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Chapter 1. Trade Finance and Financial Crises

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Source: Access to Trade Finance in Times of Crisis

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Jian-Ye Wang , and Márcio Ronci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064041

Keywords: Trade, export credit, export credit agencies, debt, credit lines, exporters

Is There a Problem? Are declines in externally provided trade credits a serious problem for a country’s crisis resolution efforts? My answer, in short, is yes. Trade credit lines are...

Chapter 2. Trade Finance and Trade Flows: Panel Data Evidence from 10 Crises

Chapter 2. Trade Finance and Trade Flows: Panel Data Evidence from 10 Crises »

Source: Access to Trade Finance in Times of Crisis

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Jian-Ye Wang , and Márcio Ronci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064041

Keywords: Trade, export credit, export credit agencies, debt, credit lines, exporters

This chapter assesses the effect of constrained trade finance on trade flows in countries undergoing financial and balance of payments crises. Most of the countries that had a major external crisis had a sig...

Chapter 9. Trade Finance Support from Multilateral Development Banks During Crisis: New Tools and Priorities

Chapter 9. Trade Finance Support from Multilateral Development Banks During Crisis: New Tools and Priorities »

Source: Access to Trade Finance in Times of Crisis

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Jian-Ye Wang , and Márcio Ronci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064041

Keywords: Trade, export credit, export credit agencies, debt, credit lines, exporters

Multilateral development banks (MDBs)—including the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and the African Devel...

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Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

The New Capital Adequacy Framework The Basel Committee’s proposals for a new capital adequacy framework aim to align regulatory capital more closely with underlying economic risk. Th...

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Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

This commentary looks at the subject of internal ratings and internal rating systems in three ways: as a tool for banks in managing th...

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Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

Regulators and bankers do not always have the same focus when discussing certain topics. Until recent years, risk was one of these topics. In general banks, with most of their portf...

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Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

The paper by Uhl and Monet describes techniques for measuring future credit exposure on derivatives contracts when the value of the derivative contract is correlated with the credit...

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Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

As is usually the case with IMF-organized conferences, the quality of the papers is such that for discussants only the humble task remains to find some spare remains of “uncharted t...

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Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

I find a lot to agree with in the conceptual approach of the paper and the notions of a regulatory regime and regulatory strategy. The discussion of the components of the described...

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Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

The Hamada paper is an interesting attempt to discuss the costs of severe financial crises. The paper’s broad scope—embracing payment system problems, electronic networks, currency...