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Management Team

Afreximbank’s management team oversees its full range of functions. These include Banking Operations, Credit, Administration, Human Resources, Finance, Treasury, Legal Services, Research and Planning, Strategy and International cooperation, Trade finance, Project and Export Development Finance, Risk Management, Executive Secretariat, External Communications, Corporate Finance and Advisory Services, Syndications and Specialized Finance, Information Technology, Compliance and the

Board of Directors

President & Chairman Prof. Benedict Okey Oramah   Members of the Board of Directors  Class A 1. Dr. Mahmoud Isa-Dutse (Nigerian)     Permanent Secretary (Finance), Federal Ministry of Finance of Nigeria 2. Dr. Louis Austin Kirangwa Kasekende (Ugandan)     Deputy-Governor, Bank of Uganda 3. Mr. Stefan Luis-François Nalletamby (French)     Actg., Vice


Afreximbank avails USD2 Million to Harare Receivables Exchange for Factoring and Supply Chain Financing in Zimbabwe.

Harare, 05 June 2019: Harare Receivables Exchange (Private) Limited (“HRE”), is pleased to announce the conclusion of a USD2 Million facility to support exporters through the African Export-Import Bank (“Afreximbank”). This facility will allow HRE to support companies that are working diligently to export their products and services to reliable customers across the world. HRE

Afreximbank Donates $1.5 Million to Support Tropical Cylone Idai Relief Efforts in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi; Also Plans Deployment of Post-Crisis Interventions

Cairo, 28 March 2019: – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced the donation of $1.5 million to support the relief effort in aid of the victims of Tropical Cyclone Idai which devastated the southern African countries of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi recently. Afreximbank President Prof. Benedict Oramah said that the relief package was approved

Afreximbank to Arrange up to $1.5 Billion for Investment Promotion in Zimbabwe

Abidjan, 29 March 2018: – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) will arrange between $1 billion and $1.5 billion of funded and guarantee facilities to support businesses interested in investing in Zimbabwe, Dr. Benedict Oramah, President of the Bank, has announced. Speaking on Tuesday during a special session on “Doing Business in Zimbabwe” at the Africa

Zimbabwe Welcomes Afreximbank Support in International Re-Engagement Effort

Harare, 13 December 2017: – Zimbabwe will welcome the support of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) as it seeks to re-engage with the international and business communities, Emerson Mnangagwa, the country’s new President, has said in Harare. Speaking yesterday while receiving Bank President Dr. Benedict Oramah, who led an Afreximbank delegation on a courtesy visit

Afreximbank Agrees $600-Million Line of Credit to Zimbabwe’s Reserve Bank

Harare, 24 September 2017: – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) yesterday entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to provide a $600-million line of credit to the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ). Afreximbank President Dr. Benedict Oramah signed the MOU on behalf of Afreximbank during a ceremony in Harare while Dr. John Mangudya, Governor of

Zimbabwe’s Acting President Receives Afreximbank Board Members

The acting President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, today in Harare received the members of the Board of Directors of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) who paid him a courtesy visit in his office in the city. The Board Members, who are in Harare for the quarterly meeting of the Board, were accompanied on the visit

Afreximbank launches $100 million facility to improve liquidity in Zimbabwe

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has launched the Afreximbank Trade Debt-backed Securities (AFTRADES), a $100 million facility and associated instruments aimed at alleviating the liquidity challenges confronting the financial sector in Zimbabwe. At a ceremony held as part of the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Bank in Harare on 22 March, Afreximbank

Afreximbank Dialogues with African Ministers and High Officials at World Bank-IMF Meetings

  An African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) delegation led by Bank President Prof. Benedict Oramah, in Washington D.C. for the 2019 World Bank-IMF Spring Meetings, took advantage of the presence of finance ministers, institutional leaders and other high-ranking officials to engage in meetings and discussions focusing on the work of the Bank and its support for

2019 Programme for Certificate of Finance in International Trade Takes Off

Cairo, 12 April 2019: – A cohort of 11 African trade finance practitioners have embarked on the 2019 version of the Certificate of Finance in International Trade (COFIT) offered by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in collaboration with the FCI+IFG Union and the University of Malta. The 2019 COFIT cohort will be the fourth for

AFREXIMBANK Conveys $1.5-Million Tropical Cyclone Relief Donation to Affected Countries

Cairo, 29 March 2019: – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) yesterday made good on its donation of $1.5 million in support of the relief effort for victims of Tropical Cyclone Idai, sending a high-level delegation to the embassies of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi in Cairo to deliver documents formally conveying the donations to the three

Eswatini Joins Afreximbank as 51st Participating State

Cairo, 06 March 2019: – The Kingdom of Eswatini today in Cairo deposited the instrument of its accession to the 1993 Agreement for the Establishment of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), making it the 51st African country to become a participating or shareholder state of the continental trade finance institution. The instrument, signed on 25

Central African Republic Formalises Afreximbank Membership, Deposits Ratification Document

Cairo, 04 Dec. 2018: – Central African Republic today in Cairo formalised its membership of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) with the deposit of the instrument of the country’s ratification of the Bank’s Establishment Agreement with the continental trade finance institution. Speaking during a ceremony at the Bank’s headquarters, Claude Rameaux Bireau, Minister of State

Afreximbank Commemorates Founders Day

    The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) on 12 May 2018 in Cairo hosted guests to its inaugural Founders’ Day event held to commemorate the signing of the Bank’s Establishment Agreement which took place in Abidjan on 8 May 1993. The event, which will be held annually, also marked the Bank’s 25th Anniversary and attracted

Central African Republic is Afreximbank’s Latest Participating State

Cairo, 29 November 2017: – The number of African countries represented on the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) as participating states and/or shareholders has risen to 49 with the presentation of an Instrument of Accession to the Bank by the Central African Republic in Bangui yesterday. The presentation of the instrument took place during a visit

South Africa Joins Afreximbank as a Shareholder

Cairo, 21 November 2017: – In a demonstration of its commitment to promoting intra-African trade and economic integration, South Africa has taken up shareholding in the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), the African continental multilateral trade finance institution. With the shareholding, South Africa becomes the 47th African country to join Afreximbank as a participating state and/or

Eritrea Joins Afreximbank as Participating State

Cairo, 21 November 2017: – The East African country of Eritrea has joined the membership of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), becoming the 48th African country to become a participating state or a shareholder in the continental multilateral trade finance institution. In the instrument of accession, signed yesterday by Berhane Habtemariam, the Minister of Finance,


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