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Pan-African Banks Expansion Could Boost Systemic Risks

February 04, 2015

Rapid expansion of cross-border banking in Africa in recent years poses oversight challenges that, if unaddressed, may increase systemic risks, IMF staff say. A recent report adds that pan-African banks are now more important than the continent’s long-established European and American for more

Good Administration of Oil and Mining Revenues is Vital

August 06, 2014
Effective administration of public revenues derived from the petroleum and mining industries gets a boost with the release of a new IMF handbook. Policymakers and government officials in charge of administering oil, gas and mining revenues now have practical guidelines at their for more

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