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I Overview

I Overview »

Source: World Economic Outlook -- Interim Assessment, December 1997 : Interim Assessment

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757142

Keywords: interest, debt, capital inflows, industrial countries, liabilities

The economic and financial crisis that erupted in southeast Asia in July 1997 has continued to deepen and broaden since the October 1997 World Economic Outlook was written. As investor sentiment toward the e...

II Buildup to Present Difficulties

II Buildup to Present Difficulties »

Source: World Economic Outlook -- Interim Assessment, December 1997 : Interim Assessment

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757142

Keywords: interest, debt, capital inflows, industrial countries, liabilities

The recent crises in east Asia have arisen from the large-scale shift of funds out of domestic financial markets, beginning in Thailand. Consideration of why this has occurred with the impact that it has had...

II The Asian Crisis: Capital Markets Dynamics and Spillover

II The Asian Crisis: Capital Markets Dynamics and Spillover »

Source: International Capital Markets, 1998

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1998

ISBN: 9781557757708

Keywords: loans, interest, debt, financial institutions, credit risk

Having successfully weathered several bouts of speculative pressures, the Bank of Thailand on July 2, 1997 let the baht float. Its immediate depreciation triggered, in relatively quick succession, the deprec...

III Emerging Markets in the New International Financial System: Implications of the Asian Crisis

III Emerging Markets in the New International Financial System: Implications of the Asian Crisis »

Source: International Capital Markets, 1998

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1998

ISBN: 9781557757708

Keywords: loans, interest, debt, financial institutions, credit risk

The Mexican crisis of 1994–95 and the ongoing crisis in Asia have raised issues regarding the effects of global integration, the sustainability of the linkages between emerging capital markets and more devel...

III Onset of the Crisis and Its Evolution

III Onset of the Crisis and Its Evolution »

Source: World Economic Outlook -- Interim Assessment, December 1997 : Interim Assessment

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757142

Keywords: interest, debt, capital inflows, industrial countries, liabilities

The evolution of the crises in east Asia in 1997, and their broader spillover effects, can be divided into four broad phases in which the ramifications for the world economy became increasingly significant:...

III The Asian Crisis and the Region’s Long-Term Growth Performance

III The Asian Crisis and the Region’s Long-Term Growth Performance »

Source: World Economic Outlook, October 1998 : Financial Turbulence in the World Economy

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 November 1998

ISBN: 9781557757739

Keywords: debt, interest, debtor countries, current account, external debt

Over the past three decades, the economies of east Asia made remarkable economic progress. Following on the heels of Japan’s double-digit growth in the 1960s, Korea, Taiwan Province of China, Hong Kong SAR,...

IV Economic Developments and Financial Conditions in the Advanced Economies

IV Economic Developments and Financial Conditions in the Advanced Economies »

Source: World Economic Outlook -- Interim Assessment, December 1997 : Interim Assessment

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757142

Keywords: interest, debt, capital inflows, industrial countries, liabilities

Experience shows that the level and terms of private financing for developing countries are sensitive not only to economic conditions in the recipient countries but also to the global business cycle and fina...

V The Global Outlook: How Much Has It Changed?

V The Global Outlook: How Much Has It Changed? »

Source: World Economic Outlook -- Interim Assessment, December 1997 : Interim Assessment

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757142

Keywords: interest, debt, capital inflows, industrial countries, liabilities

The staff’s revised projections are summarized in Table 3, where they are also compared with the projections in the October 1997 World Economic Outlook. For the ASEAN-4 countries, Hong Kong SAR, Japan, and K...

VI Capital Account Liberalization in Selected Asian Crisis Countries

VI Capital Account Liberalization in Selected Asian Crisis Countries »

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

Capital account liberalization is generally seen as a beneficial move for an economy. In opening the capital account it is also necessary, however, to anticipate and minimize the risks that such liberalizati...

VI Conclusions and Policy Considerations

VI Conclusions and Policy Considerations »

Source: World Economic Outlook -- Interim Assessment, December 1997 : Interim Assessment

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757142

Keywords: interest, debt, capital inflows, industrial countries, liabilities

The causes of the financial crisis in Asia are complex and will need to be thoroughly analyzed—both to reduce the risk of similar occurrences in the future and to identify appropriate lessons for economic po...