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Global Financial Stability Report, April 2019

Vulnerabilities in a Maturing Credit Cycle

The April 2019 GFSR finds that despite significant variability over the past two quarters, financial conditions remain accommodative.

The Future of China's Bond Market

This book analyzes segments of China's bond market, from sovereign, policy bank, and credit bonds, to the rapidly growing local government bond market.

Chapter 14. Capital Flows, Monetary Policy, and Foreign Exchange Intervention in Peru

Chapter 14. Capital Flows, Monetary Policy, and Foreign Exchange Intervention in Peru »

Source: Peru : Staying the Course of Economic Success

Series: Books

Author(s): Alejandro Werner , and Alejandro Santos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513599748

Keywords: exchange, tax, investment, exchange rate, foreign exchange

This chapter explains the main features of sterilized interventions in the foreign exchange market by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (Banco Central de Reserva del Perú [BCRP]), in a context of...

Chapter 6. Capital Flows, International Use of the Renminbi, and Implications for Financial Stability

Chapter 6. Capital Flows, International Use of the Renminbi, and Implications for Financial Stability »

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’s Twelfth Five-Year Plan identifies greater integration with the global financial system as a strategic priority. The focus and attention given to financial integration is entirely appropriate, as Chin...

CHAPTER 6. DIVERGENCE OF CURRENT ACCOUNT BALANCES ACROSS EMERGING ECONOMIES

CHAPTER 6. DIVERGENCE OF CURRENT ACCOUNT BALANCES ACROSS EMERGING ECONOMIES »

Source: World Economic Outlook, October 2008 : Financial Stress, Downturns, and Recoveries

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067585

Keywords: inflation, current account, fiscal policy, monetary policy, commodity prices

The pattern of current account balances across emerging economies has become much more diverse in recent years than during the early 1990s, particularly between emerging Asia and Europe. 1...

5 Migrant Remittances in Central America

5 Migrant Remittances in Central America »

Source: Central America : Structural Foundations for Regional Financial Integration

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2006

ISBN: 9781589064928

Keywords: payments, banking, payment systems, remittance, remittances

Dilip Ratha 105 This chapter highlights the importance of international migrant remittances in six Central American countries—Costa Ri...

3. Balance of Payments Accounts

3. Balance of Payments Accounts »

Source: Financial Programming and Policy the Case of Turkey (Reprint) : The Case of Turkey (Reprint)

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 November 2005

ISBN: 9781557758750

Keywords: interest, debt, inflation, payments, central bank

a. Conceptual framework of the balance of payments According to the Balance of Payments Manual, the balance of payments is “a statistical statement that systematically summarizes, fo...

3. Comparing Mature and Nascent Remittance Corridors: U.S.-Mexico and Canada-Vietnam

3. Comparing Mature and Nascent Remittance Corridors: U.S.-Mexico and Canada-Vietnam »

Source: Regulatory Frameworks for Hawala and Other Remittance Systems

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2005

ISBN: 9781589064232

Keywords: remittance, money laundering, remittances, money remittance, alternative remittance

In recent years, as remittance flows and funds transfer systems have become increasingly important for international policymakers, the broad concepts of remittance phenomena have become well documented. This...

Regulatory Frameworks for Hawala and Other Remittance Systems

Regulatory Frameworks for Hawala and Other Remittance Systems »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064232.072

ISBN: 9781589064232

Keywords: remittance, money laundering, remittances, money remittance, alternative remittance

Hawala and other remittance systems have gained attention in recent years with the substantial growth of remittance flows from countries with large migrant labor forces and with increased focus on combating money l...

5. The Netherlands—Supervision of Money Remittance Offices

5. The Netherlands—Supervision of Money Remittance Offices »

Source: Regulatory Frameworks for Hawala and Other Remittance Systems

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2005

ISBN: 9781589064232

Keywords: remittance, money laundering, remittances, money remittance, alternative remittance

Given the large turnover in the money remittance sector, money remittance offices are considered a significant part of the Dutch financial system. In addition, because it has emerged that money remittances c...

11 The Two Monetary Approaches to the Balance of Payments 1 Keynesian and Johnsonian

11 The Two Monetary Approaches to the Balance of Payments 1 Keynesian and Johnsonian »

Source: Economic Theory and Financial Policy : Selected Essays of Jacques J. Polak, 1994-2004

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 December 2004

ISBN: 9780765616142

Keywords: exchange rate, monetary fund, exchange rates, monetary system, capital movements

1. Introduction In the 1950s and 60s, a number of new approaches were developed with the aim of understanding better the sequences of economic events that could lead countries into b...

6 Foreign Direct Investment and Output Growth

6 Foreign Direct Investment and Output Growth »

Source: China : Competing in the Global Economy

Series: Books

Author(s): Wanda Tseng , and Markus Rodlauer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 February 2003

ISBN: 9781589061781

Keywords: fdi, direct investment, foreign direct investment, nonperforming loans, tfp

High rates of GDP growth have been associated with large inflows of foreign direct investment (FDI) to China, especially during the 1990s. This chapter examines how and to what extent FDI has contributed to...