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Global Financial Stability Report, April 2019

Vulnerabilities in a Maturing Credit Cycle

The April 2019 GFSR finds that despite significant variability over the past two quarters, financial conditions remain accommodative.

IEO Annual Report, 2008

IEO Annual Report, 2008 »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067790.017

ISBN: 9781589067790

Keywords: conditionality, structural conditionality, exchange rate policy, trade policy issues, international trade

This fifth Annual Report describes the activities of the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) during the year to April 30, 2008. This period saw the completion of two evaluations, "Structural Conditionality in IMF-S...

Singapore: Selected Issues

Singapore: Selected Issues »

Source: Singapore : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2005/140

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2005

ISBN: 9781451923254

Keywords: export growth, export, trading partners, standard errors, international trade

This Selected Issues paper analyzes quality upgrading and low-wage competition for Singapore. The analysis concludes that quality upgrading is indeed taking place in some products where low-wage competitors are ent...

Singapore: Selected Issues

Singapore: Selected Issues »

Source: Singapore : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2005/140

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2005

ISBN: 9781451923254

Keywords: export growth, export, trading partners, standard errors, international trade

This Selected Issues paper analyzes quality upgrading and low-wage competition for Singapore. The analysis concludes that quality upgrading is indeed taking place in some products where low-wage competitors are ent...

Singapore: Selected Issues

Singapore: Selected Issues »

Source: Singapore : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2005/140

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2005

ISBN: 9781451923254

Keywords: export growth, export, trading partners, standard errors, international trade

This Selected Issues paper analyzes quality upgrading and low-wage competition for Singapore. The analysis concludes that quality upgrading is indeed taking place in some products where low-wage competitors are ent...

Indirect Taxation in Developing Countries

Indirect Taxation in Developing Countries »

Source: Indirect Taxation in Developing Countries : A General Equilibrium Approach

Volume/Issue: 1986/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ary Bovenberg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1986

ISBN: 9781451931143

Keywords: trade taxes, intermediate goods, export tax, tax instruments, international trade

Indirect taxes are an important element in stabilization tax packages that aim at raising revenue in the short run. This paper evaluates, by using a general equilibrium model, alternative instruments of indirect ta...

Singapore address: Fischer asks if new IMF reforms could have eased Asian crisis, stresses region’s future role

Singapore address: Fischer asks if new IMF reforms could have eased Asian crisis, stresses region’s future role »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 30, Issue 12

Volume/Issue: 30/12

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451931082

Keywords: capital markets, international capital, international capital markets, international finance, international trade

On June 7, IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler announced the appointments of the new First Deputy Managing Director and three department heads. The full text of IMF Press Release No. 01/27 is available on the IMF's...

National economy: Hong Kong SAR’s strong fundamentals, policies generate quick recovery from Asian crisis

National economy: Hong Kong SAR’s strong fundamentals, policies generate quick recovery from Asian crisis »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 30, Issue 12

Volume/Issue: 30/12

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451931082

Keywords: capital markets, international capital, international capital markets, international finance, international trade

On June 7, IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler announced the appointments of the new First Deputy Managing Director and three department heads. The full text of IMF Press Release No. 01/27 is available on the IMF's...

How Does Industrialization Affect the Structure of International Trade? the Japanese Experience in the Pacific Basin, 1975-85

How Does Industrialization Affect the Structure of International Trade? the Japanese Experience in the Pacific Basin, 1975-85 »

Source: How Does Industrialization Affect the Structure of International Trade? the Japanese Experience in the Pacific Basin, 1975-85

Volume/Issue: 1994/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sayuri Shirai

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1994

ISBN: 9781451851779

Keywords: industry trade, international trade, factor endowments, trade volume, manufacturing sector, Research Department,

This paper provides a theoretical model to address the issue of how industrialization affects the structure of international trade. Considering both horizontal and vertical product differentiation, the model shows...

Trade Integration and Business Cycle Synchronization: A Reappraisal with Focus on Asia

Trade Integration and Business Cycle Synchronization: A Reappraisal with Focus on Asia »

Source: Trade Integration and Business Cycle Synchronization : A Reappraisal with Focus on Asia

Volume/Issue: 2014/52

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Romain Duval , Kevin Cheng , Kum Hwa Oh , Richa Saraf , and Dulani Seneviratne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 2014

ISBN: 9781475522464

Keywords: Value Added, Business Cycle Synchronization, Asia, trade intensity, trade integration, industry trade, trade data, impact of trade, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, Asia.,

This paper reexamines the relationship between trade integration and business cycle synchronization (BCS) using new value-added trade data for 63 advanced and emerging economies during 1995-2012. In a panel framewo...

Singapore

Singapore »

Source: Singapore : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2015/200

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513501529

Keywords: Singapore, International trade, Exports, Imports, Price elasticity, Demand elasticity, Selected Issues Papers, trade, value, demand

External trade plays an important role in Singapore's economy, providing an important share of total value added. Singapore's exports have a relatively large import share; however, they also have a high level of co...