TXF Africa 2020
TXF Africa 2020 will focus on recent and forthcoming developments across regional export, project & commodity finance and explore new opportunities for each market.
Low prices and dwindling sources of finance are forcing coal producers to turn to export credit agencies (ECAs) to support their capital needs. But ECAs and their governments, increasingly driven by environmental concerns, show little or no appetite for coal projects.
Higher base rates are likely to drastically change the economics for project and infrastructure financings. TXF argues that both debt and equity yields on projects could be hit when base rates finally do rise.
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.
Germany is one of the world's top five shipbuilders, and in recent years Angela Merkel’s government has been looking at a number of ways to push the nation up that table.
Japan has historically been a major manufacturer of geothermal turbines, boasting a 70% global market share. But an export credit agency (ECA)-backed deal closed last month has allowed Iceland access to this famous Japanese expertise for the first time in its history.
The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) is providing guarantees to back loans by Standard Chartered Bank and Siemens Bank to North-West Power Generation Company, a state-owned power generation utility in Bangladesh.
Japanese banks and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) have signed loans under co-financing agreements totalling ¥41.6 billion ($345 million) for the purchase of liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers by Diamond LNG Shipping.
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) has signed agreements to build, operate and finance the $6.4 billion Liwa Plastic Industries Complex (LPIC) in Oman. TXF can reveal the breakdown of the financing details - so far, more than 16 local and international bank and financial institutions and export credit agencies have committed to the overall debt financing.