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13 June 2024

The TXF Export Finance Survey pt 2: Geopolitical turmoil

All geopolitical crises are not alike. The issues affecting the market in 2023 may have profound macroeconomic effects, but they have limited direct impacts on export...

04 June 2024

The TXF Export Finance Survey pt 1: Not feeling it quite yet

The macro environment is still a little unsettled. So the industry is not completely willing to accept the good news on transaction volumes.

08 March 2024
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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...

07 December 2023

CGI: Green light on trade digitisation, how banks can avoid stalling

Recent legislative developments on trade digitisation in the UK and long-awaited API standards for guarantees and standby LCs from SWIFT and ICC, have given banks the...

27 October 2023
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Chemicals/Petrochemicals, Metals and Mining

Lithium mining: Matching financing to friendshoring

What the collapse of a promising lithium acquisition says about the challenges in financing big-ticket mining assets in developed markets.

18 October 2023
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Agri/Soft Commodities

How does mandatory and voluntary carbon trading work?

Niamh Dennehy-Maher of Allen & Overy and Robert Lang-Anderson of Bank of America examine each market, explain how carbon trading schemes are set up and what the...

22 September 2023
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Oil & gas

Why 2023 DFIs are not 2012 DFIs

A new study of World Bank trade finance activity glosses over ten years of market evolution.

25 August 2023

CFE leans on PRI for hydro portfolio debt

Is Comision Federal de Electricidad’s (CFE) CFE’s MIGA-guaranteed deal an innovation or a demonstration of weakness?

17 August 2023

From idea to reality: Acre’s Export Finance Funds

Acre Impact Capital previewed the launch of its Export Finance Funds at TXF & Uxolo’s Global Conference 2023 in Lisbon. The first-of-its-kind strategy plans to bring...

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.

22 March 2023
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Renewables

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...

24 February 2023
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Agri/Soft Commodities, Chemicals/Petrochemicals, Infrastructure, Manufacturing & equipment, Metals and Mining, Oil & gas, Other, Power, Renewables, Telecoms and Communications, Transport, Waste and water

Export finance 2022: A new energy security role for ECAs

Political instability is usually one of the key drivers of the use of export credit agency support in emerging markets. In developed markets ECAs are usually used to...

23 February 2023

What 2022’s export finance volumes say about its unsettled politics

When poring over the data for borrower location in TXF Intelligence’s Full Year 2022 export finance report it is important not to confuse correlation and causation. But...

21 February 2023
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Agri/Soft Commodities, Chemicals/Petrochemicals, Infrastructure, Manufacturing & equipment, Metals and Mining, Oil & gas, Other, Power, Renewables, Telecoms and Communications, Transport, Waste and water

Despite oil & gas declines, 2022 export finance volumes hold up

TXF Intelligence's 2022 export finance data report is nearly here. Read some of the key takeaways from the full-year report.

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...

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...

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...

22 September 2022
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Power

ACEN South Luzon: An ETM by the same name?

ACEN’s divestment from the South Luzon coal-fired plant in the Philippines is billed as an energy transition financing, although it is not part of the ADB’s official ETM...

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...

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...