FDI inflows have risen due to advances in regional integration, the digital economy, infrastructure development and agribusiness
“Ebase is a well-established investment platform and leader in the digitisation of wealth management solutions, known for its performance in the German financial services market,” Durham adds.
In April this year, 14 leading global financial institutions came together to create the Trade Finance Distribution Initiative in an effort to establish the US$25 trillion trade finance industry as a more appealing asset class for institutional investors.
Oxfam noted that the region has seen impressive economic growth in the past two decades, and in a few countries, this has been matched by a significant reduction in poverty levels.
“Liquidity conditions improved markedly towards the end of June bolstered by government payments to suppliers, government agencies and parastatals,” said Commercial Bank of Africa in a fixed income brief
The efforts they are geared towards, go beyond the philanthropic use of funds to use of overall knowledge, resources and reputation to improve livelihoods.
According to Ms Mohammed, it is essential to act now, not only to ensure that women benefit from the AfCFTA but also the African youth, given the demographic challenges facing the continent.