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Implementation Plan in Response to Board-Endorsed Recommendations Arising from the IEO Evaluation of IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues

Implementation Plan in Response to Board-Endorsed Recommendations Arising from the IEO Evaluation of IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues »

Source: Implementation Plan in Response to Board-Endorsed Recommendations Arising from the IEO Evaluation of IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues

Volume/Issue: 2009/097

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2009

ISBN: 9781498335188

Keywords: Collaboration with other international organizations, Collaboration with World Bank, Fund role, International trade agreements, Multilateral surveillance, Trade policy, World Trade Organization

This paper fulfils the requirement of a forward-looking implementation plan for Board-endorsed recommendations of the IEO Evaluation of IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues ('the Evaluation'). The...

Reference Note on Trade Policy, Preferential Trade Agreements, and WTO Consistency

Reference Note on Trade Policy, Preferential Trade Agreements, and WTO Consistency »

Source: Reference Note on Trade Policy, Preferential Trade Agreements, and WTO Consistency

Volume/Issue: 2010/003

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 January 2010

ISBN: 9781498336772

Keywords: Collaboration with other international organizations, Fund role, International trade agreements, Surveillance, Trade policy, Trade preferences, World Trade Organization, Economic stabilization, Export restraints, Balance of trade

This Reference Note introduces guidance on preferential trade agreements (PTAs). In so doing, it responds to the request by the Executive Board in the context of the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) Evaluation o...

International Labor Standards and International Trade

International Labor Standards and International Trade »

Source: International Labor Standards and International Trade

Volume/Issue: 1997/37

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stephen Golub

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1997

ISBN: 9781451845532

Keywords: labor standards, social clause, World Trade Organization, labor costs, international labor standards, labor rights, core labor standards

This paper reviews controversies regarding linkage of international trade and labor standards. Pressures for international harmonization of labor standards arise in the context of increased trade between countries...

The WTO Doha Trade Round - Unlocking the Negotiations and Beyond

The WTO Doha Trade Round - Unlocking the Negotiations and Beyond »

Source: The WTO Doha Trade Round - Unlocking the Negotiations and Beyond

Volume/Issue: 2011/095

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2011

ISBN: 9781498338257

Keywords: Access to foreign markets, Developed countries, Emerging markets, International trade, Multilateral trade negotiations, Trade liberalization, World Trade Organization, Real sector, Trade policy, Globalization

This note provides an update on the status of Doha negotiations and an outlook on significant non-Doha trade issues that should be tackled in the near future. Section II investigates what has stalled progress on Do...

Trade Progress Report - Doha Development Agenda and Aid for Trade

Trade Progress Report - Doha Development Agenda and Aid for Trade »

Source: Trade Progress Report - Doha Development Agenda and Aid for Trade

Volume/Issue: 2005/069

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 September 2005

ISBN: 9781498331036

Keywords: Agriculture, Development assistance, Multilateral trade negotiations, World Trade Organization, Balance of payments, Least developed countries, Agricultural trade, Trade policy, Developing countries, Doha round

Updates the Board on progress in the WTO negotiations under the Doha Development Agenda in the run-up to the Hong Kong SAR Ministerial in December, and presents proposals on aid for trade to be submitted to the Dev...

Doha Development Agenda and Aid for Trade -- Supplement

Doha Development Agenda and Aid for Trade -- Supplement »

Source: Doha Development Agenda and Aid for Trade -- Supplement

Volume/Issue: 2005/011

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2005

ISBN: 9781498330848

Keywords: Agriculture, Development assistance, Multilateral trade negotiations, World Trade Organization, Least developed countries, Developing countries, Balance of payments, Financial regulation and supervision, Terms of trade, Doha development agenda

At their 2005 Spring meetings, the Development Committee and IMFC called on the Bank and Fund to work with others to develop more detailed proposals, for consideration at the Annual Meetings, to help developing cou...

Developments in the DOHA Round and Selected Activities of Interest to the Fund

Developments in the DOHA Round and Selected Activities of Interest to the Fund »

Source: Developments in the DOHA Round and Selected Activities of Interest to the Fund

Volume/Issue: 2003/035

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2003

ISBN: 9781498329514

Keywords: Debt, Investment, Multilateral trade negotiations, Protectionism, Trade policy, Transparency, World Trade Organization, Economic integration, Economic theory, Balance of payments

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Growth and Volatility in an Era of Globalization

Growth and Volatility in an Era of Globalization »

Source: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 52, Special Issue, IMF Conference in Honor of Michael Mussa

Volume: 52

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 August 2005

ISBN: 9781589064478

Keywords: Economic reforms, Economic stabilization, Exchange rates, Financial crises, Exchange rate policy, Business cycles, Econometric models, Economic growth, Economic forecasting, Conferences

This paper focuses on expectations for the American economy focused on the likelihood of secular stagnation, which continued to be debated throughout the post-war period. Concerns rose during the late 1960s and ear...

Implementation Plan in Response to Board-Endorsed Recommendations Arising from the IEO Evaluation of IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues

Implementation Plan in Response to Board-Endorsed Recommendations Arising from the IEO Evaluation of IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2009/097

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498335188.007

ISBN: 9781498335188

Keywords: Collaboration with other international organizations, Collaboration with World Bank, Fund role, International trade agreements, Multilateral surveillance, Trade policy, World Trade Organization

This paper fulfils the requirement of a forward-looking implementation plan for Board-endorsed recommendations of the IEO Evaluation of IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues ('the Evaluation'). The...

Reference Note on Trade Policy, Preferential Trade Agreements, and WTO Consistency

Reference Note on Trade Policy, Preferential Trade Agreements, and WTO Consistency »

Volume/Issue: 2010/003

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 January 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498336772.007

ISBN: 9781498336772

Keywords: Collaboration with other international organizations, Fund role, International trade agreements, Surveillance, Trade policy, Trade preferences, World Trade Organization, Economic stabilization, Export restraints, Balance of trade

This Reference Note introduces guidance on preferential trade agreements (PTAs). In so doing, it responds to the request by the Executive Board in the context of the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) Evaluation o...