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ASEAN Financial Integration1 2

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Source: ASEAN Financial Integration

Volume/Issue: 2015/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Geert Almekinders , Alex Mourmouras , Jianping Zhou , Satoshi Fukuda , and Yong Sarah Zhou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2015

ISBN: 9781484386491

Keywords: Economic growth, Cross country analysis, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Capital flows, Capital account liberalization, Economic integration, Financial integration, Indonesia

The establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) at end-2015 has brought into sharp focus the issue of financial and economic integration in the region. This paper takes stock of ASEAN's financial integratio...

The GATS Agreementon Financial Services

The GATS Agreementon Financial Services »

Source: The GATS Agreementon Financial Services : A Modest Start to Multilateral Liberalization

Volume/Issue: 1997/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Piritta Sorsa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1997

ISBN: 9781451969221

Keywords: financial sector, financial services, market access, mfn, financial sector development

This paper analyzes the links between multilateral, and unilateral financial liberalization, the former represented by the General Agreements on Trade in Services (GATS). It provides an overview of the main feature...

IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Singapore

IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Singapore »

Source: Singapore : Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2004/105

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 2004

ISBN: 9781451834888

Keywords: exchange rate, monetary policy, current account, labor market, financial sector

The economic downturns and an ongoing industrial restructuring toward capital-intensive sectors, such as chemical and pharmaceuticals, have contributed to rising unemployment. With the economic recovery continuing...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Singapore

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Singapore »

Source: Singapore : 2010 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Singapore

Volume/Issue: 2010/226

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455207688

Keywords: exchange rate, current account, financial sector, capital flows, monetary policy

Strong policies, resilient markets, and an improved external environment have helped Singapore tide over the recession. Singapore has a strong track record of proactive and forward-looking economic policymaking. Fi...

Singapore
			: 2010 Article IV Consultation:  Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Singapore

Singapore : 2010 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Singapore »

Volume/Issue: 2010/226

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455207688.002

ISBN: 9781455207688

Keywords: exchange rate, current account, financial sector, capital flows, monetary policy

Strong policies, resilient markets, and an improved external environment have helped Singapore tide over the recession. Singapore has a strong track record of proactive and forward-looking economic policymaking. Fi...

Singapore
			: Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation

Singapore : Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2004/105

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451834888.002

ISBN: 9781451834888

Keywords: exchange rate, monetary policy, current account, labor market, financial sector

The economic downturns and an ongoing industrial restructuring toward capital-intensive sectors, such as chemical and pharmaceuticals, have contributed to rising unemployment. With the economic recovery continuing...

Singapore
			: Selected Issues

Singapore : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2000/83

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451834185.002

ISBN: 9781451834185

Keywords: financial sector, international monetary fund, productivity growth, financial system, labor force

Singapore's economic growth has been heavily dependent on factor accumulation during the past three decades. Attempts to gauge productivity growth in Singapore and other East Asian countries has led to the widely p...

Singapore
			: Selected Issues

Singapore : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 1999/35

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451834178.002

ISBN: 9781451834178

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, financial sector, bonds, bond

This Selected Issues paper presents a background and recent policy developments for Singapore's financial sector. The paper highlights that in 1968, important tax and regulatory incentives were introduced to attrac...

A New Approach to Taxing Financial Intermediation Services Under a Value Added Tax

A New Approach to Taxing Financial Intermediation Services Under a Value Added Tax »

Volume/Issue: 2004/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Howell Zee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854206.001

ISBN: 9781451854206

Keywords: VAT, financial intermediation, financial sector, Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue,

This paper contains a proposal (referred to as the "modified reverse-charging" approach) to tax financial intermediation services under a VAT. At the heart of the proposal is the application of a reverse charge tha...

ASEAN Financial Integration

ASEAN Financial Integration »

Volume/Issue: 2015/34

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Geert Almekinders , Alex Mourmouras , Jianping Zhou , Satoshi Fukuda , and Yong Sarah Zhou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484386491.001

ISBN: 9781484386491

Keywords: Economic growth, Cross country analysis, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Capital flows, Capital account liberalization, Economic integration, Financial integration, Indonesia

The establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) at end-2015 has brought into sharp focus the issue of financial and economic integration in the region. This paper takes stock of ASEAN's financial integratio...