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Expanding the client base: HSBC gets socially networked

A free ‘social network’ that HSBC launched this month to help connect international buyers and suppliers could help the bank win more trade finance business once a broad enough pool of corporates is signed up.

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23 June 2017

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Shop talk: What next for blockchain and trade?

R3 is best known in trade as the driver behind the R3 blockchain consortium, comprising 80 financial institutions on R3's Corda digital ledger. Todd McDonald, R3 co-founder and head of ecosystems development talks to TXF about where he sees the future of blockchain and trade heading.

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21 June 2017

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Current issues affecting use of L/Cs

In the latest edition of law firm Sullivan & Worcester's Trade Finance Breakfast Seminars, partner Geoffrey Wynne discusses the pros and cons of L/C's

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20 June 2017

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Yamama Cement ups its credit limits

Yamama Cement has upped its  sharia-compliant credit facility limit from SAR1 billion to SAR3.6 billion. The new limits will be used to open new letters of credit worth SAR500 million and SAR2.1 billion of murabaha facilities. The funds will be used to establish a new factory with a production capacity of 20,000 tonnes of clinker per day.

23 June 2017

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Kenya's I&M Bank to offer trade finance from new German desk

Kenya's I&M Bank plans to set up a dedicated German desk with locations in Nairobi, Mombasa and Kigali to provide trade finance, transaction banking, short- to medium-term lending facilities and bank accounts. The desk is aimed at boosting trade between Germany and Kenya.

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TradeIX names Richard Tynan as MD

Blockchain-based trade finance platform TradeIX has hired PrimeRevenue Capital Management founder Richard Tynan as managing director. TradeIX helps connect financial institutions, businesses, lenders and technology providers to facilitate trade finance transactions.

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