Trade & commodity finance

Sian_Aspinall
Face to face
26 June 2017
Sian Aspinall, joint managing director of BPL Global, talks to Binyamin Ali about why it is essential insurers silently go about their work, but desperately need a coordinated voice
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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
Dockyard
Feature
26 June 2017
Panellists at the ICC Academy Supply Chain Finance Summit look at where the barriers to collaboration lie and what a truly integrated supply chain finance ecosystem could achieve
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Feature
26 June 2017
Hannah Fearn looks at the different instruments financial institutions use to share the burden of risk and what steps can be taken to avoid a dispute
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Opinion
26 June 2017
Technology, and specifically digitisation, is having a beneficial impact on Turkey's trade. In this roundtable discussion, hosted in Istanbul by BNY Mellon, bankers and corporates look at how...
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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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News
22 June 2017
UK Export Finance (UKEF) has helped GE Aviation secure a contract with Atlas Air through a US$18.7m loan guarantee. GE Aviation will supply and install Performance Improvement Program (PIP) kits...
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Feature
21 June 2017
TFR features the Global Supply Chain Finance Forum's standard definitions of loan or advance against receivables and distributor finance
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Feature
21 June 2017
The price of copper could fall by as much as US$400 per tonne by the end of the year, despite a similar rate of growth in demand as was experienced in 2016, says Caroline Bain
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Feature
21 June 2017
Banks have responded to corporate demands and started to align their cash and trade services in Asia, but they need to stay on their toes and come up with an efficient digitised service that...
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News
16 June 2017
Vista Equity Partners has completed merging Misys and D+H and rebranded the new joint entity as Finastra. The company signed a definitive agreement to buy D+H for US$3.6bn on 13 March, adding...
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News
15 June 2017
Polish power company Polska Grupa Energetyczna (PGE), has secured a PLN500m (€115m) from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The loan will form part of a PLN7bn (...
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News
15 June 2017
A consortium led by Masdar has closed the financing for phase 3 of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai. EDF Energies Nouvelles is developing the 800-megawatt (MW) project in...
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News
15 June 2017
TradeIX has launched an open trade finance platform, powered by blockchain technology. The company is trying to set itself apart by giving trade professionals a platform to finance trade and...
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Blog
13 June 2017
Leonardo Macedo, senior tax and customs auditor at Receita Federal, considers what the joint UN-CEFACT white paper on blockchain means for trade facilitation The UN Centre for Trade Facilitation...
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News
12 June 2017
The African Export-Import (Afreximbank) bank has closed a US$632.9m and €499.6m dual tenor and dual currency syndicated term loan facility. The loan is made up of two tranches that have two...
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Technology Update
9 June 2017
HSBC has launched a digital networking platform (similar to a social network) for business customers to connect with other businesses from across the world. The HSBC Connections Hub’s...
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