Commodities

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Feature
1 June 2016
  This is a TFR executive summary of the Trade & Export Finance (TXF) Commodity Finance Market status 2015.
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Feature
19 May 2016
As the Oyu Tolgoi mining project gets underway in Mongolia, Clarissa Dann reports on Asian Development Bank's work in encouraging diversification in the form of agricultural exports
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Feature
19 May 2016
Industrial metal prices remain in thrall to investor sentiment as oversupply continues, reflects Casper Burgering
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Opinion
13 May 2016
Food production will have to double to feed the world's ten billion mouths in 2070, but how can this be achieved in a low-price and bank-reluctant environment. Panelists at the IFC global...
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Blog
12 May 2016
In their eagerness to capitalise on the increase in vanilla prices, Madagascan farmers began harvesting the bean before its time, hampering the quality of the product. Will there be any demand left...
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Blog
10 May 2016
The ESMA’s broad stroke strategy towards achieving support for orderly pricing and preventing market distortion has an abundance of issues to tackle before it achieves its objective When...
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News
28 April 2016
Bhutanese hazelnut farmers received a boost from the International Finance Corporation and Asian Development Bank when, together with the private-sector window of the Global Agriculture and Food...
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News
20 April 2016
Cargill Corporate senior vice president Joe Stone has joined the World Food Program USA’s (WFP USA) board of directors, bringing with him more than two decades of experience in agricultural...
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Technology Update
6 April 2016
Cargill Australia, an Australian agribusiness, has shipped a consignment of grain from Australia to South Korea using Bolero’s ePresentation platform. The grain consignment was managed by...
Trafigura
Awards
31 March 2016
Deutsche Bank re-originates ten-year Trafigura borrowing base facility to the tune of US$2bn and a 16-bank syndicate
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Feature
29 March 2016
While an upward correction of the oil price looks most likely, Iran's output and the postponed maintenance closure from the refineries will limit upside potential, says Hans van Cleef
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Opinion
28 March 2016
With the global commodities markets now looking distinctly ursine, Philippe Chalmin looks at what this doing to producer behaviour
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Opinion
28 March 2016
With oil having inched up to US$40/bbl, the days of US$100/bbl plus seem a distant memory. But the current prices are not sustainable, and producers continue to suffer. Is this the new normal?...
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Blog
24 March 2016
For those with a sweet tooth and a penchant for candy, brace yourselves. Word through Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory is that you might need to fork over more cash in exchange for these...
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Opinion
23 February 2016
Jean-François Lambert asks whether commodity trading is really understood at its heart, and applauds improved transparency from major trading houses Do we really understand commodity...
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Feature
23 February 2016
As Dave Meynell and Gary Collyer pointed out in their October TFR article ‘Present and correct’, letters of credit (LCs)1  provide sellers with some certainty of payment. And, used...
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Feature
22 February 2016
The fall in oil prices has brought the boom times to a halt for Saudi Arabia – but how receptive is the Kingdom to diversification? Graeme Burton reports When Saudi Arabia’s...
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News
22 February 2016
Falling oil prices can be good for importing countries, but the recent rout has been anything but heaven-sent, writes Danae Kyriakopoulou The oil price drop is arguably the most important...
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