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Belgium : 2008 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Release Date: March, 2008

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Although economic performance has remained good, difficulties in building consensus for institutional reform have caused an ill-affordable hiatus in economic policymaking. Robust economic activity more...



Germany : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice; and Statement by the Executive Director for Germany

Release Date: February, 2008

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The German economy has made major strides, helped by wide-ranging reforms. Greater transparency and stronger incentives for prudent action will support crisis prevention and management. The immediate more...



France : Selected Issues

Release Date: February, 2008

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The export performance of the French economy relative to its own past and relative to a major trading partner, Germany, has deteriorated. The risk analysis indicates that French firms have seen a more...



Denmark : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Technical Note-Competition in the Banking Sector

Release Date: March, 2007

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This technical note analyzes the competition in the banking sector in Denmark. It reveals that Denmark has a fairly competitive and efficient banking sector. Measured by various indicators, more...



Cyprus : Staff Report for the 2006 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: February, 2007

Price: $18.00

This 2006 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic activity in Cyprus has recovered from a relatively weak performance in 2002–03. Declines in interest rates and strong capital inflows more...



Republic of Estonia : Selected Issues

Release Date: November, 2006

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This paper assesses Estonia’s flexibility from two angles. The paper focuses on one aspect of that performance—the ability to sustain competitiveness. Then, a more forward-looking angle more...



Hungary : Staff Report for the 2006 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: October, 2006

Price: $18.00

The principal policy task in Hungary is to place public finances on a sound footing. For monetary policy, the challenge is to identify one-off inflationary influences, communicate these to the public more...



Republic of Croatia : Third Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement

Release Date: October, 2006

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The report provides the third Review of the Republic of Croatia Under the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA). Policies under the SBA have sought to reduce Croatia’s savings-investment imbalance and more...



Belgium: 2005 Article IV Consultation Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion : Belgium: 2005 Article IV Consultation Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Release Date: March, 2006

Price: $15.00

This 2005 Article IV Consultation highlights that Belgium’s growth has picked up following weakness in early 2005, mainly reflecting a negative contribution from the external sector and weak more...



Competitiveness in the Baltics in the Run-Up to EU Accession

Release Date: April, 2003

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This paper analyzes competitiveness in the Baltics in the run-up to European Union accession. Several factors appear to have driven movements in equilibrium real exchange rates in the Baltics since more...