Keynote Speech by Alfred Kammer, Director, European Department, IMF at the joint Bank of Slovenia-IMF Conference, Portorož; ...
After years of shocks—including the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine—countries are reevaluating their ...
This paper quantifies the macroeconomic spillover effects of conflict within sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries using a new Conflict Spillover Index (CSI), which accounts for conflict intensity and ...
The gradual alignment of prudential regulations on Basel II/III standards since 2018, as well as improvements in banking supervision and macroprudential surveillance, have contributed to the WAEMU’s ...
This paper focuses on the trends in climate change in the WAEMU, assesses the criticality of climate change for the region, and reviews the related policy and financing options going forward. Climate ...
A Caribbean island is receiving a fiscal boost from internet domain registrations and offers lessons for others.
On May 10, 2024, the IMF’s Executive Board approved the use of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) for the acquisition of hybrid capital instruments issued by prescribed holders. This new use of SDRs, which ...
On May 6, 2024, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Japan. This also included a discussion of the findings of the Financial Sector ...
On May 15, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Mauritius.
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team, led by Ms. Ran Bi, visited Doha during April 30–May 09, 2024, to gather facts on recent economic and financial sector developments, the outlook and the autho ...
This paper discusses recent challenges in BCEAO monetary policy, from a recent spike in inflation, the persistent erosion of external reserves, and strains in the regional financial market. In ...
Washington, DC: The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the interim review of the Resilience and Sustainability Trust (RST) and review of Adequacy of RST Resources on ...