Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Trade and ECI Vice-Chairman, emphasized the importance of collaborative and innovative efforts in overcoming global economic challenges and creating new opportunities.
The minister was delivering his inaugural address at the 13th Annual General Meeting of the Union of Oman, hosted by Etihad Credit Insurance Corporation (ECI), the UAE’s federal export credit company, in Dubai.
Participants from organizations such as the Arab Investment and Export Credit Guarantee Company (Dhaman), the Islamic Investment and Export Credit Insurance Corporation (ICIEC) and the World Bank Group’s Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency will focus on a range of strategic and practical aspects of today’s most pressing global economic challenges. Continuous solution. The talks will cover various areas, including insurance and reinsurance, export credits, trade and structured finance.
Aligned with the UAE’s Year of Sustainability and the staging of COP28, the event highlighted ECI and Aman Union’s collaborative initiatives to facilitate international dialogue on sustainable trade and export credit insurance. The gathering brings together distinguished speakers and panelists from across the spectrum, with a series of noteworthy keynotes and panel discussions led by renowned leaders in export credit and trade finance. Discussions covered a wide range of topics, from innovative financing solutions and risk mitigation strategies to the role of digital technologies in shaping the future of global trade.
Raja Al Mazrouei, Chairman of the General Assembly of Aman Union and CEO of Etihad Credit Insurance, said: “Our partnership with Aman Union reflects our response to global challenges such as sustainable development, climate change and promoting economic growth in OIC member countries. shared vision. At ECI, our long-term commitment to build a broad network of partners to drive the growth of UAE businesses in their quest to be globally competitive, especially in non-oil sectors, fits perfectly with the ‘We UAE 2031’ vision .”
Oussama Kaissi, Secretary General of the Union of Oman and CEO of ICIEC, said: “The Annual Meeting of the Union of Oman is an important platform for Union members and participants to discuss pressing issues affecting our industry and OIC Member States. Great opportunity for policy, especially with the UAE hosting COP 28 and the role of the OIC Business Intelligence Center in supporting trade and investment in OIC member countries. We are delighted to be together again this year after three years of hard work due to the pandemic held virtual meetings and had fruitful discussions to come up with shared innovative ideas to address current challenges.”
The annual Aman Alliance Conference is the premier gathering of influential people in the export credit insurance and reinsurance industry. The event is an important platform for networking, collaboration and exchange of ideas among professionals in the field. The focus on sustainability and global collaboration demonstrates ECI’s commitment to the UAE’s vision of diversified and sustainable economic growth, while demonstrating its commitment to boosting the country’s exports and supporting key sectors in line with national priorities. — trade arab news agency