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12 October 2018

Exporters’ Choice Awards: EDC nails it – others snail it

According to 167 capital equipment exporters surveyed by TXF and Clevis Research, EDC was top performing ECA In 2017. But much of the competition was poor, with many ECAs...

12 October 2018

Shop talk: Trade credit insurance where it's due, eventually

Potential changes to PRA regulations, IFRS accounting standards and sovereign risk exposures, mean the trade credit insurance landscape will have to evolve. Gary Lowe,...

08 October 2018

Breathing new life into insuring trade with Toredo

When it takes the same amount of time to underwrite the risks of a power station as a letter of credit, something had to give. Chris Hall, Senior Underwriter, Liberty...

05 October 2018
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Infrastructure, Transport

M25 refinancing: A choice decision?

The M25 motorway refinancing earlier this year was the UK’s largest since the Intercity Express deal in 2015. However, was the public bond market the right route given...

10 September 2018
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Agri/Soft Commodities, Infrastructure, Manufacturing & equipment, Metals and Mining, Oil & gas, Power, Renewables, Telecoms and Communications, Transport, Waste and water

Global export finance H1 2018: Numbers crunched without the headache

TXF has released its Global export finance results for H1 2018. From Bpifrance performing best in the first half of this year to Oil & Gas showing the largest volumes in...

05 September 2018
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Agri/Soft Commodities, Chemicals/Petrochemicals, Infrastructure, Manufacturing & equipment, Metals and Mining, Oil & gas, Power, Renewables, Telecoms and Communications, Transport

Sharp rise in marine fuel will impact global trade

The global shipping industry is preparing for a sharp rise in the cost of marine fuel come 2020. Jonathan Bell explores the implications of this – for the crude oil...

27 August 2018
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Agri/Soft Commodities, Chemicals/Petrochemicals, Infrastructure, Manufacturing & equipment, Metals and Mining, Oil & gas, Power, Renewables

UPDATE: Fonzi's weekly facts, figures and forecasts

TXF Data's top lending opportunities, latest Category A projects under consideration by ECAs, and provisional CIRR trends are here for this week.

15 August 2018

US wages economic war against Iran

With the United States' first wave of economic sanctions on Iran already having a heavy impact on the Iranian economy, Jonathan Bell looks at how this will also affect...

14 August 2018

Shop talk: SERVing up a more proactive ECA

Swiss ECA SERV has pulled off some major innovations in the bond markets - from guaranteeing a rouble bond refinancing to the Sergipe local currency bond deal earlier...

14 August 2018

Risky business podcast: From east to west

From the recent election in Pakistan to Trump’s tariffs, Dr. Rebecca Harding of Coreolis Technologies highlights the economic and political risk factors behind our latest...

09 August 2018
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Agri/Soft Commodities, Infrastructure, Manufacturing & equipment, Metals and Mining, Oil & gas, Power, Renewables, Telecoms and Communications, Transport, Waste and water

Risky business podcast: War and policy in trade

In the latest episodes of TXF’s Risky Business podcast series, Dr. Rebecca Harding of Coreolis Technologies outlines and analyses the economic and political risk factors...

09 August 2018

TXF's latest CIRR trends tracking

TXF Data’s latest weekly tool tracks the yields of relevant sovereign bonds to forecast whether there will be a rise or fall in CIRR rates – the minimum interest rate an...

08 August 2018
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Agri/Soft Commodities, Chemicals/Petrochemicals, Infrastructure, Manufacturing & equipment, Metals and Mining, Oil & gas, Power, Renewables, Telecoms and Communications, Transport, Waste and water

China-US trade punches

Last week's announcement that China plans to impose tariffs on up to $60 billion worth of US goods points to a heating up of the trade war between the two countries....

07 August 2018
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Agri/Soft Commodities, Manufacturing & equipment, Power, Transport

TXF’s top lending opportunities this week

TXF Data's top lending opportunity across 70 of the world's most active ECA exporters have arrived for this week..

06 August 2018

Risky business podcast: Navigating Africa's hot waters

Dr. Rebecca Harding of Coreolis Technologies outlines and analyses the economic and political risk factors behind TXF's latest Country Risk Ratings for Sub Saharan Africa...

03 August 2018
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Agri/Soft Commodities, Infrastructure, Manufacturing & equipment, Metals and Mining, Oil & gas, Power, Renewables, Telecoms and Communications, Transport, Waste and water

Super-Sinosure: Pushing the cover boundaries

Sinosure wants to up its short and long-term export credit insurance exposures to over $450 billion by 2020 and is targeting international lenders for far more business....

03 August 2018

TXF Global: Bpifrance's one-stop-shop SME success

TXF spoke with Bpifrance's global head and head of export finance, Pedro Novo and Maelia Dufour, to find how successful the Coface-Bpifrance transfer has been and whether...

27 July 2018
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Agri/Soft Commodities, Manufacturing & equipment, Oil & gas, Power

Soy it goes!

It would be good to escape from major economic trade factors that are influencing our lives – if only for a while, and for some in the Northern Hemisphere that obviously...

26 July 2018

Back of the net: The stated goals of export finance

TXF's third export finance podcast of 2018 discusses the industry goals of five export finance practitioners over the coming years.

20 July 2018
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Agri/Soft Commodities, Infrastructure, Manufacturing & equipment, Metals and Mining, Oil & gas, Power, Renewables, Telecoms and Communications, Transport, Waste and water

Trade moves: TXF Data Country Risk Review Q2 2018

As North American risks continue to rise as President Donald Trump undermines NAFTA members with tariffs on iron and steel, the EU remains divided over the issue of...

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