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IV. Financial Reform

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Source: Thailand : Adjusting to Success: Current Policy Issues

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): David Robinson , Ranjit Teja , Yangho Byeon , and Wanda Tseng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1991

ISBN: 9781557752215

Keywords: bank of thailand, foreign direct investment, direct investment, expenditure, financial institutions

Over the past two decades, Thailand’s financial system has more than tripled, with the ratio of financial assets to GDP increasing from 40 percent to 120 percent. But while the financial sector is now quite...

IV. How Should Low-Income Resource-Rich Countries in Asia Respond to Recent Commodity Price Booms?

IV. How Should Low-Income Resource-Rich Countries in Asia Respond to Recent Commodity Price Booms? »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2007, Asia and Pacific

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066410

Keywords: capital inflows, capital flows, capital outflows, direct investment, portfolio investment

Like oil-exporting countries in other regions, the boom in commodity prices over the past few years has resulted in substantial windfall gains for many resource-rich countries in Asia. Balance of payments an...

IV Policies of Host Developing Countries Toward Foreign Investment

IV Policies of Host Developing Countries Toward Foreign Investment »

Source: Foreign Private Investment in Developing Countries

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 1985

ISBN: 9781557750662

Keywords: direct investment, foreign investment, foreign direct investment, industrial countries, foreign ownership

Most developing countries combine some degree of regulation of direct investment, aimed at improving their net benefits, with various incentives designed to attract it. During the 1960s and much of the 1970s...

Lao People's Democratic Republic

Lao People's Democratic Republic »

Source: Lao People's Democratic Republic : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 2000/3

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451822427

Keywords: investors, foreign investors, foreign exchange, foreign investment, direct investment

This report discusses major developments in the Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR), and updates the statistical tables on recent economic developments and provides an overview of the real sector. Factors that h...

Malaysia

Malaysia »

Source: Malaysia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1998/114

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 1998

ISBN: 9781451828290

Keywords: expenditure, commercial banks, total expenditure, net foreign assets, direct investment

This Selected Issues paper undertakes a brief examination of poverty trends in Malaysia since the early 1970s and the policies that may have contributed to its reduction. The paper presents trends in poverty, and d...

Myanmar

Myanmar »

Source: Myanmar : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 1997/31

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 1997

ISBN: 9781451826678

Keywords: foreign investment, foreign currency, foreign exchange, direct investment, foreign direct investment

This paper reviews economic developments in Myanmar during 1992-96. There has been a strong recovery in output in response to reforms, with annual economic growth averaging about 8 percent during 1992/93-1995/96. T...

Myanmar

Myanmar »

Source: Myanmar : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 1995/126

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1995

ISBN: 9781451826661

Keywords: foreign investment, foreign exchange, foreign currency, direct investment, foreign direct investment

This paper reviews economic developments in Myanmar during 1990-95. The rapid economic growth of 1992/93-1994/95, which averaged more than 7 percent per year, has allowed the economy to recoup much of what it lost...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2007, Asia and Pacific

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2007, Asia and Pacific »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066410.086

ISBN: 9781589066410

Keywords: capital inflows, capital flows, capital outflows, direct investment, portfolio investment

The recent economic and financial developments and trends in Asia and the Pacific are examined in this latest REO, including issues related to Asia's trade performance, notably in the high-tech sector, and the Febr...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2007, Asia and Pacific

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066410

Keywords: capital inflows, capital flows, capital outflows, direct investment, portfolio investment

The recent economic and financial developments and trends in Asia and the Pacific are examined in this latest REO, including issues related to Asia's trade performance, notably in the high-tech sector, and the Febr...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2007, Asia and Pacific

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066410

Keywords: capital inflows, capital flows, capital outflows, direct investment, portfolio investment

The recent economic and financial developments and trends in Asia and the Pacific are examined in this latest REO, including issues related to Asia's trade performance, notably in the high-tech sector, and the Febr...