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The Institute is inviting suitably qualified firms to submit for consideration, an Expression of Interest to conduct a study on mapping the EAC regional ports with complementary transport infrastructure to facilitate trade.

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Credit Analysis andFinancial Modelling Flier

Although macroeconomic variables influence credit risk, the quality of loans and their subsequent performance are highly affected by micro and individual institution factors. Many banks and other financial institutions have lost money or collapsed from contagion effects due to their failure to correctly analyse credit risks. Effective counter and preventive credit risk management systems including correct analysis of credit risk, assessing the appropriate return and foreseeing downside risks are crucial for financial institutions to avoid losses, maximise returns and optimise capital usage. This course introduces more advanced analytical techniques and models for assessing, limiting and off-setting credit risks. 

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Do you have a career in the Financial Markets? Have you learnt your skills "on the job"? Would you like to plug any knowledge gaps in the operations of the financial markets? Are you preparing for professional exams? This course on Fundamentals of Financial Markets is for you. Click here for course details, how to register and pay.

Dr. Patrick NjorogeMEFMI sends its hearty congratulations to the Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, Dr. Patrick Njoroge, who was recently recognised as the Central Banker of the Year, Africa by the prestigious The Banker Magazine, a publication of the Financial Times group. The Banker's Central Banker of the Year 2018 awards celebrate the officials that have best managed to stimulate growth and stabilise their economy.

The World Bank has set aside US$40 million for the Zimbabwe Reconstruction Fund (ZIMREF) aimed at upgrading infrastructural and technical oriented projects.

The programme which is already being rolled out has seen the global banking institution availing US$10 million to Zimbabwe.

By Tawanda Musarurwa

News Update as @ 1530 hours, Thursday 09 November 2017

HARARE – Economic policy formulation should be guided by research if economies in the region are going to experience inclusive growth, World Bank country manager for Zimbabwe Rosemary Mukami Kariuki has said.

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Payment systems oversight and regulation in the MEFMI region is constantly changing due to dynamics in the financial markets, economic reforms, and complex demands by the market on the use of various payment system products.  Central banks face innumerable challenges in supervising their payment systems to ensure safety and efficiency in the financial system.

mefmi elearningAs part of ongoing efforts to assist member countries prepare public sector debt statistics in line with international standards and address the demand for reliable debt data for policy, economic analysis, credit assessment and regional integration processes, the Institute of Capacity Development (ICD) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) organised a training on Public Sector Debt Statistics (PSDS) from 21 August to 1 September 2017 in Washington DC, USA.

Stanislas Nkhata Mr Stanislas Nkhata is the new Director of the MEFMI Debt Management Programme.  Mr. Nkhata joined MEFMI in 2012 as Programme Manager and was appointed Director in September 2017. He has replaced Mr Raphael Otieno who returned to the Central Bank of Kenya after the end of his tour of duty at the MEFMI Secretariat. Mr Nkhata holds a Master of Arts Degree in Economics and a Bachelor of Social Sciences Degree (majoring in Economics) from the University of Malawi. He has vast experience in economic and public debt management, spanning over 15 years.




 

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