France : Selected Issues

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

December 10, 1999

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This Selected Issues paper analyzes developments and issues in banking and financial markets in France. The paper provides an overview of the transition from a state-directed to a market-based financial system. It adopts a comprehensive approach and discusses the outcome of this transition in banking, insurance, and capital markets. The paper highlights the sequencing of financial sector modernization. The analysis concludes that, on balance, France has successfully modernized its financial industry and the financial system seems better prepared to operate successfully in the increasingly competitive international environment.

Series:

Country Report No. 99/139

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

December 10, 1999

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451813500/1934-7685

Stock No:

1FRAEA0021999

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

71

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