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07 December 2022

The Power of 10: Talking transition

TXF’s Perfect 10 Awards recognise the best and brightest in export and commodities finance worldwide, and submissions are now open. Submit your deals by 31 December, and...

06 December 2022

Trade finance gets new rules for electronic payment obligations

The International Trade and Forfaiting Association (ITFA) has unveiled a new set of industry rules that cover the transfer of electronic payment obligations, which can be...

05 December 2022

US financial regulator on supply chain finance: Register for the live interview

In the wake of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)'s recently proposed changes to the way companies disclose information related to supply chain finance, TXF...

05 December 2022

Jebsen & Jessen’s Rigo on interpreting ECA mandates

Antje Rigo, director export finance at Jebsen & Jessen, spoke to TXF at the Dealmakers Assembly in October. She discussed the development of ESG reporting, changing...

02 December 2022
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Agri/Soft Commodities

The sugar market: pitfalls in supply lie ahead

The sugar market is suffering from a decade of underinvestment, despite growing consumption of sugar as both a food and a fuel. With fresh sources in limited supply,...

01 December 2022
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Agri/Soft Commodities, Infrastructure

GKB Venture’s Harkins on Africa's healthy ECA pipeline

Ed Harkins, managing director of GKB Ventures, spoke to TXF at the Berlin Dealmakers event in October. With activity in African markets on the rise, foreign investment...

01 December 2022
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Metals and Mining

Responsible commodities sourcing – not just an issue for the LME

The LME has decided not to ban Russian metals. Is it the right move or tacit recognition that the pressures on commodities markets spawned by war, growing demand for...

30 November 2022
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Power, Renewables

What ETMs can and can’t do for coal retirements

The recent ACEN ETM to retire the South Luzon coal-fired plant early attracted some controversy over its use of the ETM moniker. But the deal is more promising than was...

29 November 2022

Connecting the dots: How data can supercharge sustainable trade

Sustainability in trade has become a topic of crucial importance for all stakeholders, from financiers and multinational corporations to SME suppliers in emerging...

29 November 2022
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Renewables, Transport

Euler Hermes’ Baum on upping green export finance

Thomas Baum, Head of Underwriting and Risk Management at Euler Hermes, spoke with TXF CEO Dan Sheriff at the Dealmakers event in Berlin. They discuss the balance between...

28 November 2022
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Chemicals/Petrochemicals, Manufacturing & equipment, Metals and Mining

Harding on supply chain pressures and the weaponization of trade

TXF CEO Dan Sheriff caught up with Rebecca Harding, the independent trade analyst and CEO of Coriolis Technologies to discuss the bifurcation of supply chains between...

25 November 2022
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Metals and Mining, Renewables

HSBC’s Lewis on the evolution of the ECA market

Phil Lewis, global head of export finance at HSBC spoke to TXF to outline the most prevalent headwinds and tailwinds in the ECA market. From the increasing adaptability...

23 November 2022
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Oil & gas

Supplier finance in plain sight: What do the new FASB disclosure rules mean for our industry?

There is going to be a major change in the world of supply chain finance (SCF) next year that will bring more transparency to SCF programmes. What do the new FASB...

23 November 2022

Finnvera’s Pietikainen on the impacts of COVID and upping domestic support

Eeva-Maija Pietikainen, Head of Trade Finance and Country Risk at Finnvera, spoke with TXF CEO Dan Sheriff at the recent TXF Dealmakers event in Berlin. In this...

22 November 2022

Financial inclusion in trade: How to improve accountability

We're building bridges for digital trade and trade finance. But where is the map to hold us accountable? By Michael Vrontamitis, deputy chair and member of the board of...

21 November 2022

ICC reinforces export credit industry calls for rapid modernisation of OECD Arrangement

The export finance industry has been calling for wholesale changes to the OECD Arrangement on Export Credits for years now. Some changes now look set to come into force,...

17 November 2022
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Agri/Soft Commodities, Metals and Mining

Key takeaways: TXF Geneva – Commodity finance & natural resources

On the final two days of Geneva Commodity Week, a record number of delegates gathered to debate the state of the commodity finance market at the TXF Commodity Finance &...

15 November 2022

Trade Finance TV: Trade and inflation

Resurgent inflation appears firmly bedded in for now and rising energy and food prices have impacted the cost of living in both developed and emerging economies. What is...

14 November 2022

Reliance back for big-ticket ECA debt

In the last decade, Reliance Industries has raised nearly $13 billion of ECA finance from a range of 14 OECD ECAs — making it one of the most prolific borrowers in the...

10 November 2022

Credit Agricole’s Imad Urf on 30 years in export finance

Imad Urf, head of international trade and transaction banking at Credit Agricole, joined TXF CEO Dan Sheriff to reflect on 30 years spent in export finance, with his...

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