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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...

Bank activity: Fifth Replenishment of IDA completed; education loan for Algeria; Canadian cofinancing with IDA; Bank and IDA loans and credits

Bank activity: Fifth Replenishment of IDA completed; education loan for Algeria; Canadian cofinancing with IDA; Bank and IDA loans and credits »

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...

Bank activity: Population activities are reviewed by Bank and other donors; lending rate revised; IDA credit for second Calcutta urban development project; External Advisory Panel on Education established; industrial finance assistance for Tunisia; new group formed to assist Caribbean development; Bank loans and IDA credits

Bank activity: Population activities are reviewed by Bank and other donors; lending rate revised; IDA credit for second Calcutta urban development project; External Advisory Panel on Education established; industrial finance assistance for Tunisia; new group formed to assist Caribbean development; Bank loans and IDA credits »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1978

Volume/Issue: 15/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1978

ISBN: 9781616353322

Keywords: finance, bank, developing countries, monetary fund, economic development

This paper highlights that 1977 was an eventful year for the IMF. Drawing on the IMF's resources during 1977 totaled more than SDR 3.4 billion. These were accompanied by a record volume of repurchases, which reduce...

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...

Fund activity: Transactions and operations in 1977, status of the ratification of the second amendment; gold sales, “restitution” to members, and the Trust Fund; new members; selected data on Fund holdings and commitments

Fund activity: Transactions and operations in 1977, status of the ratification of the second amendment; gold sales, “restitution” to members, and the Trust Fund; new members; selected data on Fund holdings and commitments »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1978

Volume/Issue: 15/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1978

ISBN: 9781616353322

Keywords: finance, bank, developing countries, monetary fund, economic development

This paper highlights that 1977 was an eventful year for the IMF. Drawing on the IMF's resources during 1977 totaled more than SDR 3.4 billion. These were accompanied by a record volume of repurchases, which reduce...

The Length and Cost of Banking Crises

The Length and Cost of Banking Crises »

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...

Nonlinear Effects of Inflation on Economic Growth

Nonlinear Effects of Inflation on Economic Growth »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 43 No. 1

Volume: 43

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1996

ISBN: 9781451957099

Keywords: military spending, military expenditures, capital investment, resource allocation, cold war

This paper extends a standard growth model and obtains consistent panel data estimates of the growth retarding effects of military spending via its adverse impact on capital formation and resource allocation. Simul...

Food problems of the low-income countries: Large food deficits are expected by 1985 unless steps are taken to prevent them; a strategy outlined

Food problems of the low-income countries: Large food deficits are expected by 1985 unless steps are taken to prevent them; a strategy outlined »

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...