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The ICC's key trends for 2019

The trade finance industry will undergo further transformation in 2019, explains Olivier Paul, head...

Payables finance - three questions

The supply chain finance ecosystem is vast and payables finance programmes are plentiful, but what...

DFI lending in Rwanda

Since President Paul Kagame launched his country's Vision 2020 development plan in 2000, substantial...

Scaling Solar in Africa

Three years on from the launch of the International Finance Corporation's Scaling Solar scheme in...

Lebanon’s $22bn designs on PPP

Lebanon has unveiled plans for a $22 billion Infrastructure Investment Programme (IIP) to be...

Çanakkale Bridge, Turkey

Turkey’s north western regions have seen a flurry of transport projects of late, with bridges –...

Interview: Lex Greensill

Greensill Capital made its name in supply chain finance, offering receivables finance to small...

Old risks, new tricks

There’s been a boom in political risk and trade credit insurance in recent years, with plenty of new...

Causing ripples

SWIFT’s primacy in international payments looks solid for now, despite the entrance of an aggressive...

Kernel raises $200m PXF

Ukrainian agribusiness firm Kernel has agreed a $200 million pre-export credit facility with a...

Taped over?

Once heralded as the future of digital trade finance transactions, the Bank Payment Obligation (BPO)...

Imitation game

Trade Finance grabbed a few minutes with the CEO of SACE, Alessandro Decio, at the sidelines of GEF...

Friend or foe?

Tech firms have become much more active in trade finance in the past two years. Banks are falling...

Roundtable: Mizuho

Mizuho recently completed the restructuring of its trade finance department. Trade Finance caught up...

Beating the growing pains

John Stillwaggon, the new CEO of DS-Concept’s USA branch, is trying to take advantage of economies...

Trade finance in Iran, one year on

Since sanctions against Iran were partially lifted, a plethora of MoU have been signed creating a...

Trump sees sense on Ex-Im

After months of speculation about President Trump’s plans for the US Export-Import Bank, it seems...

ECA issues alternative energy bond

An export credit agency in Asia has issued a renewable energy bond to support credit for projects beneficial to the environment

IFC invites EOIs for Seychelles gas-fired advisory

The IFC has invited expressions of interest bids for the technical advisory role on a $200 million, 75MW LNG-to-power IPP project in the Seychelles