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Issues in International Exchange and Payments Systems

Issues in International Exchange and Payments Systems »

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Peter Quirk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557754806.083

ISBN: 9781557754806

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, foreign currency, exchange rates, capital movements

The global trend toward lilberalization in countries international payments and transfer systems has been widespread in both industrial and developing countries and most dramatic in Central and Eastern Europe. Coun...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Issues in International Exchange and Payments Systems

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Peter Quirk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 1995

ISBN: 9781557754806

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, foreign currency, exchange rates, capital movements

Continued integration of global financial markets and parallel developments in domestic financial systems were reflected in further liberalization of IMF members’ exchange systems i...

II Progress Toward Current Account Convertibility

II Progress Toward Current Account Convertibility »

Source: Issues in International Exchange and Payments Systems

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Peter Quirk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 1995

ISBN: 9781557754806

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, foreign currency, exchange rates, capital movements

Currency convertibility has always been an important consideration in economic policymaking, along with monetary and fiscal policies and the exchange rate regime. In the IMF’s Articles of Agreement, particul...

III Capital Account Convertibility

III Capital Account Convertibility »

Source: Issues in International Exchange and Payments Systems

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Peter Quirk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 1995

ISBN: 9781557754806

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, foreign currency, exchange rates, capital movements

The importance of international capital movements has long been recognized. First, international capital movements provide vital support to the multilateral trading system. This support comes not only in the...

IV Evolving Roles of Exchange Rate Regimes

IV Evolving Roles of Exchange Rate Regimes »

Source: Issues in International Exchange and Payments Systems

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Peter Quirk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 1995

ISBN: 9781557754806

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, foreign currency, exchange rates, capital movements

In the discussions preceding the formation of the IMF, issues of convertibility and choice of exchange rate regime were closely interwoven (see Section III). A basic objective was to set up a system in which...

V Bilateralism and Regionalism in Cross-Border Payments

V Bilateralism and Regionalism in Cross-Border Payments »

Source: Issues in International Exchange and Payments Systems

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Peter Quirk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 1995

ISBN: 9781557754806

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, foreign currency, exchange rates, capital movements

Bilateral or regional payments arrangements maintained between IMF members often give rise to exchange restrictions and multiple currency practices under Article VIII of the IMF’s Articles of Agreement. A ba...

VI Implications for the IMF’s Technical Assistance

VI Implications for the IMF’s Technical Assistance »

Source: Issues in International Exchange and Payments Systems

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Peter Quirk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 1995

ISBN: 9781557754806

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, foreign currency, exchange rates, capital movements

The IMF has played an important advisory and technical role in the selection of appropriate exchange rate regimes, including helping to develop foreign exchange markets. In the 1980...

VII Issues That Arise in the Context of Exchange System Developments

VII Issues That Arise in the Context of Exchange System Developments »

Source: Issues in International Exchange and Payments Systems

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Peter Quirk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 1995

ISBN: 9781557754806

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, foreign currency, exchange rates, capital movements

Some possible implications for the IMF’s role in the area of current and capital account convertibility, exchange rate regimes, and cross-border payments arrangements emerge from the above review....

Currency Convertibility and the Fund

Currency Convertibility and the Fund »

Source: Currency Convertibility and the Fund : Review and Prognosis

Volume/Issue: 1996/39

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vicente Galbis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1996

ISBN: 9781451845785

Keywords: exchange rate, capital controls, capital account convertibility, exchange restrictions, capital movements

This paper reviews experience with currency convertibility on both the current and capital accounts, with particular attention to the Fund’s concepts and policy implications. After discussing the basic conce...

Interpreting Real Exchange Rate Movements in Transition Countries

Interpreting Real Exchange Rate Movements in Transition Countries »

Source: Interpreting Real Exchange Rate Movements in Transition Countries

Volume/Issue: 2001/56

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451847703

Keywords: transition, Balassa-Samuelson effects, exchange rate, real exchange rate, transition countries, exchange rates, exchange rate movements, International Finance: General, Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions: Financial Economics,

Several transition countries have experienced strong real exchange rate appreciations. This paper tests the hypothesis that these appreciations reflect underlying productivity gains in the tradable sector. Using pa...