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The African Bond Market Development Index: 2017 Annual Country Rankings and Scores Report

03/09/2018

The African Bond Markets Development Index (ABMDI) is a ranking of African local bond markets established by the AFMI team/AfDB. This report is organized in two sections. Section 1 presents the 2017 ABMDI country rankings and scores based on 2016 data. Section 2 focuses on ABMDI weights and methodology.

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Managing Budgetary Pressures - the 2017 Cabri Conference

11/06/2018

Budget managers are frequently confronted with changing circumstances during a fiscal year that disrupt even the best prepared spending plans. Some of these changed circumstances require no more than regular adjustments to plans, while others become chronic and have a significant effect on public finances. The latter are commonly referred to as extraordinary shocks, which are sudden and can pose a threat to fiscal stability and service delivery.

Localising Sovereign Debt: The Rise of Local Currency Bond Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa

Localising Sovereign Debt: The Rise of Local Currency Bond Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa

09/05/2018

This paper analyses the development of local currency sovereign bond markets (LCBMs), a potentially important but often overlooked source of longer-term public finance, in Sub- Saharan Africa (SSA).

African Economic Outlook 2018

African Economic Outlook 2018

07/03/2018

The African Economic Outlook bridges a critical knowledge gap on the diverse socio-economic realities of African economies through regular, rigorous, and comparative analysis. It provides short-to-medium term forecasts on the evolution of key macroeconomic indicators for all 54 regional member countries, as well as analysis on the state of socio-economic challenges and progress made in each country.

The African Fundamental Bond index: 2016 Annual Country Rankings and Scores Report

The African Fundamental Bond index: 2016 Annual Country Rankings and Scores Report

01/09/2017

This report is organized around two sections. Section 1 will present the 2016 ABMDI country rankings and scores built on 2015 data. Section 2 will present the ABMDI methodology and factor weights.

Global Public Investor 2017

Global Public Investor 2017

23/06/2017

Domestic funding for Africa: New ways to bridge infrastructure gap, Cédric Mbeng Mezui, African Development Bank Group

AFDB Financial Presentation 2017

AFDB Financial Presentation 2017

24/05/2017

African Development Bank Financial Presentation 2017

OMFIF May 2017: Building a Resilient Africa

OMFIF May 2017: Building a Resilient Africa

11/05/2017

In the May edition of OMFIF (Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum)​, Cedric Mbeng Mezui examines the links between commodity revenues and fiscal policy in Africa, warning against procyclical tendencies that expose external vulnerabilities.

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