328

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475545937.002

ISBN: 9781475545937

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Tourism, Fiscal policy, Infrastructure, Climatic changes, Banks, Nonbank financial sector, Bank supervision, Economic indicators

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Palau's economy has performed well in recent years. The economy grew strongly in FY2015 (ending September 30, 2015) at 9.4 percent, with tourist arrivals and constr...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/323

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475543926.002

ISBN: 9781475543926

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Fisheries, Climatic changes, Fiscal reforms, Public enterprises, Bank supervision, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that the macroeconomic outlook for Tuvalu is stable. Real GDP growth in 2015 is estimated at 2.6 percent and is projected to rise to 4 percent in 2016 owing to several l...

How to Adjust to a Large Fall in Commodity Prices

How to Adjust to a Large Fall in Commodity Prices »

Volume: 16

Series: Fiscal Affairs Department How-To Notes

Author(s): Paulo Medas , Veronique Salins , and Jeff Danforth

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475536065.061

ISBN: 9781475536065

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Canada, Chile, Commodity prices, Malaysia, Natural resources, Nigeria, Sub-Saharan Africa, Western Hemisphere, Commodity boom

Resource-rich countries have to manage highly volatile commodity revenues. In periods of revenue booms there is a tendency for large spending scale-ups. When facing large and persistent reductions in commodity pric...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/309

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475541076.002

ISBN: 9781475541076

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Philippine economy has continued to perform strongly. Real GDP regained strength from a slowdown in mid-2015 to record a robust 5.9 percent growth rate in 2015...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/292

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475535860.002

ISBN: 9781475535860

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Kiribati's recent economic performance has been strong. Growth is estimated to have reached 3.5 percent in 2015, supported by record-high fishing revenue, donor-fin...

The People's Republic of China
			: 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The People's Republic of China

The People's Republic of China : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The People's Republic of China »

Volume/Issue: 2016/270

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475524321.002

ISBN: 9781475524321

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights China's continued transition to sustainable growth, with progress on many fronts. Growth slowed to 6.9 percent in 2015 and is projected to moderate to 6.6 percent in 201...

The People's Republic of China
			: Selected Issues

The People's Republic of China : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/271

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475524383.002

ISBN: 9781475524383

This Selected Issues paper reviews China's progress along various dimensions of rebalancing. External rebalancing has advanced well, while progress on internal rebalancing has been mixed-substantial on the supply s...

Japan
			: 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Japan : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2016/267

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475522105.002

ISBN: 9781475522105

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic growth of Japan has slowed owing to weak private consumption and sluggish investment and that inflation has lost its forward momentum. Although financi...

Japan
			: Selected Issues

Japan : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/268

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475522525.002

ISBN: 9781475522525

This Selected Issues paper discusses the findings of the IMF staff research focusing on labor market dynamics, economic growth, the financial sector, private investment, and monetary policy in Japan. Japan's labor...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/263

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 July 2016

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

ISBN: 9781475521047

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

Singapore
			: Selected Issues

Singapore : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/264

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 July 2016

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

ISBN: 9781475521085

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

Republic of the Marshall Islands
			: 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Republic of the Marshall Islands

Republic of the Marshall Islands : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Republic of the Marshall Islands »

Volume/Issue: 2016/260

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475520521.002

ISBN: 9781475520521

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economy of the Marshall Islands is estimated to have expanded by about 0.5 percent in FY2015 (ending September 30), as the fishery sector recovered. Following a...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/240

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498373890.002

ISBN: 9781498373890

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Vietnam's economy has experienced solid growth with low inflation, reflecting policy attention to maintaining macroeconomic stability. Economic performance was robu...

