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Export & agency

$50bn and counting: GE EFS unlocks alternative ECA support

US Exim’s lack of a quorum and inability to approve transactions over $10 million has necessitated some key changes in strategy at GE Energy Financial Services (GE EFS). Bob Psaradellis, GE EFS managing director and global capital advisory leader, and Guto Davies, global ECA leader, talk financing, manufacturing and how to develop $50 billion of global ECA contractual capacity when their previous primary ECA has been handicapped out of the big-ticket market.

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31 March 2017

Export & agency

New OECD ECA regulation: Rising premium alarm

Under recent amendments to the OECD Arrangement on Export Credits, Minimum Premium Rates for cover on transactions involving high income countries were redefined. The changes up the cost of ECA cover for borrowers in Category 0 countries, while also giving non-Category 0 borrowers a significant premium advantage.

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28 March 2017

Export & agency

Switchgear: Indonesian power ups the pace

The pick-up in the number of power deals finally reaching financial close in Indonesia is good news for PLN which has been heavily criticised in the past for lax progress on its 35GW procurement plan. And with new IPPs being awarded - the accelerated pace is just in time.

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27 March 2017

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EBRD approves financing for Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has agreed a $500 million financing to fund the completion of the Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) that passes through Turkey.

19 October 2017

Export & Agency

Cocobod in talks with Chexim over $500m loan

Ghana's Cocobod is in talks with Export-Import Bank of China (Chexim) to secure a $500 million loan to overhaul the sector and protect against global price volatility. Bumper crops have sent global cocoa prices plummeting this year.

19 October 2017

Export & Agency

Berne Union: Strong first half of 2017 with over $1.3trn new commitments

Berne Union members met in Belgrade for the 2017 Annual General Meeting, reporting a strong first six months of 2017 with more than $1.3 trillion in new commitments issues in support of global trade and investment.

19 October 2017

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