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Today’s podcast focuses on the Free Trade Agreement, FTA with Japan, more specifically referred to as the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, Or CEPA. The UK and Japan are major investors in each other’s economies, ranking fifth and sixth respectively for inward foreign direct investment.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. Concern continued to grow over new variants of COVID-19. The UK has closed all travel corridors as of this morning. The UK economy shrank by 2.6% in November as lockdowns hit activity in the service sectors.
The UK-EU Free Trade Agreement was reached just days before the UK’s departure from the Single Market and Customs Union. The deal provides for zero tariffs and sero quotas, providing a basis for a more positive future cooperation, in comparison to trading on WTO terms.
TFG’s Mark Abrams spoke to IFC’s Qamar Saleem, about the role of DFIs in assisting MSMEs in the short and medium term COVID-19 recovery.
Trade Finance Global’s Editor Deepesh Patel hears from Robert Plehn, Head of Capital Markets, GE Capital, Jerome Farges, Head of Corporate Securitisation, Societe Generale, Steven Hollands, Managing Director, Greensill Capital, Jeremy Levy, Partner and Baker McKenzie.
We heard from Natasha Condon, Global Head of Core Trade at J.P. Morgan, on her take of how the trade finance market has fared in recent months, since joining the bank in 2020.
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