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12 March 2015

Afrexim and StanChart arrange Kenya power sector loan

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has teamed with Standard Chartered (StanChart) to provide Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC), a Nairobi Stock...

09 March 2015

Thales to provide security for new Qatari port

The French electrical systems provider, Thales Group, has been awarded a contract by the State of Qatar to secure its new commercial port, New Port Project – soon to be...

06 March 2015

Deutsche Pfandbriefbank appoints new head of ECA finance

Deutsche Pfandbriefbank (Pbb), Germany’s specialist bank for commercial real estate and public investment finance has appointed a new head of ECA finance.

06 March 2015

SEC signs MoU for potential financing from Kexim

Saudi Arabian state-owned Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Export-Import Bank of Korea (Kexim), under which the...

05 March 2015

Sanctions: SWIFT launches peer comparison testing service

SWIFT, the global provider of secure financial messaging, has announced the addition of peer assessment to its sanctions testing service.

05 March 2015

Bolero ramps up activity in Asia with new Singapore office

The e-trade finance solutions provider, Bolero, has announced it will open a new office in the Raffles Place financial district in Singapore.

05 March 2015

Bancomext looks to join UKEF direct lending panel

British export credit agency (ECA), UK Export Finance (UKEF) has signed an addendum to an existing memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bancomext (Mexican Trade...

04 March 2015

OPIC, Wells Fargo and Yes Bank team up to support Indian SMEs

Wells Fargo and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) - the US government development finance institution, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU)...

04 March 2015

China: Credit and payments report suggests challenges ahead

Coface has released a report (see below) on China’s economic development and payment experience for 2014.

03 March 2015

EBRD extends credit line and trade finance line to Bank al Etihad

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has announced that it is providing a credit line and trade finance line to Jordan’s Bank al Etihad.

03 March 2015

TXF announces winners of 2014 Perfect10: Deals of the Year

TXF are proud to announce the winners of our Perfect10: Deals of the Year 2014 awards for both export and project finance, and natural resources and commodities finance.

02 March 2015

Transnet makes key steps towards US Ex-Im and EDC-backed locomotives purchase

South Africa’s sole national rail network operator, Transnet, hosted a signing ceremony today for two tranches of its R50 billion ($4.26 billion) contract for the...

27 February 2015

Register now for TXF’s free SCF webinar

Join TXF for our live webinar on how companies are using supply chain finance (SCF) on Monday 16 March.

27 February 2015

RBS set to wind-down non-UK and western European cash management

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has declared its intentions to wind down its non-UK cash management business, which includes trade finance.

23 February 2015

French government considers transferring state guarantees to Bpifrance

The French Ministry of Finance has announced that it is considering transferring the state export credit guarantees business from credit insurer Coface to Bpifrance, the...

18 February 2015

Intellect appoints new head of its iGTB division

Intellect Design Arena (Intellect) has announced that it has appointed Andrew England as director of its UK subsidiary and head of strategy of its transaction banking...

17 February 2015

Growth for Central Asia and Mongolia will exceed global average, forecasts Commerzbank

In its most recent ‘Insights’ report, Commerzbank has tipped Central Asia and Mongolia for above-average growth in 2015, despite the boom of the past years being over for...

06 February 2015

ABN AMRO and Sinosure sign MoU to develop shipping business

ABN AMRO has announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Liaoning branch of China Export and Credit Insurance Corporation (Sinosure), China’s...

06 February 2015

KfW IPEX and AFD co-finance loan for Ethiopian Airlines

KfW IPEX-Bank (KfW) and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) have teamed together to provide a loan for Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa.

05 February 2015

SACE backs bond issued by Italian agri-food firm

Italian export credit agency (ECA), SACE, has announced that it will underwrite a bond to be issued by De Cecco, an Italian firm specialised in the production of pasta,...