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CHAPTER 3. Sectoral Diversification and Openness

CHAPTER 3. Sectoral Diversification and Openness »

Source: Mauritius : Challenges of Sustained Growth

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): James Yao , Gamal El-Masry , Padamja Khandelwal , and Emilio Sacerdoti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2005

ISBN: 9781589064164

Keywords: Development, Economic growth, inflation, monetary policy, financial system, export sector, banking

Main Trends in Diversification Table 3.1 sketches a brief synopsis of the history of industrial transformation in Mauritius, indicating which were the principal growt...

CHAPTER 7. Financial System and Institutions

CHAPTER 7. Financial System and Institutions »

Source: Mauritius : Challenges of Sustained Growth

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): James Yao , Gamal El-Masry , Padamja Khandelwal , and Emilio Sacerdoti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2005

ISBN: 9781589064164

Keywords: Development, Economic growth, inflation, monetary policy, financial system, export sector, banking

Mauritius has one of the more sophisticated financial systems in Africa, a system that is soundly capitalized and profitable. Assets of the banking system represent about 100 percent of GDP. While the financ...

Lao People's Democratic Republic - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank

Lao People's Democratic Republic - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank »

Source: Lao People's Democratic Republic - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank

Volume/Issue: 2005/078

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 October 2005

ISBN: 9781498331722

Keywords: Asian Development Bank, Economic conditions, Lao People's Democratic Republic, World Bank, Central banks, Economic growth, Banking systems, Revenue measures, PP, article IV consultation

This note provides an update of the assessment of Lao P.D.R.'s macroeconomic conditions and outlook presented at the time of the 2004 Article IV...

A Framework for Independent Monetary Policy in China

A Framework for Independent Monetary Policy in China »

Source: A Framework for Independent Monetary Policy in China

Volume/Issue: 2006/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marvin Goodfriend , and Eswar Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

ISBN: 9781451863710

Keywords: Central bank role, Central bank policy, China, Monetary policy, Bank reforms, Exchange rate flexibility, Financial systems, Flexible exchange rates, Money supply, Inflation targeting

As China's economy becomes more market based and continues its rapid integration into the global economy, having an independent and effective monetary policy regime oriented to domestic objectives will become incre...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: China's Road to Greater Financial Stability : Some Policy Perspectives

Series: Books

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Jonathan Fiechter , and Tao Sun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 August 2013

ISBN: 9781616354060

Keywords: banking, financial system, financial institutions

China has reached a stage where further financial sector reforms appear essential. As the reform process progresses and macrofinancial linkages deepen, the preservation of financial stability will become a major po...

Nepal - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank

Nepal - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank »

Source: Nepal - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank

Volume/Issue: 2008/001

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 January 2008

ISBN: 9781498334075

Keywords: Asian Development Bank, Assessment letters, Currency pegs, Economic growth, Accounting, Auditing, Bank licensing, Banking systems, Banks, Budget coverage

Assessment Letters or Statements may be prepared for member countries with Fund-supported programs; receiving Fund emergency assistance; with staff-monitored programs; or surveillance-only cases. They are typically...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Building Sound Finance in Emerging Market Economies : Proceedings of a Conference held in Washington, D.C., June 10-11, 1993

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1994

ISBN: 9781557753809

Keywords: credit, banking, payments, payment system, banking system

The 12 papers in this book, edited by Gerard Caprio, David Folkerts-Landau, and Timothy D. Lane, explore issues in building a financial structure suitable for economies in transition. They cover for main topics: th...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: China's Road to Greater Financial Stability : Some Policy Perspectives

Series: Books

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Jonathan Fiechter , and Tao Sun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 August 2013

ISBN: 9781616354060

Keywords: banking, financial system, financial institutions

China has reached a stage where further financial sector reforms appear essential. As the reform process progresses and macrofinancial linkages deepen, the preservation of financial stability will become a major po...

Leading Indicators of Banking Crises
			: Was Asia Different?

Leading Indicators of Banking Crises : Was Asia Different? »

Volume/Issue: 1998/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451951745.001

ISBN: 9781451951745

Keywords: Banking crises, leading indicators, East Asia, banking, banking system, banking sector, banking system distress

This paper examines episodes of the banking system distress and crisis in a large sample of countries. The empirical results identify several macroeconomic and financial variables as useful leading indicators. The...

People's Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
			: Staff Report for the 1999 Article IV Consultation

People's Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region : Staff Report for the 1999 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2000/149

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451807745.002

ISBN: 9781451807745

Keywords: banking, banking system, stock market, foreign exchange, banking sector

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) underwent a painful period of recession and adjustment during the Asian crisis. The adjustment in prices under the linked exchange rate system is well under way. Fiscal...