Reports & Data

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9 August 2012
NADINE LOUIS provides a half-year analysis of 2012 traffic figures highlighting seasonal Q2 year-on-year growth and Middle East and Africa’s strong increase respectively in import LCs and in...
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3 July 2012
DAVID T HAMILTON from Moody's Analytics takes a closer look at through-the cycle expected default frequency estimates (EDF) and how they provide a more meaningful approach to assessing...
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19 June 2012
NADINE LOUIS updates SWIFT traffic figures for the first quarter of 2012 noting strong growth in the 
Middle East and Africa and stability in Asia Pacific
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14 June 2012
The table set out below is the pricing list based on indications from insurers for the range of rates per annum that they would provide for comprehensive borrower non-payment insurance in each...
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14 June 2012
Invoice finance is becoming an increasingly significant source of working capital funding, according to new research from Demica, as availability and lending conditions for relationship credit...
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23 May 2012
The ICC global survey on trade finance, Rethinking Trade and Finance, was published on 17 May and, fittingly, launched at the European Reconstruction and Development Bank’s annual Trade...
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13 May 2012
The following table outlines the  maximum tenors for trade transactions UniCredit is willing to consider purchasing on a 'without recourse' basis in the countries listed. 
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6 May 2012
Analysis from the political risk and structured credit practice of Marsh Ltd, 3 May 2012
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4 May 2012
Latest trade finance volumes have dropped to the lowest total since the third quarter of 2009
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4 May 2012
The appetite in the trade finance secondary market is definitely back on track; the unrest in Europe markets has calmed down. Most MENA countries have stablised
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4 May 2012
The Natixis Commodities research analysts, NIC BROWN and ABHISHEK DESHPANDE, provide an update to their 2011 analysis of the relationship between oil prices and government fiscal policy
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3 May 2012
YANN LACROIZ reflects on how the continued easing in commodity 
prices during the first half of 2011 should help businesses during 2012
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13 April 2012
The collaboration covers three areas: enriching global market intelligence through the ‘International Markets’ webpage on www.ktdc.com; supporting HKTDC trade  ...
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13 March 2012
Uzbekistan-based OJSCB Hamkorbank (HB) and POJSEB Trustbank (TB) have had their long-term issuer default ratings (IDRs) confirmed by Fitch, the ratings agency, at ‘B’ with ‘stable’ outlooks.
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9 March 2012
Trade finance review full year 2011   • Trade finance volume second highest level on record • ECA guarantees activity at highest on record • Citi topped the ECA-backed...
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9 March 2012
While the UK’s position outside the eurozone may allow it to escape the worst of the currency’s turmoil, the zone’s position as the UK’s most significant trading partner...
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23 December 2011
The SWIFT RMB tracker reports that RMB payments volumes have resumed growth after two consecutive months of decline, and that with almost no movement in the top 20 world payment currencies, the RMB...
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20 December 2011
Susan Schmidt and Eduardo Flores examine how social media influences international trade policy and businesses Feature   Gone viral  
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