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02 March 2023
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Metals and Mining

Trafigura and the case of the missing nickel

Laurel and Hardy, Abbot and Costello, Cheech and Chong – all iconic comedy duos. Having booked a $577 million charge for the first half of 2023 against what it claims is...

01 March 2023
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Agri/Soft Commodities, Chemicals/Petrochemicals, Infrastructure, Manufacturing & equipment, Metals and Mining, Oil & gas, Other, Power, Renewables, Telecoms and Communications, Transport, Waste and water

The changing face of MENA export credit agency-backed financing

The volume of ECA business and the number of deals is down in the Middle East, but at the same time we are seeing higher volume and more deals in North Africa. Industrial...

28 February 2023

Sullivan: Using an IPU in Trade Receivables Transactions

Sullivan partner Geoff Wynne looks at various issues in connection with purchasing or taking security over receivables where they are evidenced or replaced by an IPU...

24 February 2023
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Agri/Soft Commodities, Chemicals/Petrochemicals, Infrastructure, Manufacturing & equipment, Metals and Mining, Oil & gas, Other, Power, Renewables, Telecoms and Communications, Transport, Waste and water

Export finance 2022: A new energy security role for ECAs

Political instability is usually one of the key drivers of the use of export credit agency support in emerging markets. In developed markets ECAs are usually used to...

23 February 2023

What 2022’s export finance volumes say about its unsettled politics

When poring over the data for borrower location in TXF Intelligence’s Full Year 2022 export finance report it is important not to confuse correlation and causation. But...

22 February 2023
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Oil & gas

A sneak peek: Commodity Finance Data Report 2022

Ahead of the release of The Commodity Finance Data Report 2022 to TXF subscribers next week, here is a first look at some of the top takeaways.

21 February 2023
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Agri/Soft Commodities, Chemicals/Petrochemicals, Infrastructure, Manufacturing & equipment, Metals and Mining, Oil & gas, Other, Power, Renewables, Telecoms and Communications, Transport, Waste and water

Despite oil & gas declines, 2022 export finance volumes hold up

TXF Intelligence's 2022 export finance data report is nearly here. Read some of the key takeaways from the full-year report.

20 February 2023

Sullivan: The anatomy of non-payment insurance policies

Sullivan partner Marian Boyle covers the main clauses found in comprehensive non-payment insurance policies and provides practical advice for policyholders on the...

15 February 2023
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Renewables

Yunlin: A Taiwanese offshore wind restructuring

Delays and project cost overruns from the pandemic have meant lenders and sponsors of the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan are scrambling to remedy the project’s...

14 February 2023

Indonesia’s Suminto on engaging bold plans for energy transition with the help of Islamic finance

Suminto Sastrosuwito, director general of budget financing and risk management at Indonesia’s Ministry of Finance discusses his plans on how Indonesia will finance the...

13 February 2023

Sullivan: Compliance and Regulatory Update

Mark Norris provides a compliance and regulatory update looking at the sanctions regime in light of the on-going Ukraine crisis: the Economic Crime Bill, the UK’s...

10 February 2023

Progress within export finance on sustainability, but changes sorely needed on OECD Arrangement

The ICC White Paper update report shows that ECAs and banks have made good progress on the sustainability front, but lack of change to the OECD Arrangement is holding the...

08 February 2023

On patchworks and bottlenecks: Will new Green Export Credit Guarantees help ECA climate financing?

EKN’s Green Export Credit Guarantee to support exports that contribute to climate change mitigation is something new. Will Sweden’s ECA’s new product be a template, and...

07 February 2023
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Infrastructure, Oil & gas

Angola: Solving the funding puzzle with ECA debt

Angola is amid an economic revival, with interest rates and inflation falling even as sub-Saharan Africa falls into crisis. As it diversifies, the southern African nation...

03 February 2023

DRC mining gets a boost with ECA and agency involvement

Recent copper and cobalt mine development financings in the DRC by EKN and SEK from Sweden and African development bank TDB are likely to act as encouragement to other...

31 January 2023

Still Live: Global Export Finance Survey 2023

TXF's industry leading Global Export Finance Survey provides the benchmark for sentiment in the industry in 2023. It's already showing some interesting early trends....

30 January 2023

Perspectives: Falcioni reflects on his five year tenure at ECI

TXF speaks to Massimo Falcioni, former CEO of the UAE Federal Company Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI) about his journey with the export credit agency, the challenges of...

25 January 2023
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Power

When will sub-Saharan Africa be able to properly see the light?

Approximately 600 million people in Africa have no access to electricity. In a continent with considerable potential for energy natural resource development – both...

24 January 2023
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Oil & gas, Renewables

The rise of LNG: Saviour or stranded asset?

Europe’s energy crisis has provoked a scramble for LNG. In order to meet demand, investment towards specialist carriers and import terminals has ballooned. But can the...

18 January 2023

WISTA and PwC’s gender diversity whitepaper: More momentum is needed

WISTA and PwC’s survey into gender diversity and equality in the Swiss commodities industry has crucially identified a gender gap in perception when it comes to equality...