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At all levels economic, social are already overstretched. Africa is almost at a sudden stop economically even before the full brunt cover samsung s7 cactus of COVID 19 reaches its cover samsung galaxy core prime in silicone shores.

Economic performance for this year is projected to be worst in 30 years. The cover samsung j7 2017 spigen health crisis is morphing cover samsung tab a 2016 10.1 into full blown economic, financial, and food crises.

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These can be mitigated, but only if we act immediately and collectively, and with the full force of all resources that can be mobilized to get ahead of the pandemic.

Policymakers in advanced economies have, appropriately, thrown out policy orthodoxy and the same approach should be taken for the African countries.

The outcome of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors is an important first step that must be urgently complemented, scaled up, and broadened.

Following up on instructions of the G20 leaders, on April 15, the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank cover samsung 7580 Governors (G20 FMCBG) announced an action plan to bolster countries resources cover samsung j6 2018 portafoglio to cover samsung s6 a libro trasparente respond appropriately to the COVID 19 pandemic.

Among the key recommendations, the communique calls for:

1) swift implementation of the $200 billion emergency response packages adopted cover samsung s6 cane by the multilateral development banks,

2) more contributions to replenish the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust (PRGT) and the Catastrophe Containment Relief cover samsung a5 gold Trust (CCRT) and, very importantly,

3) time bound suspension of debt service payments for the poorest countries that request forbearance.

The announced action plan is broadly consistent with our previous call, but BABY GROOT 2 Cover iPhone 6 / 6S it does not go far enough.

The swift implementation of the support from the multilateral development banks and the replenishment of the Trust Funds at the International Monetary Fund will provide some much need relief.

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However, the share of these resources going to the African countries falls significantly short cover samsung galaxy a10 oro of the $200bn needed, as estimated by the African Union, and the debt standstill does not go far enough in its scope.

To truly empower African countries to effectively fight BEACH JIMMY BUFFETS MARGARITAVILLE BEACH Cover iPhone 6 / 6S the virus and shore up the economies, we recommend the following next steps:

Expand the eligibility for the debt standstill

Countries classified as IBRD with a presumed ability to access market financing are excluded from the debt standstill. For Africa, this group of countries includes, Algeria, Angola, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, South Africa, and Tunisia.

Given the unique nature of the COVID 19 shock, the overriding criteria for eligibility for debt relief should be the need to effectively combat the pandemic and to prepare for durable economic fallout.

Under this provision, four of the top five COVID affected countries Egypt, Morocco, and South Africa excluded from much needed relief.

The fragile cover samsung alpha juventus conditions in the civil war ridden and oil dependent Libya or the recent history of Tunisia as the epicentre of the Arab Spring upheaval point to further risks that merit consideration. If cover samsung a3 2016 juventus the pandemic is not eradicated in these countries, success in ADIDAS WHITE Cover iPhone 6 / 6S any of their neighbors will be short lived given their interconnectedness.

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Similarly, the economic and financial spillover from distressed IBRD countries to the rest of Africa would be significant. These countries account for over 50 percent of Africa gross domestic product, and 46 percent and 55 percent ARC REACTOR IRONMAN Cover iPhone 6 / 6S of intra regional exports and imports, respectively.

The consequences will also reverberate beyond Africa, given these countries account for a large share Africa cover samsung a40 supreme imports from the rest of world, making up, for example, 72 percent of imports from the European Union, and are an important source of migration to Europe.

Indeed, migration challenges could rise multiple fold if the economies of BATMAN GEOMETRIC Cover iPhone 6 / 6S the excluded countries collapse, further reducing job prospects for the burgeoning youth population.

Set up a process to ensure increased private creditors participation

The G20 FMCBG call for the private sector to join the debt relief, while welcome, must be bolstered by tasking the IMF to work with the Institute for International Finance (IIF) and the African Union to develop solutions guaranteeing debt sustainability and continued cover samsung a 5 2016 glitter access to capital markets cover samsung a3 2016 unicorno in the future.

Private cover samsung galay s5 sector debt is not only ALL TIME LOW LOGO Cover iPhone 6 / 6S a higher share of African external debt, but it makes up a disproportionate share of the debt servicing cost. For several African countries, even where debt levels remain relatively low, the interest cost now accounts for 20 percent or more of government revenues…

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