Unlike the good old days when there was an abundance of bank loans, investors and lenders attending Marine Money Week in June in New York were looking at all kinds of new instruments that could secure their investments against the kind of loan losses that wrecked the balance sheets of European ship finance banks over the last few years.
News & Analysis
09 Nov 2015
China may lose its entire Vietnamese apparel market in addition to being effectively cut off from U.S. trade because of yarn rules within the Trans-Pacific Partnership that was recently agreed between member nations.
22 Dec 2014
Charging that Brazil’s foreign trade is too concentrated in the Mercosur trading bloc, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Association wants Brazil to weaken its ties with Mercosur and concentrate instead on other foreign markets.