Registration Opens for 2020 Certificate of Finance in International Trade Programme

Cairo, 26 Sept. 2019: – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), in collaboration with the FCI, Quarterback and University of Malta, today in Cairo announced the opening of registration for the 2020 cohort of the Certificate of Finance in International Trade (COFIT 2020) programme. The programme, which is open to banking and trade finance professionals from

Afreximbank President Advocates for Vehicles that Facilitate Cross-Border Trade

  New York, 26 Sept. 2019: – The President of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Prof. Benedict Oramah, yesterday in New York, urged African countries to create vehicles that would make it possible for manufacturers to trade across the continent. Speaking during a high-level event on the Third Industrial Development Decade for Africa 2016-2019, organised

Cairo, 16 Sept. 2019: – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced the opening of registration for its 20th Afreximbank Trade Finance Seminar and Workshop, which will take place in Durban, South Africa, from 4 to 7 November 2019. The seminar and workshop series, formerly known as the Structured Trade Finance Seminar and Workshop, is

Afreximbank Announces $500-Million Facility for Nigerian Manufacturers

Lagos, 04 Sept. 2019: – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) will allocate $500 million from its Nigeria-Africa Trade and Investment Promotion Programme to support Nigerian manufacturers to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the African Continental Free Trade Area (AFCFTA) agreement, Bank President Prof. Benedict Oramah, has announced in Lagos. Prof. Oramah, who was

“MUFG signs Memorandum of Understanding with African Export-Import Bank”

29 August 2019 – MUFG Bank today in Yokohama City, Japan, announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) to provide a broad framework for collaboration between the two organizations. Signed on Tuesday at the seventh TICAD event in Japan, the MOU will further strengthen the relationship between

Accompany Market Opening with Industrialization and Capacity Building, Afreximbank Rep. Urges

Chicago, U.S., 05 Aug. 2019: – Efforts to achieve market opening should be accompanied with industrialization and capacity building initiatives to help African countries produce value-added goods, Kanayo Awani, Managing Director of the Intra-African Trade Initiative at the African Export-Import (bank (Afreximbank), has said. In a keynote address during the opening of the Trade with

Afreximbank Appoints Idrissa Diop Compliance Director

Cairo, 18 July 2019: – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has appointed Idrissa Diop, formerly of Ecobank Transnational Inc., as its new Director of Compliance. Mr. Diop, who, until his appointment, was Ecobank’s Group Head of Compliance, replaces Maureen Mba, who retired from Afreximbank in May after a long meritorious service. The new Director comes