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03 August 2022

More countries pursue security of supply of critical minerals

The issue of critical mineral supply is widening as more countries consider putting in place a policy or strategy to maximise domestic and international value. Such...

27 July 2022
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Telecoms and Communications

IfTI: Business Finland on growth acceleration

TXF spoke with Nina Kopola, director general and CEO at Business Finland to discuss her recent strategic and organisational reforms at the Finish promotion agency for...

18 July 2022

EDC's Lavery on the need to speed OECD Arrangement reform

At TXF Global in Lisbon, TXF caught up with Mairead Lavery, CEO at EDC to outline the challenges and opportunities for Canadian exporters looking to tap into ECA support...

12 July 2022
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Agri/Soft Commodities, Power

IfTI: EMERGE - supporting gender equality

TXF spoke with Mona Shrestha, CEO at Enterprise for Management, Economic Reform and Gender Equality (EMERGE) to outline the consultant company’s mission statement across...

04 July 2022
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Renewables

IfTI: EKF winds up support for transition

TXF spoke with Peder Lundquist, CEO at EKF to outline how Denmark's ECA plans to further bake ESG credentials into its portfolio as it ups support for the green...

28 June 2022
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Chemicals/Petrochemicals, Power

On the road to lift off with Pakistan’s new EXIM Bank

It’s an interesting time to be setting up a new export-oriented development financial institution, but Irfan Bukhari, President, and CEO of EXIM Bank of Pakistan is brim...

22 June 2022

Africa: A ballooning ECA debt space

ECA support is integral to getting several large-scale carbon-intensive projects across the financial line in sub-Saharan Africa this year, with social infra schemes also...

21 June 2022
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Metals and Mining, Transport

IfTI: Germany on pushing green tech exports

TXF spoke with Franziscka Brantner, parliamentary state secretary in the federal ministry for economic affairs and climate action of the Green Party in Germany, to find...

16 June 2022
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Power

IfTI: Jansen on reforming OECD Consensus

TXF caught up with Marion Jansen, director of the trade and agriculture directorate at the OECD to discuss where the Consensus on export credit can be further reformed,...

15 June 2022
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Infrastructure, Power, Transport

The market for green loans & ESG-tied debt

There is a raft of different metrics to measure sustainability and the SDGs - LMA green loans, equator principles, ICMA bond principles and EU taxonomy, to name a few....

13 June 2022
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Manufacturing & equipment, Oil & gas

IfTI: How's the Dutch ECA market faring?

On the sidelines of the IfTI Trade Symposium at Offenburg University last month, TXF spoke with Astrid Bronswijk, head of export finance and investment guarantees at the...

30 May 2022

Digitising trade credit insurance

Ben Heaney, CEO of credit insurance e-trading platform Dialogue, shines the spotlight on the progress of digitally transforming the insurance side of the credit insurance...

18 May 2022

PSF: IsDB’s private sector bonanza

On 2-4 June, the IsDB Group’s Private Sector Forum 2022 in Egypt will gather key industry players to discuss what opportunities and financial solutions private sector...

13 May 2022

Picking up speed! TXF Commodity Finance Deals of the Year

Deals of the Year – the TXF Perfect 10 – are a time for celebration! Here, we reveal the winners of the Commodity Finance Deals of the Year, for transactions signed in...

06 May 2022

Opinion: Is disruption the norm in the world of commodities?

Jean Francois Lambert, founder and managing partner at Lambert Commodities, asks whether commodity markets were ever steering in calm seas. More crucially, how long will...

04 May 2022
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Renewables

ECAs: Behind the methodology of sustainability

There is a need for collective definitions and methodologies to better interpret the multitude of existing sustainable frameworks to apply within export finance. TXF...

28 April 2022
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Agri/Soft Commodities, Other

The harsh reality of the weaponisation of trade

With the war in Ukraine about to enter its third month, there is no sign of Russian military aggression abating. At the same time, turning off the gas tap to Poland and...

26 April 2022

Sustainability in export finance report 2021

TXF Intelligence’s third sustainability in export finance report makes clear what export finance professionals active in the market already know. Sustainability is moving...

20 April 2022
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Metals and Mining, Renewables

The convergence of export & project finance: All roads lead to Lisbon

The who’s who of the export & project finance community have already booked their places to TXF Global/Proximo Europe 2022 in Lisbon from 7-9 June. Have you got your all...

19 April 2022
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Metals and Mining, Oil & gas

Shop talk: Maxwer, an alternative to commodity bank funding

With financial institutions increasingly stepping back from trade finance, in particular supporting commodity SMEs, TXF spoke to Lilia Wernli, CEO and Partner at Maxwer...