TXF in depth

Shop Talk: Egypt's petrochemical promise
Shop Talk: Egypt's petrochemical promise
Max Thompson
18 May 2018

A serial user of ECA and DFI debt, Carbon Holdings CEO Basil El-Baz expects to reach financial close on the $10.8 billion Tahrir Petrochemicals project by the end of the year – and with an oversubscription.

Identity cheques
Identity cheques
Helen Castell
18 May 2018

Could a 20-digit LEI number help banks cut their KYC and compliance costs while narrowing the SME trade finance gap? Yes – but not until regulators get behind it.

Financing international trade: FIT for purpose?
Financing international trade: FIT for purpose?
Katharine Morton
16 May 2018

A call for action. How to get FIT for trade, treasury and risk (without any physical exercise)

TXF in brief

Riau IPP moving forward
25 May 2018

PT Medco Ratch Power Riau (MRPR) – a joint venture between Medco Power (51%) and Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding (49%) – is prog...

Crudine Ridge wind closing
25 May 2018

Partners Group and CWP Renewables are expected to close today on a A$250 million ($189 million) miniperm from Clean Energy Finance Corporation, SMBC a...

Chexim debt for Sumsel 8 power project
24 May 2018

Huadian Bukit Asam Power – a joint venture between Bukit Asam (45%) and China Huadian Hongkong Company (55%) – has raised a $1.26 billion ...

ICC Global Survey: Compliance and regulation stifling future trade finance
24 May 2018

Compliance and regulation are the biggest drags to the provision of trade finance in the future. That’s according to 93% of respondents to the I...

Oweninny wind project financial close
23 May 2018

Joint sponsors Electricity Supply Board (ESB) and Bord Na Mona have reached financial close on the first phase of the €320 million ($374 million)...

TXF Data

Export & Agency Finance MLA Full year 2017

Bank USDm No %
1 BNP Paribas 5370m 35 9%
2 HSBC 4955m 40 8.3%
3 Santander Bank 4867m 22 8.2%
4 Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) 4071m 28 6.8%
5 Société Générale 3524m 22 5.9%
6 Credit Agricole CIB 3264m 21 5.5%
7 KfW IPEX-Bank 2630m 18 4.4%
8 Deutsche Bank 2164m 15 3.6%
9 Standard Chartered 2100m 19 3.5%
10 MUFG Bank 1914m 16 3.2%

Commodity Trade Finance MLA Full year 2017

Bank USDm No %
1 Natixis 11056m 52 10.3%
2 Société Générale 8209m 46 7.7%
3 ING Bank 7272m 75 6.8%
4 Deutsche Bank 4510m 24 4.2%
5 UniCredit 4334m 34 4%
6 Rabobank 3989m 43 3.7%
7 BNP Paribas 3669m 35 3.4%
8 MUFG Bank 3656m 31 3.4%
9 ABN AMRO 3608m 41 3.4%
10 Mizuho 3248m 26 3%

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