EBRD Trade Facilitation Programme (TFP) Information Session and Annual Awards Ceremony

16 May 2023

Samarkand, Uzbekistan

This event provides trade finance professionals with the unique opportunity to review and discuss current market challenges with leading industry specialists, regulators and representatives from the World Trade Organisation (WTO), as well representatives from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), at local, national and international levels.

The Trade Facilitation Programme (TFP) will highlight best practice and responses to the war on Ukraine, as well as continuing the discussions surrounding green trade, with a focus on trade finance development in Central Asia and the Caucasus.

The panel discussions will be followed by the annual EBRD TFP Awards Ceremony, where the most engaged partner banks will be recognised for their achievements throughout 2022.

Attendance is by invitation only.

Host for the EBRD Annual Meeting 2023

This year’s event will be hosted in Uzbekistan. Situated in the heart of Central Asia, Samarkand, our host city, has a long and illustrious history stretching back to the time of Alexander the Great and beyond, and is included in UNESCO World Heritage List. Samarkand is not just a beautiful, historical city – it is also a modern hub for business, trade, and industry. Home to renowned universities, research institutes and impressive cultural architecture, Samarkand offers an experience like no other. We look forward to seeing you in this incredible city.