Writing for African Review, Chris Ash, Managing Director at ExWorks Capital, discusses Africa’s trade finance evolution and how alternative lenders are providing a way forward for the region’s SMEs.
Despite the fact export and import opportunities in Africa are in abundance, a persisting trade finance gap continues to see SMEs underserved when it comes to accessing the necessary liquidity for growth. Chris discusses how specialist financiers are not only helping to solve this issue, but also adding value to the local economy, fomenting the creation of more jobs, more advanced infrastructure and a better quality of life for local people.
The article was published on page 16 of African Review‘s March 2019 issue. You can read the full article here.