Isle of Man Dec 11
- ID: 2036164
- December 2011
- Region: United Kingdom, Great Britain
- Standard & Poors
Proactive economic policy and conservative fiscal stance that ensures macroeconomic growth and maintains strong public-sector balance sheet. High income economy with higher-than-average growth. Strong fiscal position supported by government's net asset position. A lack of monetary policy flexibility. A significant data gap in the Isle of Man's national and external accounts that reduces visibility to external risks. A small economy with concentrated risk related to exposure to parent banks. The ratings are supported by the Isle of Man's high income level, strong fiscal balance sheet, and political stability. The ratings are constrained by the vulnerability of the domestic economy to external factors through the sizable financial system, which has assets amounting to about 50 times GDP. The Isle of Man's...
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