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During the Last Edition of IATF in Durban, South Africa, The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) Organized Two Side Events, Under the AATB Program, to Share its Vision and Programs Aiming to Accelerate Trade Across the African Continent

The week-long event saw the attendance of a diverse audience including government officials, policy-makers, industry leaders and institutional heads from African countries and other regions to discuss trade, the creative industry, Africa’s post-covid economic recovery and the contient’s position on global trade in the perspective of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-idb.org) joined partners, involved parties in the Arab-Africa Trade Bridges (AATB) Program, strategic stakeholders and public and private sector players for the 2021 edition of the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) that took place in the city of Durban in South Africa. The ITFC…

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Under the Arab Africa Trade Bridges (AATB) Program, ITFC, Afreximbank, BADEA and ARSO organized a High-level Roundtable on the Harmonisation of Standards for Pharmaceutical Products and Medical Devices in Africa during IATF 2021 in Durban

The week-long event brought together government officials, policy-makers, industry leaders and institutional heads from African countries and other regions to discuss the future of of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), trade, health and post-covid economic recovery

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-idb.org), the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) and the African Organization for Harmonization (ARSO), Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat,  joined other partners and strategic stakeholders for a strategic roundtable on the Harmonisation of Standards for Pharmaceutical products and…

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Under the Arab Africa Trade Bridges (AATB) Program, ITFC, Afreximbank, BADEA and ARSO to Organize a High-level Roundtable on the Harmonisation of Standards for Pharmaceutical Products and Medical Devices in Africa on the 17th November 2021

The hybrid roundtable is aimed at discussing and providing update on the Harmonization project and will come off on the sidelines of the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) taking place in Durban, South Africa from the 15th to the 21st of November 2021

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (ITFC-idb.org), in partnership with the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) and the African Organization for Harmonization (ARSO) announce the organization of a roundtable on the sidelines of the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) on 17th November 2021 at 10:30 – 12.30pm (South Africa…

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Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) and International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) Intensify their Support to the African Countries to Fight COVID-19 Pandemic through the Arab Africa Trade Bridges (AATB) Program

The contribution of BADEA will help finance key initiatives targeting the health and pharmaceutical sectors in Africa

The Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) intensifies its partnership with the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (http://www.ITFC-IDB.org) to support African Countries to fight COVID-19 through a joint program under the Arab Africa Trade Bridges (AATB). This took place during a signing ceremony at the Headquarters of…

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AFREXIMBANK and International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) Partner with ARSO to Facilitate Intra-African Trade in Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices, under the Umbrella of the AATB Program

The new initiative aims to harmonise African standards for pharmaceuticals and medical devices thereby enhancing intra-African trade, reducing substandard counterfeit products, and building resilient regional health systems

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), have partnered with the African Organisation for Standardisation (ARSO), to launch a new Arab-Africa Trade Bridges Program (AATB) initiative called the Harmonisation of Standards for Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices in Africa, aimed at promoting the quality…

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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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Arab Africa Trade Bridges (AATB) Program Outlines Actions to Support Developing Countries Cope with the COVID-19 Crisis

Initiatives focusing on pharmaceuticals and healthcare and other value-added sectors such as agriculture and textiles to take precedence

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), and its partners have approved an AATB Program Action Plan to support African and Arab countries to strengthen their socio-economic resilience in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to ITFC, the 4th Executive Committee meeting of the AATB Program, held virtually,…