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TXF TV: Advocating for the commodities industry
TXF TV: Advocating for the commodities industry
Aife Howse
23 September 2020

Live Webinar | 23.09.2020 | 14:00 UK | Join us for a one-on-one interview with the STSA's Secretary General, Florence Schurch.

Trade finance funds: Confidence grows as banks retreat
Trade finance funds: Confidence grows as banks retreat
Aife Howse
22 September 2020

Alternative lenders cannot solely pick up the funding gap left by European commercial banks retreating from the commodity finance space in the Covid-19 epoch. But can bank-fund collaboration based on the different stages of the transportation of goods provide a viable deal template going forward?

Intra-Asian supply chains to grow significantly says HSBC
Intra-Asian supply chains to grow significantly says HSBC
Jonathan Bell
17 September 2020

The prolonged Covid pandemic is encouraging significant changes in global trade patterns, and according to a recent HSBC survey, Asian corporates are expanding their supply chain footprint throughout Asia. We also look at ways to help reduce the $2-$5 trillion global trade finance gap.

TXF Originals

BB Energy closes annual RCF
15 October 2020

BB Energy has closed a $197.5 million revolving credit facility, split into a one-year $137.5 million tranche and a one-year $60 million tranche. Proc...

World Bank invites EoIs for Libyan LNG import projects
8 October 2020

The World Bank is seeking prospective advisers for the planning of two LNG import facility projects in Libya. Responses to the DFI’s invite for ...

Mercuria returns to launch Asian RCF
23 September 2020

Mercuria has launched its annual Asian revolver at $980 million. The deal is expected to reach financial close in November, with the deadline for bank...

Mizuho reaffirms place in European commodities finance
21 September 2020

Mizuho is sticking firmly with its European commodities clients in the wake of key commodity finance lenders - ABN Amro, BNP Paribas and Rabobank - an...

Vrontamitis to step down from StanChart
18 September 2020

Michael Vrontamitis, a stalwart of the international trade finance industry, is to leave Standard Chartered Bank at the end of October. Vrontamitis, w...

TXF Data

Commodity Trade Finance Lender H1 2020

Bank USDm No %
1 JP Morgan 4857m 11 7.4%
2 BNP Paribas 4734m 25 7.2%
3 Société Générale 3823m 25 5.8%
4 ING Bank 3798m 36 5.8%
5 MUFG Bank 2992m 21 4.6%
6 Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) 2594m 16 4%
7 Crédit Agricole CIB 2459m 17 3.8%
8 Mizuho 2459m 16 3.8%
9 HSBC 2031m 14 3.1%
10 Rabobank 2007m 23 3.1%

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