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4 Analytical Aspects of the Debt in Problems of Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

4 Analytical Aspects of the Debt in Problems of Heavily Indebted Poor Countries »

Source: External Finance for Low-Income Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 1997

ISBN: 9781451957198

Keywords: debt, external debt, creditors, debt relief, debt overhang

After a difficult period following the onset of the debt crisis in 1982, the debt situation of most middle-income debtor countries has improved substantially. However, a group of low-income countries, most o...

CHAPTER 6 Inflation: The Case for a More Resolute Approach

CHAPTER 6 Inflation: The Case for a More Resolute Approach »

Source: Economic Adjustment and Reform in Low-Income Countries (ESAF Review Background Papers)

Series: Books

Author(s): Susan Schadler , and Hugh Bredenkamp

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 1999

ISBN: 9781557757159

Keywords: inflation, public enterprises, public enterprise, enterprise reform, public enterprise sector

This chapter begins with a review of inflation performance and arrives at a mixed assessment: the record on ending high inflation is satisfactory, but the record on achieving low (single-digit) inflation is...

Chapter 10. Financial Operations and Policies

Chapter 10. Financial Operations and Policies »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1999

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 1999

ISBN: 9781451945232

Keywords: interest, debt, payments, loans, external debt

Chief among the financial highlights of 1998/99 was the increase in IMF quotas under the Eleventh General Review of Quotas, which took effect on January 22, 1999. As of the end of 1998/99, total IMF paid-in...

12 Corruption and Military Spending

12 Corruption and Military Spending »

Source: Governance, Corruption, and Economic Performance

Series: Books

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , and George Abed

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061163

Keywords: decentralization, military spending, military, tax revenue, government expenditure

1. Introduction In recent years, increasing attention has been devoted to understanding the reasons for, and economic consequences of, corruption. The existing literature can be divi...

6 Revenue from the Oil and Gas Sector: Issues and Country Experience

6 Revenue from the Oil and Gas Sector: Issues and Country Experience »

Source: Fiscal Policy Formulation and Implementation in Oil-Producing Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Jeffrey Davis , Annalisa Fedelino , and Rolando Ossowski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2003

ISBN: 9781589061750

Keywords: oil prices, fiscal policy, oil revenues, oil and gas, taxation

I. Introduction Oil and gas extraction plays a dominant role as a source of export earnings and, to a lesser extent, employment in many developing countries. But the...

Chapter 7. Support for Member Countries’ Adjustment

Chapter 7. Support for Member Countries’ Adjustment »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1999

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 1999

ISBN: 9781451945232

Keywords: interest, debt, payments, loans, external debt

In 1998/99, the Executive Board met on several occasions to discuss ways to strengthen IMF support for member countries. These discussions included a review of the operation of the Supplemental Reserve Facil...

Report to the Boards of Governors of the Bank and the Fund by the Chairman of the Joint Ministerial Committee of the Boards of Governors on the Transfer of Real Resources to Developing Countries (Development Committee)

Report to the Boards of Governors of the Bank and the Fund by the Chairman of the Joint Ministerial Committee of the Boards of Governors on the Transfer of Real Resources to Developing Countries (Development Committee) »

Source: Summary Proceedings of the Fifty-Ninth Annual Meeting of the Boards of Governors

Series: Summary Proceedings

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

ISBN: 9781589065123

Keywords: debt, debt relief, debt cancellation, oil prices, world economy

Mr. Chairman, Mr. de Rato, Mr. Wolfowitz, Governors, ladies and gentlemen: as Chairman of the Development Committee, I am pleased to report to you on the Committee’s work during the...

CHAPTER 5. Role of the IMF

CHAPTER 5. Role of the IMF »

Source: Regional Trade Arrangements in Africa

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , and Yongzheng Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2005

ISBN: 9781589064393

Keywords: Trade, Trade policy, trade liberalization, intraregional trade, regional integration, trade barriers, regional trade

The discussion so far highlights the need to take a broad perspective in thinking about how to make African RTAs work better. Careful design and sustained implementation are necessary to make any RTA deliver...

Appendice VII. Administrateurs et nombre de voix au 30 avril 2001

Appendice VII. Administrateurs et nombre de voix au 30 avril 2001 »

Source: Rapport annuel 2001 : Making the Global Economy Work for All

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2001

Language: French

ISBN: 9781589060630

Keywords: interest, debt, payments, loans, financial statements, liabilities, standards, financial sector, debt relief, conditionality

Administrateurs Administrateurs suppléants Votant au nom de Nombre de voix par pays...

Appendice VIII. Changements dans la composition du Conseil d’administration

Appendice VIII. Changements dans la composition du Conseil d’administration »

Source: Rapport annuel 2001 : Making the Global Economy Work for All

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2001

Language: French

ISBN: 9781589060630

Keywords: interest, debt, payments, loans, financial statements, liabilities, standards, financial sector, debt relief, conditionality

Entre le 1er mai 2000 et le 30 avril 2001, les changements ci-après sont intervenus dans la composition du Conseil d’administration: Agustín Carstens (Mexique) a achevé son mandat d’administrateur p...