In this episode of Trade Finance Talks, TFG’s Deepesh Patel sat down with Raja Al Mazrouei, CEO of Etihad Credit Insurance, to discover how ECI is not only encouraging UAE businesses to tap into emerging regional and international markets but also enabling them to scale new heights and achieve sustainable growth.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has recently unveiled its latest Regional Economic Prospects report. The report provides a comprehensive overview of economic trends across various regions for the year 2023, revealing a diverging pattern of growth.
In June 2023, Saudi Arabia’s trade balance achieved a surplus of approximately SAR 38 billion (around $10 billion), as reported by the General Authority for Statistics (GASTAT). The nation’s trade… read more →
India’s central banking authority is encouraging domestic banks to advise their clients to settle trade transactions between the United Arab Emirates and India using the dirham (AED) or Indian rupee… read more →
In July, India’s merchandise trade deficit was at $20.67 billion, based on export and import figures released by the government on Monday. According to a Reuters survey, economists had forecasted… read more →
Saudi Arabia’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 1.1% in the second quarter, according to government estimates released on Monday, bolstered by a rise in non-oil activities, although overall growth… read more →
Oil prices climbed on Monday due to a tightening supply and expectations for economic stimulus in China, which helped Brent oil maintain a price comfortably above $80 a barrel. This… read more →
It seemed like just yesterday that TFG spoke to our industry friends about their predictions for 2023. But in a blink of an eye, we are over half way through the year. As always, the world of international trade is a busy one, filled with twists and turns that are difficult to predict.
Celsius Tankers (“Celsius”) is strengthening its existing partnership with independent LNG trading company, Gunvor Group Ltd (“Gunvor”), with the charter of four high-efficiency, modern LNG carriers. These carriers, set to… read more →
Central Asia is becoming increasingly attractive to investors. It has abundant natural resources and is strategically located, leading to its reputation as a region with untapped economic potential.
As the global demand for shipping continues to rise, the imperative for the industry to embrace sustainability becomes increasingly urgent to mitigate its environmental impact and contribute to a greener… read more →
Today, Venture Global LNG announced the execution of a long-term Sales and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with JERA Co., Inc. for the sale of 1 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) of… read more →
Italian energy group Eni and Congo Republic’s government on Tuesday launched a $5 billion gas liquefaction project expected to reach a production capacity of 3 million tonnes per year in… read more →