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Nourishing green shoots in Greek trade
Nourishing green shoots in Greek trade
Katharine Morton
20 August 2018

The four systemically important banks in Greece met with TXF at a roundtable hosted by BNY Mellon in Athens and discussed the future of Greek exports. How are the banks helping to nourish and finance green shoots of recovery?

Shop talk: SERVing up a more proactive ECA
Shop talk: SERVing up a more proactive ECA
Max Thompson
14 August 2018

Swiss ECA SERV has pulled off some major innovations in the bond markets - from guaranteeing a rouble bond refinancing to the Sergipe local currency bond deal earlier this year. And CEO Peter Gisler has plans for an even more proactive agency.

Risky business podcast: War and policy in trade
Risky business podcast: War and policy in trade
Max Thompson
9 August 2018

In the latest episodes of TXF’s Risky Business podcast series, Dr. Rebecca Harding of Coreolis Technologies outlines and analyses the economic and political risk factors behind our latest Country Risk Ratings for MENA, Russia, Eurasia, Europe and Turkey in Q2 2018.

TXF in brief

Boulos moves to HSBC US
19 September 2018

Rodrigo Boulos, previously head of trade and receivables finance sales for HSBC in the UAE, has started a new role at the bank – head of sales f...

Robin Terry joins Barclays after 37 years at HSBC
18 September 2018

Robin Terry has been appointed as vice chairman of cash management, tasked with building the bank’s European cash management business alongside ...

ING and SG close another AFIC financing for Ethiopian Airlines
13 September 2018

ING Capital and Societe Generale (SG) have executed a $137 million 12-year loan to finance one Boeing 777F aircraft for Ethiopian Airlines Group. The ...

Hartford names head of credit and political risk
7 September 2018

Jared Kotler has been named as head of credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) at the Hartford. The move marks the US-based investment and ins...

US' TFAC gets two years and seeks new members
5 September 2018

The US Secretary of Commerce has renewed the Trade Finance Advisory Council (TFAC) for an additional two-year term, from 9 August 2019 to 9 Augus...

TXF Data

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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