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20 September 2017
With the US being the only major economy to suffer a slowdown in the first quarter of 2017 and positive quarter-on-quarter...
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7 September 2017
Deutsche Bank has appointed Thomas Nielsen as chief digital officer for global transaction banking. With 25 years of...
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5 September 2017
In what was billed as a landmark transaction, Falcon Group and Natixis closed a US$150m trade finance securitisation in July....

Face to face

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Huny Garg joined SWIFT as head of trade and supply chain finance in April. He talks to Katharine Morton about the role, the...
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ECGC won TFR’s Best Export Credit Agency award in July {LINK} as it celebrates its 60th year of operation. Katharine...

Blog

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I am not long back from Venice where I spent a few days sitting on the terrace of my...
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Katharine Morton shares fond memories of the International Trade and Forfaiting...

Commodities

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On 21 August Rosneft acquired a 49.13% stake in Essar Oil Limited (EOL) from Essar Energy (part of Essar Group) and Oil Bidco,...
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ARM Energy has secured an oversubscribed US$200m revolving credit facility (RCF) on behalf of Kingfisher Midstream....

Regions

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As Canada celebrates 150 years of confederation, Binyamin Ali looks at the steps the country is taking to capitalise on its...
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Renewable energy business Aela Energía has signed a US$410m project financing package with a suite of multilateral and...

Features

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TFR features the Global Supply Chain Finance Forum's standard definition of the Bank Payment Obligation
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With the renegotiation of Nafta underway, Dentons provide a summary of what the US has set out to achieve and where the potential stumbling blocks lie
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Is the current correspondent banking model broken? Even if not, in an era of derisking and shrinking correspondent networks, it may not be helping trade...
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Rebecca Harding and Jack Harding make the case that trade has become a weapon wielded by state strategists, when it should be a tool for global development

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Reports & Data

ASEAN
Economic integration is vital for the Asean to realise its potential and shield itself from external threats, but integrating...
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As the monsoon in Asia and El Niño remain a possibility, and unfavourable weather threatens the quality of the wheat...

Opinion

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Stephan Wolf, the CEO of the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation talks to Katharine Morton about how the LEI has already...
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Doing business in multiple locations across numerous jurisdictions and cultures, in different languages and with incompatible...

Technology update

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2 August 2017
Traydstream, one of the latest fintechs to join the race to digitise trade finance processes, has entered into a partnership...
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30 June 2017
The consortium of seven global banks behind the development of the Digital Trade Chain (DTC) have selected IBM to host the...
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9 June 2017
HSBC has launched a digital networking platform (similar to a social network) for business customers to connect with other...
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