News

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6 July 2015
Chinese tyre producers exporting to a growing domestic US industry face higher import duties after the US Department of...
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6 July 2015
Afreximback has provided a €57m facility for a five-star hotel and spa project by Cape Verde-based Decameron New Horizon...
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6 July 2015
Ukrainian agribusiness giant Kernel has launched a US$65m facility with a syndicate of European banks after a US$225m pre-...

Face to face

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The new pro-business government of India has breathed fresh life into its trade finance functions. YES bank CEO Rana Kapoor...
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A visit to Professor Costas Grammenos reminds Clarissa Dann and Mark Solon how the sea never dies and how shipping finance is...

Blog

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The onslaught of global regulation shows no sign of abating. No sooner had managers...
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Trade debt finances the export and import of goods, is not speculative and should be...

Commodities

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A report by global management consulting firm McKinsey shows how far mining productivity has declined. It also points to ways...
food industry innovations
Lack of growth, price pressure from food retailers and unprecedented dynamic consumer behaviour are all creating a challenging...

Regions

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The new pro-business government of India has breathed fresh life into its trade finance functions. YES bank CEO Rana Kapoor...
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The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting the expansion of international trade in Cyprus...

Features

food industry innovations
Lack of growth, price pressure from food retailers and unprecedented dynamic consumer behaviour are all creating a challenging environment for the consumer...
docdex dispute resolution rules
Georges Affaki and his panel at the recent ICC Banking Commission Annual Meeting in Singapore review the impact of the newly revised DOCDEX dispute...
resurgent receivables
James Willcock contrasts legal structures and documentation in the receivables discounting market and provides some reminders about accounting treatment
illicit outflows
Between 2003 and 2012 the developing world lost US$6.6trn in illicit outflows, and trade finance abuse is a worrying conduit. Good technology and...

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Reports & Data

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A new EuroFinance index shows that over a third of corporate treasurers feel that banking prices and services have been...
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The UK has maintained its position as the top destination for FDI in Europe after attracting a record number of FDI projects...

Opinion

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Two years ago, the International Chamber of Commerce launched the URBPO – the Uniform Rules for Bank Payment Obligations...
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After Greece’s default to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and European Union (EU) lenders, the prospect of its de...

Technology update

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26 June 2015
New age financial technology start-ups (fintechs) and traditional banks have been advised to adopt each other’s game...
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25 June 2015
Spanish IT solutions firm Fonetic has unveiled a linguistics-based trade reconstruction solution called ATR integra- a first of...
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25 June 2015
India’s second largest private sector bank, Mumbai-based HDFC, has introduced a ‘Trade finance on Mobile’...
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