News And Press Releases

2020

19-11-2020

The Arab Monetary Fund holds BUNA’S 15th Virtual Market Participant User Group Workshop

Buna’s top managers share their views and updates on the platform recent news and market progress The event attracts high level participation of Arab and International banks   The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) holds on Thursday November 19, 2020 it’s 15th Online Market Participant User Group (MPUG)... Read More

22-10-2020

The Arab Monetary Fund Announces its Partnership with Swift at the Occasion of Buna’s 14th Virtual Market Participant User Group Workshop: Shaping the Payments Landscape in the Arab Region

The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) is pleased to announce its partnership with Swift at the occasion of the Buna’s 14th Online Market Participant User Group (MPUG) Workshop that took place on Tuesday October 20, 2020, where executives and experts from both organizations held discussions around the latest... Read More

14-10-2020

Arab Monetary Fund "AMF" participates in The 5th High-Level IMF - RFAs Dialogue

Regional Financing Arrangements highlight vital role of multilateral cooperation amid Covid-19 at 5th High-level Dialogue   Regional Financing Arrangements (RFAs) from across the world held their fifth Annual High-level Dialogue today to discuss the important role that multinational cooperation... Read More

22-09-2020

Arab Monetary Fund Releases "Principles of dealing with systemically important family businesses"

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11-09-2020

Arab Monetary Fund extends a new Automatic Loan to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, with an amount of Arab Accounting Dinar 10 million, the equivalent of approximately USD 41 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

08-09-2020

Arab Monetary Fund Releases a Study on “Assessing Job Losses Due to Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19) and the Minimum Required Economic Growth for Job Creation in Arab Labour Markets”

The Arab Monetary Fund Releases a Study on "Assessing Job losses due to Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) and the minimum required economic growth for job creation in Arab labour markets"   The Arab unemployment rate is expected to increase by at least 4 percentage points in 2020 based on the... Read More

17-08-2020

The Arab Monetary Fund releases the 12th edition of the Arab Economic Outlook Report, including updated forecasts for growth and inflation in the Arab countries for 2020 & 2021

The GDP of Arab countries is likely to shrink by nearly 4.0 percent in 2020 The economies of Arab oil exporters are expected to contract by 4.7 percent, while the more diversified Arab economies are expected to shrink by 2 percent in 2020 All Arab economies except Egypt, which is expected to grow... Read More

29-07-2020

The Arab Monetary Fund extends to the Arab Republic of Egypt a new loan, within the framework of the Structural Adjustment Facility, with an amount of Arab Accounting Dinar 153.475 million, the equivalent of approximately USD 639 million...

The Arab Monetary Fund extends to the Arab Republic of Egypt a new loan, within the framework of the Structural Adjustment Facility, with an amount of Arab Accounting Dinar 153.475 million, the equivalent of approximately USD 639 million, to support a reform program in the public finance sector, in... Read More

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

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