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Chapter 3 Asia Rising: Patterns of Economic Development and Growth

Chapter 3 Asia Rising: Patterns of Economic Development and Growth »

Source: World Economic Outlook, September 2006 : Financial Systems and Economic Cycles

Series: World Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589065987

Keywords: debt, financial systems, interest, productivity growth, payments

Asia’s striking growth performance has long attracted the interest of both policymakers and researchers. For several decades, growth has been very strong in the region as a whole—even spectacular in the newl...

Chapter 4. Evolution of the Economic Crisis in Emerging Market Economies

Chapter 4. Evolution of the Economic Crisis in Emerging Market Economies »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1999

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 1999

ISBN: 9781451945232

Keywords: interest, debt, payments, loans, external debt

The financial crisis in Asia, which began with increasing market pressure on the Thai baht in the first half of 1997, continued to unfold during 1998/99, with the persistence of market turmoil and the depth...

Chapter 10. Financial Operations and Policies

Chapter 10. Financial Operations and Policies »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1999

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 1999

ISBN: 9781451945232

Keywords: interest, debt, payments, loans, external debt

Chief among the financial highlights of 1998/99 was the increase in IMF quotas under the Eleventh General Review of Quotas, which took effect on January 22, 1999. As of the end of 1998/99, total IMF paid-in...

Chapter 3. International Capital Markets

Chapter 3. International Capital Markets »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1999

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 1999

ISBN: 9781451945232

Keywords: interest, debt, payments, loans, external debt

At the end of July 1998, Executive Directors conducted their annual review of developments in, and prospects for, international capital markets. At that time, the financial crises in emerging markets had bee...

Chapter 1. Main Developments in the World Economy in 1998/99

Chapter 1. Main Developments in the World Economy in 1998/99 »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1999

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 1999

ISBN: 9781451945232

Keywords: interest, debt, payments, loans, external debt

In 1998/99, financial markets stabilized and economic activity bottomed out in the emerging market economies of Asia, with signs of an economic turn-a-round emerging in some cases by early 1999. During the y...

Chapter 11. Organization, Staffing, and Budget

Chapter 11. Organization, Staffing, and Budget »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1999

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 1999

ISBN: 9781451945232

Keywords: interest, debt, payments, loans, external debt

The IMF consists of a Board of Governors, an Executive Board, a Managing Director, a First Deputy Managing Director, two Deputy Managing Directors, and a staff of international civil servants. The institutio...

Chapter 5. Strengthening the Architecture of the International Financial System

Chapter 5. Strengthening the Architecture of the International Financial System »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1999

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 1999

ISBN: 9781451945232

Keywords: interest, debt, payments, loans, external debt

The financial crises in the emerging market economies of Asia, followed by those in Russia and Brazil, gave powerful impetus to proposals to strengthen the architecture of the international financial system...

Chapter 7. Support for Member Countries’ Adjustment

Chapter 7. Support for Member Countries’ Adjustment »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1999

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 1999

ISBN: 9781451945232

Keywords: interest, debt, payments, loans, external debt

In 1998/99, the Executive Board met on several occasions to discuss ways to strengthen IMF support for member countries. These discussions included a review of the operation of the Supplemental Reserve Facil...

Chapter 6. Surveillance

Chapter 6. Surveillance »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1999

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 1999

ISBN: 9781451945232

Keywords: interest, debt, payments, loans, external debt

Central to the IMF’s purposes and operations is its oversight of the effective operation of the international monetary system. Accordingly, the IMF’s Articles of Agreement direct it to exercise firm surveill...

Chapter 9. Technical Assistance and Training

Chapter 9. Technical Assistance and Training »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1999

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 1999

ISBN: 9781451945232

Keywords: interest, debt, payments, loans, external debt

Technical assistance has often been described as forming the third leg of the IMF stool—the other two being its surveillance work and its financial assistance. Member countries and the IMF have become increa...