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Balance of Payments: Conceptual Framework

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Source: Balance of Payments Manual

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2005

ISBN: 9781557753397

Keywords: payments, balance of payments, liabilities, debt, interest

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Balance of Payments Manual

Balance of Payments Manual »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557753397.071

ISBN: 9781557753397

Keywords: payments, balance of payments, liabilities, debt, interest

The fifth edition of Balance of Payments Manual, issued in 1993, presents revised and updated standards for concepts, definitions, classifications, and conventions for compilation of balance of payments and interna...

Balance of Payments: Regional Allocation

Balance of Payments: Regional Allocation »

Source: Balance of Payments Manual

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2005

ISBN: 9781557753397

Keywords: payments, balance of payments, liabilities, debt, interest

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Balance of Payments: Structure and Classification

Balance of Payments: Structure and Classification »

Source: Balance of Payments Manual

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2005

ISBN: 9781557753397

Keywords: payments, balance of payments, liabilities, debt, interest

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Chapter 2. (Why) Should Current Account Balances Be Reduced?

Chapter 2. (Why) Should Current Account Balances Be Reduced? »

Source: Global Rebalancing : A Roadmap for Economic Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2013

ISBN: 9781475573664

Keywords: current account, public debt, public finances, fiscal consolidation, financial sector

This chapter looks to answer two complex questions. First, why might a country want to reduce its current account deficit or surplus? And second, why might the international community ask the country to do e...

14 Classification of Transactions in Zero-Coupon Bonds, Junk Bonds, and Indexed Bonds in the Balance of Payments

14 Classification of Transactions in Zero-Coupon Bonds, Junk Bonds, and Indexed Bonds in the Balance of Payments »

Source: The IMF's Statistical Systems in Context of Revision of the United Nations' A System of National Accounts

Series: Books

Author(s): Vicente Galbis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1991

ISBN: 9781557751591

Keywords: payments, social security, interest, taxes, liabilities

S ince publication of the fourth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM) in 1977, the international capital markets have seen a burgeoni...

Consumption Smoothing and the Current Account

Consumption Smoothing and the Current Account »

Source: Consumption Smoothing and the Current Account : Evidence for France, 1970-1994

Volume/Issue: 1995/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Claude Bismut , Paul Cashin , C. McDermott , and Pierre-Richard Agénor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1995

ISBN: 9781451940237

Keywords: current account balance, current account surplus, current account deficit, current account surpluses

This paper estimates a simple consumption-smoothing model of the French current account, and examines its capacity to predict recent developments in France’s external performance. The model views the current...

4 Conversion of Balance of Payments Transactions as a Source of Valuation Changes: Problems, Principles, and Practical Solutions

4 Conversion of Balance of Payments Transactions as a Source of Valuation Changes: Problems, Principles, and Practical Solutions »

Source: The IMF's Statistical Systems in Context of Revision of the United Nations' A System of National Accounts

Series: Books

Author(s): Vicente Galbis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1991

ISBN: 9781557751591

Keywords: payments, social security, interest, taxes, liabilities

C ompiling a country's economic accounts requires the recording of a large number of transactions, many of which will be expressed in a currency other...

7 Harmonization of the Classification of External Current Account Transactions

7 Harmonization of the Classification of External Current Account Transactions »

Source: The IMF's Statistical Systems in Context of Revision of the United Nations' A System of National Accounts

Series: Books

Author(s): Vicente Galbis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1991

ISBN: 9781557751591

Keywords: payments, social security, interest, taxes, liabilities

T he study described here responds to repeated recommendations by the United Nations Statistical Commission that statistical standards for related but...

II Capital Controls and Exchange Rate Policy

II Capital Controls and Exchange Rate Policy »

Source: Advanced Country Experiences with Capital Account Liberalization

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Age Bakker , and Bryan Chapple

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061170

Keywords: exchange rate, capital controls, capital account liberalization, capital movements, capital inflows

General Overview Restrictions on capital flows are normally imposed to limit downward or—less commonly—upward pressure on the exchange rate. 1 Capit...