RISK SUMMARY: POLAND
- Mexico: IMF Credit Says Much, But Changes Little. // Emerging Markets Monitor;12/20/2010, Vol. 16 Issue 36, p14
This article assesses the decision of Mexico to seek renewal of a flexible credit line (FCL) from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in 2010.
- Poland plans to phase out IMF credit line, minister says. // Regional Today;7/30/2014, p1
The article reports on the plan of Poland to phase out its flexible credit line with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in January 2015 when the 33.8 billion dollars current two-year facility comes up for renewal.
- SAUDI ARABIA: RISK SUMMARY. // Middle East Monitor: The Gulf;Aug2011, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p2
The article reports on the political and economic risks and business environment of Saudi Arabia for 2011 which includes the plan of the country to increase its role in the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the anticipated persistence of price inflation, and the perceived confidence of private...
- Inflation Targeting in the Context of IMF-Supported Adjustment Programs. Blejer, Mario I.; Leone, Alfredo M.; Rabanal, Pau; Schwartz, Gerd // IMF Staff Papers;2002, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p313
This paper argues that the IMF's traditional monetary conditionalityï¿½a ceiling on net domestic assets of the central bank and a floor on its net international reservesï¿½ should be adapted in IMF-supported adjustment programs with countries that have a framework of explicit inflation...
- Kenya's inflation is likely to fall back to the government's target range of 3.5 to 7.5% by early next year. // African Business News;10/9/2013, p27
The article reports on a finding by the International Monetary Fund that following high prices due to a new sales tax, Kenya's inflation is likely to fall back to the government's target range of 3.5 to 7.5%.
- Turkey. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;2/12/1999, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p25
Reports on the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) assessment of Turkey's efforts to implement an 18-month IMF monitoring accord. Progress made by the country in its commitment to cut inflation; Continued structural reforms sought by the IMF; Turkish officials' announcement concerning the...
- A Model for Monetary Policy Analysis for Sub-Saharan Africa. Houssa, Romain; Otrok, Christopher; Puslenghea, Radu // Open Economies Review;Feb2010, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p127
We develop a small open economy DSGE model usable for monetary policy in Sub-Saharan Africa. In this paper we apply the model to quarterly data from Ghana from 1981â€“2007. We find that permanent, but not transitory, technology shocks are the most important source of fluctuations. We find...
- The IMF's Suffocating Embrace. Reynolds, Alan // World Trade;Feb2003, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p10
Examines the effectiveness of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in helping countries experiencing economic crises. Views on the role of the IMF; Information on increases in taxes and inflation rates in countries which accepted IMF loans and policies; Economic performance of countries that...
- Monetary Easing On The Backburner For Now. // Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Jul2009, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p1
The article reports on the decision of the National Bank of Poland (NBP) to retain its key reference rate at 3.25% in April 2009, indicating a further monetary easing during the rest of the year. It warns that the decision to maintain interest rates at the current level could mean that the bank...