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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Qatar

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Qatar »

Source: Qatar : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/146

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498317801

Keywords: Price indexes, External sector, Financial soundness indicators, Real sector, Financial indicators, QCB, non-hydrocarbon, medium-term, medium term, diplomatic rift

Context: Availability of buffers has enabled Qatar to successfully absorb the adverse shocks from the 2014-16 decline in oil prices and the 2017 diplomatic rift. The policy priorities are fiscal consolidation, stre...

Qatar: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report

Qatar: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report »

Source: Qatar : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/146

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498317801

Keywords: Price indexes, External sector, Financial soundness indicators, Real sector, Financial indicators, QCB, non-hydrocarbon, medium-term, medium term, diplomatic rift

Context: Availability of buffers has enabled Qatar to successfully absorb the adverse shocks from the 2014-16 decline in oil prices and the 2017 diplomatic rift. The policy priorities are fiscal consolidation, stre...

Issues in Extractive Resource Taxation

Issues in Extractive Resource Taxation »

Source: Issues in Extractive Resource Taxation : A Review of Research Methods and Models

Volume/Issue: 2012/287

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James Smith

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2012

ISBN: 9781475573466

Keywords: extractive resources, fiscal regimes, tax instruments, fiscal regime, Business Taxes and Subsidies, Mining, Extraction, and Refining: Hydrocarbon Fuels, Mining, Extraction

This paper provides a conceptual overview of economists' attempts to learn about the effects of taxes on extractive resources. The emphasis is on research methods and techniques, with no attempt to provide a compre...

Dynamic Fuel Price Pass-Through

Dynamic Fuel Price Pass-Through »

Source: Dynamic Fuel Price Pass-Through : Evidence from a New Global Retail Fuel Price Database

Volume/Issue: 2016/254

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kangni Kpodar , and Chadi Abdallah

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475563221

Keywords: Developed countries, Emerging markets, Europe, Gasoline prices, Fuels, Commodity price shocks, Price increases, Oil product prices, North Africa, Oil

This paper assesses the dynamic pass-through of crude oil price shocks to retail fuel prices using a novel database on monthly retail fuel prices for 162 countries. The impulse response functions suggest that on av...

Fiscal Analysis of Resource Industries

Fiscal Analysis of Resource Industries »

Source: Fiscal Analysis of Resource Industries : (FARI Methodology)

Volume: 2016

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 February 2016

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...

Imperfect Competition and the Design of VAT Regimes

Imperfect Competition and the Design of VAT Regimes »

Source: Imperfect Competition and the Design of VAT Regimes : The Case of Energy Trade Between Russia and Ukraine

Volume/Issue: 2002/235

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Clinton Shiells

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451875669

Keywords: Russia, Energy Trade, VAT, Imperfect Competition, oil exports, export price, gas exports, export tax, crude oil, Market Structure and Pricing: General

Under imperfect competition, Russia and Ukraine may choose to deviate from optimal tax considerations which suggest use of a destination-based VAT regime. Oil and gas trade is a major source of Russian tax revenue,...

Issues in Global Natural Gas

Issues in Global Natural Gas »

Source: Issues in Global Natural Gas : A Primer and Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2002/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bright Okogu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

ISBN: 9781451845983

Keywords: LNG, pipeline, gas pricing, economic rent, user cost, transportation constraint, sales and purchase agreement, gas, gas market, gas trade

This paper discusses the rising profile of natural gas in global energy, factors constraining its further development, the gas contracting process, and the absence of a global market, which is analyzed in the conte...

Modeling Macro-Critical Energy Sectors in Low-Income Countries

Modeling Macro-Critical Energy Sectors in Low-Income Countries »

Source: Modeling Macro-Critical Energy Sectors in Low-Income Countries : A General Framework and an Application to Côte d'Ivoire

Volume/Issue: 2008/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Holger Fabig

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451870145

Keywords: Energy sector modeling, low-income countries, hydrocarbon production, petroleum products, C&;amp;#x00F4;te d&;amp;#x2019;Ivoire, crude oil, gas production, oil and gas,

This paper proposes a general framework for monitoring macro-critical energy sectors in low-income countries, defined as consisting of the three subsectors of crude oil and natural gas production, refinery, and ele...

Measuring Energy Security

Measuring Energy Security »

Source: Measuring Energy Security : Trends in the Diversification of Oil and Natural Gas Supplies

Volume/Issue: 2011/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Prakash Loungani , Frederick Joutz , and Gail Cohen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2011

ISBN: 9781455217878

Keywords: Energy Security, Energy Independence, Diversification, OECD Energy Use, gas, natural gas, oil and gas, natural gas supplies, gas supplies, Energy: Demand and Supply

We present evidence on one facet of energy security in OECD economies - the extent of diversification in sources of oil and natural gas supplies. Viewed from the perspective of the energy-importing countries as a w...

Modeling the Impact of Taxes on Petroleum Exploration and Development

Modeling the Impact of Taxes on Petroleum Exploration and Development »

Source: Modeling the Impact of Taxes on Petroleum Exploration and Development

Volume/Issue: 2012/278

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James Smith

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2012

ISBN: 9781557754455

Keywords: petroleum exploration, distortions, fiscal regimes, fiscal regime, tax rates, marginal tax rates, Business Taxes and Subsidies, Mining, Extraction, and Refining: Hydrocarbon Fuels

We present a simple model of petroleum exploration and development that can be applied to study the performance of alternative tax systems and identify potential distortions. Although the model is a highly simplifi...