28 March 2018

Exim Bank Extends $500 million Loan Facility to 15-Nation Group in Africa

Exim Bank Extends $500 million Loan Facility to 15-Nation Group in Africa


The Export-Import Bank, Exim Bank has announced that it will provide a USD 500 million credit facility to Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to fund various development projects in western-south Africa.

According to the Bank, with the signing of line of credit (LoC) agreement, the Bank till date has extended four LoCs to the Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) of West African States , taking the total value of LOCs to USD 1,000 million. The LoC of USD 500 million is an umbrella limit for financing developmental projects in 15-member countries.

Source- AIR World Service

Static/Current Takeaways Important for NABARD Grade-A Exam 2018-
  • Established by the Government of India, EXIM Bank commenced operations in 1982 under the Export-Import Bank of India Act, 1981.
  • The Head Office of EXIM Bank is in Mumbai. 
  • David Rasquinha is the Managing Director of EXIM bank. 

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