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Sri Lanka

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Source: 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

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...

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka »

Source: 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

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...

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka »

Source: 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

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

Sri Lanka »

Source: 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

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...

Taxation of Petroleum Products

Taxation of Petroleum Products »

Source: 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

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...

Petroleum Product Subsidies

Petroleum Product Subsidies »

Source: 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

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...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: A Better World for All

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2000

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...