EMTA Africa Focus Portal EMTA Africa Focus Portal
EMTA Africa Focus Portal


The EMTA Africa Focus Portal provides a central resource point for banks, investors and multilaterals involved in African debt and fx/currency derivatives and the economic development and growth of African markets.

Resources
EMTA Africa Focus
Markets
Working Groups
EMTA Workshops and White Papers
Litigation
Institution Links
Contact Us

Documentation
Fixed Income (Africa)
FX and Currency Derivatives (Africa)

Archive
EMTA Africa Focus Archive

February 2014 - Bank of Ghana Foreign Exchange notices 

Bank of Ghana Notice to Banks and the General Public on Repatriation of Export Proceeds PDF Download
Bank of Ghana Revised Rules on the Operations of Foreign Exchange Accounts and Foreign Currency Accounts PDF Download 



EMTA Africa Focus Archive

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MARKETS

New Developments:
    Africa (Region)
    Algeria
    Angola
    Republic of Congo
    Cote d'Ivoire
    Egypt
    Ghana
    Libya
    Morocco
    Nigeria
    South Africa
    Sudan
    Tunisia
    Zambia

Key Industry Views:
    Africa All

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EMTA AFRICAN CURRENCY WORKING GROUP

In 2009, EMTA constituted a working group to address needs in the African FX markets. A small group of EMTA members with interests in the African market joined. The group initially discussed the best approach and determined that sequentially addressing the various local markets with a view toward the development of a consistency of approach made sense, and Nigeria was identified as the first focus for the group.  A number of other markets with a rough priority among them were discussed. After setting standard terms and market practice for Nigeria NDF trading, the group moved on to the Egyptian FX markets and then more recently has produced a package of documentation for the Ghanaian Cedi. Other issues have been addressed by the group which has grown over time. EMTA Members with an interest in these markets who wish to participate in an active working group are invited to participate.

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EMTA WORKSHOPS AND WHITE PAPERS

EMTA Talking Points on Proposed Laws to Mandate Debt Relief
February 26, 2010.

EMTA - Thomson Reuters Africa Forum
London, November 20, 2009.

EMTA Submission and Analysis in response to proposed UK Debt Relief Legislation
October 9, 2009 and updates.

EMTA Africa Workshop: "Financing African Development Post-HIPC: What Role for the Private Sector?"
London, November 5, 2007. Workshop Report.

Focus on Africa: The Nigerian Financial Markets
London, November 10, 2006.

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LITIGATION

AF-Cap v. Congo
AF-Cap, Walker Int'l and Nat'l Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh v. Congo and Congo Holdings Inc.
Barbados Trust Company Ltd. v. Bank of Zambia Amicus Brief (EMTA)
Donegal International Ltd. v. Republic of Zambia and ANR
FG Hemisphere Associates v. Congo
Kensington International Limited v. Congo
Kensington International Limited v. Societe Nationale des Petroles du Congo, BNP Paribas, et al.
National Union Fire Insurance Co. v. Congo


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INSTITUTION LINKS

Algeria
Central Bank | Ministry of Finance | Stock Exchange

Angola
Central  Bank | Ministry of Finance

Democratic Republic of Congo
Central  BankStock Exchange

Republic of Congo
Central  Bank | Ministry of Finance

Cote d'Ivoire
Central  Bank | Ministry of Finance | Stock Exchange

Egypt
Central Bank | Ministry of Finance | Stock Exchange

Ghana
Central  Bank | Ministry of Finance | Stock Exchange

Kenya
Central  Bank | Ministry of Finance | Stock Exchange

Libya
Central BankStock Exchange

Morocco
Central  Bank | Ministry of Finance | Stock Exchange

Nigeria
Central  Bank | Ministry of Finance | Stock Exchange

South Africa
Central  Bank | Ministry of Finance | Stock Exchange

Sudan
Central Bank | Ministry of Finance | Stock Exchange

Tunisia
Central Bank | Ministry of Finance | Stock Exchange

Zambia
Central  Bank | Ministry of Finance | Stock Exchange

Zimbabwe
Central  Bank | Ministry of Finance | Stock Exchange

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CONTACT US
If you are interested in learning more about EMTA's Africa Focus activities, please contact Leslie Payton Jacobs (lpjacobs@emta.org).


Africa Focus Portal Navigation
Fixed Income - Africa
FX and Currency Derivatives Documentation - Africa
Africa Focus Archive



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