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17 May 2024
Oil & gas

Mozambique LNG: When will funds be disbursed?

The financing backing TotalEnergies’ Mozambique LNG project was taken out of the financial fridge earlier this year but funds are yet to be disbursed. With the latest...

10 May 2024

Keynote: Finnvera’s CEO warns on pendulum swings for export finance

Pauli Heikkilä, CEO of Finnvera, reflects on the swinging pendulum for export financing he’s seen in two decades heading Finland’s ECA. Global swings from market forces...

07 May 2024

TXF-TFG podcast: A decade of commodity finance

Ahead of TXF’s Global Commodity Finance Conference in Amsterdam on 22-23 May 2024, Trade Finance Global’s (TFG) Deepesh Patel (DP) spoke with Jonathan Bell (JB),...

07 May 2024

Exclusive profile: Queen Creole? EBRD's new head of trade facilitation on digitalisation and sustainability

In her first interview since her appointment on 7 May, Shona Tatchell, the new head of trade and supply chain finance, European Bank for Reconstruction & Development...

15 April 2024

TXF Perfect 10 Commodity Finance

The wait for the winners of the TXF Perfect 10 Commodity Finance Deals of the Year is over. Here are the landmark deals of 2023.

15 April 2024
Manufacturing & equipment, Renewables, Telecoms and Communications

ECA Deals of the Year: The winners

This year's winners of the TXF Export Finance Deals of the Year beat a lot of worthy contenders, with ESG credentials the running theme across those winning deals.

08 April 2024

Keynote: Ron on SACE’s fully caffeinated export and import strategy

Michal Ron, Chief International Business Officer at SACE, discusses Italy’s record export finance volumes as it moves into ‘fifth gear’ on its ambitious ‘push strategy’....

05 April 2024

To tie or not to tie, that is the ECA question

While the growth of untied ECA lending provides flexibility for ECAs to compete with non-OECD ECAs, the inconsistent methodologies of this nascent product are a reminder...

28 March 2024
Infrastructure, Oil & gas, Power

The gap becomes a chasm as ECAs chase developed markets

ECA volumes into developing markets continue to lag far behind developed markets despite a record-breaking year for export finance. Reforms to the OECD Arrangement could...

22 March 2024

TXF MENA 2024: Top takeaways

ECA-backed project finance took centre stage this year at TXF MENA 2024 with the spotlight on energy transition, longer tenors, and untied lending. ECA flexibility...

18 March 2024

Egypt and Morocco: How to sustain infrastructure investment

North Africa’s two leading markets have taken very different approaches to encouraging energy and infrastructure investment. Which path looks more sustainable?

16 February 2024
Manufacturing & equipment

ACC taps ECA-backed funding for 3 gigafactories

Automotive Cells Company's ECA-backed financing for three European gigafactories demonstrates growing international lender comfort for such big-ticket deals with the...

09 February 2024
Oil & gas

LNG carriers tap more ECA support

Korean shipyards' order books having been filling up with LNG carriers since the pandemic and war in Ukraine. And ECA support for the sector continues to push this deal...

05 January 2024
Metals and Mining

Argentinian lithium mine progresses financing

The ECA-covered loan backing Lake Resources’ Kachi lithium project in Argentina is due to close in Q1 2025 and will mark UKEF’s first project in the South American...

08 December 2023

Shattering the glass ceiling: The rise of women in finance

Paule Gosset-Kone, managing director at Maryel & Partners caught up with Katarzyna Kowalska COO at the Polish ECA, KUKE to outline the growing role of women in finance,...

09 October 2023

Anma: A Korean offshore wind test case

Sponsors of the 532MW Anma offshore wind farm in South Korea are sounding out banks to fund the scheme despite the financial headwinds faced by some projects in Asia.

08 September 2023

Baltica III: A delay to Poland’s fledgling offshore wind sector

Poland’s offshore wind sector is in the embryonic stage of project finance with no deal precedents to provide a viable financial template for future such deals. And now,...

04 September 2023

Yunlin offshore wind farm secures extended financing

Global Infrastructure Partner-backed Skyborn Renewables and its partners Yunneng Wind Power Co, TotalEnergies, Electricity Generating Public Company (EGCO), and Sojitz...

22 August 2023

TXF@10: A market retrospective

TXF’s 10-year market retrospective – TXF@10 – is available to download now. The magazine outlines TXF's data and editorial insights, event artwork and a montage of...

21 August 2023

CIRR Reform: A roadblock to modernisation?

As part of the OECD’s latest package of updates to the Arrangement on Export Credits, a new methodology for the calculation of Commercial Interest Reference Rates has...