Asean-5 Cluster Report
			: Evolution of Monetary Policy Frameworks

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/176

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2016

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

ISBN: 9781498308748

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

This paper examines the evolution of monetary policy frameworks of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-5 economies, with particular focus on changes since the Asian financial crisis and the more rece...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/206

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475567342.002

ISBN: 9781475567342

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Government expenditures, Tax revenues, Monetary policy, Currency pegs, Bank supervision, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis

This paper discusses the recent economic developments, outlook, and risks for Bhutan. Following a slowdown in activity in the wake of the rupee shortage, economic growth has picked up more recently. From an average...

Republic of Timor-Leste
			: 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Timor-Leste

Republic of Timor-Leste : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Timor-Leste »

Volume/Issue: 2016/183

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498319492.002

ISBN: 9781498319492

This paper discusses recent economic developments, economic outlook, and risks in Timor-Leste. Growth has moderated while inflation has fallen sharply. Owing to a sharp fall in oil revenues and large development ne...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/178

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498311816.002

ISBN: 9781498311816

Keywords: remittances, inflation, monetary fund, natural disasters, debt

This paper discusses recent economic developments, economic outlook, risks, and challenges in Tonga. The Tongan economy has been rebounding since a contraction in FY2013. Growth accelerated from 2.1 percent in FY20...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe
			: 2016 Article IV Consultation, First Review under the Extended Credit Facility, and Request for Waiver for Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Exective Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : 2016 Article IV Consultation, First Review under the Extended Credit Facility, and Request for Waiver for Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Exective Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe »

Volume/Issue: 2016/174

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498307444.002

ISBN: 9781498307444

Keywords: debt, poverty, monetary fund, commercial banks, market

This paper discusses recent economic developments and economic outlook and risks of São Tomé and Príncipe. Although São Tomé and Príncipe's economic development is constrained by its insularity, fragility, limited...

Sri Lanka
			: Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka : Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka »

Volume/Issue: 2016/152

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484389645.002

ISBN: 9781484389645

Keywords: monetary fund, economic developments, central bank, debt, monetary policy

This paper discusses recent economic developments, outlook, and policies required to stabilize the economy of Sri Lanka. Recent economic developments reflect a more challenging external environment as well as a sha...

Sri Lanka
			: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement, and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka : Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement, and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka »

Volume/Issue: 2016/150

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475532388.002

ISBN: 9781475532388

Keywords: tax, exchange, monetary fund, debt, inflation

This paper discusses economic performance, outlook, and risks of Sri Lankan economy. Macroeconomic performance in 2015 reflected a mix between positive underlying growth momentum, the negative impact of unbalanced...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/139

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484375662.002

ISBN: 9781484375662

Keywords: inflation, debt, investment, monetary fund, monetary policy

This paper discusses recent developments, outlook and risk, and policies required for a long-lasting recovery of Thailand's economy. Thailand remains resilient in the face of external and internal challenges. Howev...

Thailand
			: Selected Issues

Thailand : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/140

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484376003.002

ISBN: 9781484376003

Keywords: market, price, value, volatility, market volatility

This paper discusses selected issues related to the economy of Thailand. The economy of Thailand is largely dependent on China. A 1 percent decline in China's GDP lowers Thailand's output by about 0.2 percent. Popu...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/135

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484356661.002

ISBN: 9781484356661

Keywords: tax, revenue, expenditure, debt, monetary fund

This paper discusses recent economic developments, outlook, and risks of Maldives' economy. Maldives living standards have risen to middle-income levels over the past two decades driven by tourism development. The...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/110

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484343067.002

ISBN: 9781484343067

Keywords: exchange, debt, monetary fund, capital outflows

This paper discusses the extent to which the Malaysian economy has been hit by a number of external and domestic shocks since late 2014, including sharply lower energy prices, spillovers from China, capital outflow...

Debt Equity Conversions and NPL Securitization in China
			: Some Initial Considerations

Debt Equity Conversions and NPL Securitization in China : Some Initial Considerations »

Volume: 16

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): James Daniel , Jose Garrido , and Marina Moretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513524153.005

ISBN: 9781513524153

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Credit, bank lending, borrowing, bank, bank regulation, insolvency, liquidation, non-performing, loan

This note considers the role debt-equity conversions and NPL securitization can play in addressing excessive corporate debt in China, and the corresponding burden on banks of impaired assets. It finds that such tec...

