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02 June 2014

Banks arrange finance for Hong Kong’s TCC bulk carriers from Japan

Hong Kong headquartered Tai Chong Cheang Steamship Group (TCC Group) has secured financing amounting to $47.7 million to finance the purchase of two bulk carriers from...

Perspective
30 May 2014

Market adoption of the BPO: what is really holding it back?

One year on from the introduction of the ICC Uniform Rules on Bank Payment Obligation (URBPO), market adoption of the trade finance instrument has been fairly slow....

Perspective
30 May 2014

JB's weekly round-up - 30 May 2014

The great and good of Spain’s export finance community met for an informal roundtable in Madrid yesterday. The meeting, jointly hosted by TXF and Cesce – the Spanish...

Perspective
29 May 2014
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Berne Union appoints Preugschat as secretary general

The Berne Union has appointed Kai Preugschat as its new secretary general, filling a gap at the head of the secretariat following Peter Jones’s retirement in November...

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28 May 2014
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Sace guarantees HSBC loan for Italian exports to Oman’s Sohar project

Italy’s export credit agency, Sace, has guaranteed a $100 million export credit issued by HSBC in favour of Orpic (Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company),...

Perspective
27 May 2014

UKEF: From ‘dark days’ to new dawns

Hesham Zakai talks with David Godfrey, chief executive officer of UK Export Finance, about the turnaround which the agency has undergone in the last five years.

Perspective
27 May 2014

Asia-Pacific regional heads roundtable

TXF talks with several Asia-Pacific heads of export finance about trends and prospects for the business line in the region.

Perspective
27 May 2014

ICC survey explores global export finance sector

Hesham Zakai analyses the results of the inaugural ICC export finance benchmarking survey.

Perspective
27 May 2014

SMBC plays to its strengths

Jonathan Bell talks with Jonathan Joseph-Horne, head of export & agency finance for EMEA within the global trade finance department, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation...

Perspective
27 May 2014

Why do we need the ECAs?

In this article, Charles Berry, Chairman, BPL Global, argues that, increasingly, the ECAs are needed to provide additional capacity for risks for which there is market...

Perspective
27 May 2014

Russia-Ukraine: trade hits a wall

Hesham Zakai assesses the impact of the Russia-Ukraine political problems on trade.

Perspective
27 May 2014
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Intricacies of ECA-financed seaborne cargo

Commonality among export credit agencies can be found in procurement of home country goods and services, the heart of this type of financing.

Perspective
27 May 2014
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UK exporters get additional tools

TXF examines the recently launched export refinancing facility by UKEF.

Perspective
27 May 2014

Asian shipbuilders push the boat out

Jonathan Bell examines the renaissance of shipbuilding in Asia in a sector assisted by the demand for specialised vessels.

Perspective
26 May 2014

Deutsche appoints CCO and head of GTB for Vietnam

Deutsche Bank has appointed Jens Ruebbert as chief country officer (CCO) and head of global transaction banking (GTB), Deutsche Bank, Vietnam.

Perspective
23 May 2014

Sonangol seven-year PXF launches into syndication

Mandated lead arranging (MLA) banks have launched a new seven-year pre-export finance (PXF) transaction into senior syndication for Angolan the state-owned oil producer...

Perspective
23 May 2014

India Exim signs loan for Nigerian energy projects

The Export-Import Bank of India (India Exim) has signed a $100 million line of credit agreement with the Nigerian government for the financing of three energy projects in...

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23 May 2014

Gazprom signs historic deal with China

Russia’s Gazprom has signed a 30-year gas contract with the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) that will see more than 1 trillion cubic metres of gas flow...

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23 May 2014

Olam seals $2.2 billion RCF

Agricultural commodity trading company Olam International has secured a $2.2 billion unsecured revolving credit facility (RCF).

Perspective
23 May 2014

Advani replaces Conroy as JP Morgan global head of sales (GTLP)

JP Morgan has appointed Pravin Advani as its new global head of sales for global trade and loan products, effective May 1. He replaces David Conroy in the role, who left...