International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC)
Source: International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) |

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…

Source: International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) |

International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) announces the launching of the 2nd phase of the Aid for Trade Initiative for Arab States (AfTIAS 2.0) in June 2021 to Mitigate the Effects of COVID-19 on Trade in the Arab Region

The webinar gathered high level officials and partners, and country representatives, where the discussion evolved around the success of the first phase of AfTIAS Program in 2014 to 2018

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org) on behalf of The Islamic Development Bank Group (IsDB), and in coordination with the League of Arab States hosted a high-level webinar themed “The role of the second phase of the Aid for Trade Initiative for Arab States (AfTIAS 2.0) in mitigating the negative effects…

International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC)
Source: International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) |

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…

Source: International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) |

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…

Source: International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) |

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…

Source: International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) |

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…

International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC)
Source: International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) |

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…

International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC)
Source: International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) |

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…

International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC)
Source: International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) |

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…

International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC)
Source: International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) |

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)…