News And Press Releases

2020

24-06-2020

Arab Monetary Fund Releases “Guiding principles for supervisory authorities to deal with the impact of the crises on capital markets in the Arab countries”

The guiding principles provide good practices to support mitigating crises impact, such as:   Establishing a crisis management committee within the Securities Commission Emphasizing the responsibilities of the boards of directors in promoting disclosure Reviewing the margins of stock prices... Read More

22-06-2020

Arab Monetary Fund Releases “General Guidelines for Central Banks to deal with the implications of natural disasters and climate changes on banking system and financial stability”

The Guiding Principles include aspects related to financial supervision and financial stability:   Central Banks to develop a comprehensive natural disaster management and governance framework To develop a strategic partnership between the Central Bank and the private sector engaged in the... Read More

05-06-2020

The Arab Monetary Fund extends to the Republic of Tunisia a new loan, within the framework of the Structural Adjustment Facility, with an amount of Arab Accounting Dinar 23.968 million, the equivalent of approximately USD 98 million, to support a reform..

The Arab Monetary Fund extends to the Republic of Tunisia a new loan, within the framework of the Structural Adjustment Facility, with an amount of Arab Accounting Dinar 23.968 million, the equivalent of approximately USD 98 million, to support a reform program in the financial and banking sector,... Read More

05-06-2020

The Arab Monetary Fund extends to the Kingdom of Morocco a new loan, within the framework of the Structural Adjustment Facility, with an amount of Arab Accounting Dinar 51.406 million, the equivalent of approximately USD 211 million, to support a reform..

The Arab Monetary Fund extends to the Kingdom of Morocco a new loan, within the framework of the Structural Adjustment Facility, with an amount of Arab Accounting Dinar 51.406 million, the equivalent of approximately USD 211 million, to support a reform program in the public finance sector, in face... Read More

03-06-2020

Arab Monetary Fund extends a new Automatic Loan to the Republic of Tunisia, with an amount of Arab Accounting Dinar 14.381 million, the equivalent of approximately USD 59 million, in face of current circumstances

The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) is keen to support the efforts of its member countries to implement economic, financial and structural reforms, in face of various challenges, through a number of means, including financing the needs of the balance of payments and public budgets, and financing trade... Read More

03-06-2020

Arab Monetary Fund Releases a Study on “The effects of human capital on economic growth in the Arab countries compared to Asian and OECD countries”

The Arab Monetary Fund released a study on: "The effects of human capital on economic growth in the Arab countries compared to Asian and OECD countries" Increasing human capital by one percent contributes to improving economic growth in Arab countries by 0.5 percent. The study confirms a mutual... Read More

20-05-2020

Arab Monetary Fund extends a new Automatic Loan to the Kingdom of Morocco, with an amount of Arab Accounting Dinar 30.844 million, the equivalent of approximately USD 127 million, in face of current circumstances

The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) is keen to support the efforts of its member countries to implement economic, financial and structural reforms, in face of various challenges, through a number of means, including financing the needs of the balance of payments and public budgets, and financing trade... Read More

20-05-2020

Le Fonds Monétaire Arabe (FMA) octroi un nouveau prêt Automatique au Royaume du Maroc d’un montant de 30.844 millions de Dinars Arabes de Compte (soit l’équivalent de 127 millions de dollars US), pour faire face aux défis actuels.

Le Fonds monétaire arabe (FMA) veille à soutenir les efforts de ses pays membres pour mettre en œuvre des réformes économiques, financières, et structurelles, et faire face à plusieurs défis, par le biais d'un certain nombre d'instruments, y compris la mobilisation des ressources nécessaires pour... Read More

14-05-2020

Arab Monetary Fund disburses to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan the second tranche of the loan within the framework of the Structural Adjustment Facility in the Financial and Banking Sector, with an amount of Arab Accounting Dinar 9.2 million...

Arab Monetary Fund disburses to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan the second tranche of the loan within the framework of the Structural Adjustment Facility in the Financial and Banking Sector, with an amount of Arab Accounting Dinar 9.2 million, the equivalent of approximately USD 38 million, to... Read More

07-05-2020

Arab Monetary Fund issuing “General Guidelines for Central Banks to deal with COVID-19 implications on Financial Stability”

The Guiding Principles included several aspects taking heed of issues of Financial stability: To Develop a governance of Crisis management inside the Central Bank To promote coordination amongst macro and micro prudential and economic policies Gradual Implementation of regulatory and prudential... Read More

27-04-2020

The AMF launches Guidelines on Digital Identity and e-KYC for the Arab Region

On the occasion of the Arab Financial Inclusion Day 2020, the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) is pleased to announce the publication on Digital Identity and e-KYC Guidelines for the Arab Region issued by the Arab Regional Fintech Working Group. This document aims to contribute to the existing dialogue at... Read More

27-04-2020

Council of Arab Central Banks and Monetary Authorities’ Governors Arab Financial Inclusion Day - April 27, 2020 Under the theme of “Towards Building Financial Literacy that promotes Financial Inclusion”

The Council stresses that the implications of the emerging corona virus highlight the importance of accelerating the transition to digital financial services and enhancing awareness about it   The Council calls in this context for the following:   Alignment with the priorities of the Group of... Read More

26-04-2020

The AMF launches a Study on Financial Inclusion in the technology-led globalization age: From cross-border retail payments standpoint and prospects for the Arab region

On the occasion of the Arab Financial Inclusion Day 2020 and within the framework of Financial Inclusion for the Arab Region Initiative (FIARI), the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) is pleased to announce the publication of the study on Financial Inclusion in the technology-led globalization age: From... Read More

23-04-2020

The Arab Monetary Fund and Islamic Financial Services Board Reinforce their Technical Cooperation for the benefit of Arab Countries.

On Thursday, April 23,2020, in Abu Dhabi-United Arab Emirates, The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) and Islamic Financial Services Board renewed their Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).  The new MoU aims at further enhancing the existing cooperation between the two institutions, establishing comprehensive... Read More

21-04-2020

The Managing Director of the IMF and the Heads of the RFAs emphasize their readiness to cooperate to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the global economy

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ms. Kristalina Georgieva; the Director General Chairman of the Board of the Arab Monetary Fund, Mr. Abdulrahman Al Hamidy; Director of ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO), the surveillance unit of the Chiang Mai Initiative... Read More

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