28 November 2014
Further to TFR’s story, ‘WTO trade facilitation impasse enters consultation process’ WTO director general...
27 November 2014
Export Development Canada (EDC) has disbursed US$300m in financing for Chile’s state-owned copper production company,...
27 November 2014
After 12 years with Raiffeisen Bank International, Semih Özcan MA has moved to Denizbank AG in Vienna. His former role...

Face to face

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At Sibos 2014, Barclays' Dan Roberts share with TFR how Sino-African trade is creating new opportunities for lenders
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Paul Levy reveals how his alternative approach to SME and UK mid-cap trade finance leaves him with some interesting assets -...


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Africa is set to take centre stage in world trade. To achieve its potential, it needs...
Africa is changing its spots and diversifying its trade flows. While the continent...


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One year after TFR's first energy finance roundtable, Brent has dropped to sub-US$80/bbl and geopolitics are rerouting...
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The Egyptian government has stated that it intends to issue a tender for a pre-export finance in the amount of US$2bn to help...


Amy Gibbs examines what a Widodo government means for Indonesia's mining investors against a backdrop of resource...
African simbas were full of promise after independence but were overtaken by Asian tigers. Now they are trading partners....


Breanne Dougherty reviews the supply and demand fundamentals of American gas and notes that oil drilling is driving additional gas growth
Michael Haigh and Thierry Bros demonstrate how their risk premia model demonstrates when geopolitics matters - and when it doesn't
Simon Featherstone shares a case study of how receivables finance helped component manufacturer Special Bolt grow its overseas market
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Simon Cook sets out the different legal regimes in the African continent and explains the issues for financiers around taking security

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Reports & Data

Firms should focus on the long term, as global trade is poised for recovery, says Bart Ras
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The McKinsey Global Payments Map 2014, distributed at Sibos Boston 2014 as part of the dedicated conference session presented...


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One year after TFR's first energy finance roundtable, Brent has dropped to sub-US$80/bbl and geopolitics are rerouting...
Investors are keen to jump onto the trade finance secondary market carousel. But who will take the cost of preparing the assets...

Technology update

28 November 2014
According to the IMO (International Maritime Organisation), 90% of all world trade by volume and 70% by value transported by...
24 November 2014
Ethiopia’s second largest private bank, Awash International Bank(‘Awash’), has adopted Misys FusionBanking...
21 November 2014
EGAR Technology has signed an agreement to become a member of the Misys InFusion Partner Programme. The company will focus on...
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