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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...

17 January 2023

Trade Finance TV: Asia’s journey to net zero

As Asia transitions away from fossil fuels and ramps up clean energy infrastructure, what does this mean for trade and project finance? Where are we seeing innovation in...

12 January 2023

African debt and the death of easy money

As the world looks towards forecasts of recession in 2023, alarms bells are ringing about Africa's debt pile. What are the key hurdles to debt restructuring and can ECAs...

21 December 2022

TXF weekly: Convergence of commodity traders with ECAs and DFIs is a sign of the times

The convergence of the commodity finance sector with that of ECAs and DFI support has been a growing theme of the latter part of this year and is one that is set to stay.

16 December 2022

Trade Finance TV: 2022 – year of the black swan

As 2022 draws to a close, and the spectre of recession in 2023 looms, what can we make of the Black Swan events that shaped the past 12 months? Watch the latest episode...

16 December 2022

The wintry dance of global trade digitisation in 2022: Missing the magic?

There have been steps forward, sideways and back in trade digitisation in 2022. Here we reflect on some of the developments in what has been a choppy year for certain...

15 December 2022

OECD Reform: Too much talk – too little action

With development of the EU Strategy on Export Credits underway, and longstanding debate over OECD Arrangement reform deserving of the label inert gas, are the OECD’s...

07 December 2022

The Power of 10: Talking transition

TXF’s Perfect 10 Awards recognise the best and brightest in export and commodities finance worldwide, and submissions are now open. Submit your deals by 16 January, and...

02 December 2022
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Agri/Soft Commodities

The sugar market: pitfalls in supply lie ahead

The sugar market is suffering from a decade of underinvestment, despite growing consumption of sugar as both a food and a fuel. With fresh sources in limited supply,...

30 November 2022
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Power, Renewables

What ETMs can and can’t do for coal retirements

The recent ACEN ETM to retire the South Luzon coal-fired plant early attracted some controversy over its use of the ETM moniker. But the deal is more promising than was...

29 November 2022
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Renewables, Transport

Euler Hermes’ Baum on upping green export finance

Thomas Baum, Head of Underwriting and Risk Management at Euler Hermes, spoke with TXF CEO Dan Sheriff at the Dealmakers event in Berlin. They discuss the balance between...

28 November 2022
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Chemicals/Petrochemicals, Manufacturing & equipment, Metals and Mining

Harding on supply chain pressures and the weaponization of trade

TXF CEO Dan Sheriff caught up with Rebecca Harding, the independent trade analyst and CEO of Coriolis Technologies to discuss the bifurcation of supply chains between...

25 November 2022
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Metals and Mining, Renewables

HSBC’s Lewis on the evolution of the ECA market

Phil Lewis, global head of export finance at HSBC spoke to TXF to outline the most prevalent headwinds and tailwinds in the ECA market. From the increasing adaptability...

23 November 2022

Finnvera’s Pietikainen on the impacts of COVID and upping domestic support

Eeva-Maija Pietikainen, Head of Trade Finance and Country Risk at Finnvera, spoke with TXF CEO Dan Sheriff at the recent TXF Dealmakers event in Berlin. In this...

17 November 2022
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Agri/Soft Commodities, Metals and Mining

Key takeaways: TXF Geneva – Commodity finance & natural resources

On the final two days of Geneva Commodity Week, a record number of delegates gathered to debate the state of the commodity finance market at the TXF Commodity Finance &...

15 November 2022

Trade Finance TV: Trade and inflation

Resurgent inflation appears firmly bedded in for now and rising energy and food prices have impacted the cost of living in both developed and emerging economies. What is...

10 November 2022

Credit Agricole’s Imad Urf on 30 years in export finance

Imad Urf, head of international trade and transaction banking at Credit Agricole, joined TXF CEO Dan Sheriff to reflect on 30 years spent in export finance, with his...

07 November 2022
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Manufacturing & equipment, Transport

Deutsche Leasing’s Sobl on ECAs, expansion plans, and political pressures

Michael Sobl, Head of Export Finance at Deutsche Leasing, spoke with TXF CEO Dan Sheriff at the recent TXF Germany event in Berlin. They discussed the financing problems...

04 October 2022

Trade Finance TV: Trade finance and investors

In this episode of Trade Finance TV, we take a closer look at the different types of investors – ranging from private wealth managers to corporate treasurers and pension...

03 October 2022
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Oil & gas

Keynote: Crescent Petroleum on realising carbon transition

Neeraj Agrawal, group chief financial officer at Crescent Petroleum, discusses the importance of gas in the carbon transition and the company’s financing strategy amid...

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