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The Gambia

The Gambia »

Source: The Gambia : Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative: Completion Point Document and Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative

Volume/Issue: 2008/109

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451815603

Keywords: debt service, external debt, debt-to-exports ratio, exports of goods

An assessment is provided of The Gambia's performance in meeting the requirements for reaching the completion point under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative is provided. Next, the paper...

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...

Ghana: Selected Issues

Ghana: Selected Issues »

Source: Ghana : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2000/2

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451814811

Keywords: export sector, export volumes, domestic savings, total exports, export share

This paper reviews trends in GDP and other macroeconomic variables since independence. It assesses the performance of the different sectors of the economy and expenditure categories. The paper identifies a number o...

Ghana: Selected Issues

Ghana: Selected Issues »

Source: Ghana : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2000/2

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451814811

Keywords: export sector, export volumes, domestic savings, total exports, export share

This paper reviews trends in GDP and other macroeconomic variables since independence. It assesses the performance of the different sectors of the economy and expenditure categories. The paper identifies a number o...

Ethiopia: Recent Economic Developments

Ethiopia: Recent Economic Developments »

Source: Ethiopia : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 1999/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 1999

ISBN: 9781451812626

Keywords: tariff rate, export promotion, export volumes, exports of goods, export volume

This paper reviews economic developments in Ethiopia during 1995-99. It provides an update on macroeconomic performance and structural reforms during FY96-FY99 (fiscal year ended July 7), when Ethiopia-as Africa's...

Ghana: Selected Issues

Ghana: Selected Issues »

Source: Ghana : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2000/2

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451814811

Keywords: export sector, export volumes, domestic savings, total exports, export share

This paper reviews trends in GDP and other macroeconomic variables since independence. It assesses the performance of the different sectors of the economy and expenditure categories. The paper identifies a number o...

Africa’s Rising Exposure to China: How Large Are Spillovers Through Trade?

Africa’s Rising Exposure to China: How Large Are Spillovers Through Trade? »

Source: Africa's Rising Exposure to China : How Large Are Spillovers Through Trade?

Volume/Issue: 2013/250

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , and Estelle Liu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2013

ISBN: 9781484311318

Keywords: spillover, panel data, econometrics, export growth, exporters, oil exporters, total exports, General,

The rapid growth in China's domestic investment in recent decades has generated a large appetite for global goods, including from sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). This paper estimates the impact of changes in China's inve...

Economics, Politics, and Ethics of Primary Commodity Development

Economics, Politics, and Ethics of Primary Commodity Development »

Source: Economics, Politics, and Ethics of Primary Commodity Development : How Can Poor Countries in Africa Benefit the Most?

Volume/Issue: 1994/23

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Uma Lele , James Gockowski , and Kofi Adu-Nyako

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1994

ISBN: 9781451921083

Keywords: export earnings, export crops, export diversification, agricultural export, export sector

The critical role of agricultural commodities in the growth of low-income countries is examined. A combination of factors has resulted in declining agricultural prices, necessitating further increasing volumes by d...

Do South-South Trade Agreements Increase Trade? Commodity-Level Evidence from COMESA

Do South-South Trade Agreements Increase Trade? Commodity-Level Evidence from COMESA »

Source: Do South-South Trade Agreements Increase Trade? Commodity-Level Evidence from COMESA

Volume/Issue: 2007/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anna Maria Mayda , and Chad Steinberg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

ISBN: 9781451866049

Keywords: South-South trade agreements, trade creation, trade diversion, tariff rates, tariff rate, preferential tariff, trade agreements, Country and Industry Studies of Trade,

South-South trade agreements are proliferating: Developing countries signed 70 new agreements between 1990 and 2003. Yet the impact of these agreements is largely unknown. This paper focuses on the static effects o...

Guinea

Guinea »

Source: Guinea : Background Appendices

Volume/Issue: 1995/134

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1995

ISBN: 9781451815887

Keywords: debt relief, exports of goods, current account, export crops, debt service

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...