Trade and development finance in Africa in the shadow of COVID-19

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Trade and development finance in Africa in the shadow of COVID-19

Trade and development finance in Africa in the shadow of COVID-19

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Working Papers ~ Gavin van der Nest

Even under the immense challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic on the African continent, great opportunities exist for the expansion of trade through trade and development finance. This paper will provide a broad overview of trade and development finance with a focus on Africa as well as underscore the necessity for trade finance. Moreover, although this paper will not serve as an exhaustive audit of trade finance developments in Africa, it will highlight some interesting developments that have occurred in the broad trade finance space in Africa over the past year as well as potential trade and development opportunities.


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