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First annual meeting of "Aman Union" opens.

TUNIS, Nov. 23, 2010 (TAP) - The first annual meeting of "Aman Union," a multilateral event bringing together external trade insurance companies from Arab and Islamic countries, opened on Tuesday in Tunis. The Union's executive committee is chaired by Tunisia.

Organised in association with the Tunisian External Trade Insurance Company, COTUNACE, the two-day meeting is to discuss themes pertaining to credit insurance industry and trade and investment funding in Arab and Islamic countries, as well as ways to develop partnership relations between professionals of the finance sector in general and insurances, in particular.

The event, moderated by experts from the field, is attended by representatives of credit insurance companies members of the Union as well as re-insurance, collection, commercial information companies and financial institutions.

Opening this meeting, Finance Minister Mohamed Ridha Chalghoum said the creation of this Union will help exchange information and technical expertise between member countries to develop the activities of insurance, exports and investment in this delicate global situation.

The meeting, he pointed out, would address themes related to the re-insurance of external trade and establishment of a data bank for "Aman Union," to enhance control of trade risks and debt collecting, strengthen the capacity of intervention of insurance companies.

"Aman Union" was launched in 2009 in Beirut, Lebanon, at the initiative of the Arab Investment Guarantee and Exports Credit Company, "Dhaman," and the Islamic Investment and Exports Credit Company, "SIACE."

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Date:Nov 23, 2010
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