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Asian Financial Crisis Propels IMF Activity to New Levels in 1997/98

Asian Financial Crisis Propels IMF Activity to New Levels in 1997/98 »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557757654

Keywords: capital movements, financial sector, capital markets, financial statements, international capital markets

The Asian financial crisis that broke out in July 1997 in Thailand, and its subsequent global reverberations, dominated the IMF’s work in 1997/98, absorbing an unprecedented amount of time of the Executive B...

Back to Basics: What Is a Recession?

Back to Basics: What Is a Recession? »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2009

Volume/Issue: 46/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451953688

Keywords: international monetary fund, financial markets, financial system, external debt, financial sector

Crisis Stalls Globalization: Reshaping the World Economy" examines the multiple facets of the recession-from the impact on individual economies to the effect on the global payments imbalances that were partially at...

Book Reviews

Book Reviews »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2009

Volume/Issue: 46/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451953688

Keywords: international monetary fund, financial markets, financial system, external debt, financial sector

Crisis Stalls Globalization: Reshaping the World Economy" examines the multiple facets of the recession-from the impact on individual economies to the effect on the global payments imbalances that were partially at...

Burkina Faso: Cotton: In a Spin

Burkina Faso: Cotton: In a Spin »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2009

Volume/Issue: 46/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451953688

Keywords: international monetary fund, financial markets, financial system, external debt, financial sector

Crisis Stalls Globalization: Reshaping the World Economy" examines the multiple facets of the recession-from the impact on individual economies to the effect on the global payments imbalances that were partially at...

Changing Fortunes

Changing Fortunes »

Source: Finance & Development, March 2009

Volume/Issue: 46/1

Series: Finance & Development

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451953688

Keywords: international monetary fund, financial markets, financial system, external debt, financial sector

Crisis Stalls Globalization: Reshaping the World Economy" examines the multiple facets of the recession-from the impact on individual economies to the effect on the global payments imbalances that were partially at...

CHAPTER I Main Developments in the World Economy in 1997/98

CHAPTER I Main Developments in the World Economy in 1997/98 »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557757654

Keywords: capital movements, financial sector, capital markets, financial statements, international capital markets

The dominant developments in the world economy and for the IMF in 1997/98 were the Asian financial crisis and its repercussions. The crisis broke out in July 1997 in Thailand when, following several episodes...

CHAPTER II World Economic Outlook

CHAPTER II World Economic Outlook »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557757654

Keywords: capital movements, financial sector, capital markets, financial statements, international capital markets

The Executive Board regularly reviews global economic developments and policies, based on World Economic Outlook reports prepared by the staff. The reports, which are usually published twice a year, contain...

CHAPTER III International Capital Markets

CHAPTER III International Capital Markets »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557757654

Keywords: capital movements, financial sector, capital markets, financial statements, international capital markets

In their annual review of developments in international capital markets, conducted in July 1997 shortly after the eruption of the financial crisis in Thailand, Executive Directors engaged in a wide-ranging d...

CHAPTER IV European Economic and Monetary Union

CHAPTER IV European Economic and Monetary Union »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557757654

Keywords: capital movements, financial sector, capital markets, financial statements, international capital markets

During 1997/98, the Executive Board held a series of discussions on issues related to EMU. Early in the year, Directors assessed the implications of EMU for financial markets (see Chapter III); preparations...

CHAPTER IX The ESAF and the HIPC Initiative

CHAPTER IX The ESAF and the HIPC Initiative »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557757654

Keywords: capital movements, financial sector, capital markets, financial statements, international capital markets

Since the mid-1980s, the IMF has provided concessional financing through the Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility (ESAF) and its predecessor, the Structural Adjustment Facility (SAF), to respond to the ba...