Workshop Agenda

Liquidity Forecasting and Management

Four Seasons Hotel

Kuwait City, Kuwait

October 6 - 7, 2019

Time Session Resource person
Day 1: Sunday October 6 ​ ​
9:00 - 9:15 Introductory Welcome StatementDr. Atef Alrashidi, President Gulf Monetary Council
9:15 - 9:30Opening presentation – CBK's Liquidity DashboardH.E.Dr. Mohammad Al-Hashel, Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK), Chairman of the Board of Governors, Gulf Monetary Council (GMCo)
         9:30 - 10:00 Coffee Break + Group Photo 
10:00 - 10:45Introduction to Liquidity analysis and Central Bank balance sheet Tawfik Ramtoolah, Head, Economic, Research and Statistics Unit, GMCo
10:45 - 11:30Liquidity forecast and management in SpainMaria del Carmen, Expert, Banco de Espana
11:30 - 12:15Liquidity forecast and management in GermanyGabriel Schmitt, Economist, Deutsche Bundesbank
12:15 - 13:00Liquidity management in some GCC countries - Issues and challengesJohn Groom, IMF Consultant
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch break ​ ​
14:00 - 15:00Liquidity forecast and management in Kuwait – CBK's Liquidity DashboardCentral Bank of Kuwait and GMCo
END OF DAY 1 ​ ​

Day 2: Monday October 7

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9:00 - 10:00Liquidity, interest rate management and the development of the interbank market – the case of New ZealandJohn Groom
10:00 - 11:00Liquidity and the role of the interbank market in GermanyGabriel Schmitt
11:00 - 11:15 Coffee break ​ ​
11:15 – 12:15Liquidity and the role of the interbank market in SpainMaria del Carmen
12:15 – 13:00Liquidity forecast and management in Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia Monetary Authority
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch break ​ ​
14:00 – 15:00Wrap-up - Concluding commentsGMCo
15:00 - 15:30 - Presentation of workshop certificate to participants - Governor Al-Hashel & Dr. Atef
END OF WORKSHOP ​ ​