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27 August 2014
The United States and China retain their respective first and second positions in the 2014 AT Kearney Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index (FDIC). Constructed using primary data from a...
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27 August 2014
The IMF’s July 2014 World Economic Outlook (WEO) Update says that global recovery continues but at an uneven pace, and that downside risks remain. Continued policy efforts are needed to...
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27 August 2014
Latin America is booming, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s annual report on the LatAm market, entitled “Driving Growth in Latin America”. The report, which appears...
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27 August 2014
Law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has released a survey in July 2014 based on interviews with more than 80 senior executives from organisations across the food and agribusiness sector. These include...
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21 July 2014
For the first half of 2014, global trade finance loan volumes decreased for the fifth consecutive half-year period to US$50.1bn, down 19% from US$61.7bn in the second half of 2013 and down 29% from...
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8 July 2014
With data from 298 banks across 127 countries (see Figure 1), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) released its Global Survey 2014: Rethinking Trade and Financeon 2 July 2014. It confirms...
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24 June 2014
Following TFR’s coverage of the ICC Trade Register Report 2014 publication in which we suggest that it has some way to go before it has enough data to shout more loudly about trade...
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19 June 2014
One of the important tools the trade finance community uses in campaigning to regulators about the comparative safety of trade finance as a form of lending is the annual ICC Trade Register Report...
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5 June 2014
Meteorologists Don Keeney and Kyle Tapley look ahead to an increasingly likely El Niño, and possible consequences for commodities
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23 April 2014
The WTO has forecast world trade to grow by 4.7% in 2014 and to increase slightly to 5.3% in 2015.
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News
28 March 2014
Letters of credit are slowly declining worldwide, but trade in Asia-Pacific is picking up the slack. A look at currencies too shows China’s trade financing status is beginning to overtake...
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Feature
12 March 2014
Bernard Goyder introduces the first of TFR's analyses on the evolving trade finance fund landscape
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12 March 2014
Robin Bhar says that some relaxation on Indonesia's iron ore export ban  is more than likely – and that his long-term outlook on ore supply and demand is unchanged
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8 January 2014
Global trade finance volumes fell in 2013 to its lowest annual level since 2007 and declined by 32% compared to 2012 levels, according to a report by Dealogic. The study recorded 528 trade finance...
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18 December 2013
The updated pricing matrix set out below shows the average range of prices that insurers would provide for comprehensive borrower non payment in each of the countries listed, for an average tenor...
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News
15 October 2013
Latest trade finance deal data from Dealogic  reveals the effect that increased regulation and reduced trade finance deal making appetite have been having on the number of deals done as at 30...
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2 October 2013
EDWARD LEE argues that 
the US recovery balances out the slowing of China's growth when it comes to trade impact on 
the rest of Asia
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23 July 2013
KENICHIRO YOSHIDA is confident that Japan's 
challenge to end deflation will be successful - in the midterm -although some imminent risks remain
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