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Chapter 4. Malaysia’s Move Toward a High-Income Economy: Five Decades of Nation Building—A View from Within

Chapter 4. Malaysia’s Move Toward a High-Income Economy: Five Decades of Nation Building—A View from Within »

Source: Breaking the Oil Spell : The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification

Series: Books

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2016

ISBN: 9781513537863

Keywords: Export diversification, Nonoil sector, Oil exporting countries, Economic development, environment, development, oil, capital, industry, Gulf Falcons,

Malaysia is blessed with quite a few advantages that have enabled it to diversify economic activities and achieve a high quality of life. It has a strategically favorable location in Southeast Asia and enjoy...

Financial Sector Crisis and Restructuring
			: Lessons from Asia:  Lessons from Asia

Financial Sector Crisis and Restructuring : Lessons from Asia: Lessons from Asia »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Leslie Teo , Charles Enoch , Carl-Johan Lindgren , Tomás Baliño , Anne Gulde , and Marc Quintyn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758712.084

ISBN: 9781557758712

Keywords: restructuring, loans, banking, debt, asset management

This paper reviews the policy responses of Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand to the Asian crisis that erupted in 1997 and compares the actions of these three countries with those of Malaysia and the Philippines, which...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Financial Sector Crisis and Restructuring : Lessons from Asia: Lessons from Asia

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Leslie Teo , Charles Enoch , Carl-Johan Lindgren , Tomás Baliño , Anne Gulde , and Marc Quintyn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2000

ISBN: 9781557758712

Keywords: restructuring, loans, banking, debt, asset management

Financial and corporate sector weaknesses played a major role in the Asian crisis in 1997. These weaknesses increased the exposure of financial institutions to a variety of external...

II Vulnerabilities

II Vulnerabilities »

Source: Financial Sector Crisis and Restructuring : Lessons from Asia: Lessons from Asia

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Leslie Teo , Charles Enoch , Carl-Johan Lindgren , Tomás Baliño , Anne Gulde , and Marc Quintyn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2000

ISBN: 9781557758712

Keywords: restructuring, loans, banking, debt, asset management

The Asian financial crisis involved several mutually reinforcing events, starting with the devaluation of the Thai baht in July 1997, and followed by devaluations of other currencie...

III Addressing the Emergency

III Addressing the Emergency »

Source: Financial Sector Crisis and Restructuring : Lessons from Asia: Lessons from Asia

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Leslie Teo , Charles Enoch , Carl-Johan Lindgren , Tomás Baliño , Anne Gulde , and Marc Quintyn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2000

ISBN: 9781557758712

Keywords: restructuring, loans, banking, debt, asset management

In all the countries discussed in this paper, urgent measures had to be taken to contain the crisis (Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand) or prevent growing pressures from developing int...

VI Institutional Reform

VI Institutional Reform »

Source: Financial Sector Crisis and Restructuring : Lessons from Asia: Lessons from Asia

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Leslie Teo , Charles Enoch , Carl-Johan Lindgren , Tomás Baliño , Anne Gulde , and Marc Quintyn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2000

ISBN: 9781557758712

Keywords: restructuring, loans, banking, debt, asset management

Early in the crisis, all countries took initiatives to strengthen prudential regulation and supervision, bank governance, and market discipline. The nature and direction of these in...

V Bank Restructuring

V Bank Restructuring »

Source: Financial Sector Crisis and Restructuring : Lessons from Asia: Lessons from Asia

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Leslie Teo , Charles Enoch , Carl-Johan Lindgren , Tomás Baliño , Anne Gulde , and Marc Quintyn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2000

ISBN: 9781557758712

Keywords: restructuring, loans, banking, debt, asset management

The three crisis countries and Malaysia implemented comprehensive bank restructuring strategies. This section discusses selected issues related to the design and implementation of t...

VII Financial Sector Reforms in IMF-Supported Programs

VII Financial Sector Reforms in IMF-Supported Programs »

Source: Financial Sector Crisis and Restructuring : Lessons from Asia: Lessons from Asia

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Leslie Teo , Charles Enoch , Carl-Johan Lindgren , Tomás Baliño , Anne Gulde , and Marc Quintyn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2000

ISBN: 9781557758712

Keywords: restructuring, loans, banking, debt, asset management

Financial sector reforms have been at the core of the IMF-supported programs for the Asian crisis countries. The focus was on the financial sector because (1) distress and weaknesse...

VIII Conclusions and Lessons

VIII Conclusions and Lessons »

Source: Financial Sector Crisis and Restructuring : Lessons from Asia: Lessons from Asia

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Leslie Teo , Charles Enoch , Carl-Johan Lindgren , Tomás Baliño , Anne Gulde , and Marc Quintyn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2000

ISBN: 9781557758712

Keywords: restructuring, loans, banking, debt, asset management

The Asian experience with bank restructuring has already produced valuable lessons, many of which will evolve as the process continues. In particular, many “conclusions” at this tim...

IV Monetary and Credit Policies

IV Monetary and Credit Policies »

Source: Financial Sector Crisis and Restructuring : Lessons from Asia: Lessons from Asia

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Leslie Teo , Charles Enoch , Carl-Johan Lindgren , Tomás Baliño , Anne Gulde , and Marc Quintyn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2000

ISBN: 9781557758712

Keywords: restructuring, loans, banking, debt, asset management

The crisis had profound effects on the overall monetary environment and on policymakers’ ability to use financial policies to steer the economy. This section examines the difficulti...