To fulfill its mandate and vision of being ‘The Trade Finance Bank for Africa’ and to stimulate the expansion and development of African trade, the Afreximbank supports a range of clients that are direct operators in the trade ecosystem. The Bank’s programs, instruments and services are available to:
Corporations, both privately held or publicly quoted that have attained a significant level of scale in their operations and balance sheet size, may apply directly for the support of suitable and relevant products or services from the Bank.
African national, subnational governments and certain specialized agencies are drivers of trade and trade-linked development initiatives. The aspirations and needs of those entities that fit with the mandate of the Bank qualify for the Bank’s intervention, through its various country programs and intervention instruments that may be short-term facilities or instruments, or longer-term type interventions
Financial institutions play a very important role of intermediation in trade transactions specifically, and in other types of financial interactions generally. The Afreximbank supports trade across the continent through various instruments that are delivered largely through commercial banks in the various countries. Ranging from trade confirmation lines to guarantees and export credit insurance type services,
Any other entity which may not necessarily be classified as a government, large corporate or financial institution may be supported if the underlying transaction or project fits with the Bank’s mandate and meets the lending requirements and policies of the Bank, as approved by the relevant governance committee.