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Application of hedging instruments to stabilize fuel prices
The possibility of applying these instruments is a matter of common consideration among policymakers from governments in the region and financial institutions. On several occasions governments have established contacts with the Bank to analyze aspects of a possible design of such a mechanism. Thus, the objective of the study is to address the concerns of borrowers on alternatives for the stabilization of fuel prices. The expected result is that the understanding of the problem and possible responses contribute to the design of macroeconomic policy and stabilization in the region.

Project Detail

Country

Regional

Project Number

RG-T1888

Approval Date

December 5, 2010

Project Status

Closed

Project Type

Technical Cooperation

Sector

ENERGY

Subsector

ENERGY INSTITUTIONAL STRENGTHENING AND CAPACITY BUILDING

Lending Instrument

-

Lending Instrument Code

-

Modality

-

Facility Type

-

Environmental Classification

Likely to cause minimal or no negative environmental and associated social impacts

Total Cost

USD 140,000.00

Country Counterpart Financing

USD 0.00

Original Amount Approved

USD 140,000.00

Financial Information
Operation Number Lending Type Reporting Currency Reporting Date Signed Date Fund Financial Instrument
ATN/FT-12533-RG Sovereign Guaranteed USD - United States Dollar Finnish Technical Assistance Program Nonreimbursable
Operation Number ATN/FT-12533-RG
  • Lending Type: Sovereign Guaranteed
  • Reporting Currency: USD - United States Dollar
  • Reporting Date:
  • Signed Date:
  • Fund: Finnish Technical Assistance Program
  • Financial Instrument: Nonreimbursable

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https://www.iadb.org/document.cfm?id=EZSHARE-2125687175-3545
A Proposed Fuel Price Stabilization Mechanism through the Use of Financial Derivatives [37018624].PDF
Published Jul. 31, 2012
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https://www.iadb.org/document.cfm?id=EZSHARE-2125687175-3544
Propuesta de un Mecanismo de Estabilizacion de Precios de los Combustibles a traves del Uso de Instrumentos Fina [37007221].PDF
Published Jul. 25, 2012
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