Pan African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS) Expands into North Africa as Banque Centrale de Tunisie Becomes Thirteenth Member

The Pan African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS) is proud to announce the entry of Banque Centrale de Tunisie (BCT) into its network as its thirteenth Central Bank member, further strengthening its commitment to promoting seamless cross-border payment services and enhancing financial integration across the African continent.   PAPSS, developed by African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in collaboration with the African Union and the AfCFTA Secretariat, facilitates real-time settlement of intra-African trade and payments, in African currencies, across the continent. By uniting central banks from across Africa, PAPSS seeks to address…

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Afreximbank records deals worth about US$1 billion as Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2023) continues

The Bank also announced the conclusion of cooperation agreements with the Comoros National Investment Promotion Agency (ANPI – Invest in Comoros), the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) and the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM), aimed at accelerating intra-African trade and investment CAIRO, Egypt, November 13, 2023The third day of the third Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2023) concluded with attendees witnessing the signing of financing and other agreements valued in excess of one billion dollars between the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and several leading business entities from across the continent. United Bank…

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AFREXIMBANK LAUNCHES THE AFRICAN TRADE REPORT 2023

 The African Export-Import Bank’s (Afreximbank), 2023 edition of the African Trade Report (ATR2023) was launched at the Bank’s Annual Meeting – AAM2023 and 30th Anniversary celebrations in Accra, Ghana. Launching the ATR2023 along with HE Ambassador Albert Muchanga, the African Union Commissioner for Economic Development, Trade, Industry and Mining, Professor Benedict Oramah, the President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Afreximbank, said that Africa showed growth resilience amid a synchronised global deceleration under the confluence of overlapping crises, including lingering effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, record-high inflation, heightening geopolitical…

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Afreximbank launches Africa Trade Gateway, a single window for digital services

ACCRA, 21, JUNE 2023: The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) yesterday in Accra launched the Africa Trade Gateway (ATG), a suite of five digital platforms that have been designed as a single window to enable the Bank better deliver on its mandate by providing critical services to support and promote African trade and the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). Launched by Mrs. Kanayo Awani, Executive Vice President, Intra-African Trade Bank, of Afreximbank on the sidelines of the ongoing 30th Afreximbank Annual Meetings (AAM2023), the gateway digital ecosystem comprises the…

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Afreximbank launches Insurance subsidiary to support intra-African trade

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) (www.Afreximbank.com) today in Accra launched its wholly owned insurance management services subsidiary, AFREXInsure, with a commitment to provide a single-entry point for all specialty insurance needs to assist in optimally managing related risks for the trade and commerce sector in Africa. Established in 2021, AFREXInsure is set up to offer specialty insurance solutions for trade and trade-related investments across Africa with access to quality, best-in-breed specialty insurance that are tailor-made for Africa. AFREXInsure will leverage on its risk expertise by using its continent-wide presence and…

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Trade : Gabon, Sierra Leone Accede to Establishment Agreement of Afreximbank’s Fund for Export Development in Africa (FEDA)

FEDA described the accession by the two countries as a significant milestone, which will strengthen its ability to provide crucial support to African economies and achieve its objectives effectively The Fund for Export Development in Africa (FEDA), the development impact-focused subsidiary of African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) (www.Afreximbank.com), has announced the accession of the Gabonese Republic and the Republic of Sierra Leone to the Fund through their recent respective signing of the FEDA Establishment Agreement.   FEDA described the accession by the two countries as a significant milestone, which will strengthen…

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