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Fiscal and debt profile of the Mena region

Rola Rizk

Fiscal and debt profile of the Mena region

by Rola Rizk

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Published by Economic Research Forum in Dokki, Cairo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfiche. New Delhi : Library of Congress Office ; Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 2010. 1 microfiche. Master microform held by: DLC.

StatementRizk Rola
SeriesWorking paper -- 0314
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2010/52121 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination17 p.
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24551346M
LC Control Number2009485956

  The total debt stock includes % of GDP of long-term interest-free loans from the GCC and % of GDP of government liabilities to the central bank; Fitch .   Mubasher: The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is expected to see as much as $80 billion in hard currency-denominated bonds and sukuk issues this year, according to a white paper co-authored by Emirates NBD Asset Management, KAMCO Investment Company and Fisch Asset Management. Foreign-currency bonds and sukuk sales in MENA stood at $84 billion in , with a .

Data are shown for 68 out of 73 eligible countries to Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI) that report external debt to the World Bank’s Debtor Reporting System (DRS). The tables include public and publicly guaranteed debt stock and debt services due by creditor country. A financial portal catering to users in the Middle East and North Africa. Offers personalized pages, investment services, marketplaces, and financial news and quotes covering MENA and the globe.

  Lebanon has become the first country in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in history to experience hyperinflation, explained Steve H. Hanke, Professor of Applied Economics at the Johns Hopkins University, and a hyperinflation expert. Hanke and his . See the company profile for American Tower Corporation (REI (AMT) including business summary, industry/sector information, number of employees, business summary, corporate governance, key.


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Fiscal and debt profile of the Mena region by Rola Rizk Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fiscal Profiles in the MENA Region On average, the overall fiscal balance of the MENA region shifted from a surplus of percent of GDP in to a deficit of percent of GDP inand to an even larger deficit of percent of GDP in Despite this weakening in MENA countries’ fiscal.

21 Al-Sad Al-Aaly Street, Dokki, Giza, Egypt. PO Box: Telephone: + 18   It is clear that the MENA region shares some of the macroeconomic characteristics of these other countries that have led to crises, making the region vulnerable to potential financial or debt crises.

According to Mendoza (), after a sudden stop in capital inflows, interest rate spreads in emerging economies will tend to skyrocket. The impact on growth in the Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan (MENAP) region from global headwinds remains muted thus far, while growth in the Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) region is stable.

However, growth is too low to meet the needs of growing populations, while risks to the outlook have increased. They include global trade uncertainties, volatile oil prices.

Reforming government debt markets in MENA (English) Abstract. This paper examines the current stage of development of government securities markets in the non-GCC MENA region focusing in five countries that have government bond markets with a minimum size and greater potential for market development: Egypt, Jordan.

In the decade since the global financial crisis, countries in the Middle East and Central Asia have grappled with rising deficits and debt, with overall fiscal balances for the region turning from a surplus of about 10 percent of GDP in to consistently negative in recent years.

Fiscal challenges have also arisen in the context of underdeveloped and ineffective fiscal institutions. Dubai: Middle East economies, especially oil exporting GCC countries, are seeing early signs of recovey from the twin shocks of oil price drops and COVID - but it will need fiscal support to.

MENA Region Background. The Middle East was a Eurocentric term coined sometime during the 19 th century, referring to a trans-continental area between North Africa (Egypt) and South West Asia.

Over time, its use has become commonplace among both Europeans and non-Europeans, however the ambiguity of what countries the geographical region. MENA data book (English) Abstract. The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) data book serves as a quick reference and a reliable dataset for monitoring economic and social developments in the region.

The data are drawn from the World Bank's World Development Indicators (WDI) and International. The debt service, after a while, becomes a burden on the government and its fiscal balance." "Nigeria's mounting debt profile is a major concern despite the country having about $bilion worth.

We examine the firm and institutional determinants of corporate debt maturity structure in the MENA region. We find a very limited use of long-term debt by MENA firms. The use of long-term debt in the MENA region is by far lower than what is reported in prior literature on other parts of the world.

A government creates a fiscal deficit by spending more money than it takes in from taxes and other revenues excluding debt. The gap between income and spending is. SUSTAINABILITY OF MENA PUBLIC DEBT AND THE MACROECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS OF THE RECENT GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS.

Simon Neaime (). Middle East Development Journal (MEDJ),vol. 02, is Abstract: In the wake of the recent US financial crisis and after the accumulation of sizeable public debts, especially in the emerging MENA countries of Egypt, Jordan. Over the years, fiscal policy in the MENA region has become more counter-cyclical.

During the late s, automatic stabilizers played a less dominant role than fiscal stimulus in softening the impact of the financial and economic crisis (Abdih et al., ).

Following the Arab Spring events, transition governments again resorted to. In addition to having difficulty financing the COVID response, developing countries face substantial fiscal policy challenges from leakages. A s we can notice, Lebanon is the most indebted country in the MENA region with a level of public debt equivalent to about % of GDP.

This huge level of debt can be attributed to the. Financial markets in the MENA region are evolving at a fast pace and more outward-looking policies aimed at integration with global markets are increasing the breadth of financial instruments traded in the region, giving international and local investors compelling reasons for exposure.

The case for fixed income portfolio allocation to MENA is. Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has come under criticism from the federal government for portraying an apocalyptic scenario about the country's debt profile.

Weak fiscal performance, together with lackluster economic growth, resulted in elevated public debt-to-GDP levels, with central government debt reaching % of GDP in Forfiscal consolidation will continue to be challenging, given significant downside risks due to higher than anticipated health and social safety spending and any.

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In addition, we have internship opportunities available in the. The Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) region was hit hard by COVID, with energy exporters also enduring the oil price collapse. Exchange rate flexibility, support from the IMF, and low risk of sovereign debt distress will help most CCA countries remain stable through absent further outbreaks.

The statistic shows the national debt of countries in the MENA region of North Africa and Asia in relation to gross domestic product (GDP) in The .The debt profile of Abu Dhabi – rated Aa2 by Moody's Investors Service and AA/A-1+ by S&P – continues to be prudent, underscored by low direct government debt.

The emirate has fiscal.