African Export–Import Bank (Afreximbank)

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Part of the The Statesman's Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Established in 1987 under the auspices of the African Development Bank to facilitate, promote and expand intra-African and extra-African trade. Membership is made up of three categories of shareholders: Class ‘A’ Shareholders consisting of African governments, African central banks and sub-regional and regional financial institutions and economic organizations; Class ‘B’ Shareholders consisting of African public and private financial institutions; and Class ‘C’ Shareholders consisting of international financial institutions, economic organizations and non-African states, banks, financial institutions and public and private investors.

  • Official languages: English, French, Arabic and Portuguese.

  • Headquarters: 72B El Maahad El Eshteraky St., Heliopolis, Cairo 11341, Egypt.

  • Website:

  • President and Chairman of the Board: Benedict Okey Oramah (Nigeria).

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