V. Shankar Speaks at Afreximbank’s 24th Annual General Meeting

V. Shankar Speaks at Afreximbank’s 24th Annual General Meeting

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) held its 24th Annual General Meeting in Kigali, Rwanda from 28 June – 1 July 2017. The overall theme was “Trade and Economic Transformation”, while the theme of the side-line seminars was “Expanding African Trade in a World of Rising Protectionism”.

As part of the series of seminars on topics relevant to trade and economic development in the continent, V. Shankar gave a luncheon address on the topic of “FDI as a Catalyst for Export-Led Industrialisation in Africa: Perspectives from a Banker and Fund Manager”.

V. Shankar addressed Dr. Benedict Oramah (President and Chairman, Afreximbank), African Ministers of Finance, Trade and Investment, senior government officials from Africa and abroad, corporate leaders, bankers and academics.