Building Monetary and Financial Systems
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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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