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Workshop Organised by the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation and the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) Explores Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) and its Impact on Inter-Regional Trade

Key speakers from ConsenSys, Mastercard, R3 and Visa explore how CBDC policy and innovation will support greater financial inclusion, governance, and transparency

In collaboration with the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO), the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, organized a virtual workshop on the trends and developments in CBDC and its potential impact on driving inter-regional trade between West African…

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International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation Signs Agreement with The Government of Tunisia to Mobilize US$ 1.5 Billion as part of it Integrated Trade Solutions

ITFC financing will enable Tunisian government-owned companies to facilitate the importation of essential commodities, drive exports and access capacity development programs to strengthen trade efficiencies

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, has signed a framework agreement with the Government of Tunisia, represented by the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Investment Support, to increase trade flows and build trade capacity within the Republic. The US…

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Over 1,000 Financial Stakeholders Participate in the Arab-Africa Trade Bridges Program Investment Pillar Webinar Aimed at Growing Regional Trade Investment and Technology Transfer

Initiative showcased key investment, trade and insurance pillars designed to improve trade between Arab and African countries, targeted at key sectors including agro-food, health, and pharmaceuticals amongst others

Under the umbrella of the Arab-Africa Trade Bridges (AATB) Program, three IsDB Group Private Sector Entities hosted a webinar on key trade finance and investment components aimed at fostering regional trade. The entities included the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), the Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment…

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International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) and Prime Bank Sign US$15 million Murabaha Financing Facility to support SMEs in Bangladesh

ITFC’s partnership will enable one of Bangladesh’s top tier financial institutions to provide Islamic financing to SMEs

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, has approved a US$15 million Murabaha Financing Facility in favour of Prime Bank Limited, Bangladesh to facilitate cross-border import transactions of the bank’s private sector businesses, particularly SMEs. Prime Bank and ITFC signed the…

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International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation approves US$10 million Line of Trade Finance Facility for Uzbekistan based Private Joint Stock Commercial Bank ‘Orient Finans’

This financing will support private sector and SME development in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, has signed a US$10 million Line of Trade Finance Agreement with PJSCB Orient Finans to support private sector and SME development in Uzbekistan. Commenting on the Line of Trade Finance Facility, Eng. Hani…

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International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation Signs Murabaha Financing Facility with Eastern Bank Ltd to support SMEs in Bangladesh

ITFC partnership will enable one of Bangladesh’s key financial institutions to reach out and provide financial support to more SMEs

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, has approved a Murabaha Financing Facility in favour of Eastern Bank Limited in Bangladesh to support the Bank’s private sector business, particularly SMEs importing raw materials. Eastern Bank is the latest partner institution to…

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Hajjar: New project to be designed for enhanced dates sector production chain competitiveness and hence increased exports and jobs

First ever international virtual exhibition for Madinah dates organised under Aid for Trade Initiative for Arab States (AfTIAS)

Under the patronage of HRH Prince Faisal bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Governor of the Madinah Province, the Madinah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI), in cooperation with the Islamic Development Bank Group (IsDBG), the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org) and the International Trade Centre (ITC), will…

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Within the Framework of Cooperation between the Arab Republic of Egypt and the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation: Five Ministers Witness the Signing of ITFC’s 2021 Program Totaling US$ 1.1 Billion Aimed at Providing Integrated Trade Solutions to Egypt

In 2021, collaboration will continue with the aim of providing institutional support and capacity building programs

Minister of Planning and Economic Development: The total financing of ITFC (www.ITFC-IDB.org) reached US$ 11.2 billion, in favor of Egypt until 2020; Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources: We appreciate ITFC’s keenness and continuous support to contribute to the vital role of the petroleum sector; Minister of Supply and Internal…

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The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation Executes its First Standalone LC Confirmation Transaction

ITFC’s approval supports the timely import of fertilizer for agriculture and agri-food processing industries in Bangladesh while enhancing food security and boosting intra-OIC trade flows

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, has advised and confirmed the first standalone Letter of Credit in favour of Groupe Chimique Tunisien in Tunisia under the recently approved LC Confirmation Facility. The LC which was issued by City Bank Ltd…

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African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA): Joint, practical efforts needed for Sudan to make the most of its strong points

Intra-African trade is crucial for the economic awakening of the African continent

The ECA Office for North Africa, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Republic of the Sudan and the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (http://www.ITFC-IDB.org) launched on Sunday in Khartoum (Sudan) a Stakeholder dialogue on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). “We need to work together and…