Global Financial Stability Report, April 2016
			: Potent Policies for a Successful Normalization

Global Financial Stability Report, April 2016 : Potent Policies for a Successful Normalization »

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513506777.082

ISBN: 9781513506777

Keywords: Financial stability, Global Financial Stability Report, Global Financial Stability Reports, Global Financial Stability Risks, International financial stability, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, market, emerging market, insurance, equity

The current Global Financial Stability Report (April 2016) finds that global financial stability risks have risen since the last report in October 2015. The new report finds that the outlook has deteriorated in adv...

West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)
			: Selected Issues

West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475550009.002

ISBN: 9781475550009

Keywords: investment, public investment, public, infrastructure, per

This paper presents stylized facts on the quantitative and qualitative infrastructure gap in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), estimates the efficiency of public investment, and recommends how t...

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands »

Volume/Issue: 2016/90

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498371865.002

ISBN: 9781498371865

Keywords: debt, natural disasters, monetary fund, reserves, cash balance, Asia and Pacific, Solomon Islands

This paper presents an overview of Solomon Islands’ economy. Although Solomon Islands is a small island state, low-income country that is severely affected by external shocks, including commodity price declines, na...

Solomon Islands
			: Economic Development Documents- Medium-Term Development Plan, 2016-20

Solomon Islands : Economic Development Documents- Medium-Term Development Plan, 2016-20 »

Volume/Issue: 2016/91

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484304303.002

ISBN: 9781484304303

Keywords: environment, land, economic growth, resources, fisheries

This report describes Solomon Islands' macroeconomic, structural, and social policies in support of growth and poverty reduction, as well as associated external financing needs and major source of financing. Solomo...

Mauritius

Mauritius »

Volume/Issue: 2016/89

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475522662.002

ISBN: 9781475522662

Keywords: investment, monetary fund, investment rates, banking sector, reserve, Mauritius, Sub-Saharan Africa

This paper discusses key issues related to the economy of Mauritius. In 2015, the economy of Mauritius has grown at moderate rate; inflation is low; and the external position has improved. However, macroeconomic co...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/81

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513583624.002

ISBN: 9781513583624

Keywords: market, monetary fund, commodity price, investment

This paper discusses key issues related to the Indonesian economy. Indonesia has weathered challenging economic conditions well. The economy has safely navigated the commodity price shocks, tightening financial con...

Indonesia
			: Selected Issues

Indonesia : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/82

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513584409.002

ISBN: 9781513584409

Keywords: banks, bank, loans, deposits, liquid assets

This paper focuses on the selected issues of the Indonesian economy: (1) banking sector condition in India, (2) corporate vulnerabilities, (3) analysis of macrofinancial linkages in Indonesia, and (4) infrastructu...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2016/75

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513524306.002

ISBN: 9781513524306

Keywords: inflation, monetary fund, reserve, banking sector, market

This paper discusses outlook and risk related to the economic development of India. The Indian economy is on a recovery path, supported by a large terms of trade gain (about 21/2 percent of GDP) and reduced externa...

India

India »

Volume/Issue: 2016/76

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513525815.002

ISBN: 9781513525815

Keywords: prices, price, market, labor market, volatility, Corporate sector, China, Banks, Capital controls, Capital account liberalization

This paper explores key issues affecting the Indian economy and implications for fiscal, monetary, financial sector, and other structural policies. This paper evaluates the build-up of corporate and banking sector...

