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Benin: Selected Issues

Benin: Selected Issues »

Source: Benin

Volume/Issue: 2016/7

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 January 2016

ISBN: 9781513571386

Keywords: mfis, banks, bank, microfinance, union, Sub-Saharan Africa, Benin

This Selected Issues paper reviews the vulnerability and risks associated with Benin’s banking sector. Banks in Benin show significant vulnerabilities. Although financial soundness indicators do not present immedia...

Microfinance in Africa

Microfinance in Africa »

Source: Microfinance in Africa : Experience and Lessons From Selected African Countries

Volume/Issue: 2004/174

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rodolphe Blavy , Anupam Basu , and Murat Yulek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2004

ISBN: 9781451858723

Keywords: microcredit, bank regulation, microfinance institutions, microfinance sector, financial institutions, small businesses, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

Based on the experience of selected countries, this paper offers a critical presentation of the development of the microfinance sector in Africa. The paper supports the view that microfinance institutions, especial...

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Financial Depth and Macrostability

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Financial Depth and Macrostability »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union : Financial Depth and Macrostability

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Patrick Imam , and Christina Kolerus

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2013

ISBN: 9781484348222

Keywords: Banking sector, Cross country analysis, Financial institutions, Financial systems, Microfinance, Monetary policy, Macroprudential Policy, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West Africa, banking

The financial system in the WAEMU remains largely bank-based. The banking sector comprises 106 banks and 13 financial institutions, which together hold more than 90 percent of the financial system’s assets (...

Benin
			: Selected Issues

Benin : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/7

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 January 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513571386.002

ISBN: 9781513571386

Keywords: mfis, banks, bank, microfinance, union

This Selected Issues paper reviews the vulnerability and risks associated with Benin's banking sector. Banks in Benin show significant vulnerabilities. Although financial soundness indicators do not present immedia...

Chapter 1. Financial Systems in the WAEMU: Structure, Performance, and Risks

Chapter 1. Financial Systems in the WAEMU: Structure, Performance, and Risks »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union : Financial Depth and Macrostability

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Patrick Imam , and Christina Kolerus

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2013

ISBN: 9781484348222

Keywords: Banking sector, Cross country analysis, Financial institutions, Financial systems, Microfinance, Monetary policy, Macroprudential Policy, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West Africa, banking

Overview of the Structure of the Financial System 1 The financial system in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) remain...

Chapter 2. Intra-WAEMU and International Comparisons of Financial Sector Development

Chapter 2. Intra-WAEMU and International Comparisons of Financial Sector Development »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union : Financial Depth and Macrostability

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Patrick Imam , and Christina Kolerus

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2013

ISBN: 9781484348222

Keywords: Banking sector, Cross country analysis, Financial institutions, Financial systems, Microfinance, Monetary policy, Macroprudential Policy, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West Africa, banking

Methodology The benchmarking exercise allows an assessment of the zone’s financial sector performance with respect to depth, breadth, and access. 7...

Chapter 3. Constraints on Monetary Policy From Shallow Financial Markets

Chapter 3. Constraints on Monetary Policy From Shallow Financial Markets »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union : Financial Depth and Macrostability

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Patrick Imam , and Christina Kolerus

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2013

ISBN: 9781484348222

Keywords: Banking sector, Cross country analysis, Financial institutions, Financial systems, Microfinance, Monetary policy, Macroprudential Policy, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West Africa, banking

A shallow financial system has important implications for macroeconomic policies in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU). First, it limits scope for countercyclical fiscal policies. Although...

Chapter 4. Further Deepening with Stability: Obstacles and Recommendations

Chapter 4. Further Deepening with Stability: Obstacles and Recommendations »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union : Financial Depth and Macrostability

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Patrick Imam , and Christina Kolerus

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2013

ISBN: 9781484348222

Keywords: Banking sector, Cross country analysis, Financial institutions, Financial systems, Microfinance, Monetary policy, Macroprudential Policy, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West Africa, banking

The development of the financial system should be pursued forcefully in a way that preserves financial stability. The previous sections showed that there is substantial scope to further develop the financial...

Microfinance in Africa
			: Experience and Lessons From Selected African Countries

Microfinance in Africa : Experience and Lessons From Selected African Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2004/174

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rodolphe Blavy , Anupam Basu , and Murat Yulek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451858723.001

ISBN: 9781451858723

Keywords: microcredit, bank regulation, microfinance institutions, microfinance sector, financial institutions, small businesses, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

Based on the experience of selected countries, this paper offers a critical presentation of the development of the microfinance sector in Africa. The paper supports the view that microfinance institutions, especial...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union : Financial Depth and Macrostability

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Patrick Imam , and Christina Kolerus

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2013

ISBN: 9781484348222

Keywords: Banking sector, Cross country analysis, Financial institutions, Financial systems, Microfinance, Monetary policy, Macroprudential Policy, West African Economic and Monetary Union, West Africa, banking

The financial system in the WAEMU remains largely bank-based. The banking sector comprises 106 banks and 13 financial institutions, which together hold more than 90 percent of the financial system’s assets (...