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UK-EU TCA: The Brexit divorce papers continued
UK-EU TCA: The Brexit divorce papers continued
Max Thompson
10 February 2021

The signing of the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) marks the first major deal for the UK with a regional trade bloc since its withdrawal from the European Union. But both UK and EU exporters need to brush up on their new obligations under the latest Brexit divorce documents.

Commodities supercycle or surge?
Commodities supercycle or surge?
Aife Howse
8 February 2021

Commodity prices reaching bullish levels as the world prepares to move out of the Covid crisis and into a green industrial revolution has sparked some excitement around the possibility of the next supercycle. But with bank funding growing increasingly sparse, there is a mismatch between demand and supply of capital - a sure problem for traders if the supercycle is here to stay.

Hydrogen: A matter of scale
Hydrogen: A matter of scale
Thomas Hopkins
4 February 2021

Green hydrogen projects are on the increase – but they are also in the earliest stages of development and consequently banks are still treating the sector with caution. Will this emergent sector come into its own in the next decade? And what will it take to change lender angst to appetite?

TXF Originals

Saudi progresses with Sudair solar PV deal
24 February 2021

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund PIF is progressing with negotiations around its 2GW Sudair solar PV project located 150km north of Riyadh, ...

Boudrias leaves Goldman Sachs
24 February 2021

Jean-Pierre Boudrias has left Goldman Sachs after seven years at the investment bank. Boudrias, who was managing director of firm’s North Americ...

Zhejiang puts refi on hold for Indonesian geothermal plant
22 February 2021

Zhejiang Kaishan Compressor Co has put on hold the $360 million refinancing of its 140MW Sorik Marapi geothermal plant in Indonesia as the project has...

Cambodia invites bids for solar park phase two
19 February 2021

Cambodia's electricity utility company Electricite du Cambodge (EDC) opened the bids for the tender of the 40MW National Solar Park project phase ...

ADB approves Indian road loan
19 February 2021

Asian Development Bank disclosed this week that it had approved an Rs3.7921 billion ($55 million) loan to Dilip Buildcon’s project company of th...