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12 February 2024
Manufacturing & equipment

Northvolt: A test case in Euro gigafactory bankability

Northvolt’s latest big-ticket ECA-backed financing has set a benchmark for European gigafactory deals. But can Europe’s green industrial policy keep up with the pace of...

12 February 2024

Keynote: Pakistan’s new EXIM Bank takes wing

Irfan Bukhari, CEO and president, Export-Import Bank of Pakistan (EXIM Bank) discusses the next steps for the newly inaugurated agency.

09 February 2024
Oil & gas

LNG carriers tap more ECA support

Korean shipyards' order books having been filling up with LNG carriers since the pandemic and war in Ukraine. And ECA support for the sector continues to push this deal...

06 February 2024

Sullivan: Receivables and supply chain financing in 2024

In this trade & export finance webinar from Sullivan & Worcester, Sam Fowler-Holmes, Partner, provides an overview of receivables and supply chain finance structures and...

05 February 2024

Perspectives: BPL Global’s CEO on Basel endgames, resilience and CPRI

This year is going to be an interesting one for bank capital regulation and credit risk, and the repercussions for the credit and political risk insurance market, and...

02 February 2024

How do you fix overpriced macro risk premiums?

DFI support mechanisms have tended to focus on the project-specific micro premium in cost of capital. But a report for the Climate Policy Initiative by Avinash Persaud...

01 February 2024

Perspectives: On the way to ‘K-style' development finance with Kexim

Seung-Hoon Lee, director of the new development finance team in the economic development promotion department of Export-Import Bank of Korea (Kexim), discusses the...

26 January 2024
Manufacturing & equipment, Metals and Mining, Power, Renewables

2024: A leap too far for another ECA debt record?

After a record-breaking year, ECAs must face the challenge of ensuring that activity remains strong in 2024. Demand for low-cost financing is high in the current interest...

23 January 2024
Power, Renewables

Corporate perspectives: Challenges for sustainable power with Wartsila’s Back

A cold snap in Finland has certainly brought fast-starting intermediate power solutions into the spotlight. But it’s way more than a question of how much it costs to keep...

23 January 2024
Manufacturing & equipment, Renewables

H2 Green Steel Boden: Long on ambitions, low on emissions

H2GS was founded by Vargas in 2020 and launched in 2021. Three years later it has finalised funding for the world’s first green steel mega project. How? By being open to...

19 January 2024
Chemicals/Petrochemicals, Power, Renewables

Is Mexico about to turn the private sector project pipeline on again?

With President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) set to depart office in June, private sector appetite for Mexican projects is already beginning to make a comeback.

15 January 2024

Take the Global Export Finance Survey 2024 now!

TXF's industry leading Global Export Finance Survey garners market sentiment from hundreds of banks, ECAs and corporates to establish a barometer to benchmark trends in...

12 January 2024
Agri/Soft Commodities, Metals and Mining, Oil & gas

Rising challenges demand vigilance as commodity finance enters 2024

As the commodity finance industry enters 2024, TXF takes a look at the results of its industry research report to assess the biggest challenges and trends facing traders...

10 January 2024

High hopes for hydrogen: Climbing the ladder to bankability

Dr Sebastian Hofert von Weiss and Patrick Gonzalez Tilemann (University of Surrey) share their latest research on the challenges facing hydrogen production. Financial and...

08 January 2024

All quiet on the financing front: Korea seeks support for defence deals

A major set of defence contracts between Korea and Poland is set to be renewed after successful collaboration in 2022. However, Kexim’s lending limits pose an obstacle...

05 January 2024
Metals and Mining

Argentinian lithium mine progresses financing

The ECA-covered loan backing Lake Resources’ Kachi lithium project in Argentina is due to close in Q1 2025 and will mark UKEF’s first project in the South American...

22 December 2023

Commodity finance trends of 2023: Geopolitical shadows, funding challenges, and transparency struggles

It's time to reflect on the notable trends that defined the year that was 2023 - ranging from geopolitical risk, funding options, sustainability and trader transparency....

22 December 2023

Export finance trends of 2023: ECAs spearhead success amidst global challenges and geopolitical shifts

As we bid farewell to 2023, let's take a look at some of the key trends of the year, from adapting to OECD reforms to plugging the funding gap and championing...

19 December 2023
Agri/Soft Commodities, Chemicals/Petrochemicals, Manufacturing & equipment, Metals and Mining, Oil & gas

Choppy waters prevail: TXF Commodity Finance Industry Report 2023

TXF Intelligence has published its Global Commodity Trade Finance Industry Report for 2023. Read on to find the latest analysis on a host of topical industry concerns,...

15 December 2023

OECD officially extends 95% export finance coverage

The news the OECD has officially extended a Common Line agreement allowing ECAs to offer 95% coverage on export contracts is a boon for the export finance community — but...