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Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate
			: How, When, and How Fast?

Moving to a Flexible Exchange Rate : How, When, and How Fast? »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Cem Karacadag , Gilda Fernandez , and Rupa Duttagupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 August 2006

Language: Russian

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065437.051

ISBN: 9781589065437

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, foreign currency, foreign exchange market, monetary policy, exchange rate flexibility, exchange rate risk, exchange rate regime, flexible exchange rate

A growing number of countries are adopting flexible exchange rate regimes because flexibility offers more protection against external shocks and greater monetary independence. Other countries have made the transiti...

Exchange Rate Regimes and the Stability of the International Monetary System

Exchange Rate Regimes and the Stability of the International Monetary System »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Atish Ghosh , Jonathan Ostry , and Charalambos Tsangarides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589069312.084

ISBN: 9781589069312

Keywords: Exchange rate regimes, Financial stability, International monetary system, Reserve currencies, Reserves accumulation, Trade integration, exchange rate, exchange rate regime, exchange rates, real exchange rate

The member countries of the International Monetary Fund collaborate to try to assure orderly exchange arrangements and promote a stable system of exchange rates, recognizing that the essential purpose of the intern...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2007, Sub-Saharan African

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2007, Sub-Saharan African »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066397.086

ISBN: 9781589066397

Keywords: debt, domestic debt, debt management, exchange rate regime, exporting countries

Sub-Saharan Africa's growth performance during the past three years has been the best in more than three decades, and higher oil revenues and increased debt relief have been used to make progress toward the Millenn...

Macroeconomic Policy and Poverty Reduction

Macroeconomic Policy and Poverty Reduction »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): Alejandro Izquierdo , Ward Brown , Brian Ames , and Shatayanan Devarajan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 August 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589060173.054

ISBN: 9781589060173

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, macroeconomic stability, fixed exchange rate, exchange rate regime

This pamphlet excerpts a chapter on macroeconomic policy from the Poverty Reduction Policy Source book, a guide prepared by the World Bank and IMF to assist countries in developing and strengthening their poverty r...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2011, Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Recovery and New Risks

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2011, Sub-Saharan Africa : Recovery and New Risks »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616350611.086

ISBN: 9781616350611

Keywords: exchange rate, capital inflows, exchange rates, capital flows, exchange rate regimes

Sub-Saharan Africa's economic recovery is well under way, although among country groups there is variation in the speed of the recovery. In most of the region's low-income countries and among the seven oil exporter...

Per Perspectives économiques régionales, Mai 2006 
			: Afrique subsaharienne

Per Perspectives économiques régionales, Mai 2006 : Afrique subsaharienne »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 August 2006

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065505.086

ISBN: 9781589065505

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regime, oil-importing countries, importing countries, exporting countries, decentralization, fiscal decentralization, subnational governments, oil prices, banking

Prepared by the Policy Wing of the IMF African Department, and published twice a year in English and French, Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa analyzes economic performance and short-term prospects of t...

Perspectives économiques régionales
			: Afrique subsaharienne, Septiembre 2006

Perspectives économiques régionales : Afrique subsaharienne, Septiembre 2006 »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2006

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065932.086

ISBN: 9781589065932

Keywords: exchange rate regime, exchange rate, importing countries, oil-importing countries, exporting countries, oil prices, floating exchange rate regime, fixed exchange rate regime, fixed exchange rate, floating exchange rate

Provides a broad synopsis of recent economic developments in the Middle East and Central Asia region, highlighting common trends and policies among countries in the region, and reviewing prospects and policies for...

Stabilization and Reform in Latin America
			: A Macroeconomic Perspective of the Experience Since the 1990s

Stabilization and Reform in Latin America : A Macroeconomic Perspective of the Experience Since the 1990s »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Agnes Belaisch , Charles Collyns , Paula De Masi , Guy Meredith , Anoop Singh , Reva Krieger , and Robert Rennhack

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062504.084

ISBN: 9781589062504

Keywords: Economic reforms, Economic recovery, Latin America, exchange rate, inflation, banking, exchange rate regimes, dollarization

This study examines external and domestic influences on Latin America's economic performance over the past decade and a half. It notes that over the past few years, macroeconomic policies have strengthened and stru...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2008, Sub-Saharan Africa

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2008, Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067639.086

ISBN: 9781589067639

Keywords: exchange rate regime, exchange rate, inflation, importing countries, oil-importing countries

Sub-Saharan Africa's prospects have deteriorated somewhat and the risks have increased, according to this report. Growth in the region is projected to dip to 6 percent in 2008 and 2009. The fall is due mainly to th...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2007, Sub-Saharan African

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2007, Sub-Saharan African »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066700.086

ISBN: 9781589066700

Keywords: exchange rate regime, exchange rate, fiscal space, oil exporters, terms of trade

The region's prospects look strong. Growth in sub-Saharan Africa should reach 6 percent in 2007 and 6¾ percent in 2008. The economic expansion is strongest in oil exporters but cuts across all country groups. This...