GTR East Africa 2024 Nairobi

GTR East Africa 2024 Nairobi

On May 21-22nd , The Access Bank UK Ltd attended the GTR East Africa 2024 conference held in Nairobi, Kenya. The Bank was represented by Julie Soyinka-Sonuga, Deputy Head of Commercial Banking and Desiree Cline-Thomas, Deputy Head of Trade Finance.

The Bank has a rich history of engagement and sponsorship with GTR events globally, underscoring its dedication to supporting trade finance across emerging markets. This year’s participation in GTR East Africa 2024 marks another milestone in this enduring partnership.

The premier event featured over 50 senior speakers from various sectors and brought together key players in the trade finance industry, providing a platform for insightful discussions, networking, and strategic partnerships.

GTR East Africa is renowned for being one of the most significant trade finance events in the region. Organised by Global Trade Review (GTR), the conference serves as a vital platform for businesses, financiers, and policymakers to discuss the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities in East Africa’s trade finance landscape.

The conference highlighted six major topics that are crucial for the future of trade finance in East Africa: maximising hard currency liquidity, boosting food security, alternative infrastructure financing sources, digital supply chain finance, industry outlook: energy sector and climate financing opportunities. The Access Bank UK Ltd representatives in attendance gained valuable insights from these discussions, which will be instrumental in shaping the Bank’s future initiatives and strategies to better serve its clients and support sustainable economic growth in the region.

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