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Source: Jamaica : Technical Assistance Report-Cartac Report on the Sector Accounts and Balance Sheets Mission

Volume/Issue: 2017/85

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475592641

Keywords: Jamaica, Western Hemisphere

This Technical Assistance Report discusses the findings and recommendations of the IMF's Statistics Department mission for Jamaica concerning sector accounts and balance sheets. Jamaica had made considerable progre...

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Source: Jamaica : Financial System Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2018/347

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 2018

ISBN: 9781484387825

Keywords: Jamaica, Western Hemisphere

The macroeconomic environment has improved, reflecting the authorities' efforts, supported by an IMF arrangement. Previously, years of high fiscal deficits, public enterprise borrowing, and financial sector bailout...

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Source: Jamaica : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1999/2

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 1999

ISBN: 9781451820065

Keywords: bank of jamaica, financial institutions, financial sector, banking, financial system

This Selected Issues paper presents an overview of financial system developments in Jamaica. The financial system experienced substantial growth over 1989-95 as a result of the liberalization of financial markets a...

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Source: Jamaica : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2001/84

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2001

ISBN: 9781451820126

Keywords: bank of jamaica, banking system, banking, current account, external debt

The statistical data on gross domestic product savings and investment, gross fixed capital formation, output of selected commodities, selected information on the bauxite/alumina sector, public sector balance, finan...

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Source: Jamaica : 2008 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jamaica

Volume/Issue: 2008/199

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451820225

Keywords: debt, interest, budget, external debt, deficit

Economic growth variability is low in Jamaica, with deviations driven more by weather than by external conditions. External developments do, however, have large financial implications for Jamaica. Developments in J...

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Source: Jamaica : 2010 First Review of the Stand-By Arrangement: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2010/268

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2010

ISBN: 9781455203482

Keywords: debt, interest, public entities, public sector, budget

Jamaica has performed well under the Stand-By Arrangement program. Executive Directors commended that overall macroeconomic performance under the program has been encouraging. Directors welcomed the program aimed a...

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Source: Jamaica : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2008/198

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451820218

Keywords: capital inflows, capital flows, stock market, current account

Economic outcomes in Jamaica have fallen short of the authorities' objectives in recent years. As the government looks to reinvigorate its growth and debt reduction strategy, it is instructive to examine how exogen...

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Source: Jamaica : 2009 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Stand: By Arrangement: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2010/267

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455203475

Keywords: debt, interest, public sector, budget, financial sector

Jamaica has been stuck in a cycle of low growth and high debt dynamics. It has been severely impacted by the global economic slowdown, and finances have deteriorated. Jamaica's objective of virtually eliminating th...

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Source: Jamaica : Request for an Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility

Volume/Issue: 2013/126

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484320006

Keywords: public debt, debt exchange, external debt, debt sustainability, current account

During the past three decades, Jamaica has shown low economic growth and high public debt, and has faced other social challenges. To help restore competitiveness and improve financial market conditions, the authori...

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Source: Jamaica : Third Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement-Staff Report; Informational Annex; Staff Supplement; and the Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion.

Volume/Issue: 2011/49

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2011

ISBN: 9781455217717

Keywords: debt, interest, public entities, public bodies

Economic developments and growth of Jamaica are discussed in this paper. Despite the good performance under the program through end-September, mounting spending pressures and delays in some fiscal reforms have requ...