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The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation Launches Four-Part Documentary Series on Senegal’s Groundnut Sector

Documentary to air on Africanews and Afrique Media TV this December

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-idb.org) will be releasing a series of four (4) short documentaries that showcase the depth of ITFC’s interventions in the Groundnut sector in Senegal. Called The ITFC Groundnut Project: Full Cycle, the documentary will air on Africanews from 16th to 31st December 2021…

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ITFC Signs a EUR 40 million Agreement with SONACOS to Finance 2021/22 Groundnut Season in Senegal

This is to support the full recovery of the Senegalese economy as agriculture is a vital sector that contributes about 16% to the country’s GDP

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (ITFC-idb.org), granted a Euro 40 million financing to Senegal National Groundnut Company (SONACOS). This facility is dedicated to the post-Covid recovery of the Senegalese agriculture sector, the facility is purposed at financing part of the 2021-2022 groundnut campaign. The financing shall cover about…

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International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) Signs a Euro 100 million Murabaha Financing Agreement with SENELEC, Dedicated to Support Senegal’s Energy Sector

The company’s strategic mandate is to ensure the production, transmission, and distribution of electricity in Senegal

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (ITFC-idb.org) approved a Euro 100 million Murabaha financing to SENELEC (Senegal National Power Company). The company’s strategic mandate is to ensure the production, transmission, and distribution of electricity in Senegal. This approval reflects ITFC’s commitment to supporting the availability and affordability of electricity in…

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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) to enhance Groundnut Oil Quality Standards and boost Senegalese Export Capabilities

Technical Assistance in favour of SONACOS to boost global value chains, groundnut oil processing standards and Senegalese export capabilities as it seeks to enter new markets

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, has approved a Grant Agreement for the Senegalese Groundnut Oil Processing Company, SONACOS, to acquire new laboratory analysis equipment. The Technical Assistance will enable SONACOS to acquire equipment that will specifically enable the…

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The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) and the Islamic Development Bank partner to Boost Institut Pasteur de Dakar’s and a network of African laboratories on COVID-19 Biomedical Research Program through IsDB Reverse Linkage Mechanism

The Institut Pasteur de Dakar is a biomedical research center in Senegal and its influence extends to West Africa and beyond

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (https://www.ITFC-IDB.org/)  and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), are to support Institut Pasteur de Dakar (IPD) based in Senegal with medical equipment and biomedical research in the fight against COVID-19 across a network of laboratories in several Sub-Saharan African countries. This intervention is facilitated through…

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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 (ITFC) supports Senegal’s COVID-19 Plan with EUR 8 Million disbursement for the Private Sector

The financing is aimed at helping Senegal to continue to contribute to economic inclusion by gearing capital towards the private sector

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, has approved a Murabaha Financing of EUR 8 million for the Senegalese bank, Banque Islamique du Sénégal (BIS), to support the Bank’s trade finance operations within Senegal’s private sector. The financing is aimed…

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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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IsDB and ITFC, under the Reverse Linkage and Arab Africa Trade Bridges Program, Launch E-Learning and Knowledge Sharing Platform for COVID-19 Medical Preparedness and Response in African Countries

The initiative aims firstly to build the capacities of medical staff in African countries on their COVID-19 response protocols and approaches

As part of the crisis response actions to strengthen the capacities of member countries to withstand the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), in coordination with their partners, the Moroccan Society of Anesthesia, Analgesia and Resuscitation…