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Expert briefing: Has the US-China trade war found peace?
Expert briefing: Has the US-China trade war found peace?
James Burgess
9 March 2020

James Burgess, head of commercial for London and UK South East region at Atradius takes a look at the latest developments in the tit-for-tat US-China trade war, and asks whether 2020 will mark the end of trade war fears?

Keynote: Opening up EKN's one-stop guarantees shop
Keynote: Opening up EKN's one-stop guarantees shop
Katharine Morton
2 March 2020

EKN had a banner year in 2019. EKN’s director general, Anna-Karin Jatko tells TXF about the rise of supplier credits for larger contracts, and how as part of ‘Team Sweden’ she has put sustainability, digitisation and the simplification of export finance at the top of the Swedish ECA’s mission statement.

Coronavirus and global trade: In viro veritas?
Coronavirus and global trade: In viro veritas?
Katharine Morton
26 February 2020

The new coronavirus, Covid-19, is shining a light on just how connected global trade is to the world’s second largest economy. TXF takes a look at how China will officially support its trade and we ask whether global ECAs need to be taking note. ‘Think Global, Act Local’ may be apt for world trade and the response to the disease.

TXF Originals

Cindy van Niekerk joins Finteum
23 March 2020

Cindy van Niekerk has joined Finteum – an interbank lending platform – from R3. She will be product manager at the new lending platform wh...

Swedish government asks for increase in EKN statutory limits amid Coronavirus
19 March 2020

The Swedish government is asking its parliament to increase the statutory limits of EKN, the Swedish export credit agency, by SEK50 billion (€5 b...

Sanchez Gil promoted at Bankinter
13 March 2020

 Alberto Sanchez Gil has been promoted to vice president, structured trade and export finance at Bankinter. Sanchez Gil, based in Madrid, was pre...

Changes at the top of core trade at JP Morgan
12 March 2020

Natasha Condon is set to replace Michael Quinn at the helm of core trade at JP Morgan under the recently appointed head of trade, Stuart Roberts who j...

Torm closes $386m partial refi and newbuild facility
26 February 2020

Denmark-based oil shipper Torm, a subsidiary of Oaktree Capital, has closed a $386 million facility comprising part refinancing of a $177 million loan...

TXF Data

Commodity Trade Finance Lender H1 2020

Bank USDm No %
1 TD Securities 6504m 1 32.1%
2 ING Bank 772m 7 3.8%
3 UniCredit 681m 5 3.4%
4 JP Morgan 677m 5 3.3%
5 Société Générale 588m 4 2.9%
6 Credit Suisse 488m 4 2.4%
7 Citi 486m 3 2.4%
8 Bank of China 466m 2 2.3%
9 Standard Chartered 450m 2 2.2%
10 Deutsche Bank 436m 3 2.2%

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