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The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation Extends COVID-19 Response Financing Facility to the Republic of Mauritania

US$10 million ITFC intervention to tackle shortages in emergency laboratory and personal protective equipment in the fight against coronavirus

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (http://www.ITFC-IDB.org), has provided US$10 million financing in favour of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania specifically to procure medicine and equipment to help them in the struggle against COVID-19. Based on the Mauritania Economic Update 2020 (World Bank), the COVID-19 pandemic will have a…

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Joint Statement by heads of multilateral development banks and the World Trade Organization (WTO) on supporting trade finance during the COVID-19 crisis

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, multilateral development banks have stepped up trade finance programs to support essential imports and key exports

The COVID-19 pandemic has provoked the deepest economic downturn of our lifetimes. In addition to the ongoing shocks to supply and demand, international trade has been affected by a reduction in the supply of trade finance. Risk perceptions about non-payment in international trade are at the highest levels in a…

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International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation Signs US$15 million Murabaha Financing Facility to support SMEs in Bangladesh

ITFC partnership will enable one of Bangladesh’s key financial institutions to reach out and provide financial support 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 City Bank Limited in Bangladesh to support the Bank’s private sector businesses, particularly SMEs importing raw materials from the international markets. City Bank…

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International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation releases 2019 Annual Development Effectiveness Report

Report highlights impact of US$ 5.8 Billion financing towards Advancing Trade in Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Member Countries

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, today released its 2019 Annual Development Effectiveness Report (ADER).  In 2019, ITFC approved US$5.8 billion trade financing, a 12% increase from the previous year, to advance trade in member countries. Of this, US$5 billion…

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International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation extends US$100m COVID-19 Emergency Financing for purchasing wheat and sugar in favor of Egypt

ITFC intervention to help finance essential strategic food commodities in light of the impact of COVID-19

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), has signed a US$100 million financing agreement with the General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC) to cover the Egyptian Government’s essential strategic commodity needs during the outbreak of the new coronavirus (COVID-19). The Approval of the financing, which forms part of the…

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International Islamic Trade Finance Cooperation provides US$850 million for COVID-19 Emergency Interventions for Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Member Countries in Most Need

Interim funds to be scaled up through close collaboration with strategic partners to offer trade finance and trade development solutions that meet the direct needs of member countries

Societies and economies are being affected by the unprecedented and unpredictable nature of the COVID-19 pandemic. These include a major shift in global trade routes, changes in consumption and extraordinary levels of monetary easing and stimulus packages at a scale never experienced before. The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC)…

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International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation recognized as Best Islamic Financier at the International Trade Finance Global (TFG) Trade Awards 2020

The winners were selected by an independent steering committee of industry experts from around the world

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, has been named ‘Best Islamic Financier’ by the trade finance platform, Trade Finance Global (www.TradeFinanceGlobal.com), in cooperation with BAFT (www.BAFT.org). The international work carried out by banks, financial institutions and technology vendors to…

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International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) Ranks 2nd Globally and as well in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) as Islamic Finance Bookrunner and Mandated Lead Arranger - Bloomberg Syndicated Loans League Tables 2019

The League Tables, showed that the ITFC provided financing worth in excess of US$2 billion as Bookrunner and Mandated Lead Arranger in 2019

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, ranked 2nd Globally and as well in Europe, Middle East and Africa’s (EMEA) Islamic Finance listings of the Bloomberg Syndicated Loans League Tables 2019 for the largest Bookrunner and Mandated Lead Arranger. The League…

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International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) Partners Forum Highlights Immense Strength of Islamic Finance Globally

ITFC was joined by a host of local, regional and international finance institutions alongside official delegates from Pakistan and other member countries

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), a member of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IsDB), successfully concluded its Partners Forum 2019: Investing for Impact, which was held on the 5th December in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Hosted at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, under the auspices of H.E…

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The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) and OCP Africa unite for the strategic financing, innovation, and capacity building of agriculture in Africa

ITFC and OCP Africa will jointly introduce a new “OCP School lab” campaign in Senegal in November 2019

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation, (ITFC, International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation) (ITFC-IDB.org), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, and OCP Africa ) (OCPAfrica.com), a subsidiary of OCP SA, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will cater towards strategic funding, innovation and capacity building measures…