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A New Look at Exchange Rate Volatility and Trade Flows

A New Look at Exchange Rate Volatility and Trade Flows »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Peter Clark , Shang-Jin Wei , Natalia Tamirisa , Azim Sadikov , and Li Zeng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063587.084

ISBN: 9781589063587

Keywords: Capital flows, Exchange rates, Trade, exchange rate, exchange rate volatility, real exchange rate, bilateral trade

The effect of exchange rate volatility on trade flows was examined by a 1984 IMF study on G-7 countries. Over the past two decades, many developments in the world economy, such as the currency crises in the 1990s a...

Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 2014

Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 2014 »

Series: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498304092.012

ISBN: 9781498304092

Keywords: exchange arrangements, capital flows, exchange rates

This is the 65th issue of the AREAER. It provides a description of the foreign exchange arrangements, exchange and trade systems, and capital controls of all IMF member countries. It also provides information on th...

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...

Issues in the Assessment of the Exchange Rates of Industrial Countries

Issues in the Assessment of the Exchange Rates of Industrial Countries »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 1984

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557750761.084

ISBN: 9781557750761

Keywords: Developed countries, Exchange rates, exchange rate, current account, capital flows, effective exchange rate

In its surveillance activities, the Fund is frequently confronted with the difficult problem of how to identify exchange rate behavior that is unrelated to underlying economic and financial conditions and, conseque...

Capital Controls
			: Country Experiences with Their Use and Liberalization

Capital Controls : Country Experiences with Their Use and Liberalization »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Akira Ariyoshi , Andrei Kirilenko , Inci Ötker , Bernard Laurens , Jorge Canales Kriljenko , and Karl Habermeier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758743.084

ISBN: 9781557758743

Keywords: capital inflows, exchange rate, capital controls, capital flows, foreign exchange

This paper examines country experiences with the use and liberalization of capital controls to develop a deeper understanding of the role of capital controls in coping with volatile capital flows, as well as the is...

Perspectives économiques régionales, Avril 2011 
			: Afrique subsaharienne: Reprise et nouveaux risques

Perspectives économiques régionales, Avril 2011 : Afrique subsaharienne: Reprise et nouveaux risques »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2011

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616350888.086

ISBN: 9781616350888

Keywords: exchange rate, capital inflows, exchange rates, capital flows, exchange rate regimes, exporters, floating exchange rate, fixed exchange rate regimes, fixed exchange rate, private capital

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...

External Evaluation of IMF Surveillance

External Evaluation of IMF Surveillance »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758637.071

ISBN: 9781557758637

Keywords: capital flows, exchange rate, capital inflows, financial sector, multilateral surveillance

The IMF's surveillance over its member'seconomic policies is one of the institution's central activities. In keeping with the increasing transparency of the IMF; the Executive Board askes a group of independent ext...

Regional Economic Outlook, May 2010, Europe
			: Fostering Sustainability

Regional Economic Outlook, May 2010, Europe : Fostering Sustainability »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589069190.086

ISBN: 9781589069190

Keywords: capital inflows, exchange rate, financial stability, current account, capital flows

This issue of the Regional Economic Outlook for Europe examines the moderate and uneven recovery occurring across the region. The varying speed of recovery in advanced Europe is closely linked to the degree of over...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2010, Europe, Building Confidence

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2010, Europe, Building Confidence »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589069510.086

ISBN: 9781589069510

Keywords: capital inflows, exchange rate, fiscal consolidation, fiscal policy, capital flows

The recovery in Europe continues, supported by strong policy action to contain sovereign debt problems in the euro area. In advanced Europe, lingering uncertainties and market pressures make for moderate and unequa...

IMF and the Force of History
			: Events and Ideas That Have Shaped the Global Institution

IMF and the Force of History : Events and Ideas That Have Shaped the Global Institution »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): James Boughton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498306836.073

ISBN: 9781498306836

Keywords: monetary fund, capital flows, exchange rates, globalization, capital inflows

This pamphlet is an adapted and updated version of the prologue to Tearing Down Walls: The International Monetary Fund 1990-1999, by the same author. That book examines a tumultuous decade in which the IMF faced di...