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APAC trade flows get a boost with RCEP pact
APAC trade flows get a boost with RCEP pact
Jonathan Bell
25 November 2020

The recent signing of the RCEP creates the world's largest trading bloc. But, while warmly welcomed to cut red-tape constricting trade, despite its size it is not seen as the game changer it could have been.

The perfect storm: TXF Global Commodity Trade Finance Industry Report 2020
The perfect storm: TXF Global Commodity Trade Finance Industry Report 2020
Aife Howse
18 November 2020

This year’s edition of TXF’s Global Commodity Trade Finance Industry Report has landed, offering a thorough and independent look into the impact of the past 12 months on a sector which has endured a period of unparalleled volatility.

Trade finance: oiling the wheels of global trade
Trade finance: oiling the wheels of global trade
Jonathan Bell
12 November 2020

Trade finance has many challenges to overcome and the sector knows where it needs to target with this overhaul. Tackling these areas to improve the trade climate will not only bring huge opportunities in trade but also help boost global GDP considerably.

TXF Originals

Caroline Tran joins AXA XL global political risk in Paris
8 January 2021

AXA XL has hired Caroline Tran for their Global Political Risk, Credit & Bond team based in Paris. She has the title of regional product leader fo...

Senior director Chang to leave Mizuho
8 January 2021

Senior director at Mizuho’s debt structuring and syndication group in Hong Kong, Monita Chang, is leaving her position at the Japanese bank. A r...

Boost for Russian supply chain finance with Factorin DLT platform
13 November 2020

Supply chain finance in Russia has got a much needed boost through a fast growing blockchain (distributed ledger technology- DLT) platform startup com...

London Trade Roundtable to host Trade, Tech and Transition virtual meeting
13 November 2020

London Trade Roundtable is hosting a virtual event entitled: ‘Trade, Tech and Transition in a Covid/Post-Covid World’ on Wednesday 18 Nove...

Eddie Norton joins BACB as Interim CEO
5 November 2020

Eddie Norton has been appointed as Interim CEO of British Arab Commercial Bank (BACB). Having started his new role in October, Norton will be working ...

TXF Data

Commodity Trade Finance Lender H1 2020

Bank USDm No %
1 Société Générale 5670m 50 6.5%
2 ING Bank 5308m 61 6.1%
3 JP Morgan 4857m 11 5.6%
4 BNP Paribas 4781m 39 5.5%
5 MUFG Bank 3878m 30 4.5%
6 Crédit Agricole CIB 3702m 31 4.3%
7 Natixis 3386m 41 3.9%
8 Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) 3261m 24 3.8%
9 Mizuho 3148m 24 3.6%
10 Rabobank 3096m 40 3.6%

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