News

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21 July 2016
BNY Mellon have appointed Hani Kablawi (pictured) as their new head of investment services for Europe, the Middle East and...
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21 July 2016
CiTi have selected Rajesh Mehta as their new regional head of treasury and trade solutions for the Asia Pacific. Mehta will...
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19 July 2016
KME AG, the copper producing subsidiary of the Intek Group S.p.A holding company, has reached an agreement with the group...

Face to face

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TFR Talks to ICC Austria’s Maximilian Burger-Scheidlin at the ICC Banking Commission annual meeting in Johannesburg,...
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TFR talks to VTB’s Igor Ostreyko about his bank’s rising levels of trade and export finance deals with China...

Blog

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The UK banking regulator, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), has confirmed that...
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Gold has entered a new bull market in the wake of Britain’s vote to leave the...

Commodities

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Oil-dependent MENA nations have found themselves plunged into a battle of the survival of the fittest due to sustained low oil...
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Ever hungry for more energy to manufacture their products and being completely dependent on oil for their chemical building...

Regions

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Businesses in central and eastern European (CEE) countries enjoyed a good economic year in 2015 as the number of insolvencies...
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China’s claim to 85% of the South China Sea has been equivocally rebuked by a UN tribunal. The tribunal ruled that...

Features

Brazil
As Brazil prepares to open the XXXI Olympiad in Rio, Ivan Castano reflects on what is happening to demand for and supply of trade finance following the...
Falcon article
Clarissa Dann reconvenes with the Falcon Group community in Dubai as it reflects on how plunging oil prices have affected consumer demand in the Middle East...
Explosion
David Morrish celebrates the beauty of standby letters of credit in keeping trade simple and mitigating the risks of non-compliant document presentation
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Oil-dependent MENA nations have found themselves plunged into a battle of the survival of the fittest due to sustained low oil prices. Diversification has...

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Reports & Data

Gold
Natixis' Bernard Dahdah and Alogmir Miah forecast that central bank demand for gold will remain weak, and the direction the...
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  This is a TFR executive summary of the Trade & Export Finance (TXF) Commodity Finance Market status 2015.

Opinion

UK-SMEs
UK SMEs are doing themselves a massive disservice by failing to export to the Commonwealth - a trading bloc that gives them...
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Jean-François Lambert reflects on a brighter picture for commodities and their financiers than that beheld at New Year...

Technology update

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6 July 2016
A new entrant to the trade finance space is using a well-known financial tool to deliver a fundamentally different type of...
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16 June 2016
Barclays bank has formed an alliance with PrimeRevenue, a global provider of digital product suites for supplier financing.
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10 June 2016
Deutsche Bank has launched a new payment collection service that will provide consumers with financing services through...
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