Afreximbank Announces $3-Billion Facility to Cushion Impact of COVID-19

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

Afreximbank Holds Trade Finance Training for Zimbabwean Banks

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

Registration Opens for 2020 Afreximbank Annual Meetings

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:

Afreximbank, FCI to Promote Factoring to East African SMEs

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.

Afreximbank Urges Rwandan Businesses to Exploit IATF2020 to Tap AfCFTA Benefits

Kigali, 14 Feb. 2020: – The second Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2020) will provide key pathways for the Rwandan private sector to access intra-African trade opportunities offered by the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Kanayo Awani, Managing Director of Afreximbank’s Intra-African Trade Initiative, has said.

Afreximbank Signs to Launch 300-Billion Naira Medium-Term Note Programme in Nigeria

Lagos, Nigeria, 27 Jan. 2020: – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) today in Lagos, Nigeria, signed documents to complete the registration of a 300-billion Naira medium-term note with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the Bank’s local currency programme in what will be the Bank’s first-ever Afreximbank local currency fund raising programme in Nigeria.

Afreximbank Signs Term Sheet for $190 Million Facility to Made in Africa Inc.

Kigali, 17 Jan. 2020: – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) today in Kigali signed a term sheet with Made In Africa Inc. (MIA) to provide the company with a $190-million facility to finance the acquisition of a company involved in designing, producing and distributing African fashion fabrics. The facility, broken into two tranches, will also

Afreximbank Announces $500-Million Creative Industry Support Fund as CAX WKND Opens

Kigali, 17 Jan. 2020: – The Creative Africa Exchange Weekend (CAX WKND), Africa’s first continental event dedicated to promoting exchange within the creative and cultural industry, kicked off in Kigali today with Prof. Benedict Oramah, President of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) announcing a $500-million envelope to support the production and trade of African cultural