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Trade Reform in the CEMAC

Trade Reform in the CEMAC »

Source: Trade Reform in the CEMAC : Developments and Opportunities

Volume/Issue: 2007/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Charalambos Tsangarides , and Jan Martijn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451867015

Keywords: tariff rates, export taxes, trade regime, trade diversion

This paper provides an update on the main elements of the reform agenda concerning the CEMAC trade regime as well as a tentative quantitative assessment of selected effects on tariff revenues and trade patterns. No...

Determinants of Non-oil Growth in the CFA-Zone Oil Producing Countries

Determinants of Non-oil Growth in the CFA-Zone Oil Producing Countries »

Source: Determinants of Non-oil Growth in the CFA-Zone Oil Producing Countries : How do they Differ?

Volume/Issue: 2011/233

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexandra Tabova , and Carol Baker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2011

ISBN: 9781463921996

Keywords: real exchange rate, exchange rate, exporters, oil exporters, Intertemporal Choice and Growth: General, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, Economic Growth of Open Economies,

Non-oil growth in the CFA oil exporting countries has been lackluster despite their great natural resource wealth. In this paper we study the key determinants of non-oil growth and explore to what extent these coun...

Keynes, Cocoa, and Copper

Keynes, Cocoa, and Copper »

Source: Keynes, Cocoa, and Copper : In Search of Commodity Currencies

Volume/Issue: 2002/223

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ratna Sahay , Luis Céspedes , and Paul Cashin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451875300

Keywords: Exchange rate, developing country, real exchange rate, exchange rates, real exchange rates, reer, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper examines whether the real exchange rates of commodity-exporting countries and the real prices of their commodity exports move together over time. Using IMF data on the world prices of 44 commodities and...

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...

Central African Economic and Monetary Community

Central African Economic and Monetary Community »

Source: Central African Economic and Monetary Community : Staff Report on Common Policies of Member Countries; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Central African Economic and Monetary Community

Volume/Issue: 2011/329

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 November 2011

ISBN: 9781463925307

Keywords: exchange rate, real effective exchange rate, exporters, oil exporters, effective exchange rate

Member countries of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community are recovering from the global financial crisis, although growth in 2011 has not returned to precrisis levels. Executive Directors welcomed th...

Selected WTO Rules and Some Implications for Fund Policy Advice

Selected WTO Rules and Some Implications for Fund Policy Advice »

Source: Selected WTO Rules and Some Implications for Fund Policy Advice

Volume/Issue: 1996/23

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thierry Buchs

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1996

ISBN: 9781451921113

Keywords: export subsidies, export performance, trade-related investment, trade-related investment measures, transition economies

The paper surveys six WTO agreements selected on the basis of their potential relevance for Fund-supported programs, namely Customs Valuation, Subsidies, Safeguards, Antidumping, Trade-Related Investment Measures,...

Customs Administration Reform and Modernization in Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa, 1995–2010

Customs Administration Reform and Modernization in Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa, 1995–2010 »

Source: Customs Administration Reform and Modernization in Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa, 1995-2010

Volume/Issue: 2012/259

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gilles Montagnat-Rentier , and Gilles Parent

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 October 2012

ISBN: 9781475558180

Keywords: francophone, reform, modernization, revenue, customs, customs administrations, customs duties, import duties, Other, Comparative Studies of Countries,

This paper outlines reforms that have been achieved in the modernization of the customs administrations of francophone sub-Saharan (African) countries since the mid-1990s. It also highlights the remaining issues in...

V Debt Restructuring by Official Bilateral Creditors

V Debt Restructuring by Official Bilateral Creditors »

Source: Official Financing for Developing Countries 1997

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 1998

ISBN: 9781557757029

Keywords: debt, creditors, interest, external debt, debt service

Paris Club Reschedulings, August 1995–September 1997 Since August 1995, Paris Club creditors have concluded 23 rescheduling agreements, involving debt-service obligations and arrears...

chapter iv DEBT RESTRUCTURING WITH OFFICIAL BILATERAL CREDITORS

chapter iv DEBT RESTRUCTURING WITH OFFICIAL BILATERAL CREDITORS »

Source: Official Financing : Recent Developments and Selected Issues

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2004

ISBN: 9781589062283

Keywords: debt, creditors, debt relief, debt service

Debt Rescheduling with Paris Club Creditors Developments in 2001–02 During 2001–02, Paris Club creditors concluded 30 rescheduling or deferral agreemen...

III Tax Structure

III Tax Structure »

Source: Taxation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Vito Tanzi , M. Yücelik , Peter Griffith , and Carlos Aguirre

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 1981

ISBN: 9781557750815

Keywords: taxation, sales tax, tax system, tax administration, sales taxes

Apart from the level of taxation, it is important to consider the structure of the tax system. As already indicated, the structure of the tax system is the result of many different...