Financial sector reforms and savings mobilization in Zambia
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Published by United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research in Helsinki .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Saving and investment -- Zambia,
  • Financial institutions -- Zambia,
  • Finance -- Zambia

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSamuel Munzele Maimbo and George Mavrotas.
SeriesWIDER discussion paper -- no.2003/13
ContributionsMavrotas, George., World Institute for Development Economics Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p. :
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22494657M
ISBN 109291904082

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Yet, despite these reforms, for many countries, the expected increase in financial savings levels was short-lived. Compared to East Asian economies, SSA countries such as Zambia continue to register very low levels of savings mobilization, which is of great concern for policy-makers working on the country’s poverty reduction strategy. Abstract. The paper explores the relationship between financial sector reforms and savings mobilization in Zambia. Although there exists an extensive literature on financial sector development and savings levels in developing countries, there does not seem to exist satisfactory work on the above nexus for sub-Saharan African countries, particularly Zambia. Financial Sector Reforms and Savings Mobilization in Zambia. By Samuel Munzele Maimbo and George Mavrotas. Download PDF ( KB) Abstract. financial sector reforms, saving mobilization, Zambia Savings and Financial Sector Development: Key Issues’. early s financial sector reforms. It traces how financial repression during the s and early s resulted in the absence of an appropriate environment for financial sector development in general, and savings mobilization in particular. Then, it identifies the nature of the financial sector reforms, before examining their conse.

Financial sector reform has also advanced, as the Bank of Zambia (BoZ) has strengthened supervision of commercial banks and gazetted regulations on large loan exposure, insider lending, and provisioning. The central bank also made progress in strengthening the commercial banking system. deep and inclusive financial sector is generally associated with financial sector efficiencies that affect all other sectors of the economy positively. In recognis-ing this important role, Zambia embarked on the development of a National Financial Sector Development (FSD) Policy to grow and transform the financial sector. Many Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries introduced financial-sector reforms to improve the performance of the financial sector in general, and financial savings levels in particular, in the s. 1 Domestic Resource Mobilization and Financial Development:2 Stock Market Development and Economic Growth4 Excess Credit and the South Korean Crisis5 Financial Sector Development and Growth:6 Institutional Analysis of Financial Market Fragmentation in Sub-Saharan Africa:7 Financial Reform and the Mobilization of Domestic Savings.