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Mexican renewables: Can DFIs remedy investors’ woes?
Mexican renewables: Can DFIs remedy investors’ woes?
Max Thompson
8 July 2020

A stack of Mexican government policies in the energy space - supposedly implemented in response to the Covid-19 pandemic by Lopez Obrador's government - has forced project sponsors to take government agencies to court in order to bring renewable projects online. But can DFIs help provide further comfort to investors and banks looking to exit the sector?

Stages for Change: Diversifying management in trade & export finance
Stages for Change: Diversifying management in trade & export finance
Eavie Burnett
1 July 2020

From entry-level hiring and management promotion to ECA and DFI mandates, TXF’s Stages for Change series examines the role the trade and export finance industries must play in challenging racism, sexism, and social injustice.

Spotlight on Singapore as commodity banks nurse potential losses
Spotlight on Singapore as commodity banks nurse potential losses
Jonathan Bell
25 June 2020

The high-profile collapse of Singaporean-based oil trader Hin Leong and other certain suspect cases has highlighted malpractices within the sector and concern for future lendings. Jonathan Bell assesses what this all means for the commodity finance community in the city state.

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BNP Paribas halts new commodity trade finance deals amid EMEA review
5 August 2020

BNP Paribas has halted new commodity trade finance deals while it reviews its involvement in the business in Europe, Middle East and Africa.The French...

New head of commercial finance for Bank Leumi UK
3 August 2020

Roy Shilo has been appointed head of commercial finance for Bank Leumi UK. His new role at the bank encompasses trade finance services and products fo...

IFRS embarks on full review of trade payables accounting rules
22 June 2020

The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Interpretations Committee voted on 16 June to approve further investigation into supply chain f...

Next IFRS meeting on SCF investigation to be held on 16 June
8 June 2020

The next public video conference meeting held by the IFRS, amid the investigation on supply chain finance regulation, is to be held on 16 June. The ag...

Komgo appoints Van Broekhoven as CFO
5 June 2020

Ethereum-based trade finance start-up Komgo has appointed long-time board member Kris Van Broekhoven to fill its new CFO role. Established in 2018, th...

TXF Data

Commodity Trade Finance Lender H1 2020

Bank USDm No %
1 JP Morgan 4857m 11 7.8%
2 BNP Paribas 4662m 24 7.5%
3 Société Générale 3670m 21 5.9%
4 ING Bank 3181m 30 5.1%
5 MUFG Bank 2837m 18 4.6%
6 Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) 2517m 15 4%
7 Credit Agricole CIB 2444m 15 3.9%
8 Mizuho 2405m 15 3.9%
9 HSBC 2019m 13 3.2%
10 UniCredit 1868m 13 3%

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