Asia Finance and Risk Mitigation Forum 2013

Event | 30 April 2013 Taj Mahal Palace, Apollo Bunder, Mumbai, India

Facilitating South-South Trade and Investment


The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Private Sector Operations Department and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) India are jointly co-organizing a one-day conference entitled Asia Finance and Risk Mitigation Forum 2013 (AFRM 2013), Facilitating South-South Trade and Investment on 30 April, 2013 in Mumbai, India.


The conference will feature prominent representatives from both the public and private sectors discussing the following topics:

  • Using risk mitigation products to finance cross border investments
  • Creating bank links to support south-south trade
  • Financing medium to long term trade
  • Mitigating contractual risks related to trade and investment

Target participants

  • Project developers
  • Financial institutions
  • Project advisory companies
  • Exporters
  • Law firms
  • Government officials
  • Policy makers responsible for trade and investment
  • Export credit agencies
  • Export import banks
  • Insurance companies
  • Members of the press
  • International development agencies
  • International finance institutions

Registration fee

USD$100.00 for private sector/organizations

Resource speakers

  • Lakshmi Venkatachalam, Asian Development Bank
  • Michael Barrow, Asian Development Bank
  • Steven Beck, Asian Development Bank
  • Luigi de Pierris, African Development Bank
  • Francis Mbroh, African Export-Import Bank
  • Nicolas Banerjea-Brodeur, Bombardier
  • Fabien Conderrane, Coface
  • Manohari Swarnamitta Gunawardhena, DFCC Bank
  • Josal Luiz Pellegrino, Embassy of Brazil
  • N. Shankar, Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India Ltd.
  • T.C.A. Ranganathan, The Export-Import Bank of India
  • Didar Singh, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • Chris Vermont, GuarantCo
  • Khawar Iqbal, HSBC Securities and Capital Markets India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Emil Elastianto Dardak, Indonesia Infrastructure Guarantee Fund
  • Gema Sacristan, Inter-American Development Bank
  • Mohamud Hussein Khalif, Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of the Investment and Export Credit
  • Hideo Naito, Japan Bank for International Cooperation
  • Arvind Mayaram, Ministry of Finance, Government of India
  • Stefan Schussele, Munich Re
  • Abu Rashed, Prime Minister's Office, Government of Bangladesh
  • Lav Chaturvedi, Reliance Capital
  • Rajat Misra, SBI Capital Markets Ltd.
  • Ramesh Subramanyam, Chief (F&A), Indian Subsidiaries, The Tata Power Company Limited
  • Pankaj Gupta, Manager, World Bank
  • Tim Warren, Zurich
  • Yaw Adu Kuffour, African Export-Import Bank
  • Sanjay Kedia, Marsh
  • Paul Mudde, Sustainable Finance and Insurance


  • Compagnie Française d'Assurance pour le Commerce Extérieur (COFACE)
  • The Export-Import Bank of India (EXIMBANK)