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Source: Cluster Report : Trade Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2017/66

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475586015

Keywords: Puerto Rico, Suriname, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica

This Cluster Report explores opportunities for trade integration in the Latin America and the Caribbean region. It finds that the region can reap significant growth benefits from further trade integration. With tra...

Financial Development and Inclusion in the Caribbean

Financial Development and Inclusion in the Caribbean »

Source: Financial Development and Inclusion in the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2018/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chuan Li , and Joyce Wong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484345306

Keywords: Caribbean, Financial systems, Jamaica, Latin America, Western Hemisphere, Financial inclusion, Financial Development, General, Government Policy and Regulation, General

Many Caribbean financial systems are relatively well developed for their size but benefits are concentrated in a small part of the population. In several large countries, the financial development levels are below...

Financial Stability Reports in Latin America and the Caribbean

Financial Stability Reports in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Source: Financial Stability Reports in Latin America and the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2017/73

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cheng Lim , Alexander Klemm , Sumiko Ogawa , Marco Pani , and Claudio Visconti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2017

ISBN: 9781475589597

Keywords: Bahamas, The, Barbados, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Western Hemisphere

Many countries in Latin America and the Caribbean now publish financial stability reports. This study reviews their latest issues to assess their content, quality, and transparency. While some reports provide a str...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$1.64 billion Stand By Arrangement for Jamaica

IMF Executive Board Approves US$1.64 billion Stand By Arrangement for Jamaica »

Source: Jamaica : Request for Stand By Arrangement and Cancellation of the Current Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2016/350

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475553369

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Jamaica

This paper discusses Jamaica's Request for Stand By Arrangement (SBA) and Cancellation of the Current Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF). Fiscal discipline and proactive debt management hav...

IMF Executive Board Completes Fourth Review under the Stand-By Arrangement for Jamaica

IMF Executive Board Completes Fourth Review under the Stand-By Arrangement for Jamaica »

Source: Jamaica : Fourth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Monetary Policy Consultation Clause-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jamaica

Volume/Issue: 2018/304

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484383117

Keywords: Jamaica, Western Hemisphere

Stable macroeconomy but growth continues to underperform. After nearly six years of economic reforms, unemployment is at an almost 11-year low, poverty is at a 9-year low, inflation is low, public debt is firmly on...

IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review under the Stand-By Arrangement for Jamaica

IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review under the Stand-By Arrangement for Jamaica »

Source: Jamaica : Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jamaica

Volume/Issue: 2017/329

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484325513

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Jamaica

Sustained signs of activity but growth remains vulnerable to weather. Unemployment is falling, new jobs are being created, and there is robust activity in construction, manufacturing, and hotels and restaurants. In...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation and the Third Review under the Stand-By Arrangement with Jamaica

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation and the Third Review under the Stand-By Arrangement with Jamaica »

Source: Jamaica : 2018 Article IV Consultation, Third Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/103

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484351048

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Jamaica

Jamaica is entering its sixth year of economic reform. Through ongoing fiscal consolidation and active debt management, the public debt-to-GDP ratio is on a firm downward path. Macroeconomic stability is entrenched...

IMF Executive Board Concludes First Review under the Stand-By Arrangement for Jamaica

IMF Executive Board Concludes First Review under the Stand-By Arrangement for Jamaica »

Source: Jamaica : First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waiver of a Performance Criterion, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2017/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475595215

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Jamaica

This paper discusses Jamaica's First Review under the Stand-by Arrangement (SBA), Request for Waiver of a Performance Criterion (PC), and Request for Modification of PC. Program implementation remains strong under...

Cluster Report
			: Trade Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean

Cluster Report : Trade Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Volume/Issue: 2017/66

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475586015.002

ISBN: 9781475586015

Keywords: Puerto Rico, Suriname, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica

This Cluster Report explores opportunities for trade integration in the Latin America and the Caribbean region. It finds that the region can reap significant growth benefits from further trade integration. With tra...

Jamaica
			: Financial System Stability Assessment

Jamaica : Financial System Stability Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2018/347

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484387825.002

ISBN: 9781484387825

Keywords: Jamaica, Western Hemisphere

The macroeconomic environment has improved, reflecting the authorities' efforts, supported by an IMF arrangement. Previously, years of high fiscal deficits, public enterprise borrowing, and financial sector bailout...