Adapt and innovate: How trade and supply chain finance can play a role in revitalising East Africa’s economies

Events / 03-06-21 / Share Link

Global economic contraction, sovereign downgrades, financial regulation and heightened perceptions of counterparty risk have combined to widen Africa’s trade finance gap: the sector must adapt to ensure it can support the resurgent East African growth.

This session from GTR East Africa 2021 Virtual sees Lodewyk Meyer (Partner, Baker & McKenzie), Martin Azenga (Country Head of Trade, Stanbic Bank Kenya), Cynthia Alubala (Supply Chain Finance Manager, DMEA Region, Mars), Philip Boyall (Head, Corporate Banking & Payments Sales, Sub-Saharan Africa, Finastra), and Carol Kihuna (Group Trade Product Manager, Equity Bank) review the key development finance initiatives, market collaborations and deal structures deployed to support trade during the pandemic’s height, and consider the path ahead.

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