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1. A Shifting Global Landscape and the Outlook for the United States and Canada

1. A Shifting Global Landscape and the Outlook for the United States and Canada »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2017, Western Hemisphere Department : Tale of Two Adjustments

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 May 2017

ISBN: 9781475575224

Keywords: Economic integration, Economic growth, Development, Fiscal policy, Flexible exchange rates, Economic policy, Regional economics, emerge market economy, commodity price, emerge market

Against the backdrop of lackluster global growth in 2016, the world economy is seeing underlying shifts in its economic and policy landscape. Since last October, the outlook for advanced economi...

1. A Synchronized Global Upturn and the Outlook for the United States and Canada

1. A Synchronized Global Upturn and the Outlook for the United States and Canada »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Western Hemisphere Department : Seizing the Momentum

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339879

The world economy and global trade are experiencing a broad-based cyclical upswing. Since October 2017, global growth outcomes and the outlook for 2018–19 have improved across all regions, reinf...

Accountability

Accountability »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2019 : Our Connected World

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2019

ISBN: 9781498321563

Keywords: Foreign trade, Commodities, Corruption, Debt management, Financial safety nets, Productivity, Sustainable development, Gender, Income inequality, Poverty and inequality

Risk Management at the IMF By virtue of its role as established in the Articles of Agreement, the IMF faces a range of risks. In 2016, the Executive Board approved the levels of risk...

Actions to Strengthen the Tracking of Poverty-Reducing Public Spending in Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

Actions to Strengthen the Tracking of Poverty-Reducing Public Spending in Heavily Indebted Poor Countries »

Source: Actions to Strengthen the Tracking of Poverty-Reducing Public Spending in Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

Volume/Issue: 2002/010

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2002

ISBN: 9781498328777

Keywords: Government expenditures, Heavily indebted poor countries, Poverty, Public financial management, Financial management information systems, West African Economic and Monetary Union, Financial management, PP, PEM, action plan

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Actividad crediticia

Actividad crediticia »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2019

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2019

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781498321747

Keywords: Foreign trade, Commodities, Corruption, Debt management, Financial safety nets, Productivity, Sustainable development, Gender, Income inequality, Poverty and inequality

A diferencia de los bancos de desarrollo, el FMI no otorga préstamos para proyectos especificos, sino más bien a países que atraviesan por difcultades de balanza de pagos, para darles la oportunidad de reori...

Addressing Corruption Openly

Addressing Corruption Openly »

Source: The Power of Partnership: Selected Speeches by Christine Lagarde, 2011-2019

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2019

ISBN: 9781513509907

Keywords: Financial crises, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Economic stabilization, Economic growth, Poverty, BOOK, IMF, advanced economy, global economy, inequality

Traditionally, public officials have been somewhat nervous about discussing corruption openly. Over the past several years, however, I have been struck by the extent to which world leaders are now willing to...

Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net

Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net »

Source: Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net

Volume/Issue: 2016/059

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 October 2016

ISBN: 9781498345880

Keywords: Developed countries, Developing countries, Economic integration, Emerging markets, Financial safety nets, Fund role, International financial system, Liquidity, Reserves adequacy, Trade integration

The Global Financial Safety Net (GFSN) is comprised mainly of countries' own reserves and external public sources of insurance and financing. The main external official arrangements are central bank bilateral swap...

Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net—Considerations for Fund Toolkit Reform

Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net—Considerations for Fund Toolkit Reform »

Source: Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net-Considerations for Fund Toolkit Reform

Volume/Issue: 2017/070

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2017

ISBN: 9781498346160

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial safety nets, Balance of payments need, Central banks, Balance of payments assistance, FCL, PLL, toolkit, qualification criterion, conditionality

liquidity in the face of increased vulnerabilities calls for enhancing the liquidity support provided through the global financial safety net (GFSN). The global economy is experiencing a period of protracted uncert...

Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net––Proposal for a New Policy Coordination Instrument

Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net––Proposal for a New Policy Coordination Instrument »

Source: Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net--Proposal for a New Policy Coordination Instrument

Volume/Issue: 2017/041

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 July 2017

ISBN: 9781498346610

Keywords: Policy instruments, Financial safety nets, Balance of payments need, Development policy, Economic policy, PCI, conditionality, UCT, financial arrangement, psi

The global financial safety net (GFSN) has become larger and more decentralized, creating a need for greater coordination. The expanded GFSN has created multiple sources of official financing for countries in need...

Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net— Review of the Flexible Credit Line and Precautionary and Liquidity Line, and Proposals for Toolkit Reform

Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net— Review of the Flexible Credit Line and Precautionary and Liquidity Line, and Proposals for Toolkit Reform »

Source: Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net-Review of the Flexible Credit Line and Precautionary and Liquidity Line, and Proposals for Toolkit Reform

Volume/Issue: 2017/069

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2017

ISBN: 9781498346139

Keywords: Financial safety nets, Forward commitment capacity, Financial crises, Repurchase obligations, International capital market volatility, PP, FCL, SLS, PLL, access level

protracted global uncertainty combined with frequent episodes of capital flow volatility have intensified demand for liquidity support. In response to calls from the IMFC and the G20, the Fund has identified gaps i...