The banks must continue to apply the Sovereign Debt Provisioning Matrix (see Appendix CM-1) as a benchmark for estimating future recoverable cash receipts. However, if a lower provisioning amount is determined, i.e. lower than the amount identified through the matrix, and the bank intends to book the lower amount, then a meeting must be arranged with the CBB to discuss the issues before booking such provisions.

Amended: July 2011
Amended: January 2011
October 2007