• Jul 15, 2022

    Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) extends its engagement to promote the scale of responsible digital payments across its member countries

    The Arab Monetary Fund, a regional financial organization, joins the United Nations-Better Than Cash Alliance to accelerate financial inclusion in the region

  • Jul 01, 2022

    Buna publishes its first annual report

    The 2021 annual report marks the first year of operations

  • Jun 17, 2022

    The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) holds a virtual workshop to share the experience of Buna’s most active participants

    The workshop is hosting high-level speakers from First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), Bank Muscat, and Bank of Africa More than 200 senior officials will attend the workshop, representing central banks and a wide spectrum of regional and global financial institutions

  • May 18, 2022

    Arab Monetary Fund Releases a Study on “Public Debt in The Arab World: Asymmetric Effects on Economic Growth”

    The Study refers to the Asymmetric relationship between public debt and economic growth in the short and long run and confirms the change in the size and the direction of the relationship over time

  • May 12, 2022

    The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) holds a virtual workshop to share recent updates on Buna’s status and future plans and explore important aspects related to Buna instant payment services

    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 events and workshops organized by the Arab Monetary Fund

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The Arab Economic Database (AEDB) was launched in December 2014. It contains time series for the economic sectors.

Initiatives

Initiatives and Work Groups

Committees and Work Groups emanating from the Board of Governors of Arab Central Banks and Monetary Institutions

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.