The African Import-Export Bank (Afreximbank) and International Trade Centre (ITC) team up to help businesses make the most of the African Continental Free Trade Area.
Cairo, 14 May 2020: – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) vaulted market uncertainties caused by COVID-19 pandemic to successfully conclude a dual-currency Syndicated Loan, raising the equivalent of US$907.5 million, comprised of two tranches of US$485 million and EUR390.4 million. Proceeds will be used for general corporate activities, and will strengthen the Bank’s liquidity position as it implements its
Cairo, 11 May 2020: – Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has made the decision to cancel the series of events which were set around its 27th Annual General Meeting and to hold the Shareholders’ meeting by correspondence. Afreximbank President Prof. Benedict Oramah said that the decision to hold the Shareholders’
Cairo, 29 April 2020: – In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), the African Union (AU) and the Government of Rwanda have decided to postpone by one year the second Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2020) initially set to take place from 1 to 7 September 2020 in Kigali, Rwanda. This decision was
Cairo, 23 April 2020: – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced a $3-million grant to complement continental efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Afreximbank President Prof. Benedict Oramah, who made the announcement in Cairo, said that the grant was in response to a request by African heads of state, through the auspices of the
Cairo, 08 April 2020: – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) today in Cairo released its audited financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2019, showing strong and consistent growth, with total comprehensive income of $324.2 million.
Cairo, 24 March 2020: – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced a $3-billion facility, named Pandemic Trade Impact Mitigation Facility (PATIMFA), to help African countries deal with the economic and health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. PATIMFA, approved by the Bank’s Board of Directors during its sitting on 20 March, will provide financing to
Harare, 19 March 2020: – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has delivered a training programme for Zimbabwean banks in an effort to enhance their technical skills in trade finance. The documentary trade finance training, held in Harare from 24 to 29 February, attracted 44 participants from 15 commercial banks, one non-bank financial institution and the
Cairo, 18 March 2020: – Registration for the 2020 Annual Meetings of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), which will be held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, has opened, according to information released today by the Bank. Afreximbank announced that intending participants for the meetings, dubbed AAM2020, could register by visiting the Annual Meetings website at:
Awka, Nigeria, 13 March 2020: The new Africa presents the continent’s youth with an excellent battleground to join and wage the economic struggle that will finally liberate Africa, Prof. Benedict Oramah, President of the African Export-import Bank (Afreximbank) has said. Speaking on Wednesday on the topic “Unleashing the Power of the Youth” while delivering the
Nairobi, 11 March 2020 – Receivables finance is an important tool that can help to close the $90 billion funding gap faced by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Africa, Dr. Patrick Njoroge, Governor of Central Bank of Kenya, has said. Dr. Njoroge was speaking in Nairobi on 27 February during the opening of a
Cairo, 24 Feb. 2020: – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), in collaboration with FCI, will hold a two-day conference in Nairobi to promote the use of factoring to enhance access to financing for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in East Africa.