On Wednesday 8th November, The Access Bank UK Ltd co-sponsored the prestigious GTR Africa 2023 which took place in London – a great opportunity to discuss key trends and the latest developments across the African and global landscape.
As the leading specialists in international trade, export, commodity and supply chain finance conferences, GTR holds over 18 events around the world each year in countries such as Nigeria, India, UAE, Singapore, Turkey, South Africa, Sweden, Kenya and many more. With strong focus placed on exciting emerging markets, GTR is the company that goes to places others in the industry don’t, understanding that networking, engagement and facilitation directly on the ground is the best way to get business done. GTR events provide an invaluable resource for anyone working in the world of trade. Featuring discussion and debate on the most up-to-date market trends.
The event welcomed over 400 delegates from all corners of the trade, export and infrastructure finance market. Over 50 key experts were present, diving into discussions regarding the challenges faced across African trade finance lending and the emerging opportunities for the African trade.
This year’s event featured 3+ hours of networking opportunities with key stakeholders in the industry where key themes were covered including a micro analysis of African trade and opportunities, future-proofing trade finance in Africa, new opportunities for deepening UK-Africa trade flows, African sovereign debt, restructuring and growing climate finance, ECA reform and remaining competitive at the continent, African trade and balancing ESG and development criteria.
The Access Bank UK Ltd was represented at the event by the Trade Finance and Commercial Banking teams. The event was a great opportunity to network with industry leaders and other financial institutions as well as giving an overview and analysis of African trade opportunities.
The Access Bank UK Ltd team stated ‘’As a Bank, our participation demonstrates our commitment as a leading African bank to network with industry experts and collaborate to provide seamless Trade Finance solutions. Our presence also shows a commitment to actively contribute to Africa’s economic growth.’’