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EBRD grants $2.1m to Turkmen transport company

Avtotrans has plans to tap into the international transportation market and is looking at export and import opportunities with industrial producers in Belarus, Turkey, Afghanistan, China and Ukraine.

Bear Head LNG receives non-FTA export approval

The LNG Ltd subsidiary is the first and only proposed Canadian LNG export facility to receive both the non-FTA authority from the DOE and all the initial regulatory approvals to commence project construction.

Afreximbank lends $200m for Zimbabwean grain imports

The facility is aimed at providing financial capacity for the country to be able to meet grain import requirements in view of the El Nino drought crisis, a representative for Afreximbank told Trade Finance.

Stephenson Harwood poaches Eversheds trade partners

Fung and Ng have worked together for over 12 years on trade finance disputes and banking litigation, with Ng covering contentious litigation and Fung covering non-contentious.

BNDES cuts pre-shipment credit line costs

The Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) has announced a number of initiatives to boost exports as part of a R$26 billion ($6.6 billion) programme to boost the supply of working capital to SMEs and midcaps.

Chexim Orange Line financing finally signed

The deal - a soft loan from China Eximbank to the Punjab government - has been delayed by renegotiations over contingency costs and local protests against population displacement.

Pansadoro joins Holman Fenwick Willan in London

Her practice areas include pre-delivery financings, export credit backed financings, commercial debt financings, tax-based cross border financings and securitisations.

Buchanan joins King & Spalding

Buchanan represents lenders and lessors in all aspects of ECA finance and equipment financing, with an emphasis on business aircraft, vehicles and rail equipment.

Sojitz raises NEXI guarantee for IPP buy-out

The Japanese trading house paid an estimated $16.3-24.5 million for the stake and has raised a 95% NEXI guarantee to mitigate the country risk.

EKF reintroduces Iranian cover

The Danish ECA joins the growing list of ECAs who are opening up their business for Iran, following Implementation Day.

EDC grants Colton International guarantee

Colton will use the guarantee to help secure funding it needs to support its sales to the US and Asia.

Exo-s enters Mexican market with EDC loan

Exo-s will use the financing to purchase equipment for a production plant recently acquired in Mexico.