TXF China 2019
TXF China brings an exclusive group of senior structured finance professionals together in Shanghai for a day of collaborative discussion of regional opportunities and productive network building.
In the midst of TXF Amsterdam, Natalia Heidendal, head of structured commodity finance at ING, talks about the search for producers within emerging markets, the rise of base metals and the risks imposed by sanctions and tariffs within the commodity market.
Small-scale miners in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) produce one third of the country’s cobalt amid dubious environmental and ethical standards. But can international and local mining groups help address the issue and provide regulatory frameworks to move the market to bankable structured financing?
Sanjeev Dutta, executive director of commodities and financial services at Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), talks to TXF about doing business within a free trade zone, DMCC's debut into the coffee market and the benefits of blockchain transparency.