Almost two-thirds of countries in the Middle East and Central Asia are exploring adopting a central bank digital currency as ...
A new IMF paper argues that fiscal policy has a major role to play in supporting a more equal distribution of gains and ...
Gita Gopinath discusses the impacts of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on Ukraine, neighboring countries, and the global economy ...
Russia’s war on Ukraine triggered supply side disruptions, shifting up price and cost levels compared to the euro area average and hurting competitiveness. These developments added to longer-standing ...
Following a surge in petroleum sector exploration, the Namibian authorities requested a review of their petroleum upstream fiscal regime. The petroleum fiscal regime balances investor and government ...
Growth decelerated to 1.7 percent in 2023 from 4.2 percent in 2022 but has proven resilient despite ongoing headwinds, such as spillovers from the war in Ukraine and from the economic slowdown in ...
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with the Republic of Estonia.
Macroprudential policy in the Netherlands has centered on the residential real estate (RRE) market given the importance of this market for households, banks, and insurers. RRE represents nearly 50 ...
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the second review under the 48-month Extended Fund Facility (EFF) Arrangement, allowing the authorities to draw SDR 254 million ...
The Netherlands is exposed to both physical and transition risks from climate change. Due to unique geographic factors, about 60 percent of the land surface in the Netherlands is vulnerable to ...
Dutch financial institutions are exposed to the effects of climate change through both physical and transition risks. Physical risks are mostly represented by flood risk while transition risks are ...
The Netherlands has a large financial system. The system’s assets are roughly eight times the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the Netherlands. Banks account for about one third of the financial system ...