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China’s Cofco ups the ante with sustainability-linked loan
China’s Cofco ups the ante with sustainability-linked loan
Jonathan Bell
24 July 2019

Cofco has signed the largest loan for an agri trading company yet which is linked to sustainability elements. Jonathan Bell examines this growing trend within agri-finance and importantly, how the Chinese trader is helping to push for increased traceability of soy beans.

Risky business: China trade turns inward
Risky business: China trade turns inward
Katharine Morton
23 July 2019

In the third of this series of Risky Business podcasts Coriolis Technologies CEO Rebecca Harding talks to TXF’s Katharine Morton about how it’s not all about trade wars for China trade, but it doesn’t help.

Risky business: Examining Exim and trade wars in the US
Risky business: Examining Exim and trade wars in the US
Katharine Morton
18 July 2019

In the second of this series of Risky Business podcasts Coriolis Technologies CEO Rebecca Harding talks to TXF’s Katharine Morton in more depth about the effects trade wars are having on US trade, and what the impact will be of US Exim getting back its mandate.

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ING Turkey raises $309m trade finance facility
13 August 2019

ING Bank AS (Turkey) has raised a dual-currency syndicated $309 million trade finance loan ahead of this year’s second round of Turkish refinanc...

Todd joins EBRD from US Exim
7 August 2019

As of August 2019, Benjamin Todd has joined the EBRD as the new principle of business development, based in Washington. He joins from US Exim where he...

Zachariah to join AIIB syndications in Beijing
29 July 2019

Benny Zachariah will be joining the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in Beijing in September as part of the bank's syndications build out. He ...

Jefferies appoints new head of Latam DCM
23 July 2019

Jefferies has appointed Juan Carlos Lorenzo as head of its Latam debt capital markets business. He joins from Goldman Sachs where he was also responsi...

HSBC China appoints new head of loan origination
18 July 2019

HSBC China has named Zuocheng Ding as head of loan origination in Shanghai. Ding, who will report to head of debt capital markets Gina Tang, joined HS...

TXF Data

Export & Agency Finance Lender H1 2019

Bank USDm No %
1 Santander 2687m 14 10.2%
2 BNP Paribas 2404m 18 9.2%
3 Societe Generale 1830m 18 7%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 1793m 16 6.8%
5 HSBC 1734m 15 6.6%
6 Bank of China 1669m 5 6.4%
7 KfW IPEX-Bank 1395m 19 5.3%
8 Standard Chartered 1292m 12 4.9%
9 MUFG Bank 1213m 11 4.6%
10 Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) 1131m 11 4.3%

Commodity Trade Finance Lender H1 2019

Bank USDm No %
1 ING Bank 5021m 40 6.7%
2 BNP Paribas 4988m 33 6.7%
3 Societe Generale 4574m 33 6.1%
4 ABN AMRO 3390m 24 4.6%
5 MUFG Bank 3195m 21 4.3%
6 Natixis 3099m 30 4.2%
7 Citi 3040m 16 4.1%
8 Credit Agricole CIB 2694m 25 3.6%
9 Rabobank 2312m 24 3.1%
10 Mizuho 2006m 10 2.7%

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