Regions

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Feature
26 June 2017
The East Asia and Pacific region is expected to grow by 6.2% in 2017 and 6.1% in 2018, with the only threat to growth from within the region coming from an abrupt slowdown in China, says the World...
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Face to face
26 June 2017
Sinan Dallı, CEO of Alser Mining speaks to TFR's Katharine Morton about mining chrome ore in Turkey
Blog
23 June 2017
Dr Florence Eid-Oakden, chief economist at Arabia Monitor,  looks at the political, economic, and regional consequences of the blockade against Qatar The backdrop to this event in 2017 is a...
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News
22 June 2017
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (MUFG) and Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) have signed a US$89m export loan agreement with Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) – the state owned...
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Feature
21 June 2017
Theodore Karasik and Andrew Vought look at the effect Bahrain’s domestic instability has had on the country’s sovereign wealth fund and its ability to stimulate the economy  ...
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Feature
9 June 2017
The global scale and ambition of China's belt and road initiative provides many opportunities but businesses will require comprehensive treasury and trade finance services
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Opinion
30 May 2017
As Myanmar opens up its economy to the world, it has a great example to follow in Vietnam but for the sake of both nations' long-term prospects, they must end their overreliance on exporting...
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Feature
18 May 2017
With a robust rate of economic growth, low current account deficit, a conservative fiscal deficit and inflation at a record low, the fundamentals of the Indonesian economy continue to be strong....
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News
9 May 2017
The IMF has increased its growth forecast for the Asia Pacific region to 5.5%, up from 5.3% forecast in the October 2016 World Economic Outlook. Stimulus policies in the two largest economies in...
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Opinion
18 April 2017
Washington had hoped the TPP would one day give it access to China's protected markets but with its demise, US companies will have to find alternative ways to access and compete with an economy...
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Feature
12 April 2017
Ivan Castano takes a deeper look at what the impact of the new administration in the US could mean for trade and trade finance in Mexico and the opportunities beyond the turmoil
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Feature
12 April 2017
If Britain fails to secure a Brexit deal that gives it some form of access to the EU single market, East Africa's horticulture export sector could be dealt a fatal blow, writes Edward George
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News
28 March 2017
Export Development Canada (EDC) has launched a corporate branch in Singapore in an attempt to give Canadian companies a competitive advantage in the Asia Pacific region. EDC will be able to...
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Feature
27 March 2017
Citi's Renato Faria and Sanjeev Ganjoo find that digitising trade instruments and improving working capital management will help Latin America's corporates weather challenging conditions
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Opinion
20 March 2017
Brazil must do more to find foreign markets for its goods and services because domestic consumption will struggle to provide the demand the country needs to sustain its recovery, says Wagner S...
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Feature
24 February 2017
Dr Abhishesk Deshpande and Cristina Peicuti analyse how Ghana's oil and gas sectors are evolving and suggest the country's energy outlook is bright
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Feature
23 February 2017
Azerbaijan's pivotal role in the Caspian Sea Southern Gas Corridor has attracted significant investment but only development finance institutions support the country with trade finance. Is this...
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News
8 February 2017
Foreign direct investment (FDI) flows into Europe fell by nearly one-third in 2016, a United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) research paper has revealed. The 29% year-on-year...
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