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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

Export & agency

Hands on: Attarat tackles Jordan's feedstock problem

The $2.1 billion 554MW shale oil-fired Attarat Power project in Jordan reached financial close last week backed by Chinese banks and Sinosure cover. Is this the beginning of a reversal in Jordan’s high cost of power feedstock?

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22 March 2017

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NIB finances increased hydropower capacity in Norway

Nordic Investment Bank has signed a 15-year loan with NTE AS to co-finance hydropower projects in Norway. The €36 million loan will help NTE AS finance the construction of the Storaselva hydropower plant, the rehabilitation of the Byafossen hydropower plant, and the replacement of the Namsvatnet dam.

18 October 2017

Export & Agency

Development Bank of Wales opens for business

The new Development Bank of Wales has launched today. The Wrexham-based bank replaces Finance Wales and could increase availability of financial resources for growing businesses in Wales to £1 billion over the next five years.

Export & Agency

ADB unveils new funded trade finance product with JP Morgan

The Asian Development Bank and JP Morgan have signed an agreement to support trade in developing Asia. ADB and JP Morgan will share risk - on a funded basis - on underlying trade finance transactions. SMEs will be the biggest beneficiaries to augment their pre- and post-shipment financing needs.

18 October 2017

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