Trade & commodity finance

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3 August 2000
(August 3, 2000) Export Development Corporation (EDC) is providing up to C$33.9 million in financing to support the export sale of hydro-electric equipment manufactured in Montreal, Quebec and...
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3 July 2000
(July 3, 2000) Australia’s trade minister, Mark Vaile, has announced a review of private market developments in export credit and finance services, and the role of government in their provision...
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1 July 2000
Korea has traditionally been one of the most active trade markets in the world. Over the past few years it has offered importers, exporters and financial institutions multiple opportunities and...
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1 July 2000
Credit Insurer NCM, with The Institue of Export, who represents UK exporters, and Major Issue Consultancy, have just released the eighth annual survey on UK exporters. Credit insurance is less used,...
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1 May 2000
For many in Washington DC, April was indeed the cruellest month. Temperatures ranged from 20 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit and precipitation (in the forms of rain, sleet, snow and hail) exceeded that of...
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4 April 2000
(April 4, 2000) Canadian companies now have another source to access export financing as a result of an agreement between Export Development Corporation (EDC) and iTrade Finance, Inc.
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4 April 2000
(April 4, 2000) Spains export credit agency, CESCE, and UK agency, ECGD, have agreed to provide exporters from both countries with a ''one-stop shop'' for export credit packages when they work...
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1 April 2000
Field warehouse receipts: securing collateral for trade finance in emerging markets. Andre Soumah, executive chairman at Ace - Audit Control and Expertise Group in Geneva gives his perspective from a...
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1 April 2000
Dan Taylor is an able spokesman for the banking community. [He is president of the International Financial Services Association - Ed.] As such, it is not surprising that he advocates with gusto to...
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1 March 2000
Finland is a little big country in northern Europe. It is mostly known for its formula 1 and rally drivers, for its record high mobile phone penetration and Nokia handsets. But what about export...
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1 March 2000
Michael Sullivan, a New York attorney, has criticised the International Standby Practices (ISP98) as reflecting
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1 February 2000
When you export to over 70 countries, you need an efficient automated documentation system. Not a manual one-person show. But Thor Hammer had just that until recently. The world’s second biggest...
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1 February 2000
When you export to over 70 countries, you need an efficient automated documentation system. Not a manual one-person show. But Thor Hammer had just that until recently. The worlds second biggest...
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1 December 1999
South Koreas economy took a terrible blow following the crisis of 1997. But it is bouncing back now, led as ever by a recovering export sector as Seung-Jae Cho, the Director in Charge of the Trade...
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1 October 1999
The debate about the International Standby Practices (ISP 98) hots up with this latest response from Michael T Sullivan, attorney at Piliero Goldstein Jenkins & Sullivan in New York, who argues...
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1 July 1999
ISP98 provides rules for a US$750 billion market designed to accommodate standby letters of credit. Since its introduction on January 1, 1999, ISP98 has been translated into several major languages...
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1 May 1999
Under UCP rules, evidentiary documents identify goods or services being traded. However, the document-less
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1 February 1999
Rather than trying to compete against big companies in their home market, an alliance with one of them could be a far more profitable entry strategy for small companies. But while licensing could be...
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