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Source: Guinea-Bissau : Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries-Completion Point Document and Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative

Volume/Issue: 2010/380

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455213535

Keywords: debt, debt service, external debt, budget

According to IMF and IDA authorities, Guinea-Bissau had met the requirements for reaching the decision point under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative. The authorities appreciated the cou...

Guinea-Bissau: Selected Issues Paper

Guinea-Bissau: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: Guinea- Bissau : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2017/381

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484333198

Keywords: Guinea-Bissau, Sub-Saharan Africa

Selected Issues Paper...

Guinea-Bissau: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

Guinea-Bissau: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Guinea-Bissau : Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation; Debt Sustainability Analysis; Informational Annex; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Guinea-Bissau

Volume/Issue: 2013/197

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2013

ISBN: 9781475563672

Keywords: tax revenue, tax potential, tax effort, budget support, capital expenditure

The staff report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation on Guinea-Bissau highlights the economic development and policies. Guinea-Bissau's medium-term challenges are to diversify its economy, reduce widespread povert...

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Source: IMF Survey, Volume 30, Issue 01

Volume/Issue: 30/1

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451937756

Keywords: debt relief, debt, hipc initiative, foreign debt

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Significant milestone achieved: Twenty-two poorest countries qualify for debt relief under joint IMF–World Bank HIPC Initiative

Significant milestone achieved: Twenty-two poorest countries qualify for debt relief under joint IMF–World Bank HIPC Initiative »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 30, Issue 01

Volume/Issue: 30/1

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451937756

Keywords: debt relief, debt, hipc initiative, foreign debt

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Mobilizing Revenue in Sub-Saharan Africa

Mobilizing Revenue in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Mobilizing Revenue in Sub-Saharan Africa : Empirical Norms and Key Determinants

Volume/Issue: 2012/108

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Wendell Daal , Nandini Srivastava , and Luiz Oliveira

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503296

Keywords: econometric panel estimation, tax revenue, fiscal revenue, tax policy, taxation, tax effort, Subsidies, and Revenue: General, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data, Econometric Modeling: Other,

Mobilizing more revenue is a priority for sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries. Countries have to finance their development agendas, and weak revenue mobilization is the root cause of fiscal imbalances in several co...

The Length and Cost of Banking Crises

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Source: The Length and Cost of Banking Crises

Volume/Issue: 1999/30

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Edward Frydl

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1999

ISBN: 9781451844894

Keywords: Banking Crisis, Bank Supervision, Resolution Cost, banking, banking crises, banking system, recessions

This paper reviews how recent studies of banking crises differ with regard to the dating, length, and costs of the crises. Significant discrepancies in these features suggest the absence of analytical consensus. Th...

Debt Relief Under the HIPC Initiative

Debt Relief Under the HIPC Initiative »

Source: Debt Relief Under the HIPC Initiative : Context and Outlook for Debt Sustainability and Resource Flow

Volume/Issue: 2001/144

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Doris Ross , and Lisandro Abrego

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451856446

Keywords: external debt sustainability, debt, debt service, debt reduction, external debt, International Lending and Debt Problems, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

This paper discusses the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative in the perspective of sizable historical debt relief and large positive net resource flows to HIPCs. It argues that, by substantially reduc...

Fund activity: First quarter of 1977 shows brisk activity; Interim Committee supports expanded Fund role; one year of gold sales; Fund transactions; principles and procedures for surveillance over exchange rates

Fund activity: First quarter of 1977 shows brisk activity; Interim Committee supports expanded Fund role; one year of gold sales; Fund transactions; principles and procedures for surveillance over exchange rates »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1977

Volume/Issue: 14/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1977

ISBN: 9781616353292

Keywords: exchange rate, gold, exchange rate policies, exchange arrangements

This paper highlights that IMF activities in the first three months of 1977 were marked by a number of 'firsts.' In addition to approving the largest stand-by arrangement in its history-the SDR 3.36 billion for the...

Growth in Africa Under Peace and Market Reforms

Growth in Africa Under Peace and Market Reforms »

Source: Growth in Africa Under Peace and Market Reforms

Volume/Issue: 2011/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olessia Korbut , Gonzalo Salinas , and Cheikh Gueye

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2011

ISBN: 9781455217861

Keywords: growth, Africa, political stability, exchange rate, economic outlook, current account, international monetary fund

Economic stagnation in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has led several economists to question the region's ability to attain sustained economic growth, some of them arguing for the need to shift away from natural resource...