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Hemisphere Dept., International Monetary Fund. Western. ;International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept. Staff Content Provider

Washington : International Monetary Fund 2013

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  • Author/Creator: Hemisphere Dept., International Monetary Fund. Western.
  • International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept. Staff Content Provider
  • Variant Title: IMF Staff Country Reports
  • Publisher: Washington : International Monetary Fund
  • Creation Date: 2013
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (100 p.).
  • Description: KEY ISSUES Context. Brazil is recovering gradually from the growth slowdown that started in mid-2011, but the recovery remains uneven and inflation elevated. Output is estimated at potential with supply-side constraints, linked to tight labor market conditions and protracted weak investment since 2011, limiting near term growth. A monetary tightening cycle has started, following a period of easing. In staff's view, excessive fine tuning of fiscal policy (including through public banks) has weakened the credibility of Brazil's long-standing fiscal framework, while broader policy uncertainty
  • Notes: English.
    Description based upon print version of record.
  • Contents: Cover; CONTENTS; RECENT DEVELOPMENTS; BOXES; 1. What Explains Weak Investment in Brazil?; 2. FDI in Brazil; 3. Status of Implementation of 2012 FSAP Key Recommendations; 4. Fiscal Stimulus; OUTLOOK AND RISKS; 5. Brazil's Corporates: Rising Leverage But Improving Liquidity; 6. How Fast Can Brazil Grow?; 7. Public Debt Dynamics in Recent Year; 8. Household Financial Soundness; POLICY DISCUSSIONS; A. Economic Outlook and Risks; B. Near-Term Policy Stance; C. Strengthening Brazil's Policy Frameworks; 9. Basel III Capital Requirements and Estimated Impacts
    D. Domestic Demand Rebalancing and Boosting Long-Term Growth STAFF APPRAISAL; FIGURES; 1. Recent Economic Developments; 2. Inflation; 3. External Sector; 4. Macroeconomic Policies; 5. Financial Sector; 6. Financial Markets; 7. Public Debt Sustainability: Bound Tests; 8. Public Debt Sustainability: Bound Tests; 9. External Debt Sustainability: Bound Tests; TABLES; 1. Selected Economic and Social Indicators; 2. Balance of Payments; 3. Main Fiscal Indicators; 4. Depository Corporations and Monetary Aggregates; 5. Medium-Term Macroeconomic Framework, Balance of Payments, and External Debt
    6. External Vulnerability 7. Financial Soundness Indicators, 2008-2012; 8. Statement of Operations of the General Government (GFSM 2001); 9. General Government Stock Positions (GFSM 2001); 10. NFPS Gross Debt Sustainability Framework, 2010-2018; 11. Net Public Sector Debt Sustainability Framework, 2010-2018; 12. External Debt Sustainability Framework, 2010-2018; ANNEXES; I. Brazil's External Sector Assessment; II. Why is Brazil's Labor Market Tight?; III. Public Banks' Rapid Expansion; CONTENTS; FUND RELATIONS; RELATIONS WITH THE WORLD BANK; RELATIONS WITH THE INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
  • Identifier: ISBN1-4843-9052-0;ISBN1-4843-0073-4;ISBN1-4843-8685-X