Participants in AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum to benefit from Barbados visa waiver

11 August 2022, Bridgetown, Barbados – African participants in the first-ever AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum (ACTIF2022) taking place in Bridgetown, Barbados, from 1 to 3 September will benefit from a decision by the Government to waive visa requirements for passport holders from 24 African countries who would have needed visas to enter the country.

SADC Business Council and Afreximbank launch the SADC – Africa Trade and Investment Marketplace

Kinshasa, 10 August 2022 – Today theAfrican Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the SADC Business Council (SADC BC) launched the SADC – Africa Trade and Investment Marketplace which aims to promote regional trade, unlock investment opportunities, deepen economic cooperation, and drive sustainable business growth between the SADC region and the rest of Africa. The SADC –

Barbados and Afreximbank Announce first-ever Africa-Caribbean Trade and Investment Forum

Bridgetown/Cairo, July 27, 2022 – The Government of Barbados and the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) have announced the first-ever Africa-Caribbean Trade and Investment Forum (ACTIF) scheduled to take place in Bridgetown, Barbados, from August 31 to September 3, 2022. ACTIF2022 will be held under the theme “One People, One Destiny: Uniting and Reimagining Our Future”. The Forum aims to

Afreximbank provides grant to Grand Africa Initiative to train African youth entrepreneurs on delivering AfCFTA goals

Cairo, 20 July 2022 – African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced a grant to Grand Africa Initiative (GAIN) to train two hundred young African entrepreneurs on entrepreneurship and intra-African trade over a three-month period starting July 2022. The GAIN-Afreximbank Masterclass on Entrepreneurship and Intra-African Trade is a three-month programme designed to equip participants from across

PAPSS is now ISO 27001 Certified, in commitment to global security standards.

Cairo, 19th July 2022: The Pan-African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS) operated by African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in collaboration with the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat and the African Union (AU), announced today that it has achieved the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) 27001 certification for its global operations. Following an external certification

The AfCFTA Secretariat, Afreximbank and WFP sign agreement to collaborate on agricultural development, climate action and trade in Africa

LUSAKA, 17 July 2022 – At the margins of the 4th Mid-year Coordination Meeting of the African Union taking place in Lusaka, Zambia, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat, Afreximbank and World Food Programme (WFP) have signed a three-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) to disburse US$2 billion in farming loans and credit lines for agro-processors and commodity traders

Fitch Ratings upgrades Afreximbank to ‘BBB’

Cairo, 15 July 2022 – Fitch Ratings has upgraded African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to ‘BBB’ from ‘BBB-‘, noting that the outlook is “Stable”. Fitch Ratings highlighted that Afreximbank has strengthened its institutional role and raised its profile as the main multilateral development bank focused on supporting the public and private

Afreximbank Executive Vice President Amr Kamel to take early retirement

Cairo, 14 July 2022 – African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) today in Cairo announced the early retirement of Mr. Amr Kamel, Executive Vice President, Business Development and Corporate Banking, effective 31 July 2022. Mr. Amr Kamel has decided to take early retirement after 27 years of dedicated service to Afreximbank. He is one of the pioneers