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Afghanistan National Development Strategy: An Interim Strategy for Security, Governance, Economic Growth & Poverty Reduction

Afghanistan National Development Strategy: An Interim Strategy for Security, Governance, Economic Growth & Poverty Reduction »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2006/194

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451800265

Keywords: international community, human rights, civil service, national development, rule of law

The report describes the policy framework for the Interim Afghanistan National Development Strategy (I-ANDS) and the vision for Afghanistan's developments. It reviews the progress under I-ANDS, analyzes the macroec...

Can Islamic Banking Increase Financial Inclusion?*

Can Islamic Banking Increase Financial Inclusion?* »

Source: Can Islamic Banking Increase Financial Inclusion?

Volume/Issue: 2015/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sami Ben Naceur , Adolfo Barajas , and Alexander Massara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2015

ISBN: 9781498370813

Keywords: financial inclusion, Financial Possibility Frontier, bank, banking, banks, credit, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects)

The paper analyses existing country-level information on the relationship between the development of Islamic banking and financial inclusion. In Muslim countries-members of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation...

How Large Are Global Energy Subsidies?

How Large Are Global Energy Subsidies? »

Source: How Large Are Global Energy Subsidies?

Volume/Issue: 2015/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Coady , Ian Parry , Louis Sears , and Baoping Shang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2015

ISBN: 9781513532196

Keywords: energy subsidies, efficient taxation, deadweight loss, revenue, subsidies, tax, vehicle, traffic, subsidy, Demand and Supply

This paper provides a comprehensive, updated picture of energy subsidies at the global and regional levels. It focuses on the broad notion of post-tax energy subsidies, which arise when consumer prices are below su...

I. Middle Eastern Oil Exporters: Continued Spending Supports the Global Economy

I. Middle Eastern Oil Exporters: Continued Spending Supports the Global Economy »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2009, Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2009

ISBN: 9781589068421

Keywords: oil exporters, exporters, oil importers, exchange rate, balance sheets

The global crisis has affected the MEOEs mainly through the sharp fall in oil prices and the tightening of credit conditions. Despite the decline in oil revenues, most countries of the group are maintaining...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Volume/Issue: 2007/130

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451800302

Keywords: budget, debt, deficit, interest, external debt

This paper discusses key findings of the First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) for Afghanistan. Despite a difficult security environment and persistent expenditure pressures, Afghanist...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Informational Annex

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Informational Annex »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Volume/Issue: 2007/130

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451800302

Keywords: budget, debt, deficit, interest, external debt

This paper discusses key findings of the First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) for Afghanistan. Despite a difficult security environment and persistent expenditure pressures, Afghanist...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Supplement and Financing Assurances Review

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Supplement and Financing Assurances Review »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Volume/Issue: 2007/130

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451800302

Keywords: budget, debt, deficit, interest, external debt

This paper discusses key findings of the First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) for Afghanistan. Despite a difficult security environment and persistent expenditure pressures, Afghanist...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and a Request for a Waiver of Performance Criterion Informational Annex

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and a Request for a Waiver of Performance Criterion Informational Annex »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion: Staff Report; Staff Supplement and Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2008/229

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451800401

Keywords: budget, debt, grants, interest, external debt

This paper discusses key findings of the Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) for Afghanistan and a Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion. Program performance during the second...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2006/194

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451800265

Keywords: international community, human rights, civil service, national development, rule of law

The report describes the policy framework for the Interim Afghanistan National Development Strategy (I-ANDS) and the vision for Afghanistan's developments. It reviews the progress under I-ANDS, analyzes the macroec...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2008/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451800388

Keywords: corruption, international community, national development, rule of law, civil society

Although Afghanistan has made significant gains over the years, vulnerabilities remain. The economic program Afghanistan National Development Strategy (ANDS) has been developed to sustain democracy, reduce poverty...