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III Industrial Countries’ Trade and Trade-Related Policies

III Industrial Countries’ Trade and Trade-Related Policies »

Source: 1992 World Economic and Financial Surveys : Issues & Development in intl. Trade

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1992

ISBN: 9781451939545

Since the mid-1980s, there has been little, if any, decline in the overall level of trade protection in industrial countries despite the expansion of output and trade, the reduction in current account imbala...

CHAPTER IV THE CHANGING STRUCTURE OF THE MAJOR GOVERNMENT SECURITIES MARKETS: IMPLICATIONS FOR PRIVATE FINANCIAL MARKETS AND KEY POLICY ISSUES

CHAPTER IV THE CHANGING STRUCTURE OF THE MAJOR GOVERNMENT SECURITIES MARKETS: IMPLICATIONS FOR PRIVATE FINANCIAL MARKETS AND KEY POLICY ISSUES »

Source: International Capital Markets, August 2001

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Donald Mathieson , and Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2001

ISBN: 9781589060562

Introduction Partly because of their unique characteristics, especially their minimal credit risk, government securities and the deep, liquid markets in which they are traded have co...

CHAPTER II DEVELOPMENTS AND TRENDS IN MATURE CAPITAL MARKETS

CHAPTER II DEVELOPMENTS AND TRENDS IN MATURE CAPITAL MARKETS »

Source: International Capital Markets, August 2001

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Donald Mathieson , and Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2001

ISBN: 9781589060562

Slowing economic growth and mounting concerns about corporate earnings and high corporate leverage initially caused a sharp decline in equity prices and widening credit spreads in late 2000. The fall in equi...

II New Official Financing Flows to Developing Countries

II New Official Financing Flows to Developing Countries »

Source: Official Financing for Developing Countries 1997

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 1998

ISBN: 9781557757029

Keywords: debt, creditors, interest, external debt, debt service

Official bilateral financing remains an important source of finance for developing countries, particularly countries with limited access to international capital markets. Analysis of the flows must take into...

III Multilateral Unit-Labor-Cost-Based Competitiveness Indicators for Advanced, Developing, and Transition Countries

III Multilateral Unit-Labor-Cost-Based Competitiveness Indicators for Advanced, Developing, and Transition Countries »

Source: Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook, 1997

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757012

Keywords: labor standards, inflation, employment, wages, monetary policy

The IMF’s multilateral real exchange rate indices based on relative unit labor costs in manufacturing, which are currently calculated for 21 industrial countries, have for some time...

II Convertibility of Currencies for Current International Payments and Transfers

II Convertibility of Currencies for Current International Payments and Transfers »

Source: Exchange Rate Arrangements and Currency Convertibility : Developments and Issues

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): R. Johnston , and Mark Swinburne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 1999

ISBN: 9781557757951

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, interbank market

Developments in the convertibility of members’ currencies for current payments and transfers over the period 1993–97 have clearly been toward more liberal exchange systems for payments and transfers for curr...

IV. Surveillance over Global Financial Markets: Broadening Current Arrangements

IV. Surveillance over Global Financial Markets: Broadening Current Arrangements »

Source: International Capital Markets : Developments, Prospects, and Key Policy Issues, 1996

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 1996

ISBN: 9781557756091

Keywords: banking, foreign exchange, bond, bonds, banking system

The efforts of the Group of Ten countries in formulating and implementing a supervisory and regulatory response to the challenges posed by the evolving international financial environment are by and large vi...

V Trade and the Environment

V Trade and the Environment »

Source: International Trade Policies : Volume II The Uruguay Round and Beyond: Background Papers

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Peter Uimonen , Arvind Subramanian , Naheed Kirmani , Nur Calika , Michael Leidy , and Richard Harmsen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 1995

ISBN: 9781557754578

Keywords: competition, free trade, trade diversion, competition policy, competition policies

Concern about the environment has grown markedly in the recent past. At the Earth Summit in 1992, governments collectively espoused the concept of “sustainable development”—meeting present needs without comp...

Stastical Appendix

Stastical Appendix »

Source: Exchange Rate Arrangements and Currency Convertibility : Developments and Issues

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): R. Johnston , and Mark Swinburne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 1999

ISBN: 9781557757951

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, interbank market

Table A1. Restrictions Maintained by Countries with Article XIV Status, 1997 1...

VIII Recent Technical Assistance on Exchange Systems, 1994–97

VIII Recent Technical Assistance on Exchange Systems, 1994–97 »

Source: Exchange Rate Arrangements and Currency Convertibility : Developments and Issues

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): R. Johnston , and Mark Swinburne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 1999

ISBN: 9781557757951

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, interbank market

This section reviews the IMF’s recent technical assistance on exchange systems and the main elements emphasized during such assistance. Main Focus of Recent Technical Assistance...