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Coping with Falling Oil Prices: The Different Fortunes of African Banks

Coping with Falling Oil Prices: The Different Fortunes of African Banks »

Source: Coping with Falling Oil Prices: The Different Fortunes of African Banks

Volume/Issue: 2019/129

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cheikh Gueye , Asithandile Mbelu , and Amadou Sy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498317795

Keywords: Bank credit, Commodity price shocks, Oil prices, Oil revenues, Oil exporting countries, Oil price, non-performing loans, credit growth, deposit growth, bank ownership

This paper studies the impact of declining oil prices on banks in sub-Saharan African oil-exporting countries. Results indicate that banks respond differently to an oil shock depending on their ownership: (i) domes...

Eligibility to Use the Fund's Facilities for Concessional Financing - Republic of South Sudan

Eligibility to Use the Fund's Facilities for Concessional Financing - Republic of South Sudan »

Source: Eligibility to Use the Fund's Facilities for Concessional Financing - Republic of South Sudan

Volume/Issue: 2012/066

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. African Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2012

ISBN: 9781498340083

Keywords: Access to Fund general resources, Concessional aid, Executive Board decisions, Fund facilities, Lapse of time approval, Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust, South Sudan, External debt, National income, Central bank organization

Having become a Fund member in April 2012, South Sudan can now be considered for PRGT eligibility. In February 2012, the Executive Board reviewed the framework for eligibility to use the Fund's concessional financi...

Framework Administered Account for Select Fund Activities - The Republic of South Sudan Macroeconomic Capacity Building

Framework Administered Account for Select Fund Activities - The Republic of South Sudan Macroeconomic Capacity Building »

Source: Framework Administered Account for Select Fund Activities - The Republic of South Sudan Macroeconomic Capacity Building

Volume/Issue: 2012/003

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 January 2012

ISBN: 9781498340984

Keywords: Executive Board decisions, External financing, Financial instruments, Framework Administered Account, Governance, Lapse of time approval, South Sudan, Technical Assistance, Use of Fund resources, Public financial management

In March 2009, the Fund established a new Framework Administered Account to administer external financial resources for Selected Fund Activities (the 'SFA Instrument'). The financing of activities under the terms o...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Republic of South Sudan

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Republic of South Sudan »

Source: South Sudan : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of South Sudan

Volume/Issue: 2019/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498318457

Keywords: Central banks, Foreign exchange auctions, Financial statistics, Foreign exchange operations, Monetary statistics, BSS, percent of GDP, arrears, non-oil, article IV consultation

This 2019 Article IV Consultation discusses that while the peace agreement signed in September 2018 has improved the prospects for lasting peace in South Sudan, the implementation of the agreement has become more p...

IMF Executive Board Discusses Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States

IMF Executive Board Discusses Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States »

Source: Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States

Volume/Issue: 2017/031

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2017

ISBN: 9781498346726

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Tax revenue, Expenditure policy, Revenue administration, Tax policy, fragile state, IMF, fragility, reform strategy, PFM

The paper draws on recent country experience to describe the approach to designing and implementing fiscal reforms in fragile states (FS) taken in the IMF's technical assistance (TA). In doing so, it highlights how...

Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States

Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States »

Volume/Issue: 2017/031

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498346726.007

ISBN: 9781498346726

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Tax revenue, Expenditure policy, Revenue administration, Tax policy, fragile state, IMF, fragility, reform strategy, PFM

The paper draws on recent country experience to describe the approach to designing and implementing fiscal reforms in fragile states (FS) taken in the IMF's technical assistance (TA). In doing so, it highlights how...

IMF Policy Paper: Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile State

IMF Policy Paper: Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile State »

Source: Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States

Volume/Issue: 2017/031

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2017

ISBN: 9781498346726

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Tax revenue, Expenditure policy, Revenue administration, Tax policy, fragile state, IMF, fragility, reform strategy, PFM

The paper draws on recent country experience to describe the approach to designing and implementing fiscal reforms in fragile states (FS) taken in the IMF's technical assistance (TA). In doing so, it highlights how...

Eligibility to Use the Fund's Facilities for Concessional Financing - Republic of South Sudan

Eligibility to Use the Fund's Facilities for Concessional Financing - Republic of South Sudan »

Volume/Issue: 2012/066

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. African Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498340083.007

ISBN: 9781498340083

Keywords: Access to Fund general resources, Concessional aid, Executive Board decisions, Fund facilities, Lapse of time approval, Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust, South Sudan, External debt, National income, Central bank organization

Having become a Fund member in April 2012, South Sudan can now be considered for PRGT eligibility. In February 2012, the Executive Board reviewed the framework for eligibility to use the Fund's concessional financi...

Framework Administered Account for Select Fund Activities - The Republic of South Sudan Macroeconomic Capacity Building

Framework Administered Account for Select Fund Activities - The Republic of South Sudan Macroeconomic Capacity Building »

Volume/Issue: 2012/003

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 January 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498340984.007

ISBN: 9781498340984

Keywords: Executive Board decisions, External financing, Financial instruments, Framework Administered Account, Governance, Lapse of time approval, South Sudan, Technical Assistance, Use of Fund resources, Public financial management

In March 2009, the Fund established a new Framework Administered Account to administer external financial resources for Selected Fund Activities (the 'SFA Instrument'). The financing of activities under the terms o...

Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Exploring Different Channels

Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa : Exploring Different Channels »

Volume/Issue: 2018/1

Series: Spillover Notes

Author(s): Francisco Arizala , Matthieu Bellon , Margaux MacDonald , Montfort Mlachila , and Mustafa Yenice

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484367148.062

ISBN: 9781484367148

Keywords: Uganda, Togo, Tanzania, Swaziland, South Sudan, Spillovers, Sub-Saharan Africa, Sierra Leone, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Democratic Republic of the

After close to two decades of strong economic activity, overall growth in sub-Saharan Africa decelerated markedly in 2015-16 as the largest economies experienced negative or flat growth. Regional growth started rec...