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Blockchain in trade: are we missing the point?
Blockchain in trade: are we missing the point?
Helen Castell
8 January 2018

Amid the hype around blockchain, is the market losing sight of what the technology can really do for trade finance – and what it can’t?

Everbridge Capital: Thinking outside the  box
Everbridge Capital: Thinking outside the box
Callum Burroughs
19 December 2017

Start-up trade and project finance boutique Everbridge Capital is carving out a relatively unique niche – long term ECA-backed financing in Russia and projects in, and Russian exports to, Iran. And the strategy appears to be working.

TXF Private Insurance talk: IBM on the future of Blockchain
TXF Private Insurance talk: IBM on the future of Blockchain
Max Thompson
11 December 2017

TXF caught up with Mike Hope, a UKI insurance technical leader at IBM, to find out more about how blockchain technology is driving the trade finance industry forward as it opens up new markets and begins to deliver real projects with increased supply chains.

TXF in brief

Ziraat out to banks with refi
22 February 2018

Ziraat Bank has launched a $1 billion on-lending facility to the bank market via coordinators Standard Chartered and Emirates NBD. The new facility...

Turk Eximbank out to banks with refi
20 February 2018

Turk Eximbank is out to market with a $300 million refinancing. Proceeds will be for on-lending to Turkish exporters. The deal will have euro and d...

Airbus ECA cover back on ‘case-by-case basis’
16 February 2018

In its latest financial statements released on Wednesday, Airbus announced it has come to a working agreement with French and UK export credit agencie...

Labbat appointed as global head of trade credit & political risk at Zurich
6 February 2018

Lillian Labbat has been appointed as the global head of trade credit & political risk at Zurich North America. Labbat will be accountable for t...

Banks still remain vulnerable to being derisked, says IFC
6 February 2018

Banks around the world are still at risk of having their cross-border banking links cut. This is particularly the case for emerging markets where cons...

TXF Data

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Commodity Trade Finance MLA Full year 2017

Bank USDm No %
1 Natixis 11170m 53 10.6%
2 Société Générale 8033m 45 7.6%
3 ING Bank 7386m 76 7%
4 Deutsche Bank 4510m 24 4.3%
5 UniCredit 4334m 34 4.1%
6 Rabobank 3989m 43 3.8%
7 BNP Paribas 3783m 36 3.6%
8 ABN AMRO 3608m 41 3.4%
9 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) 3479m 30 3.3%
10 Mizuho 3071m 25 2.9%

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