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Latin America’s uphill struggle

March 10, 2009

Short-term trade finance has come apart in Latin America but banks and governments are focusing on home markets to the detriment of a global solution. The effects are reverberating hard in emerging markets and a dependence on devalued commodities and over-aggressive hedging by exporters are exacerbating the situation. Writer John Rumsey.

Peter Sutherland

October 6, 2008

Current WTO negotiations are encouraging a negative trend towards bilateralism and regionalism.

Trade financing in Africa: new structures for the future

December 1, 2007

Bankers and governments have been moving back into trade financing in Africa and creating new financial structures to mitigate the risks.

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