UAE’s ADNOC secures $3bn loan from JBIC and 4 other banks

(Arab News, Jeddah, 18 November 2021) The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) signed a $3 billion loan agreement with Japan's export credit agency and four other lenders, Reuters reported citing JBIC. The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) is providing $2.1 billion and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC), the Tokyo branch of HSBC, Mizuho and MUFG are providing the rest, JBIC said in the statement. "This facility is intended to provide necessary support to ADNOC in ensuring stable imports of crude oil by Japanese companies," JBIC said.