Aman Union

Aman Union holds its 13th Annual meeting

Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI), the UAE’s federal export credit company, is holding its 13th annual general meeting of the Aman Union at the St Regis Hotel in Dubai. The event was opened by H.E. Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of State for Foreign Trade and Vice Chairman (ECI), who in his opening remarks at the Aman Union General Meeting stressed the importance of collaborative and innovative efforts in overcoming global economic challenges and creating new opportunities.

Participants from organizations such as the Arab Investment and Export Credit Guarantee Corporation (Dhaman), the Islamic Investment and Export Credit Insurance Corporation (ICIEC) and the World Bank Group’s Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency will engage in discussions on a range of strategies and sustainable solutions to today’s most pressing global economic challenges. These negotiations will take place in a variety of sectors, including insurance and reinsurance, export credit, trade and structured finance.

The event, timed to coincide with the UAE’s Year of Sustainable Development and COP28, highlights the joint initiatives of ECI and Aman Union to promote international dialogue on sustainable trade and export credit insurance. The event features distinguished speakers and panellists from various sectors and features a number of notable keynote speeches and panel discussions led by prominent leaders in the export credit and trade finance industry. Discussions range from innovative financial solutions and risk mitigation strategies to the role of digital technology in shaping the future of global trade.

Dr Thani Bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of State for Foreign Trade and Vice Chairman of the ECI Board of Directors, said: “Hosting the 13th Annual General Meeting of the Aman Union, the UAE is once again at the forefront of dialogue on sustainable practices in our interconnected global economy. As we navigate this complex landscape, export credit insurance and collaboration is paramount. This meeting promotes the sharing of vital knowledge and highlights the potential of sustainable trade practices to enhance business opportunities, revitalise the economy and strengthen international trade.”

“We are delighted to welcome industry leaders from around the world to the 13th Aman Union Annual General Meeting in the vibrant city of Dubai,” said H.E. Raja Al Mazrouei, Chairman of the Aman Union General Meeting and CEO of Etihad Credit Insurance: “Our partnership with Aman Union reflects our shared vision to address global sustainability challenges, climate change and stimulate economic growth in ECI member countries. At ECI, we have long sought to build a broad network of partnerships that support the growth of UAE businesses in their pursuit of global competitiveness, especially in the non-oil sector, which is fully in line with the We Are UAE 2031 vision.”

The Aman Union Annual Meeting is a significant gathering of influencers in the export credit insurance and reinsurance industry. The event serves as a vital platform for networking, collaboration and exchange of ideas among professionals in the field. The focus on sustainability and global cooperation demonstrates ECI’s commitment to the UAE’s vision of diversified and sustainable economic growth, demonstrating its commitment to promoting national exports and supporting key sectors consistent with national priorities.

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