US sanctions reinstated on Venezuela; Venezuelan Supreme Court prohibits opposition leaders’ candidacy in upcoming presidential elections.
UNCTAD expresses deep concerns over increasing disruptions to global trade & Jan Hoffmann evaluates the circumstances in a briefing.
CarbonChain and thyssenkrupp Materials Services partner to drive decarbonisation through carbon traceability & intensity reports.
President Joe Biden announced a temporary halt on Friday to the pending approvals for exports from new liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects. This decision, welcomed by climate campaigners, could postpone… read more →
Recent British-Canadian free trade negotiations have been put on hold due to market access barriers – find out why.
Latest report from the Commerce Department reveals the U.S. economy was 3.3% higher in fourth quarter of 2023, due to consumer spending.
Societe Generale and IFC partner to provide enhanced financial solutions for developing countries, focusing on clean energy, water and SMEs.
On Tuesday, Singapore approved the UK’s accession into the CPTPP. Read more about the benefits and what experts say about the accession.
A prolonged drought beginning last year has led to a 36% reduction in ship crossings at the Panama Canal, a crucial global trade passage. Panama’s authorities announced on Wednesday that… read more →
British International Investment (BII), the UK’s development finance institution and impact investor, together with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), a regional development bank for Asia and the Pacific, announced their collaboration to finance up to $100 million in green trade transactions across the region.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has effectively organised a syndicated $3.3 billion crude oil prepayment facility, under the sponsorship of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL). An initial amount… read more →
Standard Chartered, a leading international bank specialising in cross-border finance, has arranged €533 million of financing, with the support of the African Development Bank (AfDB), for the Ministry of Finance and Budget of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire.
Deutsche Bank today announced the US$3.5bn issuance of TRAFIN 2023-1, the fifth iteration of its trade finance significant risk transfer synthetic securitisation
Gunvor Group, a global physical energy trading company, recently finalised a 5-year term loan valued at €400 million.
The government explained that the carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) will target carbon-intensive products in sectors like iron, steel, aluminium, fertiliser, hydrogen, ceramics, glass, and cement.