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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...

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— 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...

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

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

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...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/068

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2017

ISBN: 9781498346153

Keywords: Financial safety nets, Lines of credit, Forward commitment capacity, Liquidity, Balance of payments need, FCL, PLL, credit line, SLS, toolkit

in the Fund's work stream on the Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net (GFSN). The paper follows the Executive Board's discussion of the Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net-Review of the Flexible Cred...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2017/068

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2017

ISBN: 9781498346153

Keywords: Financial safety nets, Lines of credit, Forward commitment capacity, Liquidity, Balance of payments need, FCL, PLL, credit line, SLS, toolkit

in the Fund's work stream on the Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net (GFSN). The paper follows the Executive Board's discussion of the Adequacy of the Global Financial Safety Net-Review of the Flexible Cred...

The Aggregate and Distributional Effects of Financial Globalization: Evidence from Macro and Sectoral Data1

The Aggregate and Distributional Effects of Financial Globalization: Evidence from Macro and Sectoral Data1 »

Source: The Aggregate and Distributional Effects of Financial Globalization: Evidence from Macro and Sectoral Data

Volume/Issue: 2018/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Davide Furceri , Prakash Loungani , and Jonathan Ostry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484350898

Keywords: Globalization, Inequality, Capital Account Openness, Crises, Institutions

We take a fresh look at the aggregate and distributional effects of policies to liberalize international capital flows-financial globalization. Both country- and industry-level results suggest that such policies ha...

Assessing the Fragility of Global Trade

Assessing the Fragility of Global Trade »

Source: Assessing the Fragility of Global Trade : The Impact of Localized Supply Shocks Using Network Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2017/30

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yevgeniya Korniyenko , Magali Pinat , and Brian Dew

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2017

ISBN: 9781475578515

Keywords: External shocks, Imports, International trade, International trade, Spillovers, Supply, Manufactured goods, supply shocks, network analysis, Country and Industry Studies of Trade

Anecdotal evidence suggests the existence of specific choke points in the global trade network revealed especially after natural disasters (e.g. hard drive components and Thailand flooding, Japanese auto components...

Benefits of Global and Regional Financial Integration in Latin America

Benefits of Global and Regional Financial Integration in Latin America »

Source: Benefits of Global and Regional Financial Integration in Latin America

Volume/Issue: 2017/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luc Eyraud , Diva Singh , and Bennett Sutton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475568684

Keywords: Latin America, Financial integration, International financial markets, Growth, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration

The timing is ripe to pursue greater regional financial integration in Latin America given the withdrawal of some global banks from the region and the weakening of growth prospects. Important initiatives are ongoin...