Fiscal Analysis of Resource Industries
			: (FARI Methodology)

Fiscal Analysis of Resource Industries : (FARI Methodology) »

Volume: 16

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Oana Luca , and Diego Mesa Puyo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513575117.005

ISBN: 9781513575117

Keywords: Mining taxation, petroleum taxation, fiscal regime design, tax, instruments, revenue, valuation, cash flows, General, Business Taxes and Subsidies

This manual introduces key concepts and methodology used by the Fiscal Affairs Department (FAD) in its fiscal analysis of resource industries (FARI) framework. Proper evaluation of fiscal regimes for extractive ind...

IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics Annual Report 2015

IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics Annual Report 2015 »

Series: Balance of Payments Statistics

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498386128.044

ISBN: 9781498386128

Keywords: balance of payments, currency, investment, currencies, assets

The 2015 Annual Report of the IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics (Committee) provides an overview of recent trends in global balance of payments and international investment position (IIP) statistics,...

New Zealand

New Zealand »

Volume/Issue: 2016/39

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484398654.002

ISBN: 9781484398654

Keywords: prices, gdp, risks, debt, investment, Asia and Pacific, New Zealand

The 2015 Article IV Consultation provides an overview of New Zealand's economic development and policies. Tailwinds have supported the economy's strong growth after the global financial crisis. However, the tailwin...

New Zealand

New Zealand »

Volume/Issue: 2016/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475522549.002

ISBN: 9781475522549

Keywords: productivity, capital, income, savings, investment, New Zealand, Asia and Pacific

This paper discusses prospects for potential growth, house prices, household debt, and financial stability risks, and tax policy reforms in New Zealand. Despite having world-class institutions and strong policy fra...

Bangladesh

Bangladesh »

Volume/Issue: 2016/27

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498310604.002

ISBN: 9781498310604

Keywords: investment, monetary fund, debt, private investment, international development, Asia and Pacific, Bangladesh

This paper discusses key issues pertaining to the economy of Bangladesh. Macroeconomic stability has been maintained since the last Article IV Consultation in November 2013. But like other Asian countries, private...

Bangladesh

Bangladesh »

Volume/Issue: 2016/28

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498353748.002

ISBN: 9781498353748

Keywords: banks, bank, lending, interest, inflation, Bangladesh, Asia and Pacific

This paper discusses three main issues: bank lending rates, impact of climate change on the economy of Bangladesh, and financial inclusion in Bangladesh. According to international standards, average bank lending r...

Solomon Islands
			: Request for an Extension of the Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility; Press Release; and Staff Report

Solomon Islands : Request for an Extension of the Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility; Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2015/352

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498344869.002

ISBN: 9781498344869

Keywords: arrangement, monetary fund, documents, data, central bank

This paper discusses Solomon Islands' Request for an Extension of the Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). All end-December 2014 performance criteria (PCs), indicative targets (ITs) for March 2015,...

Sri Lanka
			: Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussion-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka : Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussion-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka »

Volume/Issue: 2015/335

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 December 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513500171.002

ISBN: 9781513500171

Keywords: deficit, monetary fund, exchange, budget, tax, All Countries, exchange rate, commodity,

This paper focuses on Sri Lanka's Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussion. Sri Lanka's recent macroeconomic performance has generally been strong but risks appear to be on the rise. Real GDP growth registered 7.4...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2015/317

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 November 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513562247.002

ISBN: 9781513562247

Keywords: inflation, investment, monetary fund, budget, exchange rate

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that the earthquakes in April and May and protests and trade disruptions following the promulgation of a new constitution in September have exacerbated the macroeconomic...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2015/318

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 November 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513584683.002

ISBN: 9781513584683

Keywords: commodity prices, monetary fund, liquidity, exchange, market

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Papua New Guinea (PNG) is facing strong headwinds from lower global commodity prices. Although the commencement of liquefied natural gas (LNG) production has booste...

