News

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24 October 2014
Hot on the heels of Trafigura’s North American US$3.53bn borrowing base renewal, the Swiss-based trader has closed a new...
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24 October 2014
Two German trade banks have successfully completed Bank Payment Obligation financings and, rather like the race between the...
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15 October 2014
If a slight shiver went through the banking community at this year’s Eurofinance in Budapest, it would be...

Face to face

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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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Per Fischer is hanging his banking boots at the end of the year. Clarissa Dann tackles him before he retires on his Moscow...

Blog

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Trade Finance is no longer the exclusive purview of banks and NBFI's - as with...
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Clarissa Dann shares her perspective of Sibos Boston 2014 and finds that technology...

Commodities

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For the time being Saudi Arabia should keep global oil supply and demand on an even keel. An escalation of Russian sanctions...
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Two updates from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) provide helpful updates on changes in energy supply, with...

Regions

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If Vietnam enters the TPP trade agreement without a yarn-forward rule, Central American producers will suffer. And what...
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Digital payments routed via the humble mobile phone are key to ‘lifting up the world’s poor’, Microsoft co-...

Features

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Jens Mikolajczak examines the impacts of of the better-late-than-never SEPA implementation and calls on treasurers to lead the way in realising its benefits
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finds that the WTO rulings on US trade disputes with India and China raise uncomfortable questions about trade and protectionism
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For the time being Saudi Arabia should keep global oil supply and demand on an even keel. An escalation of Russian sanctions and a miracle recovery in...
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If Vietnam enters the TPP trade agreement without a yarn-forward rule, Central American producers will suffer. And what will the Nicaragua Canal bring?...

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Reports & Data

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SWIFT’s latest RMB Tracker shows that over the past two years, RMB payments worldwide have nearly tripled in value. In...
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Trade finance education providers ifs University College is offering two exam sittings per year for its international...

Opinion

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Panelists at the Misys EMEA Forum in Barcelona explore how banks and corporates cmpete and cooperate with receivables...
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Dominic Broom takes a helicopter view of how shifting trade flows and technology drive new types of supply of and demand for...

Technology update

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8 October 2014
During SIBOS Boston 2014, International trade consultants TradeWiz received its second Swift certification making it the first...
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3 October 2014
A new alliance was announced on 29 September at Sibos Boston 2014 between Misys and FircoSoft, a leading global provider of...
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3 October 2014
Leading transaction bank in Africa, Standard Bank, has announced that it has selected the cash management solution, Global...
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