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Export Credit Agencies, Trade Finance and South East Asia

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This paper looks at the causes of the reduction in trade finance in South East Asian countries post-1997, with a particular focus on the role of export credit agencies. It concludes that while such agencies did not cause or prolong the problem, they did not contribute significantly to a solution. The paper also suggests some implications from events in South East Asia for both traditional debt-relief mechanisms and for the architecture of the international financial system.

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  • Malcolm Stephens, 1998. "Export Credit Agencies, Trade Finance and South East Asia," IMF Working Papers 98/175, International Monetary Fund.
  • Handle: RePEc:imf:imfwpa:98/175
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    4. Auboin, Marc, 2004. "The trade, debt and finance nexus: at the cross-roads of micro- and macroeconomics," WTO Discussion Papers 6, World Trade Organization (WTO), Economic Research and Statistics Division.

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