• Nov 28, 2022

    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia extends a billion US dollar to support the Republic of Yemen’s comprehensive economic, financial and monetary reform program, with technical assistance from the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF)

    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia extends a billion US dollar to support the Republic of Yemen’s comprehensive economic, financial and monetary reform program, with technical assistance from the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF)

  • Nov 06, 2022

    Arab Monetary Fund extends a new Ordinary Loan to the Republic of Tunisia, with an amount of Arab Accounting Dinar 19.175 million, the equivalent of approximately USD 74 million, in face of current circumstances

    The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) extended a new Ordinary Loan to the Republic of Tunisia, with the amount of Arab Accounting Dinar 19.175 million, the equivalent of approximately USD 74 million. The loan agreement was signed on Friday, November 4, 2022, by HE Dr. Marouane El Abassi, Governor and Chairman of the Executive Board of the Central Bank of...

  • Oct 29, 2022

    Arab Monetary Fund releases a study on “Implications of Capital Inflows on financial stability in Arab countries”

    Capital inflows may have a negative long run impact on financial stability It is better to stay away from debt inflows as they might have a negative effect on financial stability

  • Oct 28, 2022

    The Arab Regional Payments Clearing and Settlement Organization (ARPCSO) and Egyptian Banks Company (EBC) Sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to Facilitate Cross-border Payments via Buna and Instant Payment Network (IPN)

    The MoU aims to create cross-border instant payments interoperability between Egypt and other markets Buna is progressing with its plans to be a strategic hub that links national instant payment solutions from the Arab region and beyond

  • Oct 27, 2022

    Buna holds its 37th virtual workshop

    Updates on partnerships and other developments A major step towards building the instant payment hub for the Arab world will be announced at the occasion of this workshop More than 200 senior officials will attend the workshop, representing central banks and a wide spectrum of regional and global financial institutions

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The Arab Committee on Banking Supervision

The Arab Committee on Banking Supervision (ACBS) was established in 1991 by the Council of Governors of Arab Central Banks and Monetary Agencies.

The Arab Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems

The Council of Governors of Arab central banks and monetary agencies decided in its 2004 annual meeting, to establish the Arab Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems (ACPSS).

The Arab Committee on Credit Information

The Council of Arab Central Banks and Monetary Authorities’ Governors decided in 2015 to establish the Arab Committee on Credit Information.

Financial Stability Task Force

The Council of Arab Central Banks and Monetary Authorities’ Governors decided in 2014 to establish, the Financial Stability Task Force (FSTF). The Task Force is composed mainly of Directors in charge of financial stability issues at Central Banks in the region and meets at least twice a year

Arab Financial Inclusion Task Force

The main objective of the Task Force is to contribute to the ongoing efforts to increase financial inclusion in the Arab countries, by assisting national authorities in strengthening their regulations and instruments to expand financial services coverage, enhance financial awareness in the Arab region...

Arab Regional Fintech Working Group

A working group comprising technicians and experts from the Arab countries from the public and private sectors in addition to experts from regional and international financial institutions, service providers and leading organizations in Fintech industry at the international level.

The Financial Inclusion for the Arab Region Initiative (FIARI)

FIARI is a key driver for increasing financial inclusion and translating the willingness of the Arab Monetary Fund to strengthen the technical assistance and the capacity development to support member states and make efforts to provide financial services to Arab countries.

Arab Debt Market Development Initiative

The initiative to develop debt markets in Arab countries is a joint project between the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which aims to promote and enhance the functioning of both, government and private, debt markets in the Arab countries.

ArabStat Initiative

The Arab initiative has for mission to assist Arab countries to strengthen, improve and adapt their statistical system and also involves the promotion and harmonization of statistics among Arab countries through the use of identical methodologies, concepts, definitions and classifications.

Digital Economy

The Arab Monetary Fund focuses on implementing a set of qualitative activities and interventions with a strategic dimension in the areas of the digital economy related to the Fund's work and its establishment agreement.