MUFG has structured a €1.2 billion financing package to enable institutional capital investors and syndicate lenders to collaboratively contribute a €1.247 billion financing package. This funding will facilitate Turkey’s construction of a new high-speed electric railway in the Ankara region, thus opening up valuable export opportunities for the UK and other nations.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) have signed a landmark first co-financing agreement, under which MIGA will issue up to $200… read more →
Trade sanctions are among the many tactics resorted to by the international community in order to compel a state to comply with its human rights obligation.
TFG asked Francoise Huang, senior economist for Asia Pacific and Trade at Allianz Trade, John Miller, chief economic analyst at Trade Data Monitor, and Richard Wulff, executive director at ICISA, to give their thoughts on the 2023 trade environment.
At the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) Trade Facilitation Program Forum in Istanbul, Turkey, TFG spoke with Peter Mulroy, secretary general of FCI.
To find out more about BaaS and innovations within the sector, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Valli Ardalan, global head of revenue and sales at Visa Direct, and Barry Rodrigues, EVP Payments Business Unit at Finastra.
Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Rishikesh Tinaikar, global head of corporates and Trade Go to Market at SWIFT, to further explore the pandemic recovery and how lockdowns are accelerating trade finance’s push toward digitalisation.
Trade Finance Global (TFG) discusses avenues to promote more accessible trade finance tools in South-East Europe.
On Friday, 23 September 2022, FCI, in partnership with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), held the latest conference on the resilience and development of factoring in Central… read more →
In preparation for the 2022 EBRD TFP Trade Finance Forum, held in Istanbul, Turkey, Trade Finance Global’s (TFG) Annie Kovacevic sat down with Chynara Alybaeva, head of global transaction banking department at Optima Bank OJSC, to learn more about the banking sector in the Kyrgyz Republic.
The first ship carrying grain has left a Ukrainian port under a landmark deal with Russia. Turkish and Ukrainian officials say the ship left the southern port of Odesa early… read more →
The UK has signed a landmark trade finance deal with Turkey that will support the construction of a major new railway. UK Export Finance (UKEF), the UK’s export credit agency,… read more →
Standard Chartered Bank has successfully executed a sustainability-linked repurchase agreement transaction (repo) with Turkey’s Denizbank. The transaction is the first such repo for Denizbank and is among the first few… read more →