News

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14 April 2014
Roderick Barnett explains why he thinks Federal Reserve tapering and emerging market elections will contribute to a bumpy 2014
Bank
14 April 2014
The world's biggest banks are shrinking their target capital shortfall, although they are not yet at the point of meeting...
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11 April 2014
One of the London Metal Exchange (LME) warehouse rules, scheduled for implementation on 1 April 2014,1 is on hold for now. If...

Face to face

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TFR asks David Havelock  how UKEF is going to take more risk and expand it's reach At an export finance...
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Clarissa Dann talks to Alex Goulandris about how he combined his Greek shipping heritage and legal training to transform...

Blog

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The FCA announced on 31 March it is to step up scrutiny of wholesale markets and in...
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An 8.2 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Northern Chile displacing 80,000 people...

Commodities

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CITAC argues flaws in this emerging economy's  infrastructure and regulatory regime need to be addressed before it can...
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Former chief executive of mining corporate Xtrata (now part of GlencoreXtrata) is on the threshold of creating “Xtrata...

Regions

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Despite an initial cool reception, the Shanghai Free Trade Zone has drawn considerable support and is seen by some as a key...
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Roderick Barnett explains why he thinks Federal Reserve tapering and emerging market elections will contribute to a bumpy 2014

Features

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Jonathon Booth shares a case study of how an Australian automotive parts corporate aligned its postacquisition supplier terms to 360 days with a supply chain...
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Despite an initial cool reception, the Shanghai Free Trade Zone has drawn considerable support and is seen by some as a key step towards a more liberalised...
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Bernard Goyder takes a look at the implications for trade finance funds in light of recent events in Russia and Ukraine
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Clarissa Dann reviews this BRIC’s trade prospects and banking opportunities following the May elections

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Reports & Data

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Letters of credit are slowly declining worldwide, but trade in Asia-Pacific is picking up the slack. A look at currencies too...
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Robin Bhar says that some relaxation on Indonesia's iron ore export ban  is more than likely – and that his...

Opinion

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Portfolio diversity and investor understanding were key success factors when Commerzbank braought its trade finance...
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How do global corporates secure their SME supply chains? By ensuring they have sustained access to finance. Clarissa Dann ...

Technology update

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16 April 2014
The European Central Bank (ECB) has awarded a consultancy contract to compliance and payments solution provider, EastNets, to...
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5 April 2014
The first operational use of an electronic bill of lading (eB/L) solution covering a container movement has been successfully...
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20 March 2014
Marcus von Rahden has been appointed by SmartStream Technologies, financial transaction lifecycle management specialists, to...
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