Pakistan inks $386 million financing deal with Islamic Trade Finance Corporation

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Pakistan inks $386 million financing deal with Islamic Trade Finance Corporation

Pakistan and International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a subsidiary of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, have signed a financing agreement amounting to USD386 million for the import of oil and Liquified Natural Gas (LNG).

As per details, the facility will be utilized by Pakistan State Oil Company Limited (PSO), Pakistan Arab Refinery Limited (PARCO), and Pakistan LNG Limited.

During the signing ceremony, both sides expressed the commitment to work closely with each other for the socio-economic development of the country.

Back in April 2019, Pakistan and the ITFC signed a trade financing facility agreement amounting to US$ 551 million for the import of oil and LNG. The agreement was between EAD, ITFC and representatives of Pakistan State Oil (PSO), Pak Arab Refinery Limited (PARCO), and Pakistan LNG Limited. Under the financing, the Agreement provides trade financing amounting to $551 million for a period of one year for the import of oil and LNG.