The EU concludes today the first round of negotiations to deepen the existing Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with five Eastern and Southern Africa partners (Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles and Zimbabwe).
Stockholm, 9 January 2020
Businesses in Greece will benefit from a €10 million factoring facility provided to NBG Factors by the EBRD under its Trade Facilitation Programme (TFP). The new facility will enable NBG Factors (Ethniki Factors) to further expand its portfolio to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and corporate local clients by providing funding for domestic and international factoring transactions and by guaranteeing payment obligations in import trade.
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC), one of the largest banks in Japan, has signed a framework agreement with the EBRD that allows SMBC to participate with a new product in the EBRD Trade Facilitation Programme (TFP).