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Title Eastern Caribbean Currency Union : 2007 discussion on common policies of member countries : staff report : and public information notice on the Executive Board discussion
Published [Washington, D.C.] : International Monetary Fund, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (80, 5 pages) : color illustrations
Series IMF country report ; no. 08/94
IMF country report ; no. 08/94
Contents Cover; Executive Summary; Contents; I. Background and Social Setting; II. Recent Economic Developments and Near-Term Outlook; III. Policy Issues; A. Growth and Competitiveness; B. Ensuring a Sound and Dynamic Financial System; C. Reducing Vulnerabilities; IV. Capacity Building; V. Staff Appraisal; Boxes; 1. Recent Inflationary Pressures in the ECCU; 2. OECS Economic Union; 3. Banking System Vulnerabilities and Results of Stress Tests; 4. How Vulnerable is the ECCU to a Banking Crisis?; 5. Technical Assistance from the Fund in 2007 and 2008; Figures; 1. Key Characteristics; 2. Overview
1. Public Debt Sustainability: Bound Tests2. External Debt Sustainability: Bound Tests; Annex; I: Summary of Appendices; II: Analytical Work; Contents; Appendices; I. ECCU: Relations with the Fund; II. OECS: Relations with the World Bank Group; III. Caribbean Development Bank: Overview of Activities in the OECS; IV. CARTAC: Capacity Building in the ECCU
17. Effective Gasoline Tax Rate, Gasoline Import and Retail Prices, 2003-07Tables; 1. Selected Economic and Financial Indicators, 2003-08; 2. Selected Central Government Indicators by Country, 2003-08; 3. Monetary Survey, 2003-08; 4. Summary Balance of Payments, 2003-12 ; 5. Selected Vulnerability Indicators, 2003-08; 6. Creditor Composition of Public Debt at End-2006; 7. Change in Net Investment Position, 2000-06; Appendix Tables; 1. Public Sector Debt Sustainability Framework, 2002-12; 2. External Debt Sustainability Framework, 2002-12; Appendix Figures
3. External Environment, 1995-20064. Central Government Actual and Structural Budget Balances, 2000-07; 5. Stayover Arrivals, 2005-07; 6. Inflation Developments, 2001-07; 7. Monetary Developments, 2001-06; 8. Banking System Vulnerabilities, 2002-07; 9. Decomposition of Commercial Banks' Exposure to the Public Sector, 2004-07; 10. Trade and Capital Account, 1996-2006; 11. Markets for Equity and Government Securities; 12. Tourism Performance; 13. Doing Business Indicators, 2007; 14. External Competitiveness, 1990-2007; 15. Fiscal Expenditure; 16. Cost of Treating Diabetes, 2000-30
Summary Annotation In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discussions with government officials, is published at the option of the member country
Notes "March 2008."
"This staff report on common policies of member countries of the Easter Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund in the context of periodic regional surveillance of the ECCU"--Cover
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Subject Eastern Caribbean Currency Union.
International Monetary Fund -- Caribbean Area.
Competition -- Caribbean Area.
Finance -- Caribbean Area.
Risk management -- Caribbean Area.
Caribbean Area -- Economic conditions -- 1945-
Caribbean Area -- Economic policy.
Form Electronic book
Author International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Department, Issuing body
ISBN 1280975210