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Cameroon: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Cameroon: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Cameroon : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1999/124

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451808018

Keywords: banking, banking system, commodity prices, bank restructuring, indirect taxes

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix highlights that after eight years of decline, economic activity of Cameroon began to pick up following the January 1994 devaluation of the CFA franc, the accompan...

Nigeria: Background Papers and Statistical Appendix

Nigeria: Background Papers and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Nigeria : Background Papers and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1995/143

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 January 1996

ISBN: 9781451828856

Keywords: central bank, foreign exchange, banking, banking system, debt service

This Background Paper and Statistical Appendix examines economic development in Nigeria in the first half of the 1990s. Economic growth slowed for the fourth consecutive year in 1994, to 1.3 percent from 2.3 percen...

Central African Republic

Central African Republic »

Source: Central African Republic : Financial System Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2009/154

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 May 2009

ISBN: 9781451806724

Keywords: banking, banking sector, foreign exchange, banking system, capital adequacy ratio

This paper discusses key findings of the financial system stability assessment (FSSA) on the Central African Republic. The assessment reveals that the liquidity position of the financial sector has improved in rece...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Islamic Republic of Mauritania »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Third Review Under the Three-Year Extended Credit Facility Arrangement: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion.

Volume/Issue: 2011/362

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463929848

Keywords: external debt, banking, foreign exchange, central bank, current account

The Islamic Republic of Mauritania's macroeconomic developments have remained broadly positive, despite high international fuel and food prices and the near-term drought impact. Supported by a rapid growth in manuf...

Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Islamic Republic of Mauritania »

Source: Islamic Republic of Mauritania : Fifth Review Under the three-Year Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Requests for Modification of Performance Criteria and Extension of the Arrangement-Staff Report and Press Release

Volume/Issue: 2012/323

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 December 2012

ISBN: 9781475592023

Keywords: external debt, current account, central bank, debt relief, debt management

Mauritania successfully weathered several exogenous shocks during 2011-12. Political upheaval in neighboring countries has not had detrimental economic effects so far, but political uncertainty remains high. Resili...

Restructuring of Commercial Bank Debt by Developing Countries

Restructuring of Commercial Bank Debt by Developing Countries »

Source: Restructuring of Commercial Bank Debt by Developing Countries : Lessons from Recent Experience

Volume/Issue: 1993/7

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Mohamed El-Erian , and Charles Collyns

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1993

ISBN: 9781451971187

Keywords: debt reduction, debt restructuring, bank debt, debt service, debt service reduction

A number of developing countries, including some of the largest debtors, have recently completed comprehensive debt and debt service restructuring packages with their commercial bank creditors. The experience of th...

Responding to the Development Challenge

Responding to the Development Challenge »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1992

Volume/Issue: 29/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1992

ISBN: 9781451952513

Keywords: debt reduction, bank publications, bank staff, debt crisis, commercial debt

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

Optimal Reserves in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union1

Optimal Reserves in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union1 »

Source: Optimal Reserves in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

Volume/Issue: 2009/77

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Wendell Samuel , Emilio Pineda , and Mario Dehesa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

ISBN: 9781451872248

Keywords: Optimal Reserves, ECCU, Reserve Adequacy, banking, current account, central bank, external debt,

Recent turbulence in global and Caribbean regional financial markets underscore the importance of reassessing the adequacy of international reserves held by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB). Using the Jean...

The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Banking Globalization

The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Banking Globalization »

Source: The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Banking Globalization

Volume/Issue: 2014/197

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stijn Claessens , and Neeltje Horen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498301435

Keywords: financial globalization, global financial crisis, financial fragmentation, host country, banking, foreign bank, host countries,

Although cross-border bank lending has fallen sharply since the crisis, extending our bank ownership database from 1995-2009 up to 2013 shows only limited retrenchment in foreign bank presence. While banks from OEC...

The Costs of Sovereign Default

The Costs of Sovereign Default »

Source: The Costs of Sovereign Default

Volume/Issue: 2008/238

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eduardo Borensztein , and Ugo Panizza

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2008

ISBN: 9781451870961

Keywords: Country Risk, banking, banking crises, banking crisis, sovereign default,

This paper evaluates empirically four types of cost that may result from an international sovereign default: reputational costs, international trade exclusion costs, costs to the domestic economy through the financ...