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Title Germany : 2007 Article IV consultation : staff report : staff supplement : public information notice : and statement by the Executive Director for Germany
Published [Washington, D.C.] : International Monetary Fund, [2008]
©2008
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Description 1 online resource : color illustrations
Series IMF country report ; no. 08/80
IMF country report ; no. 08/80
Contents Cover; Executive Summary; Contents; I. The Context; II. Recent Economic Developments; Boxes; 1. Past Fund Policy Recommendations and Implementation; 2. The Smoothing of the VAT Increase; III. Outlook and Risks; A. Short-Term Outlook; 3. Germany's Growth Linkages; 4. Growth Consequences of the Euro Appreciation; B. Competititiveness; C. Medium-Term Outlook; IV. Policy Discussions; A. Strengthening Employment and Productivity; 5. Alleviating Shortages of Skilled Labor; B. Financial Sector Stability and Efficiency; C. Strengthening Public Finances
12. Selected Countries: Capital Markets in Comparative Perspective13. Selected Countries: Equity Market Efficiency; 14. Selected Countries: Nontraditional Financing; 15. Healthcare Expenditures and Aging; Tables; 1. Basic Data; 2. Medium-Term Balance of Payments, 2005-13; 3. Core Set of Financial Indicators for Banks, 1998-2006; 4. Encouraged and Other Financial Soundness Indicators, 1998-2006; 5. Financial System Structure, 1998-2006; 6. General Government Finances, 2002-12; Appendices; I. Fund Relations; II. Statistical Issues
6. Why Has Economic Convergence Across the Länder Stopped?V. Staff Appraisal; Figures; 1. Exports and Competitiveness; 2. Corporate Profitability Trends; 3. Labor Market Developments; 4. Financial Indicators; 5. Corporate Spreads, Money Market Rates, and Lending Standards; 6. Sentiment, Orders, and Production; 7. Comparison of Business Cycles, 1990-2007; 8. Labor Productivity Growth, Contributions From TFP, and Capital Deepening; 9. Selected Countries: Patents Developments; 10. Labor Market and Migration Trends; 11. Selected Countries: Traditional Bank Financing
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 "February 2008."
"Under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, the IMF holds bilateral discussions with members, usually every year"--Cover
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Subject International Monetary Fund -- Germany.
Competition -- Germany.
Finance -- Germany.
Finance, Public -- Germany.
Germany -- Economic conditions -- 1990-
Germany -- Economic policy.
Form Electronic book
Author International Monetary Fund, Issuing body
ISBN 1280899239
1452704465
9781280899232
9781452704463