July 9

IFC Provides $150 Million Financing Package to SeABank

By Lam Giang

To support local businesses and help them make a resilient recovery after the Covid-19 pandemic, IFC is providing a $40 million loan to Southeast Asia Commercial Joint Stock Bank (SeABank).

The first phase of an up to $150 million financing package, the funding package will help expand lending to small and medium enterprises (SMEs), especially women-owned businesses, increase access to climate finance, and boost international trade opportunities.

The package will comprise up to $80 million from IFC’s own account and $50 million to be mobilized from international lenders, in addition to a $20 million trade finance line.

Photo courtesy of sasint.

Source: TheLeader (link opens in a new window)

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