Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Cheikh Gueye , Asithandile Mbelu , and Amadou Sy
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 17 June 2019
Keywords: Bank credit, Commodity price shocks, Oil prices, Oil revenues, Oil exporting countries, Oil price, non-performing loans, credit growth, deposit growth, bank ownership
This paper studies the impact of declining oil prices on banks in sub-Saharan African oil-exporting countries. Results indicate that banks respond differently to an oil shock depending on their ownership: (i) domes...