News

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26 August 2015
Wells Fargo Capital Finance has hired Nick Lawrence as managing director for supply chain finance (SCF) as the arm of...
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26 August 2015
FMO has provided a senior US$5m MASSIF loan to African Century Leasing (ACL) for the development of the SME sector in...
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25 August 2015
Singapore turned 50 years old on 9 August 2015 and nationwide celebrations included a military parade and fireworks display...

Face to face

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Matt Wreford tells TFR why he thinks large-scale transactions will shift more and more away from banks to non-bank and...
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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...

Blog

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Over the last six to twelve months the issues dominating the trade and commodity...
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Ten years ago, I had the honour and privilege of leading this esteemed bank; it had...

Commodities

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Cashew nut output in Côte d'Ivoire's reached a record 625,000 mega tonnes in the year to 2015, up 12% from 2014...
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Louis Dreyfus Commodities Vostok LLC has bought a grain terminal in Russia’s in the Southern federal district region...

Regions

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Wells Fargo Capital Finance has hired Nick Lawrence as managing director for supply chain finance (SCF) as the arm of...
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Singapore turned 50 years old on 9 August 2015 and nationwide celebrations included a military parade and fireworks display...

Features

While the sun shines
Farmers make hay with low grain prices and Ghanaian supply shortfalls push up cocoa prices, observes Frank Rijkers
Mission impractical
Ian Clements and Michael Kenny apply the learning from the Torre Asset Funding case In syndicated loan facilities, the role of the agent has been an...
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Trade finance hedge funds take money from investors and put the capital to work in supporting trade. These non-bank lenders, sometimes sinisterly referred...
Putin
Hans van Cleef reflects on Russia's role in securing gas supplies to Europe, and the implications of the lifting of Iran sanctions on the oil price

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Reports & Data

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HSBC has completed cross-border renminbi (RMB) loans for mainland corporates operating in China’s pilot free trade zones...
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Commercial insurance rates in Asia-Pacific fell steepest of all global regions in the second quarter of 2015, a report by Marsh...

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 August 2015
Commercial lenders are keen to partner up with alternative lenders that currently pose a threat to their business, a survey by...
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26 August 2015
CargoDocs has updated its digitised documentation for barges, which electronically links physical shipping to the financial...
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25 August 2015
Infor agreed to acquire GT Nexus for US$675m on 11 August pending approval by regulators. Infor is an ERP software supplier...
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