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Facilitation

The process of providing a market for a security. Normally, this refers to bids and offers made for large blocks of securities, such as those traded by institutions. Listed options may be used to offset part of the risk assumed by the trader who is facilitating the large block order. See also: Hedge ratio.

Facilitation

The act of providing or preserving the liquidity of a market. For example, market makers facilitate markets when they trade on their own accounts to try to preserve an equilibrium of supply and demand.
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According to banking expert Hany Aboul Fotouh, banks' figures show that the government is the largest borrowing sector from banks, as the credit facilitations provided by banks to the government represent 38.
Vice President Hammami leads ICC policy work in Customs and Trade Facilitation at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the worlds largest business organization with a network of over six million members in more than 100 countries.
The Directorate said that the number of the industrial facilitations accomplished last year was estimated at 261 with a capital of SYP 305 million as they provided job opportunities for about 1,286 workers.
The Central Bank of Egypt has promised to repay approximately 25% ($1bn) of the total credit facilitations granted by banks for importers in the past period, according to a banking official.

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