News

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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....
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5 September 2017
The estimated gap between trade that needs to be financed and trade that is financed narrowed to US$1.5trn in 2016, from US$1....

Face to face

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Leanne Kemp, founder and CEO of Everledger, speaks to Katharine Morton about how technology and distributed ledger have helped...
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Sian Aspinall, joint managing director of BPL Global, talks to Binyamin Ali about why it is essential insurers silently go...

Blog

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Katharine Morton shares fond memories of the International Trade and Forfaiting...
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Warren Beech, partner at Hogan Lovells, explains why the South African mining industry...

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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Renewable energy business Aela Energía has signed a US$410m project financing package with a suite of multilateral and...
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General Electric (GE) and Enka UK, a Turkish engineering and construction company,  have secured US$117m in financing from...

Features

Inventory
TFR features the Global Supply Chain Finance Forum's standard definitions of loan or advance against inventory and pre-shipment finance
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As the oil market adjusts to new price points, traders are presented with many opportunities to do fresh business, but how safe are new contracts? Marko...
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Geopolitical risks show no sign of receding and will force traders to swim carefully in almost every region, as protectionist rhetoric and its tidal waves...
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Susan Ross and Stephen Taylor share a broker's view on unfunded risk transfer in the London market

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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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Kah Chye Tan, former chair of the ICC Banking Commission (and co-founder of the ICC Academy) is an industry pioneer with an...
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James Esdaile gives a rallying cry for collective action to take the market to the next level as it's no longer a '...

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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