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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Committees and Work Groups emanating from the Board of Governors of Arab Central Banks and Monetary Institutions
The Arab Committee on Banking Supervision (ACBS) was established in 1991 by the Council of Governors of Arab Central Banks and Monetary Agencies.
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 Council of Arab Central Banks and Monetary Authorities’ Governors decided in 2015 to establish the Arab Committee on Credit Information.
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
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.