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ATI supported USD4 billion worth of trade and investments in 2016 – African countries urged to seek support from the insurer

(L-R) Honourable Henry Rotich, Cabinet Secretary of the National Treasury of Kenya and H.E. Patrice Talon, President of the Republic of Benin

The African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) (www.ATI-ACA.org), held its 17th Annual General Meeting today. The sustained commodity price decline and current geopolitical uncertainties took centre stage. Meeting participants urged African governments to intently focus on growing intra-African trade and diversifying their economies away from commodity reliance in order to reduce vulnerability to external shocks. With sub-Saharan Africa’s GDP growth rates expected to hit a record low of 1.5% depressed commodity rates are seen to be one of the major drivers with export producers accounting for two-thirds of the region’s growth.

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Côte d’Ivoire joins the growing list of ATI’s new member countries

George Otieno, ATI’s Chief Executive Officer

The African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) (www.ATI-ACA.org) announced today that Côte d’Ivoire has joined a growing list of African countries who are members of the institution.

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