Reporting live from the EBRD Trade Facilitation Programme Trade Finance Forum in Vienna, TFG sat down with Francis Malige, Managing Director, Financial Institutions at EBRD.

Malige underscored the pivotal role of trade finance for EBRD, emphasising, “It’s really about the willingness to push together for better lives in the countries where the trade is going on.” He highlighted how trade finance is a flagship product for EBRD, facilitating integration, even in times of crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic.

The conference serves as a platform for global bankers involved in TFP to connect and collaborate, emphasising the importance of personal relationships in the world of trade and banking.

Watch the full exclusive interview for more insights.