Exim Bank
  • comoros
  • djibouti
  • uganda

Forex Foreign Exchange


Manage your business finances beyond local borders with our foreign exchange solutions. We assist with tracking, advice and timely execution of transactions.


Exim Bank is a leading provider of Foreign Exchange (FX) treasury services in Tanzania. We offer a complete range of Currency Risk Management solutions at competitive market pricing. Our Treasury Specialists will take the time to help you evaluate your currency risk management choices. We will assist you to fully understand your FX risk exposures, and put in place a risk management strategy to protect against any potential adverse impact of market movements.

Our products are specifically tailored to your needs. In addition, we understand the importance of efficient settlement time for your business, that's why we offer same day value transfers. Expect easy access to all major tradeable currencies and select currencies across the globe.

Treasury Products:

  • Foreign exchange (FX spot)
  • Derivative (forward contracts & swaps)
  • Fixed income securities (T-bills & bonds)

Forward Exchange Contracts:

Our forward exchange contracts allow you to buy and sell currencies at a fixed exchange rate for a specified time period. It's a straightforward way to protect against adverse fluctuations in exchange rates and guarantee the value of future transactions. You pay the foreign exchange rate which is based on the spot rate on the day of the deal. A forward exchange contract is binding.

Features & Benefits

  • Budget for international projects with more financial security
  • Complete knowledge of what your costs or income will be
  • Fix the rate of exchange on foreign currency transactions for a specified date or time period of your choice

Foreign Exchange Swap Contracts:

These contracts allow our clients to exchange cash flows/currencies with us at spot rates and later both parties (bank vs client) remain with obligation to settle at maturity on agreed forward rates. This product is open to all our multinational companies and institutional companies for hedging purposes.

Features & Benefits  

  • Comparative advantage to our clients
  • Reduced costs and risks associated with currency exchange

Government Securities:

Exim Bank is granted a participatory license by Central Bank of Tanzania (BOT) in buying and selling government securities (treasury bills & treasury bonds) on behalf of our customers' accounts. The objective is to give flexibility for boosting liquidity in the economy and taking part in developing the Tanzanian market while increasing our clients’ capital accounts. This is open for participation to all our East African residents including South Sudan.

Features & Benefits

  • Government securities are risk-free investments
  • Treasury bills provide short-term investment opportunities from 91 days to 364 days
  • Treasury bonds provide long-term investment options with semi-annual coupon payments
  • Expert advisory and guidance in the bidding process to customers wishing to invest in Government securities through us

Why Exim Bank Treasury?

  • One-stop shopping for all your treasury solutions
  • Highly personalised service with a dedicated and experienced FX dealers ready to catering to each client segment
  • Strong focus on providing innovative and customised FX hedging and pricing solutions to clients
  • Competitive pricing: We have the ability to quote competitively, owing to offsetting flows
  • Multi-currency capability
  • Sales unit provides our clients fast and efficient services; keeping them up-to-date through its daily and weekly market and product research
  • No obligation to hold an account with Exim Bank to exercise FX opportunities or government securities auctions
  • Quick response on the market pricing and one-to-one discussions on the trend of the FX markets both local and foreign
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