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Soyven: Soybean counting
Soyven: Soybean counting
Oliver Gordon
14 February 2019

In late 2018 HSBC structured a multi-jurisdictional import financing that inaugurated a rare joint venture between ADMC and Cargill in the Egyptian soybean sector.

Lebanon takes advantage of deep roots in trade
Lebanon takes advantage of deep roots in trade
Katharine Morton
13 February 2019

Like its national symbol, the cedar tree, Lebanon has deep roots as a regional trade hub. With the right support, the country is poised to benefit from its unique position. In this discussion in Beirut, hosted by BNY Mellon, TXF finds the banks are showing best practice in adopting global regulation and asks how they are adapting to rapid change in the face of global protectionism and trade digitisation.

Dangote refinery set to transform Nigeria’s downstream oil sector
Dangote refinery set to transform Nigeria’s downstream oil sector
Jonathan Bell
30 January 2019

The mega Dangote oil refinery will radically change the downstream landscape of Nigeria and enable vital import substitution. Jonathan Bell examines developments.

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Facility D IWPP expansion progresses
17 May 2019

The water purchase agreement (WPA) for the Umm al Houl Facility D IWPP expansion project in Qatar has been signed with Kahramaa. Mitsubishi and Tepco ...

OPWP launches IWP advisory RFP
2 May 2019

Oman’s Power & Water Procurement Company has launched a request for proposals for provision of financial advisory on the procurement of up t...

AGION launches PPP tender for four schools
30 April 2019

Belgium's Agency for School Infrastructure (AGION) has launched a new PPP tender to fund construction of four schools under a 30-year DBFM model. ...

Peru’s largest agri water project gains financing traction
24 April 2019

Majes Siguas II, Peru’s largest agricultural irrigation scheme, has finally re-gained financing traction after the scheme was put on hold for ne...

ACWA firms up banks for Taweelah desal IWP
8 April 2019

ACWA Power has firmed up much of the bank line-up for its $1.2 billion Taweelah reverse osmosis independent water project in Abu Dhabi.The project, wh...

TXF Data

Commodity Trade Finance Lender H1 2019

Bank USDm No %
1 Societe Generale 2250m 13 7.9%
2 ING Bank 2097m 12 7.4%
3 BNP Paribas 2096m 10 7.4%
4 Citi 1918m 8 6.7%
5 Mizuho 1559m 6 5.5%
6 MUFG Bank 1485m 6 5.2%
7 ABN AMRO 1358m 7 4.8%
8 Natixis 1139m 12 4%
9 Commerzbank 1020m 2 3.6%
10 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 929m 1 3.3%

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