EXIM Bank Current Affairs - 2020

RBI releases Framework for sale of Loan Exposure and Securitization of Standard Assets

The Reserve Bank of India recently released draft framework for “Sale of Loan Exposures” and “Securitization of Standard Assets”. Highlights The guidelines issued are applicable to Scheduled Commercial Banks. This includes All India Financial Institutions such as EXIM Bank, NABARD, Non-Banking Financial Companies. The guidelines have also included recommendations of Committee on Development of Housing Read More…

Monetary Policy Committee meets: Repo rate reduces to 4%

On May 22, 2020, the policy committee met in an emergency meeting to review the current economic outlook and impacts of COVID-19. Highlights The RBI has reduced the repo rate from 4.4% to 4%. It has reduced the reverse repo rate to 3.35%. The RBI also announced that the reduction in policy rate is to Read More…

SIDBI launches “Swavalamban Express” to promote business aspirants

On March 19, 2020, the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) announced Swavalamban Express. Highlights The Train is to visit 11 entrepreneurial cities. This includes Delhi, Jammu, Mumbai. Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Kolakata, Bhubaneswar and Varanasi. During the period, various workshops and programmes are to be organized. The train has been launched to fulfil India’s Read More…

New Policy for Overseas Borrowings

The Reserve Bank has come out with a new policy for overseas borrowings. The RBI has rationalized the earlier policy in consultation with the Government of India. Features of the New Overseas Borrowing Policy The features of the new policy are: The new policy allows all eligible borrowers to raise External Commercial Borrowings (ECB) up Read More…

Government approves Capital Infusion to the Exim Bank

The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved a capital infusion of Rs 6,000 crore in state-owned Export-Import Bank of India (Exim) to expand its business. How the capital infusion would be made? Key facts about the capital infusion proposal are: The government would issue recapitalisation bonds to the tune of Rs 6,000 Read More…