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Volume 17, Issue 7

July 2018

  • Dutch ECA ADSB issues complaint guidelines
  • European Ombudsman concludes the European Commission failed to carry out a human rights impact re ECAs
  • Report of the UNHCR Working Group on human rights, business enterprises and ECAs
  • Federal US Judge says Dakota Access developer can't sue BankTrack
  • Anti-Adani NSW protest outside EFIC office
  • Ex-Im Bank nominee fairs well in Senate hearing
  • Turkmenistan woos ECAs for transadriatic pipeline
  • World powers back Iran oil exports despite US sanctions threats
  • Qatar Is Said to Seek $4 Billion in ECA support for Typhoon Fighter Jets
  • Public/ECA Finance for African Energy Focuses on Fossil Fuels
  • Russian ECA Financed Bangladesh Reactor is Safe Against Natural Disasters
  • Exxon expands Mozambique LNG project to cut costs ahead of bank talks
  • ECAs to revive defunct Uganda Airline

June 2018

  • ECA Watch applaudes European Ombudsman demand for greater EU ECA transparency on human rights and environmental impacts
  • Turkey Halts Filling Tigris Dam After Iraq Complains of Water Shortages
  • U.S. embassy warns Americans to leave northeastern Mozambique due to imminent attacks
  • Trump taps nominee to lead Export-Import Bank
  • Europe says U.S. Threat of Sanctions Imperils Bid to Save Iran Deal
  • Germany Sets Up Iran Advice Office for Companies
  • UK signs £1.5BILLION trade deal as Brexit Britain expands on world stage
  • UKEF provides £2.5bn in support for UK exports
  • Intra-Africa trade boosted by launch of $1 bln promotion programme
  • Gazprom signs $1.2bn Bolivia deal
  • Uzbekistan and Rosatom to build joint nuclear power plant
  • Vietnam's Long Phu coal plant delayed due to US embargo on Russian Contractor
  • Anti-Adani NSW protest outside Australian ECA office