Papua New Guinea
			: Selected Issues

Papua New Guinea : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2015/319

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 November 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513564357.002

ISBN: 9781513564357

Keywords: bank, banks, services, banking, financial services

This Selected Issues paper provides an overview of financial access and inclusion indicators, related causal factors, and both current and possible reform priorities for on Papua New Guinea (PNG). The paper present...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2015/307

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513520254.002

ISBN: 9781513520254

Keywords: credit growth, inflation, financial stability, reserves, exchange

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic activity in Cambodia remained strong with a growth rate at 7 percent in 2014, notwithstanding appreciation of the real effective exchange rate following U....

Bangladesh
			: Fifth and Sixth Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release and Staff Report

Bangladesh : Fifth and Sixth Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2015/304

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513512525.002

ISBN: 9781513512525

Keywords: revenue, debt, monetary fund, macroeconomic stability, tax

This paper discusses Bangladesh's Fifth and Sixth Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement. The current ECF arrangement, approved in April 2012, is drawing to a close. Over its three years, macroecono...

Bangladesh
			: Progress Report-Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Bangladesh : Progress Report-Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2015/305

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513530451.002

ISBN: 9781513530451

Keywords: environment, environmental, climate change, trade, debt

This paper discusses progress on Sixth Five Year Plan (2011-15) of Bangladesh. For the broad picture of performance of the Sixth Plan during the first three years in terms of achieving major development targets rel...

The Coordinated Direct Investment Survey Guide 2015

The Coordinated Direct Investment Survey Guide 2015 »

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): Rita Mesias

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 October 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513519418.069

ISBN: 9781513519418

Keywords: investment, enterprise, equity, direct investment, debt

This Coordinated Direct Investment Survey Guide (Guide) has been prepared to assist economies participating in the Coordinated Direct Investment Survey (CDIS). The CDIS is being conducted under the auspices of the...

Global Financial Stability Report, October 2015
			: Vulnerabilities, Legacies, and Policy Challenges - Risks Rotating to Emerging Markets

Global Financial Stability Report, October 2015 : Vulnerabilities, Legacies, and Policy Challenges - Risks Rotating to Emerging Markets »

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513582047.082

ISBN: 9781513582047

Keywords: Liquidity, global financial crisis, securities markets, corporate debt, commodity prices, corporate bonds, regulations, equity bubble, normalization, risk premiums

The October 2015 Global Financial Stability Report finds that, despite an improvement in financial stability in advanced economies, risks continue to rotate toward emerging markets. The global financial outlook is...

IMF Financial Operations 2015

IMF Financial Operations 2015 »

Series: Books

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513549897.071

ISBN: 9781513549897

Keywords: interest, lending, debt, reserve, income

IMF Financial Operations 2015 provides a broad introduction to how the IMF fulfills its mission through its financial activities. It covers the financial structure and operations of the IMF and also provides backgr...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2015/274

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513543239.002

ISBN: 9781513543239

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Australia's economy is now facing a large transition as the mining investment boom winds down and the terms of trade has fallen back. Growth has been below tren...

Australia
			: Selected Issues

Australia : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2015/275

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513556499.002

ISBN: 9781513556499

Keywords: prices, income, interest, supply, debt

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the housing prices in Australia. Housing prices in Australia have increased strongly over the past two decades, including by comparison internationally. Thus housing prices are o...

From Ambition to Execution
			: Policies in Support of Sustainable Development Goals

From Ambition to Execution : Policies in Support of Sustainable Development Goals »

Volume/Issue: 2015/18

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Stefania Fabrizio , Rodrigo Garcia-Verdu , Catherine Pattillo , Adrian Peralta-Alva , Andrea Presbitero , Baoping Shang , Genevieve Verdier , Marie-Therese Camilleri , Kazuaki Washimi , Lisa Kolovich , Monique Newiak , Martin Cihak , Inci Otker , Luis-Felipe Zanna , and Carol Baker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513573304.006

ISBN: 9781513573304

Keywords: Inclusive growth, Income inequality, Gender, Environmental sustainability, Sustainable development, Fiscal policy, Developing countries, sustainable development goals, growth, structural transformation

The formal launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) sets the global development agenda through 2030, placing significant emphasis on promoting social and environmental sustainability alongside economic gr...

