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Exchange rate management policies in South Africa

E. J. Van der Merwe

Exchange rate management policies in South Africa

recent experience and prospects

by E. J. Van der Merwe

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Published by South African Reserve Bank, Thorold"s Africana Books [distributor] in Pretoria, Johannesburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Foreign exchange -- South Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby E.J. van der Merwe.
      SeriesOccasional paper ;, no. 9, Occasional paper (South African Reserve Bank) ;, no. 9.
      ContributionsSouth African Reserve Bank.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3984.4 .V363 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination25 p. :
      Number of Pages25
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL758900M
      ISBN 100958405913
      LC Control Number97155287

      South Africa is a wildly diverse nation with an equally diverse natural world. The Cape Coast, with the Fynbos floral kingdom, is unlike any other place on Earth, with plants seen nowhere else, influenced by the collision of the Benguela and Agulhas currents. should establish management policies on foreign exchange. The following article provides a framework for developing a comprehensive foreign exchange exposure management policy in the context of the company’s financial treasury objectives, existing business activities, and operating environment. Fluctuations in foreign exchange rates affect the.

      Downloadable! Many economists believe that the nature of exchange rate management was an important reason for rapid economic growth in East Asia. In this view, Asian countries avoided extreme exchange rate appreciations and kept their nominal exchange rates close to market clearing levels. In contrast, the inappropriate exchange rate policies pursued by many Latin .   Currency exchange rates are quoted as relative values; the price of one currency is described in terms of another. For example, one U.S. dollar might be .

      Exchange Rate Policy and the Management of Official and Private Capital Flows in Africa EDWARD BUFFIE, CHRISTOPHER ADAM, STEPHEN O’CONNELL, and CATHERINE PATTILLO* During the s a number of African central banks succeeded in bringing inflation to relatively low levels while maintaining a market-determined exchange rate. These. although extreme, have become common in South Africa, where exchange rate volatility has steadily increased since the early s. This raising trend in volatility is apparent in Figure 1, which shows the evolution of the rolling one-year standard deviation of South Africa’s real effective exchange rate for the period File Size: KB.


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Exchange rate management policies in South Africa: recent experience and prospects Volume 9 of Traffic East/South Africa Report Issue 9 of Occasional paper: Authors: E. Van der Merwe, South African Reserve Bank: Publisher: South African Reserve Bank, Length: 25.

This chapter examines South Africa’s currency market and exchange rate policies. It outlines the evolution of exchange rate policy and the factors that have caused currency movement since the mids.

It also considers the measurement of the over- or under-valuation of the currency. Get this from a library. Exchange rate management policies in South Africa: recent experience and prospects. [E J Van der Merwe; South African Reserve Bank.]. position, the level of the exchange rate of the rand over the longer term could also be influenced by the inflation differential between South Africa and its main trading partners or international competitors.

If the inflation rate in South Africa is consistently higher than that of its major trading partners or competitors, South. X P Guma: Communicating reserve management and exchange rate policies – a South African perspective Address by Dr X P Guma, Deputy Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the Bank of Tanzania-IMF-East AFRITAC Regional Seminar on Central Bank Communication, Stonetown, Zanzibar, May * * * 1.

Introduction. The Determinants of Exchange Rate Volatility in South Africa Trust R. Mpofuy University of Cape Town Ap Abstract This paper investigates the determinants of exchange rate volatil-ity in South Africa for the period Œ using the New Open Economy Macroeconomics model by Obstfeld & Rogo⁄ () and Hau ().File Size: KB.

The movements of the exchange rate signal some uncertainty in financial markets and call for careful policy responses. In order to maintain the current competitive advantage created by the depreciation of the rand in the first four months ofthe objective is to keep the real effective exchange rate of the rand at a competitive level.

South Africa successfully held its first democratic elections in April and the African National Congress (ANC) won with a majority vote to head the government of national unity. In order to rebuild and transform the economy after years of apartheid regime’s economic isolation and financial sanctions which were enforced by the international community, Reconstruction and.

Source: IMF, Annual Report 1 The country has an IMF-supported or other monetary program. 2 The country has a de facto regime that differs from its de jure regime. 3 The country maintained exchange rate regimes involving more than one market.

The regime shown is that maintained in the major market. 4 The country has no explicity stated nominal anchor but. exchange rate volatility in South Africa for the period Q1 to Q2.

The ARCH (1) and ARCH (2) models were constructed using four variables; namely, exc hange rate, gross domestic product. Exchange Rate: The Case of South Africa Trust R.

Mpofu and Amos C. Peters ERSA working paper August The Impact of Monetary Policy Announcements and Political Events on the Exchange Rate: The Case of South Africa Trust R. Exchange Rate Management under Uncertainty Paperback – January 9, by Jagdeep S.

Bhandari (Editor)Cited by: 2. Overview of policy rate changes in South Africa. South Africa official interest rate is the repo rate. The repo (repurchase) rate is the rate at which the South African Reserve Bank buys back securities it has previously sold in the money markets.

This is the rate at which central banks lend or discount eligible papers for deposit money by:   This paper introduces entrepreneurship phases in studying the impact of some government policies on entrepreneurial activities.

Entrepreneurship and small business development are the heart of many countries economy, and countries that give entrepreneurship special attention stand better chances of improved economy and industrialization.

World over, Cited by: 1. 4 South Africa is in this comparison classified as having a floating exchange rate, whereas the other members of the CMA are classified as being in an exchange rate union. 5 The classical texts being Mundell (), McKinnon () and Kenen ().

2 The term “flexible exchange rate regime” is in this paper meant to cover what the IMF classifies as either.

direct and indirect monetary policy effects on exchange rate. In consistency, with South Africa policy discussion, we focus on contributions of trade balance to gross domestic product (GDP); assess the long run neutrality effects of both exchange rate and monetary policy on trade balance.

This is a list of countries by their exchange rate regime. ^ "Monetary Policy Framework" (PDF). Annual report on exchange arrangements and exchange restrictions International Monetary Fund.

Archived from the original on Retrieved ^ "Russian central bank abandons rouble trading band, floats rouble". exchange rate policy than in the fixed exchange rate world, if it is to avoid losing international competitiveness.

However, exchange rate adjustment is a controversial policy. Dispute centres on a number of issues, including the contribution of 'inappropriate' exchange rate policies to balance of payments difficulties in Idcs, the role of.

South Africa widened. Zimbabwe’s growth performance was also well below the Africa continent (Figure 1). Figure 1. Real GDP Growth and Real GDP per capita in Zimbabwe and South Africa 1a.

Real GDP Growth 1b. Real GDP per capita (log) 15 10 5 P e r c e n t South Africa Zimbabw e SSAFile Size: 1MB. "South Africa’s trade, industrial and exchange rate policies have been the subject of substantial public debate in recent months, not least owing to the impact of the –10 global financial crisis.

On the trade and industrial policy fronts a substantial reorientation of policy Author: Peter Draper. 22 economic data series with tags: South Africa, Exchange Rate. FRED: Download, graph, and track economic data.Republic of South Africa.

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Pretoria: Government Printer. Republic of South Africa. a. Draft Sustainable Utilisation of Agricultural Resources Bill, Pretoria: Government Printer.THE ROLE OF THE EXCHANGE RATE IN A SOUTH AFRICAN NEW KEYNESIAN DSGE MODEL Sami Alpanda Amherst College Kevin Kotzé University of Stellenbosch Geoffrey Woglom Amherst College Abstract: Steinbach, Mathuloe, and Smit () in this Journal develop a DSGE model that characterizes the South African economy as largely insulated from foreign shocks.