TRADE INSIGHTS | 09 JULY 2021 AfCFTA, the long road to Africa’s promised land of trade and prosperity Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Trade Bohani Hlungwane Regional Head of Trade & Working Capital  (ex-South Africa) Transactional Services SHARE The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has been touted as the supercharger…

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POWER, UTILITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE | 16 FEBRUARY 2021 Bokpoort Concentrated Solar Power Plant: Refinancing of R958M Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Trade CIB Admin SHARE In what is the largest infrastructure refinancing initiative implemented in South Africa to date, Bokpoort’s Concentrated Solar Power Plant (CSP) in the Northern Cape was recently…

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TRADE FINANCE | 4 SEPTEMBER 2020 Trade Finance in Africa with Absa: Part 2 – Trade Finance in Africa Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Trade SHARE Gary Alfonso talks to Michelle Knowles – Pan African Head of Trade Finance Product and Head of Digital Trade. https://cib.absa.africa/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/file_example_MP3_700KB.mp3 Related Articles TRADE INSIGHTS AfCFTA,…

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Importing South Africa Covid-19

TRADE INSIGHTS | 7 JUNE 2020 There’s still some hope for South African importers Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Trade SHARE South Africa has seen the Rand plummet in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, but there is still light at the end of the tunnel for South African importers. The…

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TRADE INSIGHTS | 19 NOVEMBER 2019 New deal will mobilise over US$ 2 billion in trade over three years Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Trade SHARE Absa looks to promote intra-regional trade and investment through a US$ 250 million trade finance deal. Absa and the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) have…

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TRADE INSIGHTS | 15 JUNE 2019 New trade agreement could contribute $70 billion to Africa’s GDP Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Trade Bohani Hlungwane Regional Head of Trade & Working Capital  (ex-South Africa) Transactional Services SHARE The African Free Trade Agreement is a significant step towards growing trade and diversifying global…

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TRADE INSIGHTS | 12 APRIL 2019 Key enablers for trade and business across the African continent Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Trade James Scott Head Digital and Platform Services SHARE The digitisation of supply chains and payment methods are key to facilitating trade across Africa. The role of digital solutions in…

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