Delegate Profile

Mr Mukul Sarkar
Chief General Manager
Export-Import Bank of India
India
W : www.eximbankindia.in
 
Industry / Sector
Financial Services
Personal Profile
Mr. Mukul Sarkar (Age: 52 years) is a Graduate in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India and an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata, India. He has over 28 years of experience in Indian financial sector mainly in the area of investment banking, corporate banking, trade finance and risk management. He is presently the Chief General Manager and Group Head, Project Exports Group of Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank). He was earlier Group Head of Exim Bank’s Corporate Banking Group and SME Business Group. Exim Bank is the India’s premier export financing institution and it is 100% owned by Govt. of India. Mr. Sarkar spent three years in Milan, Italy as Head of Exim Bank’s operations in Western Europe. He has vast experience in trade finance, overseas investment finance, export credit, buyer’s credit and project finance.
Company Profile
Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) is the premier export finance institution of India. It commenced operations in 1982 under the Export-Import Bank of India Act 1981. It is wholly owned by Govt. of India and it has 9 offices in India and 9 offices overseas out of which 3 offices are in Africa. Exim Bank has been both a catalyst and a key player in the promotion of cross border trade and investment. Commencing operations as a purveyor of export credit, like other Export Credit Agencies in the world, Exim Bank has evolved into an institution that plays a major role in partnering Indian industries, particularly the Small and Medium Enterprises through a wide range of products and services offered at all stages of the business cycle, starting from import of technology and export product development to export production, export marketing, pre-shipment and post-shipment and overseas investment. Exim Bank extends Lines of Credit (LOC) and Buyer’s Credit under National Export Insurance Account(NEIA) to foreign governments or their nominated agencies, commercial banks or overseas financial institutions to support export of projects, equipment, goods and services from India. Exim Bank extends LOCs on its own and also at the behest and with the support of Government of India. A large no. of LOCs has been extended to countries in Africa. Exim Bank extends credit to Indian companies or its subsidiaries abroad for acquiring companies overseas and also for setting up manufacturing units abroad. The Bank supports project exports from India through various fund based and non-fund based facilities and it also provides both short term and long term finance to export oriented Indian companies.

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