Trade Hub – What is International Trade?

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Introduction to International Trade

Global trade involves the transfer of goods and services, both domestically and internationally. In the TFG international trade hub, you can find out the latest on global trade, including free trade, customs related news, trade terminology, free trade agreements and current trade negotiations.

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UKEF to guarantee buyer loans up to £30 million UK Export Finance (UKEF) is launching a new guarantee scheme that will help importers of UK goods and services obtain easier access to financing up to £30 million.
Mark Abrams, TFG, confirms Trade Finance Expert position on DIT Strategic Trade Advisory Group for 2020-2022 Mark Abrams, Director at Trade Finance Global (TFG), has confirmed his position on the Strategic Trade Advisory Group (STAG) for the Department of International Trade (DIT) for the new term of 2020-2022.
Why we need to stop talking about Bitcoin Elon Musk’s frenzied announcements around this one cryptocurrency detract from the wider-reaching benefits of DLT

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Free Trade and Free Trade Agreements (FTA) – Latest

UKEF to guarantee buyer loans up to £30 million UK Export Finance (UKEF) is launching a new guarantee scheme that will help importers of UK goods and services obtain easier access to financing up to £30 million.
UK-India trade poised to double to £50bn, Santander report reveals Trade between UK and India could double to £50 billion before the end of the decade, according to a joint report by Santander and the Indian High Commission.
Indian firms to create 1,500 new jobs in the UK Indian firms Tata Consultancy Services and Wockhardt are to create over 1,500 jobs in the UK.
FAQs ‘Lifting 30 million people out of extreme poverty’ – The impact of AfCFTA The impact of AfCFTA will not just be economic. The free trade agreement will bring long term social and environmental change for the continent.
Voice of the CBI: What is the UK’s Independent Trade Agenda? We heard from the CBI’s Andy Burwell, on the UK’s independent trade agenda post Brexit, focusing on the EU, Japan and ASEAN.
CEPA or CPTPP? An Overview of UK-Japan Trade 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.

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24Feb

DIT launch new export campaign for British food and drink

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International Trade Secretary Liz Truss has announced a new food and drink export campaign to boost post-Brexit trade. … Read More →

23Feb

UKEF to guarantee buyer loans up to £30 million

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UK Export Finance (UKEF) is launching a new guarantee scheme that will help importers of UK goods and services obtain… Read More →

22Feb

TFG Weekly Trade Briefing, 22nd February 2021

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Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. The UK hits its first vaccine target, though new quarantine hotels expected to… Read More →

19Feb

Mark Abrams, TFG, confirms Trade Finance Expert position on DIT Strategic Trade Advisory Group for 2020-2022

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Mark Abrams, Director at Trade Finance Global (TFG), has confirmed his position on the Strategic Trade Advisory Group (STAG)… Read More →

18Feb

Belarusian violence drives four fold increase in EU sanctions

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The European Union quadrupled global sanctions in 2020, according to new data from Accuity.  The steep rise in financial restrictions… Read More →

15Feb

TFG Weekly Trade Briefing, 15th February 2021

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Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. The UK hits its first vaccine target, though new quarantine hotels expected to… Read More →

15Feb

Why we need to stop talking about Bitcoin

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Elon Musk’s frenzied announcements around this one cryptocurrency detract from the wider-reaching benefits of DLT… Read More →

12Feb

UK-India trade poised to double to £50bn, Santander report reveals

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Trade between UK and India could double to £50 billion before the end of the decade, according to a joint… Read More →

10Feb

MSMEs seeking factoring credit should get ratings, finance panel tells Indian parliament

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India’s financial parliamentary panel has called for the ratings agencies to regulate MSMEs seeking receivables loans and factoring credit.  With… Read More →

10Feb

Indian firms to create 1,500 new jobs in the UK

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Indian firms Tata Consultancy Services and Wockhardt are to create over 1,500 jobs in the UK…. Read More →

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