June 2016

Hello India, Africa’s $1 trillion agriculture sector seeks suitors

Economic Times, June 4, 2016
The agricultural sector is regarded as one of the most critical industries for the African continent due to economic potential and is projected to become a $1 trillion industry in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) by 2030,” a Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC) report said.

ADB, Munich re – sign deal to boost trade in developing Asia

CFO Innovation, June 15, 2016
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Germany-based Munich Re have signed an agreement on $250 million cover to help ADB’s Trade Finance Program expand support for trade in developing Asia.

AIIB approves special fund for members’ projects

Straits Times, June 26, 2016
The China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a special fund to support members for project preparations.