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Casablanca Finance City and FMF joint event in Casablanca

Casablanca Finance City (CFC) and Frankfurt Main Finance (FMF) collaborated, alongside the German-African Business Association, to strengthen business cooperation between the Eurozone and Africa in green and sustainable finance as well as FinTech.

Casablanca Finance City – Frankfurt Main Finance Day – As part of their partnership to reinforce business cooperation between the Eurozone and Africa in the fields of green and sustainable finance and FinTech., the financial centers Frankfurt Main Finance (FMF) and Casablanca Finance City (CFC) co-hosted a joint event together with Afrika-Verein (German-African Business Association). The objective of the business day held in Casablanca yesterday is to reinforce the exchanges between the financial centers.

Topical issues such as “Casablanca as a gateway to Africa”, “Frankfurt as a gateway to Europe” and “The financing of green hydrogen projects” were addressed by a lineup of high-level speakers from CFC, Moroccan institutions, international cooperation organisms (GiZ and KfW), delegates from both the German and the Moroccan business communities, as well as the Deutsche Börse and the Casablanca Stock Exchange.

Hubertus Väth, Managing Director of Frankfurt Main Finance: “I would like to express my gratitude to Casablanca Finance City for hosting this future-oriented event. I am proud that together with CFC and the German-African Business Association we succeeded in sending this strong signal for intensifying our cooperation.”

Christoph Kannengießer, CEO, Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft: “This hands-on exchange with our strong partners – the Casablanca Finance City and Frankfurt Main Finance as well as experts from Africa and Europe, will pave the way to realize capital intensive projects, especially in the area of Renewable Energies and Hydrogen.

Saïd Ibrahimi, CEO of Casablanca Finance City: “The high-quality of the Moroccan-German bilateral relations are tremendous enablers when it comes to business. The redesign of international value chains, the energy & green transition or the digital transformation are all offering untapped windows of opportunities. We leverage on our partnership to create mutual synergies to reinforce our natural positioning as a gateway to Africa for international investors and for Frankfurt as a gateway to the Eurozone.”

Contact for press inquiries

Dr. Ralf Witzler
Head of Communication
Frankfurt Main Finance e.V.

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