Inequality and Fiscal Policy

Inequality and Fiscal Policy »

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Ruud Mooij , Sanjeev Gupta , and Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513567754.071

ISBN: 9781513567754

Keywords: income, tax, taxes, revenue, health

The sizeable increase in income inequality experienced in advanced economies and many parts of the world since the 1990s and the severe consequences of the global economic and financial crisis have brought distribu...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2015/267

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513509976.002

ISBN: 9781513509976

Keywords: monetary fund, deficit, inflation, revenue, auctions

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Myanmar's economic growth remains strong, but macroeconomic imbalances have increased significantly over the past year. Real GDP growth for FY2014/15 (April-March)...

Myanmar
			: Selected Issues

Myanmar : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2015/268

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513562483.002

ISBN: 9781513562483

Keywords: tax, revenues, revenue, return, monetary fund

This Selected Issues paper analyzes how Myanmar can manage its natural resources for people's development. Myanmar's natural resource endowments provide much needed national wealth to finance the country's developm...

Malaysia
			: Technical Assistance Report-Strengthening Outcome Based Budgeting

Malaysia : Technical Assistance Report-Strengthening Outcome Based Budgeting »

Volume/Issue: 2015/266

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513535890.002

ISBN: 9781513535890

Keywords: budget, national budget, expenditures, programs, performance management

This Technical Assistance report reviews the reforms undertaken by the Government of Malaysia for strengthening outcome-based budgeting (OBB). OBB builds on the previous output-based modified budgeting system, whic...

Financial Inclusion
			: Can it Meet Multiple Macroeconomic Goals?

Financial Inclusion : Can it Meet Multiple Macroeconomic Goals? »

Volume/Issue: 2015/17

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Ratna Sahay , Martin Cihak , Papa N'Diaye , Adolfo Barajas , Srobona Mitra , Annette Kyobe , Yen Mooi , and Reza Yousefi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513585154.006

ISBN: 9781513585154

Keywords: Financial services, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Household credit, Business enterprises, Financial sector, Income inequality, Gender, Economic stability, Financial stability

Using several recently available global datasets, this Staff Discussion Note examines macroeconomic effects of financial inclusion. It finds significant benefits to economic growth from financial inclusion, but the...

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2015/246

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513591728.002

ISBN: 9781513591728

Keywords: investment, market, inflation, monetary fund, debt

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Philippine economy continues to expand strongly in line with potential growth. Real GDP grew by 6.1 percent in 2014, driven by household consumption, private co...

Philippines
			: Selected Issues

Philippines : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2015/247

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513586243.002

ISBN: 9781513586243

Keywords: investment, bond, interest

This Selected Issues paper examines the interaction between real and financial cycles in the Philippines and their relationship to the global financial cycle. It finds that the surge in capital inflows between 2010...

People's Republic of China
			: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation

People's Republic of China : Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2015/234

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 August 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513512907.002

ISBN: 9781513512907

Keywords: inflation, market, monetary fund, financial crisis, interest rates

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that China is transitioning to a new normal, with slower-yet-safer, more sustainable growth. Growth in 2014 fell to 7.4 percent and, in 2015, is forecast to slow further...

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
			: 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...

Nepal
			: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility

Nepal : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility »

Volume/Issue: 2015/224

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513510279.002

ISBN: 9781513510279

Keywords: central bank, balance of payments, disbursement, budget, debt

This paper discusses Nepal's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF). Before the April 2015 earthquake, Nepal's macroeconomic performance was broadly favorable but the government's weak budge...

Kiribati
			: 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Kiribati : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2015/207

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 July 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513526805.002

ISBN: 9781513526805

KEY ISSUES Context. Donor-financed large infrastructure projects, increased public spending, and a pick-up in credit to households have boosted real GDP growth to close to 4 percent in 2014 and to about 3 percent i...