News

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28 July 2014
Multilateral development bank IFC (part of the World Bank group) and Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, SA (Bladex),...
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23 July 2014
German development bank KfW and Asia Development bank (ADB) have agreed to cofinance up to US$2bn over three years to promote...
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23 July 2014
Finacity has expanded its focus in Latin America, with particular emphasis on Brazil, with the engagement of Jayme Bulcã...

Face to face

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Luiz Simione talks to TFR about his bank's Asian forfaiting legacy and plans to "follow the sun" in taking this...
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Marshall Jablon shares a non-bank perspective on how the letter of credit keeps cross-border trade moving  

Blog

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  Even though the recent round of sanctions by the US against Russian producers...
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When the Germans snatched the 2014 World Cup from Argentina during extra time on ...

Commodities

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Multilateral development bank IFC (part of the World Bank group) and Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, SA (Bladex),...
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Russia’s VTB Bank has issued a loan of RUB 1.5 billion (US$43.7m) maturing in nine months to Russian Copper Company (RCC...

Regions

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Will Sawyer looks ahead to what the expansion of the Panama Canal will bring to US grain exports and the potential power shift...
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While some sort of federation seems the most likely political outcome of the Ukraine/Russia unrest, Ukrainian trade goes on....

Features

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Will Sawyer looks ahead to what the expansion of the Panama Canal will bring to US grain exports and the potential power shift in global exports
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Adrian Lewers assesses the risks and opportunities for businesses operating or investing in unstable resource-rich territories.
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While some sort of federation seems the most likely political outcome of the Ukraine/Russia unrest, Ukrainian trade goes on. But what are the implications...
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Despite Bolivia's uneven economic growth and the ongoing dispute with Chile over access to the Pacific, opportunities to finance lithium and natural gas...

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Reports & Data

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For the first half of 2014, global trade finance loan volumes decreased for the fifth consecutive half-year period to US$50.1bn...
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One of the important tools the trade finance community uses in campaigning to regulators about the comparative safety of trade...

Opinion

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TFR talks to Coastline Solutions about how online training helps reduce disputes and refusals
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    Because of its very nature, trade finance requires a cohort of trained professionals who can appreciate not...

Technology update

29 July 2014
As a global provider of food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services, Cargill, one of the world’s...
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22 July 2014
Nordea, the largest financial services group in Northern Europe has gone live in Frankfurt and London with the stand-alone...
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14 July 2014
Financial software provider Misys has simplified its offerings and launched a new set of solutions under a common architecture...
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