Ecobank moves to bolster intra Africa trade through business networks

Eco Bank../FILE
Eco Bank../FILE

Ecobank Kenya yesterday launched the Emerald Ecobank Business Club aimed at widening opportunities for its Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) customers by creating direct linkages between businesses operation in 33 African Markets with over 12.8 million customers.

Members of the club will also get access to direct networking platforms, market information as well as business advisory services from the Ecobank, associated partners, external trade facilitation and preferential banking among others.

Speaking during the media launch, Ecobank Kenya executive director and head of Commercial Banking Kenya Humphrey Muturi said that the launch of the new Business Club is a wider strategy by the bank to grow SME sector by offering direct linkages and a seamless base of transaction for Kenyan businesses and their counterparts across the continent.

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