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Banking in sub-Saharan Africa: recent trends and digital financial inclusion – EIB Report

Claire Edwards

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has recently published a report Banking in sub-Saharan Africa: Recent Trends and Digital Financial Inclusion.  The report gives an overview of structural development and recent market trends in the region and outlines some of the key challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.  It provides a breakdown of banking sector development in the various sub-regions and provides a detailed analysis on digital financing and long-term housing financing.  The results of the second edition of the EIB Survey of Pan-African Banks are also included.

The report follows previous reports Recent Trends in Banking in sub-Saharan Africa - From Financing to Investment in 2015 and Banking in sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Opportunities in 2013.

See the EIB press release here.

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