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Flight Capital as a Portfolio Choice

Flight Capital as a Portfolio Choice »

Source: Flight Capital as a Portfolio Choice

Volume/Issue: 1999/171

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anke Hoeffler , Catherine Pattillo , and Paul Collier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1999

ISBN: 9781451858488

Keywords: Capital flight, portfolio choice, debt, domestic investment, foreign debt, interest

This paper sets flight capital in the context of portfolio choice, focusing upon the proportion of private wealth that is held abroad. There are large regional differences in this proportion, ranging from 5 percent...

The World Bank’s Mission in Eastern Africa

The World Bank’s Mission in Eastern Africa »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1968

Volume/Issue: 5/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1968

ISBN: 9781616352899

Keywords: export performance, export earnings, export growth, commodity exports, export expansion

This paper examines the export performance of developing countries. Taking any recent period, for example the past 15 years, the growth rate in export earnings for individual countries has varied from substantial y...

External debt—the continuing problem

External debt—the continuing problem »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1983

Volume/Issue: 20/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1983

ISBN: 9781616353520

Keywords: trade policies, international trade, export performance, export subsidies, world trade

This paper examines the policy of protectionism in world trade. It reviews alternatives to trade restrictions, factors influencing trade policies, and implications of protection for developing countries. The paper...

Debt Relief for African Countries: The Paris Club eases rescheduling terms

Debt Relief for African Countries: The Paris Club eases rescheduling terms »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1987

Volume/Issue: 24/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1987

ISBN: 9781616353711

Keywords: importing country, exporters, export restraints, exporting country, voluntary export restraints

This paper discusses the structural adjustment in low-income countries. In the first 20 months of its operations, the IMF's structural adjustment facility (SAF) has provided concessional financial assistance to sup...

The Stabilizing Role of the Compensatory Financing Facility

The Stabilizing Role of the Compensatory Financing Facility »

Source: The Stabilizing Role of the Compensatory Financing Facility : Empirical Evidence and Welfare Implications

Volume/Issue: 1988/108

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 December 1988

ISBN: 9781451946284

Keywords: export earnings, exporters, export shortfalls, fuel exporters

Purchases under the compensatory financing facility, the IMF’s largest special facility, accounted for more than one quarter of total credit extended by the IMF over the period 1976 to 1985. Given the size o...

The Export Performance of Developing Countries

The Export Performance of Developing Countries »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1968

Volume/Issue: 5/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1968

ISBN: 9781616352899

Keywords: export performance, export earnings, export growth, commodity exports, export expansion

This paper examines the export performance of developing countries. Taking any recent period, for example the past 15 years, the growth rate in export earnings for individual countries has varied from substantial y...

The Export Performance of Sub-Saharan Africa, 1970-19+L69390: A Survey

The Export Performance of Sub-Saharan Africa, 1970-19+L69390: A Survey »

Source: The Export Performance of Sub-Saharan Africa, 1970-19+L69390 : A Survey

Volume/Issue: 1992/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joshua Greene

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1992

ISBN: 9781451847567

Keywords: export earnings, export performance, export quotas, export markets

The export performance of Sub-Saharan Africa has lagged behind that of developing countries in other regions for the past two decades, and total export proceeds have fallen significantly since 1980. Many factors ex...

Soaring of the Gulf Falcons

Soaring of the Gulf Falcons »

Source: Soaring of the Gulf Falcons : Diversification in the GCC Oil Exporters in Seven Propositions

Volume/Issue: 2014/177

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Reda Cherif , and Fuad Hasanov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498310642

Keywords: oil countries, growth, oil, exporters, oil exporters, oil exports, Exhaustible Resources and Economic Development,

A key priority for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries is to create a dynamic non-oil tradable sector to support sustainable growth. Since export diversification takes a long time, it has to start now. We...

Low-Income Countries' BRIC Linkage

Low-Income Countries' BRIC Linkage »

Source: Low-Income Countries' BRIC Linkage : Are there Growth Spillovers?

Volume/Issue: 2011/267

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Issouf Samaké , and Yongzheng Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

ISBN: 9781463924669

Keywords: low-income countries, BRICs, Global VAR, Structural VAR, exporters, commodity prices, oil exporters, commodity exporters, oil prices, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Time-Series Models

Trade and financial ties between low-income countries (LICs) and Brazil, Russia, India, and China (BRICs) have expanded rapidly in recent years. This gives rise to the potential for growth to spill over from the la...

The Africa Growth and Opportunity Act and its Rules of Origin

The Africa Growth and Opportunity Act and its Rules of Origin »

Source: The Africa Growth and Opportunity Act and its Rules of Origin : Generosity Undermined?

Volume/Issue: 2002/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arvind Subramanian , Aaditya Mattoo , and Devesh Roy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2002

ISBN: 9781451857597

Keywords: preference, rules of origin, export supply, oil exports, exporters, preferential access, Macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance,

This paper describes the United States recently enacted Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and assesses its quantitative impact on African exports. The AGOA expands the scope of preferential access of Africa'...