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4. Authorities’ Views

4. Authorities’ Views »

Source: Pan-African Banks : Opportunities and Challenges for Cross-Border Oversight

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Paul Mathieu , Mauro Mecagni , and Jorge Canales Kriljenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2015

ISBN: 9781498365444

Keywords: Banking systems, Bank supervision, Bank soundness, Cross country analysis, Cross-border banking, Sub-Saharan Africa, Systemically important financial institutions, bank, banks, banking

The authorities saw the initiative as timely, important, and contributing significantly to addressing the issues. The report came at a critical time when the African economy is opening up and becoming more i...

Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa: the Macroeconomic Context

Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa: the Macroeconomic Context »

Source: Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa : the Macroeconomic Context

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Montfort Mlachila , and Masafumi Yabara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484344538

Keywords: Economic growth, Bank supervision, Banking systems, Sub-Saharan Africa, banking, financial sector, financial systems, banking system

Many countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have seen accelerated growth for an extended period of time since the mid-1990s, making a clear break with their long stagnant growth during the previous two decades. That...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa : the Macroeconomic Context

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Montfort Mlachila , and Masafumi Yabara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484344538

Keywords: Economic growth, Bank supervision, Banking systems, Sub-Saharan Africa, banking, financial sector, financial systems, banking system

Many countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have seen accelerated growth for an extended period of time since the mid-1990s, making a clear break with their long stagnant growth during the previous two decades. That...

3. Challenges for Banking Oversight

3. Challenges for Banking Oversight »

Source: Pan-African Banks : Opportunities and Challenges for Cross-Border Oversight

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Paul Mathieu , Mauro Mecagni , and Jorge Canales Kriljenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2015

ISBN: 9781498365444

Keywords: Banking systems, Bank supervision, Bank soundness, Cross country analysis, Cross-border banking, Sub-Saharan Africa, Systemically important financial institutions, bank, banks, banking

Cross-Border Regulatory and Supervisory Issues The rapid expansion of pan-African banks (PABs) creates supervisory challenges given key weaknesses in the supervisory framework. Super...

Chapter 1. Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Chapter 1. Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa : the Macroeconomic Context

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Montfort Mlachila , and Masafumi Yabara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484344538

Keywords: Economic growth, Bank supervision, Banking systems, Sub-Saharan Africa, banking, financial sector, financial systems, banking system

Sub-Saharan Africa’s Long-Delayed Growth Spurt For the first time since the 1970s, a large number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have been enjoying an extended period of st...

Chapter 2. The Banking Systems of Sub-Saharan Africa

Chapter 2. The Banking Systems of Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Banking in Sub-Saharan Africa : the Macroeconomic Context

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Montfort Mlachila , and Masafumi Yabara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484344538

Keywords: Economic growth, Bank supervision, Banking systems, Sub-Saharan Africa, banking, financial sector, financial systems, banking system

Stylized Features Financial sectors are generally underdeveloped in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), with banking systems accounting for the preponderance of financial sector assets and act...

6. Conclusions

6. Conclusions »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

Sub-Saharan African countries have in general run procyclical fiscal policies since 2000. This is not surprising in light of the fact that the majority of them are low-income and/or resource-dependent econom...

5. Conclusions and Recommendations

5. Conclusions and Recommendations »

Source: Pan-African Banks : Opportunities and Challenges for Cross-Border Oversight

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Charles Enoch , Paul Mathieu , Mauro Mecagni , and Jorge Canales Kriljenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2015

ISBN: 9781498365444

Keywords: Banking systems, Bank supervision, Bank soundness, Cross country analysis, Cross-border banking, Sub-Saharan Africa, Systemically important financial institutions, bank, banks, banking

The pan-African banks (PABs) are playing a key role in driving financial innovation and development in Africa. Reflecting a number of converging push and pull factors, aided by improved political and macroec...

Côte D’ivoire: Requests for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility and an Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility

Côte D’ivoire: Requests for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility and an Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility »

Source: Cote D'Ivoire : Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility and an Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Cote D'Ivoire

Volume/Issue: 2016/383

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475561265

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Staff Reports, Press releases, Letters of Intent, Economic conditions, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Financial management

This paper discusses Côte D'Ivoire's Requests for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) and an Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). Extending the gains of 2015, solid econo...

Côte D’Ivoire: Requests for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility and an Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Côte D’Ivoire: Requests for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility and an Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Cote D'Ivoire : Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility and an Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Cote D'Ivoire

Volume/Issue: 2016/383

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475561265

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Staff Reports, Press releases, Letters of Intent, Economic conditions, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Financial management

This paper discusses Côte D'Ivoire's Requests for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) and an Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). Extending the gains of 2015, solid econo...