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The Leap of the Tiger
			: How Malaysia Can Escape the Middle-Income Trap

The Leap of the Tiger : How Malaysia Can Escape the Middle-Income Trap »

Volume/Issue: 2015/131

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Reda Cherif , and Fuad Hasanov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 June 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513556017.001

ISBN: 9781513556017

Keywords: growth, middle-income trap, innovation, technology, electronics, it, at, technologies, Government Policy, General

Only a few European economies and Korea and Taiwan Province of China reached high-income status during 1970-2010. Malaysia's real income per capita increased to 26 percent of the U.S. level in 2010 from 20 percent...

Country Briefs: Malaysia’s Economic Position is Strong, But Challenges Lie Ahead

Country Briefs: Malaysia’s Economic Position is Strong, But Challenges Lie Ahead »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 35, Issue 11

Volume/Issue: 35/11

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451968279

Keywords: international monetary fund, capital market, international trade, Sao Tome and Principe, Bank Loans, Collective Action, Conditionality (finance), Credit Market, European Economic And Monetary Union (emu), International Capital Market

Multilateral consultation; Euro Area; Caruana to head new Department; Marshall Islands; Malaysia; Inflation targeting; Offshoring U.S. services; Public sector credit; Singapore; Pakistan's inflation; Kyrgyz Republi...

6 Development of the Money Market, Interest Rates, and Financial Reforms in Malaysia

6 Development of the Money Market, Interest Rates, and Financial Reforms in Malaysia »

Source: Interest Rate Liberalization and Money Market Development

Series: Books

Author(s): Hassanali Mehran , Marc Quintyn , and Bernard Laurens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 1996

ISBN: 9781557755636

Keywords: money market, central bank, financial institutions, bonds, interest rates

Over the past three decades, the Malaysian economy has achieved annual GDP growth averaging about 7 percent, placing the country in the category of fast-growing Southeast Asian economies. This r...

Chapter 5 Growth and Inflation in Malaysia

Chapter 5 Growth and Inflation in Malaysia »

Source: Inflation and Growth in China

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 June 1996

ISBN: 9781557755421

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, money supply, foreign exchange, central bank

Malaysian economic growth since independence in 1957 can be divided into three phases. In the 1960s, when the economy grew at an annual average rate of 5 percent, Ma...

Malaysia positions itself as a gateway to ASEAN and East Asia

Malaysia positions itself as a gateway to ASEAN and East Asia »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 33, Issue 11

Volume/Issue: 33/11

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 June 2004

ISBN: 9781451968453

Keywords: macroeconomic stability, oil prices, financial system, macroeconomic performance

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Strategies for Structural Adjustment
			: The Experience of Southeast Asia, papers presented at a seminar held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, June 28-July 1, 1989

Strategies for Structural Adjustment : The Experience of Southeast Asia, papers presented at a seminar held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, June 28-July 1, 1989 »

Series: Books

Author(s): Ungku Abdul Aziz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1990

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557751478.071

ISBN: 9781557751478

Keywords: exchange rate, structural adjustment, balance of payments, exchange rates, export earnings

This collection of papers delivered at a seminar, moderated by Ungku A. Aziz, in Kuala Lumpur addresses issues of economic and structural adjustment and trade and exchange rate policies in Southeast Asia....

When China Sneezes Does ASEAN Catch a Cold?

When China Sneezes Does ASEAN Catch a Cold? »

Source: When China Sneezes Does ASEAN Catch a Cold?

Volume/Issue: 2016/214

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sohrab Rafiq

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475552607

Keywords: Cambodia, Cambodia, China, Cross country analysis, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Emerging markets, Economic integration, Economic growth, Philippines, Indonesia

This paper looks at the effects of a China slowdown on Emerging Market Economies (Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand) and Frontier Developing Economies (Cambodia, Lao P.D.R., and Vietnam) in ASEAN. The main finding...

Growth and equity in East Asia: A survey of the problem of equity in Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Indonesia, and policies that have been followed to ensure a broader distribution of the benefits of growth

Growth and equity in East Asia: A survey of the problem of equity in Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Indonesia, and policies that have been followed to ensure a broader distribution of the benefits of growth »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1978

Volume/Issue: 15/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1978

ISBN: 9781616353339

Keywords: rural development, capital stock, authorized capital, capital increase, capital markets

This paper examines the expanded role for the International Finance Corporation (IFC) with a major capital increase. The paper highlights that for the first time in its history, the IFC is undertaking a major incre...

Corporate Debt Restructuring in East Asia

Corporate Debt Restructuring in East Asia »

Source: Corporate Debt Restructuring in East Asia : Some Lessons from International Experience

Volume/Issue: 1998/13

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Mark Stone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1998

ISBN: 9781451968729

Keywords: Debt, Debt restructuring, Asia, Malaysia, Korea, Republic of, Indonesia, Thailand, East Asia, corporate debt, corporate restructuring

This paper summarizes some lessons from international experience for corporate debt restructuring in east Asia. Basic principles of debt restructuring are described, the experiences of Mexico, Chile, the United Kin...

V Capital Controls in Response to the Asian Crisis

V Capital Controls in Response to the Asian Crisis »

Source: Malaysia : From Crisis to Recovery

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Yougesh Khatri , Il Lee , O. Liu , Kanitta Meesook , and Natalia Tamirisa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 August 2001

ISBN: 9781589060470

Keywords: banking, fiscal policy, bank negara malaysia, capital controls, financial sector

Capital Controls introduced by Malaysia during the Asian crisis have been a subject of much debate. Contrary to the views that the controls would have serious detrimental effects on the economy, only limited...