News And Press Releases

2021

06-05-2021

The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) holds a virtual workshop to discuss Buna’s compliance standards and information security certification

The workshop is hosting guest speakers from international specialized entities More than 200 senior officials will attend, representing central banks and a wide spectrum of financial institutions from the region and beyond   Abu Dhabi, 06 May 2021: The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) holds today,... Read More

27-04-2021

Arab Day for Financial Inclusion - April 27, 2021 Under the theme of “Role of Digital Transformation in Increasing Financial Inclusion”

Enhancing and accelerating the transition to digital financial services, and importance of raising awareness   Call on to:   Alignment with the priorities of the Group of Twenty (G20) Promoting digital financial inclusion for young people, women and MSMEs Giving great importance to the applications... Read More

27-04-2021

The Arab Monetary Fund launches “FinxAr” a regional Fintech index to track the development of the financial technology industry in the Arab countries.

The general index scores 43 percent for 2020. The United Arab Emirates is at the top of the Arab countries in the general index, with an average of 75 percent. The index reflects the interest and efforts of the Arab authorities in the past year towards improving opportunities for the growth and... Read More

08-04-2021

The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) holds a virtual workshop to discuss Buna’s support to the integration of Arab financial markets

The workshop is organized in collaboration with Euroclear, and marks an ongoing series of Buna’s virtual events More than 200 senior officials will attend, representing central banks and a wide spectrum of financial institutions from the region and beyond   Abu Dhabi, 08 April 2021: The Arab... Read More

07-04-2021

Arab Monetary Fund Releases April Edition of the Arab Economic Outlook for 2021

Arab economies are expected to grow by 2.8 percent in 2021 and 3.6 percent in 2022 in light of the anticipated recovery of the global economy, the continuation of expansionary monetary and fiscal policies, and the positive impact of economic reforms The recovery pace will vary according to the... Read More

04-03-2021

The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) holds a virtual workshop to discuss the views of global card schemes on Buna payment system

The workshop will also discuss the payment flows of the US Dollar through Buna   Industry Experts representing Visa Inc, MasterCard, and UnionPay will share valuable insights on cross-border payments transformational role More than 200 senior officials will attend, representing central banks and a... Read More

04-02-2021

The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) holds a virtual workshop on the US Dollar inclusion in Buna

The workshop will take place Today, Thursday February 4, 2021 More than 200 senior officials will attend, representing central banks and a wide spectrum of financial institutions from the region and beyond The inclusion of the US Dollar showcases the abilities of Buna as a contributor to safer and... Read More

28-01-2021

The Arab Monetary Fund Releases the Joint Arab Economic Report for 2020

In its endeavor to support the decision-makers in the Arab countries, the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) in collaboration with a number of the Joint Arab Institutions has released the 40th edition of the Joint Arab Economic Report (JAER) in its Arabic and briefed English version. The report is a model of... Read More

26-01-2021

The AMF is pleased to announce appointing J.P. Morgan to Serve as the Settlement Bank for the US Dollar (USD) in the Buna Payment System

Abu Dhabi, 26 January 2021: The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) is pleased to announce its relationship with J.P. Morgan to serve as a settlement bank for the U.S. Dollar (USD) in the Buna Payment System, which has been launched last year. The inclusion of the USD in Buna in coordination with J.P. Morgan... Read More

07-01-2021

The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) holds a virtual workshop on Buna entry in full operations

The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) holds a virtual workshop on Buna entry in full operations   The workshop will take place Today, Thursday January 7, 2021 More than 200 senior officials will attend, representing a wide spectrum of financial institutions from the region and beyond Speakers from the... Read More

06-01-2021

The Arab Monetary Fund and The Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic financial Institutions (AAOIFI) Join forces to Strengthen the Development of the Islamic Financial services Industry for the benefit of Arab Countries.

On Wednesday, January 06,2021, The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) and the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to facilitate international cooperation between the two organizations to jointly undertake technical... Read More

06-01-2021

The Arab Monetary Fund and The Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic financial Institutions (AAOIFI) Join forces to Strengthen the Development of the Islamic Financial services Industry for the benefit of Arab Countries.

The Arab Monetary Fund and The Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic financial Institutions (AAOIFI) Join forces to Strengthen the Development of the Islamic Financial services Industry for the benefit of Arab Countries. January 6, 2021   On Wednesday, January 06,2021, The Arab Monetary... Read More

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