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08 March 2024
Chemicals/Petrochemicals, Oil & gas, Other, Power, Renewables, Transport

Drilling into the data: Export finance 2023 report out now

The publication of TXF Intelligence’s export finance data report for 2023 confirms the headlines – it was a very productive year for the industry. Read on to find the...

29 November 2023

TXF Amsterdam 2024 – Save the date!

TXF will be hosting the 10th Anniversary of its Global Commodity Finance Conference in Amsterdam on 22-23 May 2024, at the Grand Krasnapolsky Hotel, with our black-tie...

05 July 2023

ECA debt volumes up in 2023 – so far

The ECA-backed debt market has witnessed depressed volumes since the turn of the decade amid the economic bulldozer of the pandemic and ominous energy security clouds...

28 June 2023
Manufacturing & equipment, Metals and Mining, Power, Telecoms and Communications, Transport

Shine on crazy copper!

Copper isn’t just a critical metal, it is the critical metal for the global green economy. Complete underinvestment in mining points to a drastic shortage of the metal in...

06 June 2023
Agri/Soft Commodities, Metals and Mining, Oil & gas, Power, Renewables

TXF Commodity Finance Deals of the Year for 2022: Shining through!

It was a tough time in 2022 for those involved in financing new commodity deals. But despite all the adversity and myriad challenges, some excellent deals were concluded....

31 May 2023

African sovereign debt poses challenges for ECA activity

The spectre of increasing sovereign debt has the potential to swamp future export finance deals and projects in several African jurisdictions.

26 April 2023

Rare earths provide common ground for Australia and Germany

Germany and Australia are building a strategic alliance on the critical minerals supply front. As ever, the financing package and offtake agreements will prove the...

12 April 2023

Fragmented world set to alter global trade supply chains

War and geopolitical tensions are accelerating the move from globalisation to a much more fragmented world, which in turn is changing the patterns of global trade.

03 April 2023

OECD announces landmark modernisation package for the Arrangement on export credits

The OECD reform package of the Arrangement on export credits will be a complete game changer for the export finance sector.

22 March 2023

African renewable energy market gets massive boost

Strategic acquisition of Lekela Power by Infinity Group allows for economies of scale and potentially a massive boost for renewable energy projects across African...

01 March 2023
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...

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...

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...

25 January 2023

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...

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...

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.

19 December 2022
Agri/Soft Commodities, Metals and Mining

Veridapt is revolutionising digitised commodities monitoring and management

TXF talks with Veridapt co-founder and chief technology officer Sean Birrell about the expansive role the company is taking in the monitoring of energy, agriculture, and...

21 November 2022

ICC reinforces export credit industry calls for rapid modernisation of OECD Arrangement

The export finance industry has been calling for wholesale changes to the OECD Arrangement on Export Credits for years now. Some changes now look set to come into force,...

17 November 2022
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 &...