TXF Germany 2018: Export Finance
Our famous German export finance event is back...
A booming economy and improved governance are creating fresh opportunities for project finance deals in Benin. But while the economic and financial outlook is relatively strong, there are emerging concerns over political patronage and contract discrimination under the current administration.
How do you draw together themes of protectionism, regulation and digitisation? Katharine Morton reflects on her travels of the past two weeks and suggests that, amid the recent hike in US tariffs to China, precautions are needed for turbulent times.
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.
Cyber security is not just an IT problem. It’s a business continuity one that can hit business and finance across the board. TXF’s Katharine Morton spoke to industry players about what it takes to survive a cyber attack in trade.
When Japanese brewer Asahi bought SABMiller’s central and European assets from AB InBev (ABI) for €7.3bn it made Asahi Group the third largest brewer in Europe. The deal was one of the most complicated in the history of brewing and Anthony Buchanan, treasurer of Asahi Breweries Europe, still has his work cut out.