African Export–Import Bank (Afreximbank)
Established in 1987 under the auspices of the African Development Bank to facilitate, promote and expand intra-African and extra-African trade. Membership is made up of three categories of shareholders: Class ‘A’ Shareholders consisting of African governments, African central banks and sub-regional and regional financial institutions and economic organizations; Class ‘B’ Shareholders consisting of African public and private financial institutions; and Class ‘C’ Shareholders consisting of international financial institutions, economic organizations and non-African states, banks, financial institutions and public and private investors.
Official languages: English, French, Arabic and Portuguese.
Headquarters: 72B El Maahad El Eshteraky St., Heliopolis, Cairo 11341, Egypt.
President and Chairman of the Board: Benedict Okey Oramah (Nigeria).