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Foreign Investment Legislation in Africa

Foreign Investment Legislation in Africa »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1970

Volume/Issue: 7/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1970

ISBN: 9781616352974

Keywords: animal production, milk, milking, breeding, pasture production

This paper discusses achievement and failure of science in increasing world animal production. The paper highlights that the application of modern animal production technology is virtually confined to Western Europ...

The Fund’s new Balance of Payments Manual: How the new version, that supersedes the 1961 edition, was compiled, what it contains, and the ways in which it differs from the earlier editions

The Fund’s new Balance of Payments Manual: How the new version, that supersedes the 1961 edition, was compiled, what it contains, and the ways in which it differs from the earlier editions »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1978

Volume/Issue: 15/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1978

ISBN: 9781616353322

Keywords: finance, bank, developing countries, monetary fund, economic development

This paper highlights that 1977 was an eventful year for the IMF. Drawing on the IMF's resources during 1977 totaled more than SDR 3.4 billion. These were accompanied by a record volume of repurchases, which reduce...

Increasing private capital flows to LDCs: The Bank’s proposed multilateral investment guarantee agency

Increasing private capital flows to LDCs: The Bank’s proposed multilateral investment guarantee agency »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1984

Volume/Issue: 21/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1984

ISBN: 9781616353599

Keywords: balance of payments, domestic savings, income distribution, aggregate demand, external borrowing

This paper reviews the increasing private capital flows to less developed countries. The share of developing countries in the foreign direct investment is small, perhaps less than 30 percent of the total. The effec...

Making Remittances Work for Africa

Making Remittances Work for Africa »

Source: Finance & Development, June 2007

Volume/Issue: 44/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451953824

Keywords: international monetary fund, gender, girls, gender equality, gender disparities

The June 2007 issue of F&D spotlights gender equality. The lead article discusses progress toward fulfilling the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) on redressing gender discrimination and empowering women and relate...

Mineral Resources and Economic Growth: Foreign direct investment is likely to play a decreasing role in mineral development in LDCs

Mineral Resources and Economic Growth: Foreign direct investment is likely to play a decreasing role in mineral development in LDCs »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1974

Volume/Issue: 11/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1974

ISBN: 9781616353155

Keywords: expenditure, fiscal system, expenditures, fiscal policy, expenditure policy

This paper highlights that the distribution of income and wealth in developing countries has become a matter of great concern to all those interested in development. The paper highlights that in Latin America, the...

Nonconcessional capital flows to developing countries: A review of the recommendations of a Development Committee Task Force on increasing such flows

Nonconcessional capital flows to developing countries: A review of the recommendations of a Development Committee Task Force on increasing such flows »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1982

Volume/Issue: 19/4

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1982

ISBN: 9781616353513

Keywords: bank activity, capital markets, nonconcessional capital flows, bank publications, international capital markets

This paper highlights that on September 29, 1982, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank) began to offer discount notes under a short-term borrowing program approved by its Board last...

Sequencing the Liberalization of Financial Markets: Open up domestic banking then free capital flows

Sequencing the Liberalization of Financial Markets: Open up domestic banking then free capital flows »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1988

Volume/Issue: 25/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1988

ISBN: 9781616353728

Keywords: markets, financial markets, finance, monetary fund, domestic financial markets

This paper examines the policy implications of structural changes in financial markets. Domestic financial markets have become less segmented, and the major financial centers more integrated. At the same time, the...

Use of migrants’ remittances in labor-exporting countries: Comprehensive policies are needed to maximize the benefits of such remittances for growth and development

Use of migrants’ remittances in labor-exporting countries: Comprehensive policies are needed to maximize the benefits of such remittances for growth and development »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1980

Volume/Issue: 17/2

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1980

ISBN: 9781616353414

Keywords: bank, finance, banking, development banking, projects

This paper highlights that in a shift of policy, the World Bank decided to finance directly health projects in developing countries. Under its old policy, formulated in 1974, health components providing basic healt...

What does it really mean?—Balance of Payments

What does it really mean?—Balance of Payments »

Source: Finance & Development, March 1966

Volume/Issue: 3/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1966

ISBN: 9781616352813

Keywords: population growth, world population, birth, family planning, birth rate

This paper analyzes how increasing population will impact the lives of people in the world in 2000. It underscores that in 2000, there will be more people, many living in crowded towns, suffering from even greater...