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Title Kenya, Uganda, and United Republic of Tanzania : selected issues / prepared by Kevin Cheng [and others]
Published [Washington, D.C.] : International Monetary Fund, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (64 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series IMF country report ; no. 08/353
IMF country report ; no. 08/353
Contents Cover; Contents; Introduction; I: Investment Incentives Harmonization in the East African Community; I. Introduction; II. Tax and Investment Incentives Harmonization; Tables; I.1 EAC countries: Tax systems, FY 2006/07 Budget; I.2 EAC countries: EPZs: Investment Incentives and Other Features; III. Investment Incentives: Theory and Evidence; Boxes; I.1 Investment Incentives; Figures; I.1 FDI Inflows in EAC Countries; IV. Moving Ahead: A Cooperative Approach; V. Conclusions; References; II: Promoting Private Sector Credit in the East African Community: Issues Challenges, and Reform Strategies
I. IntroductionII. Issues and Challenges; A. Background; II. 1 EAC and Comparator Groups and Countries: General Economic Indicators, 2004; II. 1 EAC and Comparator Countries: M2/GDP and Deposit/GDP, percent; II. 2 EAC and Comparator Groups and Countries: Concentration and Efficiency of the Banking Industry-International Comparison, 2003 (In percent); II. 3 EAC and Comparator Groups and Countries: Nonperforming loans (in percent of total loans), average of 2000-2004; B. Characteristics of Private Sector Credit in EAC
II. 11 Private Sector Credit (Percent of GDP)B. Strategy for Further Reform; II. 12 Spread and Loan to Deposit Ratio, 2003 (Difference from Sample Mean); II. 2 Successful Turnaround Efforts in Rural and Agricultural Banks; IV. Conclusion; References; III: EAC Customs Union: Benefits of Further Trade Liberalization; I. Introduction; II. Current Structure of Trade in the EAC; III. 1 EAC Main Trading Partners; III. Further Integration; A. The Case for Lowering the CET; III. 2 Direction of EAC Intraregional Trade (percent of GDP
II. 4 EAC and Comparator Groups and Countries: Banking Branch Density in International ComparisonII. 2 EAC and Comparator Groups: Private Sector Credit; II. 3 EAC: Distribution of Loans, Most Recent Available Data; C. Factors that Deter Private Sector Lending; II. 4 EAC and Comparator Group: Real Lending Rate and Lending-Deposit Spread, percent; II. 5 EAC and Comparator Groups: Private Lending and Economic Developments, 2004; II. 6 EAC and Comparator Groups: Deposits and Private Sector Credit; II. 5 EAC and Comparator Groups and Countries: Main Implements to Financing
II. 6 EAC and Comparator Groups and Countries: Bankruptcy ProceduresII. 7 EAC and Comparator Groups and Countries: Collateral Requirements; II. 7 EAC and Comparator Groups: Banking Sector Claims on Government; II. 8 Government Debt and Private Sector Credit (Percent of GDP); II. 9 Government Debt (percent of GDP) and Real Lending Rate (percent); III. Recent Policies and Reform Strategy Going Forward; A. Recent Policies to Improve the Availability of Private Sector Credit; II. 10 Macroeconomic Factors and Private Lending, Deviations from the Means; II. 1 Historical Context of Banking Sector Reforms
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 "October 2008"--Cover
"Prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with the member countries."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Bank loans -- Kenya.
Bank loans -- Tanzania.
Bank loans -- Uganda.
Credit -- Kenya.
Credit -- Tanzania.
Credit -- Uganda.
Customs unions -- Africa, East.
Investment tax credit -- Kenya.
Investment tax credit -- Tanzania.
Investment tax credit -- Uganda.
Saving and investment -- Kenya.
Saving and investment -- Tanzania.
Saving and investment -- Uganda.
Tax incentives -- Kenya.
Tax incentives -- Tanzania.
Tax incentives -- Uganda.
Kenya -- Commerce.
Tanzania -- Commerce.
Uganda -- Commerce.
Form Electronic book
Author Cheng, Kevin C., author
International Monetary Fund, Issuing body
ISBN 1280919477