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Financial discipline and structural adjustment in Yugoslavia

rehabilitation and bankruptcy of loss-making enterprises

by Peter T. Knight

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Yugoslavia,
  • Yugoslavia.
    • Subjects:
    • Business enterprises -- Yugoslavia -- Finance.,
    • Credit -- Yugoslavia.,
    • Business losses -- Yugoslavia.,
    • Bankruptcy -- Yugoslavia.,
    • Structural adjustment (Economic policy) -- Yugoslavia.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementPeter T. Knight.
      SeriesWorld Bank staff working papers ;, no. 705, World Bank staff working paper ;, no. 705.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG4234.6 .K55 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 88 p. ;
      Number of Pages88
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2859354M
      ISBN 100821304437
      LC Control Number84022072

      It is worth mentioning that, with the increasing demand for structural adjustments in various countries, the boundaries between SAL and other types of loans issued by the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank have become blurred. Henceforth, indebted countries would only receive new loans on condition that they undertook a major "restructuring" of their entire economies, based on the slashing of public sector-funded national development projects and social welfare measures. But Western intervention is making its most serious inroads on national sovereignty in Bosnia. Fresh loans will pay back old debt. Within the framework of Cold War politics, the Yugoslav regime was viewed as a useful asset and it was admitted into the ranks of the imperialist economic organisations, including the IMF.

      These programs include internal changes notably privatization and deregulation as well as external ones, especially the reduction of trade barriers. Yugoslavia's implosion was in part due to U. A great example of this is the fall of the local textile industry within many African nations, replaced in part by Chinese counterfeits and knockoffs. Inthe Tito leadership indicated its readiness for an accommodation with imperialism when it gave its support to the Korean War.

      The policy proposals commissioned by the 'Milosevic Commission' in May were written by liberal economists and could have been a leaf straight out of the IMF book. For example, the opening of countries to outside investment allows U. The current system of rehabilitation proceedings is self-serving, whereas it needs to be conducted by an independent agency. Although the bankruptcy and liquidation solution for loss-makers is well-defined in legislation, it has rarely been invoked. As late asan enterprising US journalist employed in Belgrade had difficulty in finding ethnic passions and reported: ' "I would be a Serb, a Bosnian, anything--an Uzbekistani--I'd make my eyes slanted, if I'd have money," says a Belgrade taxi driver named Zoran, stretching the skin around his eyes to make the point. Higher taxes, lower spending.


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Financial discipline and structural adjustment in Yugoslavia by Peter T. Knight Download PDF Ebook

As late asan enterprising US journalist employed in Belgrade had difficulty in finding ethnic passions and reported: ' "I would be a Serb, a Bosnian, anything--an Uzbekistani--I'd make my eyes slanted, if I'd have money," says a Belgrade taxi driver named Zoran, stretching the skin around his eyes to make the point.

The recession ended, but there was no return to the conditions of the post-war boom. As one observer noted, "The objective was to subject the Yugoslav economy to massive privatization and the dismantling of the public sector.

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The goal was to shift them away from state intervention and inward-oriented development and to transform them into export-led, private sector-driven economies open to foreign imports and FDI.

Exploration operations went on during the war, but the World Bank and the multinationals which conducted the operations kept local governments in the dark, presumably to prevent them from acting to grab potentially valuable areas.

Today, there are a Financial discipline and structural adjustment in Yugoslavia book longer term options available, which go up to 7 years, [37] as well as options that lend to countries in times of crises such as natural disasters or conflicts. Instead, they will repay the Dutch Central Bank, which had coughed up the money to settle IMF arrears in the first place.

Notes 1. As the world focuses on troop movements and cease fires, the international financial institutions are busily collecting former Yugoslavia's external debt from its remnant states, while transforming the Balkans into a safe-haven for free enterprise.

Also, the pain is often temporary. This condition virtually paralysed the budgetary process and crippled the ability of the federal state to finance its economic and social programs.

But Western intervention is making its most serious inroads on national sovereignty in Bosnia. Yet the economic and social conditions for the break-up of the federation resulting from ten years of 'structural adjustment' had already been firmly implanted. State-owned resources are to be sold whether they generate a fiscal profit or not.

Structural Adjustment

Take South Korea after as an example. Supporters of structural adjustment IMF and World Bank argue that these free-market reforms are essential for promoting a more open and efficient Financial discipline and structural adjustment in Yugoslavia book, which ultimately help to improve living standards and reduce relative poverty.

All developed nations have gone through a period of industrialization wherein local environments were damaged. Rather, the real origins of the breakdown of civil and political order lay in the economic decline caused largely by the debt repayment program imposed by the International Monetary Fund and other international financial institutions.

The closing inventory is thus a deduction credit in the statement of profit or loss, and a current asset debit in the statement of financial position.

To make things worse, developed countries often impose tariffs on agricultural exports, but then want developing countries to have free trade for their exports. As with the demise of Yugoslavia, the economic aspects of post-war reconstruction remain largely unheralded, but the prospects for rebuilding the newly independent republics appear bleak.

Germany sought a free hand among its allies "to pursue economic dominance in the whole of Mitteleuropa. This initial round of restructuring set the pattern. The second course, the letter continued, consisted of "retiring into Yugoslavia, repelling the attacks and the eventual violence and provocations of the Cominform and its agents, and attempting to 'build socialism' in your own country, while concluding trade relations with the powers of Eastern Europe as well as those of the imperialist West.

Structural Adjustment

As a result, hundreds of thousands of small coffee producers went bankrupt 2and together with the most deprived layers of city dwellers they became a permanent supply of soldiers for Interahamwe [Hutu-chauvinist militia] and army recruiters.

At best, structural adjustment can provide the political will to take necessary and difficult steps Financial discipline and structural adjustment in Yugoslavia book deal with an economic crisis and provide a framework for long term growth and stability.

Today, SAPs and their lending institutions have increased their sphere of influence by providing relief to countries experiencing economic problems due to natural disasters, as well as economic mis-management. The strategic interests of Germany and the U.

In the long run, these loan conditions have brought bad results to the aided countries. Thank you. Yugoslavia is a mirror for similar economic restructuring programs in not only the developing world but also in the US, Canada and Western Europe.

It often overemphasizes market liberalization and financial market opening.A government program in a developing country making changes to economic or monetary policies in order to better facilitate growth.

For example, a structural adjustment loan may include a stipulation that the borrowing country relax any protectionist subsidies or impose higher taxes to balance the budget. Structural adjustments are necessary in some cases before the IMF or.

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