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Petrobras poised to take first shipment of US LNG
24 February 2016

ING expanding in commodities lending as others retreat
23 February 2016

ITFC boosts exports of Senegal groundnuts
23 February 2016

Trickle of US oil exports is already shifting global power
23 February 2016

The dragon in the Andes: China pushes risky LatAm loans
The dragon in the Andes: China pushes risky LatAm loans
Helen Reid
22 February 2016

Chinese development banks lent a total of $29.1 billion to Latin America in 2015 – nearly triple the amount of 2014, and more than the combined lending from the Inter-American Development Bank and World Bank. The loans are the second highest annual amount lent by China’s policy banks towards extractives and infrastructure in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region, according to a new report from the Inter-American Dialogue think-tank.

EuroChem closes largest SACE-covered project finance in Russia in 2015
EuroChem closes largest SACE-covered project finance in Russia in 2015
Dominik Kloiber
22 February 2016

Sponsored Editorial: EuroChem Group AG, a global top 10 agrochemical company, received an early Christmas present on December 22nd by closing its long-awaited €557 million export SACE backed non-recourse project financing. The financing was signed by EuroChem Northwest to construct a new ammonia plant in Kingisepp, north-west Russia.

Trafigura will be among first to ship post-ban US oil
22 February 2016

Reserve-based lending feels the squeeze from low oil prices
Reserve-based lending feels the squeeze from low oil prices
Helen Reid
19 February 2016

Low oil prices prompted BNP Paribas last week to “halt” any new US reserve-based lending (RBL) from its Houston office. Sources state other lenders will continue to offer RBL loans but warn that the current price of oil means banks are set to sharply “adjust” their existing loans to oil firms. Sources warn that RBL borrowers could see stricter terms being introduced to existing deals.

A fishy business: global trade’s unreported $2 trillion
A fishy business: global trade’s unreported $2 trillion
Max Thompson
19 February 2016

Equant Analytics has calculated that global trade is $2.1 trillion higher than the World Trade Organisation's (WTO) official figures. TXF speaks with Equant's co-founders CEO Dr. Rebecca Harding and CIO Thanos Papasavvas to find out more.

Currency depreciation has robbed Africa of any low oil price benefits
19 February 2016

Argentina scraps mining export taxes
18 February 2016

Corporates line up for Singapore TXF event
17 February 2016

ADNOC offers India free oil in storage deal
17 February 2016

Glencore refinances $8.45bn facility early
17 February 2016

Lending limit drop may spur oil industry shakeout
16 February 2016

Bunge shares drop as CEO predicts difficult year
16 February 2016

Noble Group LNG traders "leaving to join Glencore"
15 February 2016

Lundin signs Europe’s largest reserve-based loan
Lundin signs Europe’s largest reserve-based loan
Helen Reid
12 February 2016

As oil prices reached 12-year lows with wide-ranging consequences for the petroleum industry, Lundin Petroleum (Lundin) sealed the largest-ever reserve-based lending deal for an upstream oil and gas company in Europe.

BNP Paribas backs out of reserve based lending
12 February 2016

Zurich warns of more capital controls as commodity prices fall
12 February 2016

JCPS issues $1.2bn bond to fund sugar crop
12 February 2016

Concord Resources signs $250m loan from Goldman subsidiary
12 February 2016

Afreximbank and NEXIM to help Nigeria's cocoa sector
11 February 2016

Australian nickel miners face pressure to slow production
10 February 2016

Glencore close to refinancing $8.45bn loan
10 February 2016

Reliance’s new ‘shopping line’ deal takes petchem spree to $17bn
Reliance’s new ‘shopping line’ deal takes petchem spree to $17bn
Max Thompson
9 February 2016

Reliance Industries’ latest €950 million ($1.04 billion) export credit agency (ECA)-backed deal is expected to push its capital expenditure spree in refinery and petrochemical expansion projects to approximately $17 billion.

Vitol: Oil may never hit $100 a barrel again
9 February 2016

Nyrstar winds down zinc deal with Noble in favour of Trafigura
8 February 2016

Iran to sell 300,000 barrels of oil per day to Europe
8 February 2016

PdV taps Citgo credit line for oil imports
8 February 2016

Glencore rating cut to just above junk
5 February 2016

Total and BP to share industry views at IP Week
5 February 2016

Glencore must offset mining woes, warns S&P
4 February 2016

Trafigura's China oil chief released on bail
3 February 2016

Russia's Bashneft raises $500m for oil prepayment
3 February 2016

Are traders the new banks?
Are traders the new banks?
Hitendra Jain
2 February 2016

Traders have been stepping in to fill commodity financing gaps left by banks in recent years. Is this a temporary stopgap or a permanent shift in the financing sphere? Hitendra Jain, director of Asia Global Commodities, discusses the evolving role of traders in today’s world.

JB's industry blog: Rome, Exim and the latest deals
JB's industry blog: Rome, Exim and the latest deals
Jonathan Bell
2 February 2016

We are delighted to announce that our annual June export and agency finance jamboree will this year be taking place in the Eternal city. TXF Rome 2016 will take place at the Waldorf Cavalieri on the 9th and 10th June. You can see what we’ve got planned and who is confirmed here.

ITFC signs Burkina Faso oil deal
2 February 2016

Iran mining attracts $10 billion
2 February 2016

Olam appoints new COO and CFO
1 February 2016

New Nigerian export finance schemes to boost non-oil exports
31 January 2016

Goldman Sachs downgrades Caterpillar ahead of “commodity deflation cycle”
31 January 2016

Anglo American and Lonmin cut 9,000 jobs
31 January 2016

Wynne’s Words: Pointers for trade finance in 2016
Wynne’s Words: Pointers for trade finance in 2016
Hesham Zakai
28 January 2016

2016 is set to be a year of change. Trade sanctions on Iran have been suspended; those on Russia, on the contrary, have been extended for another six months. Compliance regulations are more stringent than ever, limiting banks’ ability to trade. Geoff Wynne, partner at law firm Sullivan & Worcester, gives TXF’s Hesham Zakai a few words of advice about how to navigate the complex legal landscape of trade in 2016.

World Bank slashes outlook for 80% of commodites
28 January 2016

Former commodities giant Phibro bought by ex-Wall Street banker
28 January 2016

Oil and gas group PetroQuest sees borrowing base cut
27 January 2016

Protecting your investments in Iran
Protecting your investments in Iran
Ali Darzi
26 January 2016

Ali Darzi, founder and principal of Iran Foreign Investment Consultants (IranFIC), discusses the cover available for foreign investments in the Persian country.

Supply chain risk as producers suffer amid commodity slump
26 January 2016

Noble Group founder Richard Elman unveils future plans
25 January 2016