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16 February 2022
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Power, Renewables, Transport

Frank talking for ECAs on ESG: On comparing apples and pears

Export credit agencies are still finding their way on how to deliver sustainable export finance in a measurable, consistent and transparent way. Collaboration is...

02 February 2022
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Power, Renewables

Sustainability in export finance – the push for change

The volume of sustainable deals within the export finance sector is growing. But to take this forward positively across all industrial sectors a sensible debate with a...

19 January 2022

Getting on with it: Financing international trade in 2022

What will be the key words for financing trade this year? If last year was all about resilience and pivoting will this year be picking yourself up, dusting yourself off,...

18 January 2022

TXF discussion: Support for UK exporters in 2022

1 February 2022, 14:00 GMT. Register now for this exclusive virtual roundtable discussion where a panel of regulators and financiers look at practical solutions for...

08 December 2021

Shades of blue: Painting a picture for global trade in 2022

How to build resilience into the global supply chains that have not proved robust over the pandemic has been a top issue for trade in 2021. COVID, climate and...

27 October 2021

Giddiness and stoicism on world trade and ESG at ITFA

The masks came off as building resilience in world trade and ESG ran in tandem at ITFA’s in person annual event in Bristol.

19 October 2021

The trade credit village just got smaller. Does the Zurich exit matter?

Departures from parts of the trade credit and CPRI market – in particular by Zurich and QBE – have raised eyebrows as reduced capacity could make it harder for banks to...

11 October 2021

CGI: The path to trade Nirvana is built on a foundation of APIs

APIs deliver critical functionality for banks driving towards full end-to-end digitisation in trade. Patrick DeVilbiss, offering Manager, trade and supply chain solutions...

29 September 2021

Time to worry on credit insurance or Relax-ay-voo?

Is there a wave of zombie companies and insolvencies coming in time for Halloween, insolvency tsunamis approaching, reservoirs to overflow in trade credit insurance, or...

13 September 2021

ITFA’s Edwards on rising to the challenges of trade digitisation and ESG

The International Trade and Forfaiting Association (ITFA) is grabbing the digitisation and ESG agenda and TXF talks to Sean Edwards, ITFA’s chair in the runup to the...

31 August 2021

EDC’s net zero odyssey: On taking the pledge

Justine Hendricks, senior vice president and chief sustainability officer at Export Development Canada talks to TXF about the implications of EDC’s net zero commitment on...

25 August 2021

SWIFT’s evolution in digital trade: Balancing trade API-ness?

How is SWIFT’s own digital trade evolution progressing? Will corporates, banks and vendors be on board and does the organisation risk competing with itself? TXF looks to...

20 July 2021
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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

TXF TV summer series catch-up

Catch up now on the first few sessions of our TXF TV summer series of digital content.

30 June 2021
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Agri/Soft Commodities, Chemicals/Petrochemicals, Infrastructure, Metals and Mining, Oil & gas, Other, Power, Renewables, Telecoms and Communications, Transport, Waste and water

Trade digitisation and ESG improv: Yes and, not yes but

TXF’s Global Trade Virtual 2021 event took us on the rollercoaster journey of financing international trade last week. Saying “yes, and” could get the markets to help...

22 June 2021

BAFT: One hundred not out

One hundred years of an international trade body was a virtual party not to be missed. TXF spoke to Tod Burwell in the wake of the Bankers Association for Finance and...

15 June 2021

CGI on trade digitisation: Acceleration and interoperability on track

In the run-up to TXF’s Global Trade Virtual 2021 on 23-24 June, Patrick DeVilbiss, Offering Manager, Trade and Supply Chain Solutions at CGI talks to TXF about how...

02 June 2021
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Oil & gas, Power, Renewables, Transport

Eat your greens: Will incentive issues stymie ESG ambitions for ECAs?

Is financing ESG-linked projects and exports going to be limited by what exporters and project financiers cannot do rather than what they can? How can (or should)...

06 May 2021

Trade digitisation: Testing the secret sauce

Has the secret sauce to trade digitisation been discovered in MLETR and is it something that will get over a decade of industry fatigue on the subject? Will the trade...

20 April 2021

Xylem and Citi on sustainability and trade: Transparency is key

Jump right in and take sustainability to where the client is at in their journey. That’s the strong message of TXF’s discussion with Donna Laviolette, Senior Manager,...

14 April 2021
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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

ESG: Is the G silent for ECAs?

The G for governance is often silent in discussions of ESG, Environment, Social and Governance. TXF tries to unpick this and its importance for supply chain management...