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Trade digitisation: Testing the secret sauce
Trade digitisation: Testing the secret sauce
Katharine Morton
6 May 2021

Has the secret sauce to trade digitisation been discovered in MLETR and is it something that will get over a decade of industry fatigue on the subject? Will the trade industry be able to get the sauce out of the bottle, will everyone like the same sauce, will they need to?

Shop talk: Shoot for the Pole Star
Shop talk: Shoot for the Pole Star
Aife Howse
4 May 2021

TXF spoke to Julian Longson, CEO at Pole Star, amid a period of progression for the maritime tech and regulatory compliance firm following a significant growth investment from Wavecrest Growth Partners and Abry Partners. Pole Star will not just be boosting sales and hiring, but is also extending its PurpleTRAC solution to integrate ESG compliance into its model, amongst other product developments.

CPRI in trade finance report 2021
CPRI in trade finance report 2021
Max Thompson
28 April 2021

TXF Research’s CPRI in trade finance report is both timely and extensive, taking a more forensic look at the health of the private insurance market during the pandemic, as well as the opportunities and challenges ahead.

TXF Originals

Ever Given container ship Suez saga drags on
21 June 2021

The case of the Ever Given ultra large container vessel which blocked the Suez Canal for six days back in March continues to drag on in Egyptian court...

LTR free virtual event to focus on sustainability in trade finance
16 June 2021

The next London Trade Roundtable (LTR) virtual event is entitled ‘Charting a path towards sustainable trade finance’ and takes place Frida...

Riordan heads up new CPRI team at Vantage
4 June 2021

Dan Riordan, who has a strong track record of building up credit & political risk insurance (CPRI) teams at Zurich and XL Catlin, is heading up a ...

More details emerge on Traxys’ $1.3bn multi-currency RCF
21 May 2021

Signed on 4 May, Luxembourg-headquartered metals and natural resources trader Traxys secured a $1.3 billion four-tranche facility. Amongst the large s...

Citi promotes Pakcan to head of EMEA emerging markets
20 May 2021

Citi has promoted Ebru Pakcan as the new head of the bank’s EMEA Emerging Markets cluster. Ebru was formerly global head of trade at Citi for ju...

TXF Data

Commodity Trade Finance Lender 2020

Bank USDm No %
1 ING Bank 6469m 71 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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