TFG’s Carter Hoffman (CH) interviewed Talal Ghandour (TG), chief investment officer and managing director at Metito, to discuss how the recent HSBC funding is helping push toward circular water systems to resolve water shortages.
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG: UK manufacturer secures £2 million export contract
This article looks at the Central Bank of Egypt’s decision to stop accepting documentary collections for imported goods, and substitute them with letters of credit. The decision is expected to have wide-reaching implications for Egypt’s business community and banking sector, writes Haitham Elsaid.
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The global leader in cloud payments and financial messaging, Volante Technologies, announces partnership with MDSL to enhance banking payments in Egypt.
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FCI reports a drop in global factoring statistics in 2020, linked to a drop in trade volumes due to the pandemic.
Misr Technology Services (MTS), which operates Egypt’s National Single Window for Foreign Trade platform (Nafeza), has authorized CargoX to act as the blockchain document transfer gateway for the Advance Cargo Information (ACI) System.
The impact of AfCFTA will not just be economic. The free trade agreement will bring long term social and environmental change for the continent.