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Market opening must go with industrialization and capacity building – MD...

The Managing Director of the Intra-African Trade Initiative at the African Export-Import (bank (Afreximbank), Kanayo Awani has stated that efforts to achieve market opening...

Trade turnover between Africa and Russia to double by 2023

The trade turnover between Russia and Africa will double in the next two years, trade experts have predicted.  Last year, the total export volume...

Africa’s total merchandise trade valued over $997.9 billion in 2018

Africa’s total merchandise trade in 2018 was valued at approximately $997.9 billion, showing that the continent remains one of the fastest growing regions in the...

“Russia & Africa should harness resources for greater economic growth” –...

Africa and Russia must harness their immense resources to foster a greater economic future for their people, Dimitri Medvedev, Chairman of the Government of the...

Russia – Africa Economic Forum & Afreximbank Annual Meetings 2019 in...

The Afreximbank Annual Meetings 2019 and associated Russia–Africa Economic Conference have come to a close. The events became an important international discussion platform in...

Declaration for up to $140 million credit facility signed

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) will provide a credit facility valued at up to two billion Rands (about $140 million) to the Kingdom of...

Afreximbank & JBIC sign $300M export credit line agreement to support...

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) have signed a general agreement for a $300-million export credit line,...

Madagascar president seeks Afreximbank support in country’s industrialisation

President Andry Rajoelina of Madagascar has urged the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) to partner with the government in its effort to make the country...

Africa in the digital era – hype or reality?  

Former Nigerian Minister for Communications Technology, Dr. Omobola Johnson, delivered the UN Economic Commission for Africa’s (ECA) annual Adebayo Adedeji lecture at the ongoing Conference...

e-Commerce could create 3m jobs by 2025 in Africa – Report

The expansion in e-Commerce or online market places could see the creation of more than 3 million jobs in Africa in the next six...

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