IATF 2021 Generates US$42.1 billion Trade and Investment Deals

    Durban, 29 November 2021 – The second Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF 2021) generated a record setting US$42.1 billion in trade and trade-related investment deals, according to the latest tally released today by the IATF Advisory Council. The latest figures captured additional data submitted by Trade Promotion Agencies of Algeria, Nigeria and South Africa.

IATF 2021 Ends with Commitment to Strengthen the AfCFTA

Durban, 23 November 2021 – The second Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF 2021) has ended on Sunday in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, with a collective commitment to ensure that the economic stimulation triggered by the event translates into the continued strengthening of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Speaking during the closing ceremony of IATF

The Creative Africa Nexus (CANEX) Summit kicks off on Day 5 of IATF 2021

Durban, 20 November 2021 – The Creative Africa Nexus (CANEX), a programme put in place by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) to support Africa’s creative and cultural industries debuted with great fanfare on Friday 19th November setting the stage to revolutionize the continent’s untapped talents. Designed specifically for African creatives including digital innovators and experts,

Afreximbank positions creative industry as a major tool for Africa’s GDP growth

Prof Benedict Oramah, President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Afreximbank at the opening of the CANEX Summit on 19 November in Durban, South Africa. Launch of Creative Africa Nexus (CANEX) Sets Durban Ablaze! Durban, 20 November 2021 – Africa’s creative industry represents a potent instrument that could grow the GDP of African

IATF2021 Conference Makes Way for CANEX

Durban, 19 November 2021 – The IATF2021 Conference segment of the second Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2021), ended on 18 November 2021 in Durban, South Africa, with African Export-Import Bank hailing the contribution of the trade fair to addressing the challenge of African businesses transacting business with counterparts within the continent. In a closing statement, Amr


Durban, 19 November 2021 – African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) has committed US$250 million as seed capital towards the establishment of an African Sub Sovereign Governments Network. Prof. Benedict Oramah, President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Afreximbank made the announcement yesterday during an inaugural conference of the Sub Sovereign Governments at the

Zimbabwean Companies Sign Deals worth over $188 Million With Afreximbank at IATF2021

Durban, 19 November 2021 – African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has signed financing agreements with four Zimbabwean entities for a total of US$188,600,000. The deals, concluded during the second Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2021) currently taking place in Durban, were agreed on Tuesday and Wednesday. The trade fair opened on 15 November in Durban and runs until

Silverbird Group and AAA Entertainment Sign $50 Million Deal at IATF

Silverbird Group and AAA Entertainment are entering into a partnership to develop and produce a slate of cinematic African feature films on the continent. AAA Entertainment will bring to the partnership an experienced film development, financing and production team, facilities and partnership network, while Silverbird Group brings its cinema exhibition and distribution infrastructure and experience