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Afreximbank, AfCFTA roll-out Pan-African payment system

System provides Africa with greater capacity to conduct cross-border transactions, expand opportunities Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Pan-African multilateral lender, African Export-Import Bank and the Secretariat have rolled the Pan-African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS), revolutionalised financial market infrastructure to enable instant, cross-border payments in local currencies between African …

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Fitch and GCR upgrade Afreximbank’s outlook to positive

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Africa’s multi-lateral lender, African Export-Import Bank, has received a set of strong credit rating affirmations and “Positive” outlooks from Moody’s, Fitch Ratings, and GCR Ratings, underlining its resilient financial position and performance. The ratings reinforce the Bank’s access to capital at a competitive cost, ensuring …

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Afreximbank unveils a US$3million COVID-19 Response Grant

The bank’s net profit increased from US$275.9million in 2018 to US$315.3million last year Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Africa’s multi-lateral lender, African Export-Import Bank, has unveiled a US$3-million grant to complement continental efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The Bank’s President Prof. Benedict Oramah, who made the announcement in …

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Afreximbank records US$315million in net profit

Kampala, Uganda | Isaac Khisa | The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has released its audited financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2019, showing strong and consistent growth, with total comprehensive income of $324.2 million. The results, which reflected a net income of $313.3 million, 14.3 percent increase over the 2018 …

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Afreximbank unveils a US$3billion facility to cushion COVID-19 fallout

Kampala, Uganda | Isaac Khisa | Africa’s multi-lateral lender, African Export-Import Bank has unveiled a US$3bn 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 March.20, …

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Roadshow to help Rwandan businesses tap into AfCFTA

  Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced a roadshow in Kigali to show the Rwandan private sector how it can become a primary beneficiary of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) which will provide significant opportunities to access the largely untapped markets and …

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