News

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28 November 2014
Further to TFR’s story, ‘WTO trade facilitation impasse enters consultation process’ WTO director general...
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27 November 2014
Export Development Canada (EDC) has disbursed US$300m in financing for Chile’s state-owned copper production company,...
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27 November 2014
After 12 years with Raiffeisen Bank International, Semih Özcan MA has moved to Denizbank AG in Vienna. His former role...

Face to face

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At Sibos 2014, Barclays' Dan Roberts share with TFR how Sino-African trade is creating new opportunities for lenders
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Paul Levy reveals how his alternative approach to SME and UK mid-cap trade finance leaves him with some interesting assets -...

Blog

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Africa is set to take centre stage in world trade. To achieve its potential, it needs...
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Africa is changing its spots and diversifying its trade flows. While the continent...

Commodities

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One year after TFR's first energy finance roundtable, Brent has dropped to sub-US$80/bbl and geopolitics are rerouting...
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The Egyptian government has stated that it intends to issue a tender for a pre-export finance in the amount of US$2bn to help...

Regions

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Amy Gibbs examines what a Widodo government means for Indonesia's mining investors against a backdrop of resource...
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African simbas were full of promise after independence but were overtaken by Asian tigers. Now they are trading partners....

Features

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Breanne Dougherty reviews the supply and demand fundamentals of American gas and notes that oil drilling is driving additional gas growth
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Michael Haigh and Thierry Bros demonstrate how their risk premia model demonstrates when geopolitics matters - and when it doesn't
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Simon Featherstone shares a case study of how receivables finance helped component manufacturer Special Bolt grow its overseas market
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Simon Cook sets out the different legal regimes in the African continent and explains the issues for financiers around taking security

TFR on Sibos TV

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Reports & Data

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Firms should focus on the long term, as global trade is poised for recovery, says Bart Ras
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The McKinsey Global Payments Map 2014, distributed at Sibos Boston 2014 as part of the dedicated conference session presented...

Opinion

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One year after TFR's first energy finance roundtable, Brent has dropped to sub-US$80/bbl and geopolitics are rerouting...
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Investors are keen to jump onto the trade finance secondary market carousel. But who will take the cost of preparing the assets...

Technology update

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28 November 2014
According to the IMO (International Maritime Organisation), 90% of all world trade by volume and 70% by value transported by...
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24 November 2014
Ethiopia’s second largest private bank, Awash International Bank(‘Awash’), has adopted Misys FusionBanking...
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21 November 2014
EGAR Technology has signed an agreement to become a member of the Misys InFusion Partner Programme. The company will focus on...
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