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United Arab Emirates: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

United Arab Emirates: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: United Arab Emirates : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2003/67

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451801125

Keywords: banking sector, commercial banks, banking system, national banks, central bank

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix presents five essays examining issues in the United Arab Emirates related to the financial sector, long-term fiscal trends, fiscal sustainability, the competitive...

Weathering the Storm So Far

Weathering the Storm So Far »

Source: Weathering the Storm So Far : The Impact of the 2003-05 Oil Shock on Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2006/171

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Helaway Tadesse , Mark Lewis , Jörg Zeuner , James John , Luzmaria Monasi , and Paolo Dudine

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2006

ISBN: 9781451864311

Keywords: adjustment, fiscal, quasi-fiscal, pass-through, low-income country, IMF financing, oil imports, oil importers, National Deficit Surplus, Energy and the Macroeconomy

This paper examines the impact of the 2003-05 oil price increase on the balance of payments positions and IMF financing needs of low-income country oil importers. It finds that stronger exports reflecting favorable...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Detailed Assessment Report on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Volume/Issue: 2011/317

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2011

ISBN: 9781463923938

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

Afghanistan is one of the poorest countries in the world and, after decades of ongoing conflicts and strife, it is still at an early stage of developing its legal and institutional framework. Measures have been tak...

Islamic Banking

Islamic Banking »

Source: Islamic Banking : Issues in Prudential Regulations and Supervision

Volume/Issue: 1998/30

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luca Errico , and Mitra Farahbaksh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1998

ISBN: 9781451980417

Keywords: Islamic Banking, Prudential Regulations, Banking Supervision, banking, islamic banks, mudaraba

This paper analyzes the implications of Islamic precepts on banks’ structure and activities, focusing on banking supervision issues. It points out and discusses these issues in the context of a paradigm vers...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Third Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for an Extension

Volume/Issue: 2005/128

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2005

ISBN: 9781451800210

Keywords: external debt, debt, debt management, central bank, payments

This paper assesses Afghanistan's Third Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) and Request for an Extension. Performance during the third quarter of the SMP was strong, particularly considering that the Oct...

Lesotho: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Lesotho: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Lesotho : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2004/23

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 2004

ISBN: 9781451823752

Keywords: fdi, investment, market access, foreign investors, investment climate

The Selected Issues paper provides an overview of trends, performance export growth, value added, and employment, account of the structure and evolution of Lesotho's textiles during the decade through 2002, and dis...

How Successful Are IMF-Supported Adjustment programs?

How Successful Are IMF-Supported Adjustment programs? »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1996

Volume/Issue: 33/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1996

ISBN: 9781451952681

Keywords: gas, oil and gas, gas projects, oil and gas sector, gas sector

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

Location of Jobs in Developing Cities

Location of Jobs in Developing Cities »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1989

Volume/Issue: 26/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451951752

Keywords: environment, fossil fuels, carbon dioxide, global warming, environmental challenge

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

The Bank Group Meeting

The Bank Group Meeting »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1972

Volume/Issue: 9/4

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1972

ISBN: 9781616353100

Keywords: pollution, population growth, population problem, demographers, world population

This paper describes what the limits to growth are. The paper highlights that many critical variables in global society-particularly population and industrial production-have been growing at a constant percentage r...

Uncontrolled settlements: There are benefits to be gained from upgrading existing squatter settlements

Uncontrolled settlements: There are benefits to be gained from upgrading existing squatter settlements »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1976

Volume/Issue: 13/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1976

ISBN: 9781616353247

Keywords: monetary system, gold, monetary fund, international monetary system

This paper highlights that agreement on an important package of reforms of vital significance to the future of the international monetary system was reached at a meeting of the Interim Committee of the Board of Gov...