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NBK Bets On SMEs for Its Growth

February 27, 2014

National Bank is putting more emphasis on small and medium enterprises as it seeks to make a mark in the banking sector. The small and medium sized businesses portend huge growth opportunities for the bank and that various initiates have been lined up to grow the sector.

"As a bank, we see SME sector as one if the key pillars for growth and our clients as partners in business," National Bank executive director for retail and business banking Robert Kibaara said. Among the initiatives the bank has lined up for its SME customers is a visit China to explore and identify export-business opportunities in one of the world's country fastest growing economies.

The visit scheduled for March 24th will expose the small and medium-size entrepreneurs to international business and enable them learn from more established similar businesses in China. The ten-day trip will take the members through Hong Kong, Sheng Zen, Guangzhou and Yiwu.

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Source: AllAfrica

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