Reports

Financial stability 2016 Report

Financial stability has become a major global concern. The prime reasons for this concern are the increasing number of financial crises from the late 1980s to the present, especially the successive crises in Asia, Latin America and the global crisis today as well as their financial and socio-economic costs. The increasing interconnection of the various […]

ECOWAS MONETARY COOPERATION PROGRAMME FIRST HALF 2013 REPORT

World activity is expected to grow moderately in 2013, leading to a growth of rate of 2.9% against 3.2% in 2012. This growth would more or less stem from advanced countries where production is expected to increase by 1.2% in 2013 against 2.0% in 2014. The strengthening of the American economy and a significant relaxation […]

STATUS OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ROADMAP ACTIVITIES ASSIGNED TO WAMA UNDER THE ECOWAS SINGLE CURRENCY PROJECT 2012

Following the adoption of the ECOWAS Single Currency Roadmap at the end of the 5th Session of the Convergence Council which was held in Abuja, Nigeria, on 25 May 2009, various activities were assigned to relevant regional institutions under the of the Single Currency Roadmap for purposes of coordinating their implementation. Subsequently, WAMA was asked […]

ECOWAS MONETARY COOPERATION PROGRAMME 2012 REPORT

This report reviews the global economic and financial environment and analyses the economic, monetary and financial developments in ECOWAS member States in 2012. It also assesses progress made on the macroeconomic convergence programme as well as policy harmonization activities. Economic activity within the Community remained robust in 2012, recording a growth rate of 6.5%, despite […]

WAMA – ANNUAL REPORT 2010

After a stagnation in 2009, the world economy recorded a significant recovery in 2010. World growth stood at 5.0% in 2010 as against -6.0% in 2009.This recovery was observed both in advanced and developing countries. In advanced countries, real GDP growth rate rose from -3.4% in 2009 to 3.0% in 2010. Emerging and developing countries […]