African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank)

Banque africaine d'import-export

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1993-05-07 Abidjan Côte d'Ivoire


7 May 1993, Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire), at constituent assembly, when Agreement for establishment of Afreximbank and Charter were opened for signature by participating countries. Agreement and Charter adopted at 1st Annual General Meeting, 27 Oct 1993, Abuja. Set up following resolution of Annual Meeting of Board of Governors of F-XF0018 - African Development Bank (ADB), 1987, Cairo (Egypt), and findings of a multidisciplinary team funded by E-XE3382 - UNDP. Became operational Sep 1994.


Stimulate consistent expansion, diversification and development of African trade while operating as a first class, profit-oriented, socially responsible financial institution and a center of excellence in African trade matters.


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GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production



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