Mining and agriculture are two industries that stand to be most affected by the continued spread of Ebola in West Africa, GTR has learnt.
The outbreak of the disease is forcing firms to question the profitability of mining projects in the worst affected countries. Harvests will also be impacted as the epidemic impacts the planting season, predicts strategic risk advisor at consultancy firm Veritas International, Elizabeth Stephens.
The Australian government has announced amendments to the Export Finance and Insurance Corporate Act, which will allow Efic to fund more SMEs directly.
Gunvor has announced the launch of a syndication of a US$900mn revolving credit facility (RCF) to finance the trader’s working capital.
GTR can exclusively reveal that CBA has appointed Hanspeter Rellstab as executive director of trade asset management.
HSBC has appointed Andrew Betts as its new regional head of GTRF in the UK and continental Europe.
A commodities financing scandal in China has shed some light on the murky underbelly of its collateral trade, which some fear is fuelling bubbles in China’s economy. Finbarr Bermingham reports.
As the world of regulation heats up, GTR gathered its editorial board to measure the impact on the banking, legal and insurance industries.
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