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24 January 2017
China's aspiration to develop the renminbi into a major international currency could largely hinge on the nation's...
23 January 2017
Industry bodies and users of payables financing programmes expressed relief that ratings agency Moody’s Investors Service...
18 January 2017
GE Oil & Gas has secured the support of the UK’s export credit agency, UKEF to the tune of US$400m in support of an...
16 January 2017
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the Government of the Republic of Congo signed a facility agreement  in...
10 January 2017
Erik Laird has joined PrimeRevenue’s executive team as senior vice president, global head of sales. Laird’s...
9 January 2017
Vinco David will join Berne Union (the London-based International Association of Credit & Investment Insurers) as secretary...
5 January 2017
A consortium of European and Asian banks has signed a EUR1bn prepayment facility between Vitol Bahrain and NICO, a subsidiary...
4 January 2017
China’s first direct freight train to London departed 1 January from Yiwu, in the country’s eastern province of...
23 December 2016
Singapore-based independent asset manager, EFA Group (EFA), and Galena Asset Management (Galena) have agreed that EFA will take...
19 December 2016
The economy of Suriname is dominated by the bauxite industry, which accounts for more than 15% of GDP and 70% of...
16 December 2016
René Awambeng has joined the African Export-Import Bank as director of client relations (headquarters and branches)....
16 December 2016
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has released its 2016 annual trade register report, with one of the key findings...
15 December 2016
The weakness of trade in 2016 has been “somewhat overstated” according to HSBC, as data from the bank shows global...
13 December 2016
KAZ Minerals, the Kazakh open cast copper mining group, has agreed a new US$300m credit facility with the Development Bank of...
12 December 2016
Russia’s Yamal LNG project has received a €750m (US$796) credit line from the Italian bank, Intesa Sanpaolo. The...
12 December 2016
A new Brazil/Africa/Portugal international legal alliance has been created from a partnership between the Portuguese law firm...
12 December 2016
The sovereign wealth fund of Qatar and commodities giant Glencore have purchased a 19.5% stake in Rosneft, Russia’s...
9 December 2016
Law firm Akin Gump has recruited Jasper Helder as a partner in its international trade practice at its London office. Helder...
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