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Source: South Africa : Labor Market Dynamics and Inequality

Volume/Issue: 2016/137

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rahul Anand , Siddharth Kothari , and Naresh Kumar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498358934

Keywords: Unemployment, South Africa, Labor market transitions, Inequality

This paper analyzes the determinants of high unemployment in South Africa by studying labor market dynamics using individual level panel data from the Quarterly Labor Force Survey. While prior work experience and g...

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Source: South Africa : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Detailed Assessment of Observance on the Insurance Core Principles

Volume/Issue: 2015/56

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498364454

Keywords: insurance, insurers, financial services, capital adequacy

This paper discusses key findings of the Detailed Assessment of Observance on the Insurance Core Principles on South Africa. Insurance regulatory and supervisory regime in South Africa is in transition. Currently,...

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Source: South Africa : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2008/347

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2008

ISBN: 9781451841060

Keywords: inflation, relative price, central banks, inflation targeting

This Selected Issues paper discusses the policy response by a sample of central banks to the ongoing oil and food price shocks in South Africa, drawing some lessons, which can help put in context developments in th...

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Source: South Africa : Financial System Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2014/340

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2014

ISBN: 9781484372005

Keywords: financial system, insurance, liquidity, monetary fund, market

This paper discusses findings of the Financial System Stability Assessment for South Africa. South Africa's financial sector operates in a challenging economic environment. Despite remarkable progress since the end...

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Source: South Africa : Technical Assistance Report-Revenue Administration Gap Analysis Program-The Value-Added Tax Gap

Volume/Issue: 2015/180

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513581897

Keywords: revenues, tax, compliance gap, revenue, capital formation

This Technical Assistance Report discusses the results of applying the value-added tax (VAT) gap estimation methodology of the Revenue Administration Gap Analysis Program (RA-GAP) to South Africa for the period 200...

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Source: South Africa : 2007 Article IV Consultation -Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for South Africa

Volume/Issue: 2007/274

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 August 2007

ISBN: 9781451841053

Keywords: debt, interest, deficit, external debt, interest rate

This 2007 Article IV Consultation highlights that real GDP in South Africa grew by 5 percent in 2006 and continued to grow vigorously in early 2007. Growth was driven by strong domestic demand, with private consump...

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Source: South Africa : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2009/276

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2009

ISBN: 9781451841107

Keywords: monetary policy, deficit, interest, public sector

South Africa's macroeconomic policies face a complicated task of balancing between supporting domestic demand and maintaining stability. The Selected Issues paper for South Africa discusses economic development and...

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Source: South Africa : Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation.

Volume/Issue: 2012/240

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505863

Keywords: monetary fund, financial stability, market, reserve, monetary policy

The Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation states that the policy pursued by South Africa has resulted in domestic and external stability, despite prevailing adverse circumstances. Given the volatile sit...

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Source: South Africa : Report on Observance of Standards and Codes

Volume/Issue: 2010/272

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2010

ISBN: 9781455206551

Keywords: money laundering, terrorist financing, terrorist, law enforcement, record keeping requirements, Legislatio,

South Africa has made good progress in developing its system for combating money laundering (ML) and financing of terrorism (FT). The report provides a summary of the Anti- Money Laundering/Combating the Financing...

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Source: South Africa : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Reforms in the OTC Derivatives Market-Technical Note

Volume/Issue: 2015/52

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498393287

Keywords: market, derivatives, derivatives market, financial market, settlement

This Technical Note analyzes over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives market reforms in South Africa and identifies vulnerabilities that may potentially impact financial stability. South Africa is committed to reform its...