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Afreximbank Introduces Tunisia-Africa Trade and Investment Promotion Programme

[caption id="attachment_19954" align="aligncenter" width="636"] Afreximbank President Prof. Benedict Oramah (right) and Marouan Elabbasi, Governor, Central Bank of Tunisia, pose with the agreement following the signing ceremony in Moscow.[/caption] Moscow, 25 June 2019: – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the Central Bank of Tunisia have signed an agreement for a $500-million Tunisia-Africa Trade and Investment

Russia and Africa Should Harness Resources for Greater Economic Growth, Medvedev Tells Afreximbank Shareholders

[caption id="attachment_19945" align="aligncenter" width="420"] Dimitri Medvedev, Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation, declaring open the Afreximbank Annual General Meeting of Shareholders in Moscow on Friday.[/caption] Moscow, 23 June 2019: – Africa and Russia must harness their immense resources to foster a greater economic future for their people, Dimitri Medvedev, Chairman of the Government

Afreximbank Approves $69 million Dividend Pay-out as Annual Meetings Conclude in Moscow

[caption id="attachment_19942" align="aligncenter" width="420"] Boss Mustapha, Chairman of the Afreximbank Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (centre), and Afreximbank President Prof. Benedict Oramah (2nd left), with (L-R) Executive Vice Presidents Dr. George Elombi, Denys Denya and Amr Kamel, during the Annual General Meeting in Moscow.[/caption] Moscow, 22 June 2019: – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) will

Africa’s Output Grew by 3.4% in 2018, Afreximbank’s Africa Trade Report 2019 Shows

Moscow, 21 June 2010: – Africa’s output grew by 3.4 per cent between 2017 and 2018 despite the slowdown in global growth during that period, a new report by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has shown. The African Trade Report 2019: African Trade in a Digital World,  launched today in Moscow during the 26th Afreximbank

Afreximbank Wins African Bank of the Year Award

[caption id="attachment_19806" align="alignright" width="412"] Afreximbank Executive Vice President Amr Kamel (right) with Jules Ngankam, Group Deputy CEO & CFO, African Guarantee Fund, after receiving the Award plaque.[/caption] Malabo, 12 June 2019:  – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) yesterday in Malabo received the award for the African Bank of the Year at the African Banker Awards

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, JBIC sign $300-Million Export Credit Line Agreement to Support Development Projects in Africa

[caption id="attachment_19794" align="alignnone" width="1269"] Afreximbank Executive Vice President Dr. George Elombi (Left) shaking hands with Nobumitsu Hayashi, Deputy Governor, JBIC, following signing of the line of credit agreement[/caption]   Cairo, 4 June 2019: – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) have signed a general agreement for a $300-million

Afreximbank President Visits Democratic Republic of Congo, Announces Interest in Brazzaville-Kinshasa Bridge

[caption id="attachment_19788" align="aligncenter" width="572"] President Felix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of Congo (right) in handshake with Afreximbank President Prof. Benedict Oramah, during the Afreximbank state visit to the DRC[/caption] Kinshasa, 31 May 2019: – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) is interested in participating in the syndicated facility for the construction of the bridge between

Request for Proposals: Consultant(s) to develop and Administer the Afreximbank External Customer Satisfaction Survey 2019.

One of the key objectives of AFREXIMBANK’s Fifth Strategic Plan, “Impact 2021-Africa Transformed” is Improving Stakeholder Satisfaction. The broad universe of the Bank’s stakeholders is defined to include shareholders, staff members, corporate and institutional clients, lenders, investors and other strategic partners.  The Bank’s external clients are a key component of the stakeholders and are critical

Madagascar President Seeks Afreximbank Support in Country’s Industrialisation

Antananarivo, 17 May 2019: – President Andry Rajoelina of Madagascar has urged the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) to partner with the government in its effort to make the country the “window into a modern Africa”. Speaking yesterday in Antananarivo when he received an Afreximbank delegation led by Prof. Benedict Oramah, President of the Bank, President

Afreximbank Sees Opportunity for up to $400 million in Financing to Comoros, Says Prof. Oramah on Visit to Island’s President

[caption id="attachment_19753" align="aligncenter" width="699"] President Azali Assoumani of Comoros (right) putting a lapel pin on Afreximbank President Prof. Benedict Oramah, during a visit by an Afreximbank delegation today.[/caption]     Moroni, 15 May 2019: – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) is in discussions to provide financing for transactions valued at about $100 million in Comoros,

Second Intra-African Trade Fair Will Generate $40 billion in Trade Deals, Afreximbank Chief Says as Hosting Agreement is Signed

[caption id="attachment_19741" align="aligncenter" width="763"] Albert Muchanga, Commissioner for Trade and Industry, African Union (left); Soraya Hakuziyaremye, Minister of Trade and Industry of Rwanda (centre); and Afreximbank President Prof. Benedict Oramah with the hosting agreement following the signing ceremony in Kigali.[/caption]       Kigali, 14 May 2019: – The second Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2020) scheduled

Invitation to Signing of Hosting Agreement for Second Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2020)

Cairo, 10 May 2019 – The Government of the Republic of Rwanda, the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), and the African Union, will, on Tuesday, 14 May 2019, in Kigali, sign the hosting agreement for the second Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2020). The hosting agreement will be signed on the sidelines of the Transform Africa Summit. IATF2020,

Afreximbank’s President Benedict Oramah Named Among Most Influential Africans

Prof. Benedict Oramah, President of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), has been named one of the most influential Africans. In new rankings released by Jeune Afrique, the French language pan-African magazine, Prof. Oramah was listed at number 59 in the ranking of the 100 most influential Africans. In naming the President among the group, Jeune

Team Afreximbank Takes Third Place at El Gouna Beach Polo Tournament

02 May 2019: Team Afreximbank, sponsored by the African Export-Import Bank, emerged the third-place winner at the El Gouna Beach Polo Silver Cup tournament 2019 held in El Gouna, Egypt, from 24 to 27 April. Afreximbank was one of four team sponsors at the tournament and was represented by players Omar El Sewedy, who doubled

President Oramah at 2nd Belt and Road Forum

Prof. Benedict Oramah, President of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) was a featured speaker at the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation organized by the Chinese Government in Beijing from 25 to 27 April 2019. The second Belt and Road Forum attracted leaders, including heads of state and government from nearly 40 countries.

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

[caption id="attachment_19646" align="aligncenter" width="734"] Afreximbank President Prof. Benedict Oramah (L) with Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, in Washington D.C.[/caption]   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

Afreximbank Delivers Inaugural MANSA Training to Egyptian Banks

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), in collaboration with the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) and the Egyptian Banking Institute (EBI), has delivered the first in a series of trainings to Egyptian financial institutions aimed at enhancing their capacity in using the MANSA Repository Platform. The MANSA Repository Platform, which was launched by Afreximbank in Abuja