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Ethiopia Licensing Framework

Overview

Abstract

This project aims to develop a policy and regulatory framework for the licensing and regulation of capital market service providers and self-regulatory organisations in Ethiopia.

Results

  • Improved and responsive policies and regulatory frameworks for capital markets in Ethiopia
  • Creating a robust enabling framework for capital market intermediaries required to provide capital market services in Ethiopia
  • Increased domestic and international investor confidence and investment opportunities in SSA financial markets
  • Effective regulatory regime and capacity
  • Ultimate long-term impacts such as (i) more capital resources available and allocated more efficiently and effectively to finance long-term inclusive economic growth (ii) increased access to jobs (iii) inclusive economic growth

Project Details

Project Title

Ethiopia Licensing Framework

Implementing Partner

National Bank of Ethiopia

Donor(s)

FSD Africa

Value (in £)

TBC

Implementation Period

February 2022 – October 2022

Countries Covered

Ethiopia

Project Description

This project aims to develop a policy and regulatory framework for the licensing and regulation of capital market service providers and self-regulatory organisations in Ethiopia.

Target results

  • Improved and responsive policies and regulatory frameworks for capital markets in Ethiopia
  • Creating a robust enabling framework for capital market intermediaries required to provide capital market services in Ethiopia
  • Increased domestic and international investor confidence and investment opportunities in SSA financial markets
  • Effective regulatory regime and capacity
  • Ultimate long-term impacts such as (i) more capital resources available and allocated more efficiently and effectively to finance long-term inclusive economic growth (ii) increased access to jobs (iii) inclusive economic growth

Progress

  • The consultants have conducted stakeholder consultations with market players in Ethiopia as a precursor to the public exposure of the final draft of the framework.

Updated: October, 2022