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Regional Economic Outlook, April 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa

Recovery Amid Elevated Uncertainty

The economic recovery in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to continue, but at a slower pace than envisaged in October 2018.

Caucasus and Central Asia

Caucasus and Central Asia »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, Middle East and Central Asia, October 2015

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513528526

Keywords: environment, oil, oil prices, prices, exporters

Population, millions (2014) IFR“rgt“ecrkvc.“W0U0”fqnnctu“*4236+ Sources: IMF, Regional Economic Outlook database; and Microsoft Map Land. Note: T...

3. Caucasus and Central Asia: Reforms Needed to Weather Shocks from Commodity Prices and Russia

3. Caucasus and Central Asia: Reforms Needed to Weather Shocks from Commodity Prices and Russia »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, Middle East and Central Asia, October 2015

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513528526

Keywords: environment, oil, oil prices, prices, exporters

A wave of large external shocks, particularly lower commodity prices and the slowdown in Russia, has weakened growth prospects and raised vulnerabilities in the region. Increases in public spend...

I. Overview

I. Overview »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2007, Asia and Pacific

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066687

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rates, trade flows, hedge funds

Recent Macroeconomic Developments Macroeconomic developments in Asia were broadly positive through mid-2007. Growth was better than expected across most of the region...

I. Recent Developments and Outlook

I. Recent Developments and Outlook »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2006 : Asia and Pacific

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

ISBN: 9781455220960

Keywords: bond, inflation, domestic demand, bonds, current account

Asia’s growth has garnered strong momentum in recent quarters, with the region benefiting from a surge in external demand for electronic products, which has stimulated investment, employment, an...

II. Financial Developments in Emerging Asia

II. Financial Developments in Emerging Asia »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2006 : Asia and Pacific

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

ISBN: 9781455220960

Keywords: bond, inflation, domestic demand, bonds, current account

Capital flows to emerging Asia have declined, mainly because the spread of Asian interest rates over U.S. rates has narrowed and expectations of renmimbi appreciation have waned. Accordingly, ap...

II. Ten Years After the Crisis: How Much Stronger Is Asia?

II. Ten Years After the Crisis: How Much Stronger Is Asia? »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2007, Asia and Pacific

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066687

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rates, trade flows, hedge funds

Ten years ago, the forced devaluation of the Thai baht set in motion a devastating external and financial crisis that engulfed much of emerging Asia and spread beyond the region’s borders. Through most of As...

III. Macroeconomic Policy Issues

III. Macroeconomic Policy Issues »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2006 : Asia and Pacific

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

ISBN: 9781455220960

Keywords: bond, inflation, domestic demand, bonds, current account

Macroeconomic policymakers in emerging Asia are facing several broad challenges. First, central banks need to deal with inflationary pressures arising from the surge in international oil prices,...

III. Sterilized Intervention in Emerging Asia: Is It Effective?

III. Sterilized Intervention in Emerging Asia: Is It Effective? »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2007, Asia and Pacific

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066687

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rates, trade flows, hedge funds

Has sterilized intervention in emerging Asia been effective in influencing the level, change, or volatility of exchange rates? The question arises because it is hard to rationalize the rapid buildup of forei...

III. The Caucasus and Central Asia: A Bumpy Road Ahead?

III. The Caucasus and Central Asia: A Bumpy Road Ahead? »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2009, Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2009

ISBN: 9781589068421

Keywords: oil exporters, exporters, oil importers, exchange rate, balance sheets

The global downturn is taking a toll on the Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) region. Growth is expected to almost come to a halt this year, and current account and fiscal balances are moving toward deficit. W...

IV. Asia’s External Imbalances

IV. Asia’s External Imbalances »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2006 : Asia and Pacific

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

ISBN: 9781455220960

Keywords: bond, inflation, domestic demand, bonds, current account

Over the last few years, the rise in global current account imbalances has cast a spotlight on Asia’s external surpluses. These surpluses have been large and sustained, but they have also been e...