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14 July 2023

Keynote: Adjusting to the new trade dynamics with KUKE’s Wladyczak

Janus Wladyczak, CEO of KUKE, Poland’s export credit agency, discusses KUKE’s role in helping exporters pivot to new markets amid the conflict on its borders, its hopes...

23 June 2023
Manufacturing & equipment, Metals and Mining, Oil & gas, Power, Renewables, Transport, Waste and water

TXF Export Finance Deals of the Year 2022: Triumphing through adversity

TXF is pleased to present the winners of its Perfect 10 Export Finance Deals of the Year for 2022. They show off some of the best examples of innovation in the market in...

11 January 2023

Janus: Forecasting a bumpy, but manageable, ride

Exporters, banks and insurers are going to be impacted by future uncertainties and driven by past problems. What does 2023 trade and export finance look like from the...

16 September 2021

TFP: The paths less travelled with EBRD’s Makhmudova

The EBRD’s Trade Facilitation Programme continues its success and in no small measure that is down to its team. Kamola Makhmudova reflects on her decade as lead banker of...

21 April 2021

TXF ECA-backed Deals of the Year results

With numerous deals submitted for the TXF Export Finance ECA-backed Perfect 10 and heavy voting through, the shortlist provided some excellent deals and...

28 October 2020

Export finance rolls up its sleeves for business

TXF World Fair delegates have embraced private virtual meetings with 6,700+ private meetings arranged so far! Around the virtual conference business is being done across...

06 January 2020

Lamesa: A path through the US sanctions maze?

A recent UK court judgement has finally provided clarity for businesses operating globally around how to manage US sanctions risk contractually, including risks arising...

21 August 2019

Big questions surround future of mining in DRC

Glencore’s decision to temporarily mothball the world’s largest cobalt mine in the DRC raises many questions about the state of mining in the central African country....

04 December 2018

Risky business: Arms imports up in surprising places in Asia

TXF and Coriolis Technologies’ country risk index digs into strategic trends in trade weaponization in Asia. Here, Rebecca Harding, CEO of Coriolis Technologies sees Asia...

28 November 2018

Finding sense and sensibility in global commodities

Making sense of the bigger picture of the state of the global commodity markets is no easy task. But here, Jonathan Bell meets up with a long-time friend and real...

20 November 2018

International Financial Sanctions: How is the landscape changing?

International businesses are facing a more challenging and perilous sanctions environment. Brett Hillis and Leigh Hansson, partners at Reed Smith, discuss key sanctions...

07 November 2018
Agri/Soft Commodities, Infrastructure, Metals and Mining, Oil & gas, Power, Renewables, Telecoms and Communications, Transport, Waste and water

China at a crossroads of international openness

China is hosting the world’s first international import expo. Jonathan Bell examines the development in what could be the start of a new era of trade focus for the...

09 November 2017
Metals and Mining

Shop Talk: Concord Resources on breaking into the metals market

TXF spoke to Mark Hansen CEO of commodity trader Concord Resources about the current market, the company’s ambitions and the changes to China’s metals supply and demand...

03 August 2016
Agri/Soft Commodities, Metals and Mining, Power, Renewables

Santander and UKTI discuss a new era of Argentina-UK trade

While trade between Argentina and the UK has not been as strong as with other Latin American countries in recent years, the election of a new Argentine government has led...

14 March 2016

Oman’s Liwa Plastics successfully concludes $3.8bn debt financing

Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) has closed the $3.8 billion project financing facility for its approximate $6.5 billion Liwa Plastics...

02 March 2016

US Exim inches closer to quorum following Shelby’s primary victory

US Exim could be one step closer to being able to fully supporting US exporters following Senator Shelby’s recent victory at the Alabama Primary.

26 November 2015

EY launches global ECA coordination practice

As of 1 December, professional services firm EY, leading through its Eschborn office in Germany, is formally launching its global export credit agency (ECA) coordination...

02 October 2015

Hapag-Lloyd secures $372 million Korean ECA-backed finance for new ships

Shipping company Hapag-Lloyd has signed a $372 million finance facility agreement with a syndicate of international banks backed by South Korean export credit agencies...

15 September 2015

The saga of US Ex-Im

CC Solutions' Valerie Colville discusses how the US export credit agency’s charter came to expire on 30 June, what is likely to come next, and what can be done to bring...

15 July 2015

CEFC finances DeGrussa copper mine solar project in Western Australia

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is committing up to $15 million for the development of the 10.6MW solar plant with 6MW of battery storage at Sandfire...