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30 November 2018

Risky business: US exports populism, Canada and Mexico weaponize

The US’s most successful export at the moment seems to be populism, says Rebecca Harding, CEO of Coriolis Technologies. TXF and Coriolis Technologies’ country risk index...

29 November 2018

Risky business: Marriages of convenience and hybrid trade wars in Russia and Eurasia

TXF and Coriolis Technologies’ country risk index investigates the trends in trade weaponization in Russia and Eurasia. Here, Russia’s ‘hybrid war’ trade strategy and...

28 November 2018

Risky business: Where are we now in world trade weaponization?

TXF and Coriolis Technologies’ country risk index digs deep into the strategic trends in militarisation of trade and in this overview, Rebecca Harding, CEO of Coriolis...

15 November 2018

Taking the path less travelled on trade digitisation

There are many approaches to trade digitisation, but DBS Bank is taking a different path to many of its peers. It’s early days, but Abdul Raof Latiff thinks that the road...

01 November 2018

The view from Asia: Preparing for globalisation mark two

Farooq Siddiqi, global head of trade and Samuel Mathew, global head of documentary trade at Standard Chartered talk to TXF in Singapore about the big picture of...

16 October 2018

Corporate perspective: Avery Dennison mulls US-EMEA cross border pooling strategy

Ramon Tolk, senior director, treasury at specialty packaging company Avery Dennison’s European Treasury Centre in the Netherlands, talks to TXF about cross border pooling...

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...

03 October 2018

Reflections on trade with an African rhythm

Katharine Morton, Head of Trade, Treasury and Risk at TXF shares some of her memories of the International Trade and Forfaiting Association’s Cape Town spectacular.

26 September 2018

Trade digitisation: Do not rush, spend Kairos time with the cyborg-anthropologist

Amber Case is author of ‘Calm Technology’, a book about designing for your attention and designing better technology that works with and not against you, that makes good...

26 September 2018

The changing pace and face of upstream gas

Mega upstream gas projects have been prolific in recent years, but asks Jonathan Bell, how is the industry changing and what can we expect with future projects?

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

Fasten your seatbelts: Trade gets a bumpy night

How do you draw together themes of protectionism, regulation and digitisation? Katharine Morton reflects on her travels of the past two weeks and suggests that, amid the...

17 September 2018

Once more unto the breach: Surviving a cyber-attack in trade

Cyber security is not just an IT problem. It’s a business continuity one that can hit business and finance across the board. TXF’s Katharine Morton spoke to industry...

10 September 2018

Asahi Breweries: 200 pints a second of trade, treasury and risk

When Japanese brewer Asahi bought SABMiller’s central and European assets from AB InBev (ABI) for €7.3bn it made Asahi Group the third largest brewer in Europe. The deal...

03 September 2018

Turkey leverages the power of now in trade

Turkish banks and corporates have a good reputation for using technology to improve trade process and efficiency. In a discussion hosted by BNY Mellon in Istanbul in...

23 August 2018

Trade funds: Understand your risk buckets better

Getting banks, regulators and investors to understand trade funds better is key to trade evolving as an investible asset class. Aidan Applegarth, owner and managing...

20 August 2018

Nourishing green shoots in Greek trade

The four systemically important banks in Greece met with TXF at a roundtable hosted by BNY Mellon in Athens and discussed the future of Greek exports. How are the banks...

27 July 2018
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...

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

US-China get electric on the auto front

Jonathan Bell, Editor-in-Chief at TXF gives us his take on news that Tesla is to build an EV Gigafactory in Shanghai, as well as a review of TXF's market coverage from...

18 July 2018
Agri/Soft Commodities, Transport

Corporate perspective: Piecing together the digital future at Mosaic

When will Michael Crawford, senior corporate treasury manager of Mosaic, the world’s largest phosphate producer, become a robot? Not for the foreseeable future. TXF’s...

16 July 2018

Corporate perspective: Going ‘local-for-local’ helps Groupe SEB Turkey hedge against trade wars

Mustafa Kilic, CFO at Groupe SEB Turkey explains how a strategy of maximising local inputs can help manage currency risk through natural hedges, and even help guard...