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Chapter 6 Competitiveness and Foreign Direct Investment in Africa

Chapter 6 Competitiveness and Foreign Direct Investment in Africa »

Source: Policies to Promote Competitiveness in Manufacturing in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 August 2001

ISBN: 9789264187054

Keywords: manufactured exports, export performance, industry trade, exporters, tfp

What Are Competitiveness Rankings? The term “competitiveness” causes many academics some discomfort, piques the attention of policymakers and assumes near-mantra status in much of th...

CHAPTER 6 The Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds: Lessons from Norway

CHAPTER 6 The Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds: Lessons from Norway »

Source: Beyond the Curse : Policies to Harness the Power of Natural Resources

Series: Books

Author(s): Amadou Sy , Rabah Arezki , and Thorvaldur Gylfason

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2012

ISBN: 9781616351458

Keywords: natural resource, copper, inflation, commodity prices

INTRODUCTION While most studies of sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) focus on their wealth management functions, particularly their investment strategies, it is essential to start with t...

Chapter 10 WORKSHOP 8 Balance of Payments Forecasting

Chapter 10 WORKSHOP 8 Balance of Payments Forecasting »

Source: Financial Policy Workshops : The Case of Kenya

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1985

ISBN: 9780939934003

Keywords: balance of payments, statistics, survey, central bank, forecasting

This workshop provides background information and discusses possible techniques for forecasting balance of payments developments in Kenya during the period of a hypothetical financi...

Chapter 10: Workshop 8: Balance of Payments Forecasting

Chapter 10: Workshop 8: Balance of Payments Forecasting »

Source: Financial Policy Workshops : The Case of Kenya

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1985

ISBN: 9780939934379

Keywords: balance of payments, statistics, survey, monetary authorities, monetary fund

This workshop provides background information and discusses possible techniques for forecasting balance of payments developments in Kenya during the period of a hypothetical financi...

Chapter 5 WORKSHOP 3 Balance of Payments Statistics

Chapter 5 WORKSHOP 3 Balance of Payments Statistics »

Source: Financial Policy Workshops : The Case of Kenya

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1985

ISBN: 9780939934003

Keywords: balance of payments, statistics, survey, central bank, forecasting

Analysis of the balance of payments position of member countries represents a fundamental part of the International Monetary Fund's work. The importance of balance of payments stati...

Chapter 5: Workshop 3: Balance of Payments Statistics

Chapter 5: Workshop 3: Balance of Payments Statistics »

Source: Financial Policy Workshops : The Case of Kenya

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1985

ISBN: 9780939934379

Keywords: balance of payments, statistics, survey, monetary authorities, monetary fund

Analysis of the balance of payments position of member countries represents a fundamental part of the International Monetary Fund’s work. The importance of balance of payments stati...

5 Foreign Direct Investment in South Africa: Why Has It Been So Low?

5 Foreign Direct Investment in South Africa: Why Has It Been So Low? »

Source: Post-Apartheid South Africa : The First Ten Years

Series: Books

Author(s): M. Nowak , and Luca Ricci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2006

ISBN: 9781589064706

Keywords: inflation, hiv/aids, monetary policy, unemployment, exchange rate

Foreign direct investment (FDI) has played a considerable role in the development of South Africa’s economy, although in more recent years FDI has remained at relatively low levels compared with other emergi...

Foreign Direct Investment Statistics
			: How Countries Measure FDI 2001

Foreign Direct Investment Statistics : How Countries Measure FDI 2001 »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 October 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062207.071

ISBN: 9781589062207

Keywords: direct investment, fdi, investors, international standards, investment income

International standards for measuring foreign direct investment (FDI) have become important in today's global economy, where multinational enterprises exercise economic clout and FDI statistics can reflect investor...

Part III Prospects for Capital Flows and Growth

Part III Prospects for Capital Flows and Growth »

Source: External Finance for Low-Income Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 1997

ISBN: 9781451957198

Keywords: debt, external debt, creditors, debt relief, debt overhang

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12 Private Capital Flows to Sub-Saharan Africa: An Overview of Trends and Determinants

12 Private Capital Flows to Sub-Saharan Africa: An Overview of Trends and Determinants »

Source: External Finance for Low-Income Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 1997

ISBN: 9781451957198

Keywords: debt, external debt, creditors, debt relief, debt overhang

The surge in private capital flows to developing countries during the 1990s has largely bypassed sub-Saharan Africa. In sharp contrast to the earlier lending boom of 1977–82, when s...