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Regulatory Frameworks for Hawala and Other Remittance Systems

Regulatory Frameworks for Hawala and Other Remittance Systems »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064232.072

ISBN: 9781589064232

Keywords: remittance, money laundering, remittances, money remittance, alternative remittance

Hawala and other remittance systems have gained attention in recent years with the substantial growth of remittance flows from countries with large migrant labor forces and with increased focus on combating money l...

World Economic Outlook, April 2005
			: Globalization and External Balances

World Economic Outlook, April 2005 : Globalization and External Balances »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064294.081

ISBN: 9781589064294

Keywords: remittances, debt, foreign assets, interest, oil prices

The World Economic Outlook, published twice a year in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic, presents IMF staff economists' analyses of global economic developments during the near and medium term. Chapters give an...

Pacific Island Economies

Pacific Island Economies »

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065161.071

ISBN: 9781589065161

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, balance of payments, public debt, expenditure

The Pacific island region has considerable potential for development, especially in the areas of tourism, fisheries, forestry, mining, and agriculture. However, these countries face many challenges to developing th...

Perspectives de L'économie Mondiale, Avril 2005
			: Mondialisation et déséquilibres extérieurs

Perspectives de L'économie Mondiale, Avril 2005 : Mondialisation et déséquilibres extérieurs »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2005

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064300.081

ISBN: 9781589064300

Keywords: remittances, debt, foreign assets, interest, oil prices, opec, globalization, payments, net foreign assets, liabilities

The World Economic Outlook, published twice a year in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic, presents IMF staff economists' analyses of global economic developments during the near and medium term. Chapters give an...

World Economic Outlook, April 2005
			: Globalization and External Imbalances

World Economic Outlook, April 2005 : Globalization and External Imbalances »

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 March 2006

Language: Arabic

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064324.081

ISBN: 9781589064324

Keywords: remittances, debt, foreign assets, interest, oil prices, opec, globalization, payments, net foreign assets, liabilities

The World Economic Outlook, published twice a year in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic, presents IMF staff economists' analyses of global economic developments during the near and medium term. Chapters give an...

Annexes

Annexes »

Source: Regulatory Frameworks for Hawala and Other Remittance Systems

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2005

ISBN: 9781589064232

Keywords: remittance, money laundering, remittances, money remittance, alternative remittance

1. Abu Dhabi Declaration on Hawala, Made at the Conclusion of the First International Conference on Hawala, 16 May 2002 Participants at the First International Conference on Hawala i...

1. Work of the IMF in Informal Funds Transfer Systems

1. Work of the IMF in Informal Funds Transfer Systems »

Source: Regulatory Frameworks for Hawala and Other Remittance Systems

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2005

ISBN: 9781589064232

Keywords: remittance, money laundering, remittances, money remittance, alternative remittance

Background The First International Conference on Hawala, hosted by the government of the United Arab Emirates under the leadership of the Central Bank of the U.A.E. in May 2002, was...

2. Formalizing the Informal? Problems in the National and International Regulation of Hawala

2. Formalizing the Informal? Problems in the National and International Regulation of Hawala »

Source: Regulatory Frameworks for Hawala and Other Remittance Systems

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2005

ISBN: 9781589064232

Keywords: remittance, money laundering, remittances, money remittance, alternative remittance

Hawala means “transfer” in Arabic and refers to a traditional informal and efficient funds transfer method used by millions of expatriates to send remittances to their families around the world....

3. Comparing Mature and Nascent Remittance Corridors: U.S.-Mexico and Canada-Vietnam

3. Comparing Mature and Nascent Remittance Corridors: U.S.-Mexico and Canada-Vietnam »

Source: Regulatory Frameworks for Hawala and Other Remittance Systems

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2005

ISBN: 9781589064232

Keywords: remittance, money laundering, remittances, money remittance, alternative remittance

In recent years, as remittance flows and funds transfer systems have become increasingly important for international policymakers, the broad concepts of remittance phenomena have become well documented. This...

4. Hawala: A U.A.E. Perspective

4. Hawala: A U.A.E. Perspective »

Source: Regulatory Frameworks for Hawala and Other Remittance Systems

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2005

ISBN: 9781589064232

Keywords: remittance, money laundering, remittances, money remittance, alternative remittance

Definition Hawala can be simply defined as an alternative or parallel remittance system that exists and operates outside the traditional banking system. Typically, a...