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News
16 August 2017
Renewable energy business Aela Energía has signed a US$410m project financing package with a suite of multilateral and commercial banks. Closed on 14 August 2017, Aela Energía will...
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News
9 August 2017
General Electric (GE) and Enka UK, a Turkish engineering and construction company,  have secured US$117m in financing from UK Export Finance (UKEF) for the construction of two power plants in...
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News
2 August 2017
UK Export Finance (UKEF) and the Export Credit Bank of Turkey (Turk Eximbank) will co-finance trade deals as part of a partnership to boost trade between the UK and Turkey. UKEF and Turk Eximbank...
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Feature
27 July 2017
Economic integration is vital for the Asean to realise its potential and shield itself from external threats, but integrating 10 diverse nations will not be easy. Three Deutsche Bank reports...
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News
10 July 2017
A consortium led by Total has signed a contract for the development of Phase 11 of the South Pars (SP11) gas field with the National Iranian Oil Company (NOIC).   The deal was valued at US4....
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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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Opinion
26 June 2017
Sinan Dallı, CEO of Alser Mining speaks to TFR's Katharine Morton about mining chrome ore in Turkey
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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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