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Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific

Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

The Spring 2018 APD REO projects the economic outlook for the region over the next six months.

Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook, 2010

Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook, 2010 »

Series: Balance of Payments Statistics

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 November 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616350024.044

ISBN: 9781616350024

Keywords: liabilities, debt, payments, portfolio investment, loans, direct investment, financial derivatives, bonds, debt securities, equity securities

The BOPS Yearbook, usually published in December, contains balance of payments statistics for most of the world, compiled in accordance with the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual. Part 1 includes aggregate as well a...

Petroleum Product Subsidies
			: Costly, Inequitable, and On the Rise

Petroleum Product Subsidies : Costly, Inequitable, and On the Rise »

Volume/Issue: 2010/05

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): John Piotrowski , David Coady , Justin Tyson , Rolando Ossowski , Robert Gillingham , and Shamsuddin Tareq

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455239108.004

ISBN: 9781455239108

Keywords: Commodity price fluctuations, Oil exporting countries, Oil product prices, Oil subsidies, Price stabilization, Fiscal reforms, Governance, Taxes, Subsidies, Petroleum products

Petroleum product subsidies have again started to increase with the rebound in international prices. This note reviews recent developments in subsidy levels and argues that reforming the policy framework for settin...

Sri Lanka
			: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism and Mutual Evaluation Report on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Sri Lanka : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism and Mutual Evaluation Report on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism »

Volume/Issue: 2008/18

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451942873.002

ISBN: 9781451942873

Keywords: terrorist financing, money laundering, terrorist, law enforcement, terrorism

The experts reviewed the institutional framework, the relevant Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) laws, regulations, guidelines, and other requirements, and the regulatory and...

Sri Lanka
			: Recent Economic Developments

Sri Lanka : Recent Economic Developments »

Volume/Issue: 2001/70

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451823400.002

ISBN: 9781451823400

Keywords: commercial banks, foreign currency, domestic banks, balance of payments, interest payments

After weakening in 1999, GDP growth has increased strongly in 2000, led by exports. The savings-investment gap has increased from 1¾ percent of GDP in 1998 to 31/4 percent of GDP in 1999, widening further to 7 perc...

Rapport annuel 2000
			: L'économie mondiale au service de tous

Rapport annuel 2000 : L'économie mondiale au service de tous »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2000

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758446.011

ISBN: 9781557758446

Keywords: central bank, financial sector, financial statements, debt relief, balance of payments, poverty reduction, financial policies, financial system, general resources account, repayments

Annual Report of the Executive Board for the financial year ended April 30, 2000....

Un mundo mejor para todos
			: Avance hacia los Objetivos Mundiales de Desarrollo

Un mundo mejor para todos : Avance hacia los Objetivos Mundiales de Desarrollo »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2000

Language: Spanish

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451948912.071

ISBN: 9781451948912

Los economistas del FMI trabajan en estrecha colaboración con los países miembros sobre una variedad de temas. Con frecuencia comparten su perspectiva única sobre las experiencias de los distintos países y sobre pr...

A Better World for All

A Better World for All »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451976007.071

ISBN: 9781451976007

Keywords: maternal mortality, reproductive health, girls, reproductive health services, maternal deaths, International Development Strategy

This paper focuses on goal setting for development of the world. The paper highlights that the goals come from the agreements and resolutions of the world conferences organized by the United Nations in the first ha...

Sri Lanka
			: Recent Economic Developments

Sri Lanka : Recent Economic Developments »

Volume/Issue: 1998/118

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451823455.002

ISBN: 9781451823455

Keywords: banking, commercial banks, foreign currency, banking units, capital expenditure, Sri Lanka:,

This paper reviews economic developments in Sri Lanka during 1995-97. After slowing to 4 percent in 1996, economic growth recovered to 61/2 percent in 1997. The slowdown in 1996 had been mainly owing to a severe dr...

Sri Lanka
			: Recent Economic Developments

Sri Lanka : Recent Economic Developments »

Volume/Issue: 1998/95

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 September 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451823387.002

ISBN: 9781451823387

Keywords: banking, commercial banks, foreign currency, banking units, banking system

This paper reviews economic developments in Sri Lanka during 1996-98. After slowing to 4 percent in 1996, economic growth recovered to 61/2 percent in 1997. The slowdown in 1996 had been mainly owing to a severe dr...

Taxation of Petroleum Products
			: Theory and Empirical Evidence

Taxation of Petroleum Products : Theory and Empirical Evidence »

Volume/Issue: 1994/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Poonam Gupta , and Walter Mahler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1994

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451979756.001

ISBN: 9781451979756

Keywords: petroleum products, fuel oil, automotive diesel, heavy fuel oil, petroleum prices

The domestic taxation of petroleum products is an important source of revenue in most countries. However, there is a wide variation of tax rates on petroleum products across countries, which cannot be explained by...