financing gap


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financing gap

n
(Banking & Finance) the difference between a country's requirements for foreign exchange to finance its debts and imports and its income from overseas
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Oscar Madeddu, principal specialist with IFC's Global Credit Reporting Programme, said, 'The benefits of a specialised credit reporting and risk management training can be far-reaching in helping fill the financing gap across emerging markets.
95 percent interest rate and 20 years repayment period, including 6 years grace period to reduce the financing gap in capital projects.
Overall, the financing gap of developing countries is projected to be $210 billion in 2010, declining to $180 billion in 2011-down from an estimated $352 billion in 2009.
In order to qualify for the grant, requesting countries must have "a high degree of economic, social and political vulnerability, the right policies in place to fight the crisis and sufficient absorptive capacity as well as a financing gap in their budgets where EU support can make a difference by closing or significantly reducing this gap.
In this context, the authorities stand ready to implement contingency measures should a financing gap emerge.
DCR estimates that Peru has enough foreign exchange reserves to cover its 1999 external financing gap.
GIF is designed to help bridge the infrastructure financing gap in emerging markets and developing economies and aims to provide integrated support - using the wide range of skills and resources from partner members to ensure well-structured and bankable infrastructure projects are brought to market.
He said that $35 million of the project's total cost have been collected and IFAD is searching for funding to cover the project's financing gap, stressing that the project would assist in enhancing the agricultural development that would strengthen the food security in Yemen.
Cash transfers help narrow the financing gap of the current account deficit of the balance of payments and stimulate the financial market and the real estate sector.
According to the central bank, lenders' large and rising financing gap and the eventual reduction in central bank assistance would eventually require them to find alternative means of funding.
The project seeks to support the Government in filling this financing gap with a view to ensuring that there is sufficient fiscal space to maintain ongoing policy reforms and public spending on priority social services.
As it stands now, the financing gap could conceivably be closed by the imposition of premium limits and the ability of market forces to hold down costs," Wald said.