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Time to look beyond China for the future of trade
Time to look beyond China for the future of trade
Guest Contributor
1 March 2021

Jesse Chenard, CEO of MonetaGo, a fintech which mitigates trade fraud, explores the rise of smaller trade routes in the APAC region and the ways of which digitisation of trade finance has boosted this.

Sullivan: Structuring financings using physical commodities
Sullivan: Structuring financings using physical commodities
Aife Howse
1 March 2021

Simon Cook, partner at Sullivan, presents on the issues and some potential solutions for structuring financings using physical commodities and the documents representing them.

ECAs and the once elusive SME: Hunting the Snark?
ECAs and the once elusive SME: Hunting the Snark?
Katharine Morton
25 February 2021

What has Covid meant for ECAs and their ability to attract smaller companies? How are ECAs responding to the needs of these new clients and how are they broadening their financing partners? Once the pandemic imperative is over, will those smaller businesses be back for more? TXF talks to four ECAs about their experience with SMEs – and finds out things may have changed for good.

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US Exim not exposed to Greensill Capital amid Freeport LNG deal
25 March 2021

US Exim has confirmed it has no exposure to collapsed firm Greensill Capital just three months after the ECA announced it had signed off on an enhance...

Frank Wu joins CACIB as head of ITB China
22 March 2021

Frank Wu has joined Credit Agricole CIB (CACIB) as managing director, head of International Transaction Banking (ITB) China. He is based in Shanghai.A...

Citi appoints new EMEA structured trade and receivables head
16 March 2021

Citi has appointed Joysheel Mitter as its new head of EMEA structured trade and receivables. He will be based in London and will report to Peadar Mac ...

DRUM Advisory launches to fill market gap
18 February 2021

Commodity and trade collateral management specialist Drum Risk is launching DRUM Advisory to fill the gap in the market for specialised borrowing base...

Akbank nears refi launch
9 February 2021

Akbank is set to kick off the Turkish bank trade finance on-lending funding year with a refinancing of the $603 million-equivalent loan it raised in A...

TXF Data

Commodity Trade Finance Lender 2020

Bank USDm No %
1 ING Bank 6484m 72 5.6%
2 Société Générale 6018m 57 5.2%
3 BNP Paribas 5299m 44 4.6%
4 JP Morgan 5045m 15 4.4%
5 Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) 4490m 29 3.9%
6 MUFG Bank 4456m 37 3.9%
7 Crédit Agricole CIB 4266m 37 3.7%
8 Mizuho 3745m 29 3.2%
9 Natixis 3579m 45 3.1%
10 Rabobank 3487m 47 3%

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