15 MAR 2024

Facilitating African Trade amidst challenges


At the Global Trade Review (GTR) conference in Cape Town, Sanjeev Hazareesing, Head of Global Transaction Banking at MCB, shared some insights into the strategies aimed at tackling the macroeconomic challenges prevailing in African trade.

“Despite obstacles such as political risk, currency fluctuations, the risk of disputes, amongst others when dealing with intra-African transactions, MCB remains committed to financing trade in Africa”, said Sanjeev Hazareesing.

Indeed, by leveraging partnerships with international and local entities, MCB provides bespoke trade solutions to its clients by embracing the digital trade agenda ensuring accessibility and efficiency in trade finance operations.

With a solid track record in African Trade, MCB's approach emphasises collaboration and cooperation within the industry to foster sustainable trade growth for the prosperity of Africa. “By facilitating access to finance and addressing the challenges inherent in intra-African trade, MCB is playing a pivotal role in driving economic development and fostering prosperity across the continent,” he continues.

As MCB continues to innovate and adapt to the evolving landscape of trade finance, its commitment to facilitating African trade remains unwavering. Through strategic partnerships, technological advancements, and a dedication to addressing the unique challenges of the region, the bank is committed to help in enabling trade and economic growth in Africa for years to come.

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