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Reasons for optimism

UniCredit’s global head of structured trade & export finance argues there is reason to remain...

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...

Caribbean airport gets financing for reconstruction

The government of Sint Maarten has signed on a $129 million financing package from three institutions for the reconstruction of the passenger terminal at the Princess Juliana International Airport following the damage caused by hurricanes Irma and Maria

Finacity in receivables facility for Wiko Mobile

Greensill Capital-owned securitisation specialist Finacity has signed on a receivables facility for a European mobile phone manufacturer