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Shop talk: IFC wants more DFI-ECA collaboration
Shop talk: IFC wants more DFI-ECA collaboration
Max Thompson
12 July 2018

For many borrowers ECAs and DFIs can both be ill-fitting pegs in a very deep infrastructure hole, particularly on multi-sourced financings. According to Arun Kumar Sharma, CIO of Global Financial Markets at the IFC, the way forward is better ECA and DFI collaboration – but how?

Trade wars: Is the answer blowing in the wind?
Trade wars: Is the answer blowing in the wind?
Katharine Morton
12 July 2018

TXF's head of trade, treasury and risk Katharine Morton mulls the implications of the accelerating trade wars on the fundamentals of relationships between global powers.

Don’t hobble the LC: A treasurer’s lament
Don’t hobble the LC: A treasurer’s lament
Katharine Morton
9 July 2018

The LC remains a great tool for international trade, one international treasurer tells TXF, as long as it’s not hobbled by the banks. And unless some things change – it doesn’t augur well for digitisation

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Capella Solar progressing with Albireo 1 and 2
20 July 2018

Capella Solar – a subsidiary of Neoen – is putting together project financing for its $144 million Albireo 1 and 2 solar project in El Sal...

First Guatemalan PPP concession awarded
20 July 2018

Guatemala’s Agencia Nacional de Alianzas para el Desarrollo de la Infraestructura Economica (ANADIE) has awarded the 41km Escuintla Puerto-Quetz...

Two left in tender for Ferrocarril Central
20 July 2018

Uruguay’s Ministry of Transport and Public Works (MTOP) has progressed two of the three bidding groups for Uruguay’s $800 million-plus Fer...

Open Fiber broadband financing nearing close
19 July 2018

Open Fiber – the 50/50 Italian highspeed broadband joint venture between Enel and CDP – is expected to sign its €3.5 billion ($4.06 b...

Carbon Holdings to mandate banks for Tahrir in next two weeks
19 July 2018

Carbon Holdings is expected to mandate commercial banks in the next two weeks to finance the $10.9 billion ECA/DFI-backed Tahrir Petrochemicals C...

TXF Data

Export & Agency Finance MLA Full year 2017

Bank USDm No %
1 BNP Paribas 5311m 34 9.2%
2 HSBC 4955m 40 8.6%
3 Santander Bank 4867m 22 8.4%
4 Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) 3871m 26 6.7%
5 Société Générale 3464m 21 6%
6 Credit Agricole CIB 3264m 21 5.7%
7 KfW IPEX-Bank 2630m 18 4.6%
8 Deutsche Bank 2164m 15 3.8%
9 Standard Chartered 1960m 18 3.4%
10 Citi 1904m 11 3.3%

Commodity Trade Finance MLA Full year 2017

Bank USDm No %

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