TXF Germany 2018: Export Finance
Our famous German export finance event is back...
With the support of business technology and big data, the development of cross-border e-commerce has a promising future. Sinosure’s underwriters Chen Jichao and Zhou Huihan outline how the Chinese ECA is helping cross-border e-commerce sellers in an expanding global market.
TXF has released its Global export finance results for H1 2018. From Bpifrance performing best in the first half of this year to Oil & Gas showing the largest volumes in export finance, the findings will continue to surprise..
TXF Data's top lending opportunities, latest Category A projects under consideration by ECAs, and provisional CIRR trends are here for this week.
ECA finance is often complex, with each transaction varying from deal to deal. TXF spoke with Francisco Anzola, Principal at CC Solutions, to find out why ECA training is key to leveraging the growth of exporters and local project sponsors in their own markets and abroad.
Given global trade is under threat of fragmentation as protectionist tendencies grow, the International Working Group on Export Credits (IWG) is proving to be the cornerstone to having a more collaborative and productive discussion around rules for export credits.
ECAs and DFIs are showing an increased risk appetite for African exposures, especially on large-scale project financings. However, these policy-driven financial institutions need to collaborate rather than compete on such deals in order to help plug Africa’s $93 billion infrastructure funding gap.
Bangladesh’s DFI-backed LNG-to-power project financings are the government's answer to depleting domestic gas reserves and fast-growing power needs. But, the integrated nature of these complex projects and increasingly long tenors backing them means pure commercial bankability is still some way off.
What does the new trade deal, agreed in principle between the US and Mexico, spell out in the finer detail, and what implications could it have for other trade spats and trade wars that the US has recently instigated? Jonathan Bell takes a closer look and reviews The Week That Was at TXF
Despite Moody’s rating downgrade for the $41.5 billion Southern Gas Corridor in 2017 amid ongoing concerns over Azerbaijan’s creditworthiness and politics, the scheme has attracted an unprecedented amount of tightly priced debt from DFIs and multilaterals, with commercial lenders and ECAs now flocking into the final funding mix.