balance-of-payments problem


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Noun1.balance-of-payments problem - an economic problem caused by payments for imports being greater than receipts for exports
problem, job - a state of difficulty that needs to be resolved; "she and her husband are having problems"; "it is always a job to contact him"; "urban problems such as traffic congestion and smog"
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It is not difficult to identify the factors that create such dips in confidence the balance-of-payments problem that is a rolling disaster, alongside this a decline in forex reserves and a weakened exchange rate.
Despite the fact that the volume of exports to China is increasing, the fundamental nature of Latin American exports is undermining growth and creating an impending balance-of-payments problem. As long as commodity price values remain on a downswing, this trend will continue through 2014.
The IMF authorities claim that policy changes designed are sufficient to overcome the balance-of-payments problem and fiscal imbalances, and that these do not cause unavoidable harm to the country.
Thus the second option, to attract direct foreign investment, does little to alleviate the balance-of-payments problem that is at the root of the current crisis.
So when the price of oil went up in 1973-74 and again in 1979-80, it caused a severe balance-of-payments problem. However, domestic shocks to the economy in the form of drought affected the economy to a greater degree than did the increase in oil prices.
Liberalization of the capital market is likely to lead to a temporary capital inflow and a real currency appreciation, which depresses tradeable activities, followed by a capital outflow, which creates a balance-of-payments problem. The depression of tradeable activities reduces the popularity of the program, and the ensuing balance-of-payments difficulties often result in import controls.
Cotton imports continue devouring precious foreign exchange even now when the country is facing a serious balance-of-payments problem.
(ii) The Balance-of-Payments Problem and Resource Allocation in Pakistan--A Linear Programming Approach by Syed Nawab Haider Naqvi (1963).
Faced with a big balance-of-payments problem now, the PTI government has decided to launch diaspora bonds to raise $3 billion.
(ii) The Balance-of-Payments Problem and Resource Allocation in Pakistan A Linear Programming Approach by Syed Nawab Haider Naqvi (1963).
(ii) The Balance-of-Payments Problem and Resource Allocation in Pakistan - A Linear Programming Approach by Syed Nawab Haider Naqvi (1963).
The incoming government had no choice but to seek relief from the IMF, whose mandate is to help countries overcome balance-of-payments problems. Most IMF prescriptions are fairly standard: reduction in expenditures and subsidies, increase in prices for essential goods, and currency devaluation (theoretically, to make exports more competitive).