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Lowering the toll: The next step in the digital trade evolution
Lowering the toll: The next step in the digital trade evolution
Michael Vrontamitis
18 October 2021

Why are there still so few bridges between digital islands? And no ‘cars’ on the bridges that have been built? Michael Vrontamitis, advisor at Kountable and Subra Shankhar, founder and principal at TOTTA look at why digital islands persist, and how they can be bridged. Do not ignore smaller businesses.

CGI: The path to trade Nirvana is built on a foundation of APIs
CGI: The path to trade Nirvana is built on a foundation of APIs
Katharine Morton
11 October 2021

APIs deliver critical functionality for banks driving towards full end-to-end digitisation in trade. Patrick DeVilbiss, offering Manager, trade and supply chain solutions and Colin Zeglen, product manager for Trade and Supply Chain Solutions at CGI explain the evolution and the importance to trade banks.

Time to worry on credit insurance or Relax-ay-voo?
Time to worry on credit insurance or Relax-ay-voo?
Katharine Morton
29 September 2021

Is there a wave of zombie companies and insolvencies coming in time for Halloween, insolvency tsunamis approaching, reservoirs to overflow in trade credit insurance, or is the lack of claims and trade insolvencies something to chill about? In the immortal words of Dean Martin (not Boris Johnson), should we be told to ‘Relax-ay-voo’?

TXF Originals

New head of trade for EMEA at BoA
21 January 2022

Changes to the global transaction services (GTS) leadership team at Bank of America in London include a new head of trade for EMEA. Jacqui Kirk become...

Further trade finance hire from AIG for Swiss Re Corporate
17 January 2022

Deepti Khaire Phanse has joined Swiss Re Corporate Solutions as senior underwriter, trade finance. She joins the global trade finance team in London u...

Kumar joins Mizuho Bank from StanChart
11 January 2022

Ashutosh Kumar has moved to Mizuho Bank from Standard Chartered. Kumar will be co-head of global transaction banking, Asia & Oceania at Mizuho Ban...

Isbank tightens pricing on ESG-tied loan
2 December 2021

Isbank is expected to raise a 367-day dual currency ESG-tied revolving credit facility with lower pricing than previous such financings. Proceeds will...

Pughe leaves NatWest's EMEA syndicated loan team
30 November 2021

Jonathan Pughe has left his role as head of EMEA loan syndicate & sales at NatWest after nearly 15 years to join ABN Amro. Pughe will assume a sim...

TXF Data

Commodity Trade Finance Lender 2021

Bank USDm No %
1 ING Bank 4563m 25 13.9%
2 BNP Paribas 2713m 10 8.3%
3 Citi 1860m 10 5.7%
4 Standard Chartered 1442m 6 4.4%
5 Natixis 1385m 13 4.2%
6 Mizuho 1322m 6 4%
7 Société Générale 1274m 13 3.9%
8 HSBC 1241m 9 3.8%
9 Rabobank 1211m 12 3.7%
10 Scotia Bank 1171m 5 3.6%

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