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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...

22 November 2022

Financial inclusion in trade: How to improve accountability

We're building bridges for digital trade and trade finance. But where is the map to hold us accountable? By Michael Vrontamitis, deputy chair and member of the board of...

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...

05 October 2022

Bridging the centuries of navigating and financing trade at ITFA Porto

The heady history of port helped marry tradition and innovation at ITFA’s in person annual trade finance event in Porto. TXF’s Katharine Morton kept her feet steady while...

10 August 2022

TXF APAC: Rebranding Commodity Finance and Natural Resources

With only five weeks to go until TXF APAC: Commodity Finance and Natural Resources in Singapore, here’s some of the highlights that attendees can look forward to, and why...

29 June 2022

In the leafy month of June: A blockchain yikes for bank financing of SME trade?

Blockchain was heralded and hyped as a great hope for SMEs accessing trade finance. Now, with a couple of failures of prominent solutions, questions are being asked....

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,...

12 January 2022

TXF Local Export Vision 2021 takeaways

TXF’s series of local events around Europe at the end of last year prompted plenty of debate around ECA product and policy. The main takeaways from these hybrid sessions...

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...

06 December 2021

TXF Global Trade Report 2021

TXF's global trade report 2021 is available to download now.

15 November 2021

Floating solar: The panel's still out on major deal flow

The recent Cirata project financing set some new bankability benchmarks for floating solar in Asia. More substantial deal flow from Asia's island nations may follow, but...

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.

18 October 2021

Lowering the toll: The next step in the digital trade evolution

Why are there still so few bridges between digital islands? And no ‘cars’ on the bridges that have been built? Michael Vrontamitis, advisor at Kountable and Subra...

29 July 2021

EV Charging: A question of bankability

Few bankable EV charging project deals have followed the hybrid pathfinder set by Allego. Project financings for consumer EV charging points have, at their core, a simple...

24 May 2021
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Metals and Mining

How development banks can lead trade finance’s blockchain transition

In a deal that will save weeks in processing time, African development bank TDB is using blockchain technology to finance $400 million-worth of fertiliser trade finance...

10 March 2021

Guest opinion: Supply chain finance – reputation in tatters? Deserved or just deflection?

Supply chain finance and particularly payables finance is back in the spotlight after the news flow on Greensill. Is this the death knell for the product or is it a case...

23 September 2020

Let’s Get Digital

The technology we use to facilitate the flow and execution of financial transactions can move quicker than we think. This brief peek into the past offers some ideas for...

02 September 2020

19 reasons why Covid will accelerate digitisation in trade

Jacob Katsman, director at GlobalTrade Corporation, outlines the reasons why the Covid-19 crisis will speed up the digitisation of trade.

16 July 2020
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Telecoms and Communications

US Exim has key role to play in China trade war

The US administration has drastically upped the ante in its economic war against China with its actions against Huawei. At the same time, US Exim is one agency that has...

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