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Eastern Caribbean Currency Union: Staff Report for the 2005 Regional Discussions

Eastern Caribbean Currency Union: Staff Report for the 2005 Regional Discussions »

Source: Eastern Caribbean Currency Union : Staff Report for the 2005 Regional Discussions

Volume/Issue: 2005/304

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451811674

Keywords: debt, public sector, central bank, financial sector

This 2005 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic activity in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) has accelerated since mid-2003 owing to an acceleration of activity in the tourism and construction...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Discussion on the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union Region

IMF Executive Board Concludes Discussion on the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union Region »

Source: Eastern Caribbean Currency Union : Staff Report for the 2005 Regional Discussions

Volume/Issue: 2005/304

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451811674

Keywords: debt, public sector, central bank, financial sector

This 2005 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic activity in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) has accelerated since mid-2003 owing to an acceleration of activity in the tourism and construction...

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

St. Vincent and the Grenadines »

Source: St. Vincent and the Grenadines : 2002 Article IV Consultation -Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2003/28

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 February 2003

ISBN: 9781451839937

Keywords: debt, public sector, interest, public enterprises, public sector debt

This 2002 Article IV Consultation highlights that real GDP for St. Vincent and the Grenadines grew by a modest 1/4 percent in 2001, well below the 4 percent average for the previous three years. Preliminary estimat...

Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago »

Source: Trinidad and Tobago : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2007/8

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 January 2007

ISBN: 9781451837674

Keywords: fiscal sustainability, fiscal policy, oil prices, oil and gas, crude oil

This Selected Issues paper analyzes medium-term fiscal sustainability in Trinidad and Tobago. The paper focuses on the challenge of distributing the nonrenewable resource wealth across generations. Its recommendati...

Dominica

Dominica »

Source: Dominica : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2006/289

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451810929

Keywords: tourism sector, tourism policy, national tourism, cultural tourism

The Growth and Social Protection Strategy (GSPS) provides the framework for Dominica's economic and social policies over the next five years and sets out the macroeconomic framework; the growth strategy, including...

Trinidad and Tobago: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Trinidad and Tobago: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Trinidad and Tobago : Selected Issues, Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1999/67

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 1999

ISBN: 9781451837599

Keywords: gas, lng, natural gas, million tons per annum, ammonia

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix reviews developments in the energy sector of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago during 1997-99, and assesses the outlook for energy-related industries. The paper...

Bangladesh

Bangladesh »

Source: Bangladesh : Use of Fund Resources: Request for Emergency Assistance: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Bangladesh

Volume/Issue: 2008/138

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451804256

Keywords: debt, budget, balance of payments, article, interest

The fiscal impact of these policies will be significant, but donor support, improved revenue, and budget reallocations will contain domestic financing. The authorities have introduced several policies in response t...

Brazil: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Brazil: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Brazil : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2001/10

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451805901

Keywords: interest, deficit, debt, interest payments, budget

This paper analyzes several issues regarding fiscal sustainability and fiscal adjustment in Brazil during 1990 and searches for econometric evidence of a monetary dominant regime during some subperiods. The followi...

Guyana

Guyana »

Source: Guyana : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report 2005

Volume/Issue: 2006/364

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451816778

Keywords: primary schools, primary school, hiv/aids, health care, teacher training

Despite the continued vulnerability of the economy to exogenous shocks, the inadequacy of infrastructure, and the weakness of existing institutional capacity, there has been considerable progress in actions and ref...

A Statistical Analysis of Banking Performance in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union in the 1990s

A Statistical Analysis of Banking Performance in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union in the 1990s »

Source: A Statistical Analysis of Banking Performance in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union in the 1990s

Volume/Issue: 2001/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): V. Juan-Ramon , Ruby Randall , and Oral Williams

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451852820

Keywords: Bank Structure, Competition, Performance, banking, bank size, foreign banks, banking system, foreign bank

Private foreign banks dominate the banking system although their market share declined in the 1990s while that of private indigenous banks increased. The banking system was not concentrated either within or across...