Building Monetary and Financial Systems
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Author(s):
International Monetary Fund
Published Date:
October 2007
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    Glossary

    AFRITAC EAST

    East Africa Regional Technical Assistance Center

    AML/CFT

    Anti-Money Laundering/Combating Financing of Terrorism

    AsDB

    Asian Development Bank

    BACAR

    Banque Continentale Africaine du Rwanda

    BANCAFE

    Banco Agrario and Granbanco

    BANCOR

    Gold Trust Bank of Rwanda Limited

    Banguat

    Bank of Guatemala

    BB

    Bangladesh Bank

    BBO

    Bangladesh Bank Order

    BC

    Banco Comercial

    BCC

    Central Bank of Congo

    BCDI

    Banque pour le Commerce, le Développement et I’Industrie

    BCP

    Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision

    BCPs

    business continuity plans

    BCR

    Banque Commerciale du Rwanda

    BCU

    Central Bank of Uruguay

    BDR

    Rwanda Development Bank

    BEAC

    Bank of Central African States

    BGU

    Banco Galicia Uruguay

    BHU

    Banco Hipotecario del Uruguay

    BI

    Bank Indonesia

    BIS

    Bank for International Settlements

    BK

    Banque de Kigali

    BNR

    National Bank of Rwanda

    BoA

    Bank of Albania

    BOM

    Bank of Mongolia

    BOP

    Balance of payments

    BPA

    Banking and Payments Authority of Timor Leste

    BPK

    Banking and Payments Authority of Kosovo

    BPR

    Bank Performance Report

    BROU

    Banco de la República Oriental de Uruguay

    BSP

    Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

    BVMAC-SA

    Central Africa Regional Stock Exchange

    CAR

    Capital adequacy ratio

    CAR

    Central African Republic

    CBAK

    Central Banking Authority of Kosovo

    CBI

    Central Bank of Iraq

    CBL

    Central Bank of Liberia

    CBT

    Central Bank of Turkey

    CEE

    Central and Eastern Europe

    CEMAC

    Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa

    CFA

    Chartered Financial Analyst

    CGF

    Congolese franc

    CICA-RE

    Regional re-insurance company

    CIMA

    Conference Interafricaine du Marché des Assurances

    CISA

    Certified Information Systems Auditor

    CNBV

    Comisión Nacional Bancaria y de Valores

    CNCA

    Comisión Nacional de Crédito Agropecuario

    CND

    National Development Corporation

    COREBAC

    Congolese Banking Restructuring Committee

    COSUMAP

    Financial Market Oversight Commission for Central Africa

    CPA

    Coalition Provisional Authority

    CPC

    Central Point of Contact

    CPI

    Consumer price index

    CRCA

    Commission Régionale de Contrôle des Assurances

    DAI

    Internal audit directorate

    DEBRA

    Debt Enterprise Bank Resolution Agency

    DIM

    Department of Investment Management

    DRC

    Democratic Republic of Congo

    DSIF

    Directorate of Supervision of Financial Institutions

    DVP

    Delivery versus payment

    ECB

    European Central Bank

    ECOWAS

    Economic Community of West African States

    FAG

    Fondo Agropecuario de Garantias

    FASBI

    Fasilitas Bank Indonesia

    FCDs

    Foreign currency deposits

    FED

    Foreign Exchange Department

    FFSB

    Fortifying the System of Banks

    FINAGRO

    Financiamiento del Sector Agropecuario

    FIRST

    Financial Sector Reform and Strengthening Initiative

    FIU

    Financial Intelligence Unit

    FNG

    Fondo Nacional de Garantías

    FNPF

    Fiji National Provident Fund

    FOGAFIN

    State-owned Fondo de Garantias de Instituciones Financieras

    FPAS

    Forecasting and policy analysis system

    FRBNY

    Federal Reserve Bank of New York

    FRC

    Financial Regulatory Commission

    FRS

    U.S. Federal Reserve System

    FSAP

    Financial Sector Assessment Program

    FSBS

    Fund for the Stability of the Banking System

    FSDP

    Financial Sector Development Program

    FSF

    Financial Sector Forum

    FSIs

    Financial Soundness Indicators

    FSRs

    Financial Stability Reports

    FSU

    Former Soviet Union

    FTC

    Fine tuning contracts

    FTO

    Fine tuning operations

    FY

    Fiscal year

    GDP

    Gross Domestic Product

    HIPC

    Heavily Indebted Poor Country Initiative

    IAB

    Investment Advisory Board

    IAIS

    International Association of Insurance Supervisors

    IAS

    International Accounting Standards

    IBRA

    Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency

    IC

    Insurance Commission

    ICR

    Incentivo a la Capitalización Rural

    IFRS

    International Financial Reporting Standards

    IR

    Inflation report

    IRB

    Internal ratings based

    IT

    Inflation targeting

    JICA

    Japan International Cooperation Agency

    JVI

    Joint Vienna Institute

    LICs

    Low-income countries

    LOLR

    Lender of last resort

    MB

    Monetary Board

    MCM

    Monetary and Capital Markets Department

    MDRI

    Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative

    MICs

    Middle-income countries

    MFA

    Multifiber Arrangement

    MFI

    Micro-Finance Institutions

    MoPF

    Ministry of Planning and Finance

    MPC

    Monetary Policy Committee

    NBC

    Nuevo Banco Comercia

    NBFI

    Nonbank Financial Institution

    NBKR

    National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic

    NBY

    National Bank of Yugoslavia

    NCBs

    Nationalized commercial banks

    NGO

    Nongovernmental Organization

    NOP

    Net Open Position

    NPL

    Nonperforming Loans

    NPFS

    Non Publicly Funded Sofoles

    NSCs

    National Savings Certificates

    NTGL

    National Transitional Government of Liberia

    OHADA

    Organisation pour l’Harmonisation du Droit des Affaires en Afrique

    PBC

    People’s Bank of China

    PCA

    Prompt corrective action framework

    PF

    Petroleum Fund

    PFS

    Publicly Funded SOFOLES

    PISG

    Provisional Institutions of Self-Government

    PRGF

    Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

    RBF

    Reserve Bank of Fiji

    RBI

    Reserve Bank of India

    REER

    Real effective exchange rate

    SADC

    Southern African Development Community

    SB

    Superintendency of banks

    SBC

    Colombian Superintendency of Banks

    SBI

    Sertifikat Bank Indonesia

    SBI

    Superintendency of Banks and Insurance

    SC

    Steering committee

    SDDS

    Special Data Dissemination Standard

    SEC

    Securities and Exchange Commission

    SES

    Supervision and Examination Sector

    SHCP

    Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público

    SHF

    Sociedad Hipótecaria Federal

    SIMTEL

    Societe Interbancaire de Monétique et de Télécompensation

    SLR

    Statutory Liquidity Ratio

    SOEs

    State-owned enterprises

    SOFOLES

    Sociedades Financieras de Objeto Limitado

    SPV

    Special Purpose Vehicle

    SRSG

    Special Representative of the UN Secretary General

    SSA

    Sub-Saharan Africa

    STI

    Singapore Training Institute

    SYSCOHADA

    Système Comptable Ouest Africain

    TA

    Technical Assistance

    T-Bills

    Treasury bills

    TPL

    Third party liability insurance

    UEAC

    Economic Union of Central Africa

    UMAC

    Ministerial Committee of the Monetary Union of Central Africa

    UN

    United Nations

    UNMIK

    UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo

    UNMIL

    United Nations Mission in Liberia

    UNSC

    United Nations Security Council

    VAR

    Value-at-risk

    WTO

    World Trade Organization

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