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Enhancing supply chain accountability: EyeSeal’s breach detection technology brings transparency to shipping
Breach detection is the very essence of Eye-Seal. Its standout characteristic lies in its internal installation of the device within shipping containers, delivering a significant edge over externally mounted devices that are susceptible to tampering.
In defence of Investor-State Dispute Settlement
Despite the widespread ‘backlash’ against ISDS, originating primarily in academia, ISDS offers important procedural protections for foreign investors and should be retained in Free FTAs.
Using Optical Character Recognition to streamline international trade
One of the difficulties related to international trade is the large volume of paper documents that make up much of the information flow between the different parties, including various documents such as invoices, bills of lading, certificates of origin, and customs declarations.
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Addressing the container deposit problem to promote intra-African trade
In international trade, shipping containers are vital for transporting goods safely and securely. To use them, however, many shipping lines require traders to put down deposits - known as container deposits - to safeguard against possible liabilities such as damage, demurrage, or total loss of the container.
VIDEO | UK under the spotlight – C4DTI on how to avoid “pilot exhaustion”
At the ICC United Kingdom and C4DTI, Trade Finance Global’s (TFG) Deepesh Patel spoke with Nick Davies, Director of the ICC’s United Kingdom C4DTI, to learn more about their role in accelerating the adoption of digital trade.
From the MLETR to ETDB: Turbocharging the acceptance of digital trade documents
At the ICC United Kingdom's annual conference in partnership with the Center for Digital Trade and Innovation, Trade Finance Global’s (TFG) Deepesh Patel spoke with Miriam Goldby, Professor of Shipping, Insurance, and Commercial Law at Queen Mary, University of London, to learn more about the adoption of the electronic trade documents bill in the UK, breaking new ground in the transition to paperless trade.
VIDEO | Managing the implementation of trade finance as an asset class, is ESG the answer?
At the 2023 ITFA Trade and Investment Forum in London, Trade Finance Global spoke with Alexander Malaket, president, OPUS Advisory Services, to learn more about trade finance as an asset class, the promise of a standardised rating system, and the role of ESG as a catalyst for investment
VIDEO | Demystifying UCP 600: an insider’s look at rules underpinning the letter of credit
VIDEO: Learn more about the letter of credit and the rules governing its use in this four-part interview series with Pradeep Taneja of ICC Bahrain. Includes: tips and explanations of the UCP 600 and the evolution of the rules.
VIDEO | Rating trade finance funds – how to make trade an investible asset class
At the ITFA and BCR: Trade & Investment Forum, Trade Finance Global’s (TFG) Deepesh Patel spoke with Abis Soetan, director at Fitch Ratings, to learn how the industry is evolving to incorporate trade as an asset class.
Webinars & Tradecasts
Live! Launch of 100 Women in Trade, Treasury & Payments 2023
Trade Finance Global is proud to launch our video to celebrate the upcoming International Women’s Day on March 8, 2023. International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social,… read more →
Tradecast – The umbrella that doesn’t open? The future of credit insurance
Presented by Trade Finance Global and Tinubu TFG has joined forces with Tinubu to present a virtual tradecast, looking at 4 different sectors of the trade credit insurance industry, and… read more →
Sibos Tradecast – the future of global trade and supply chain finance
Presented by Trade Finance Global and Bank of America Trade Finance Global hears from global experts in trade and tradetech, giving a helicopter view on global trade and supply chain… read more →
Tradecast – Supply Chain 4.0
Presented by Trade Finance Global and Finastra COVID-19 has shifted global value chains in unprecedented ways which will likely see no new ‘normal’. As behaviours, purchasing trends and trade are… read more →
Tradecast – Sustainable Trade Finance
Presented by Trade Finance Global and ITFA Trade finance has a significant role to play in sustainable development and ESG, which extends to addressing global challenges around climate change, human… read more →
Tradecast! MSME inclusion in global trade
Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are one of the strongest drivers of economic development, innovation and employment. Access to finance is often identified as a critical barrier to growth… read more →
TFG News Wire
EyeSeal supports Gateway2Britain digital trade initiative
Today, EyeSeal Inc. announced that EyeSeal’s cargo breach detection device and EyeTrack application have successfully completed Gateway2Britain digital trade pilot. EyeSeal was selected as the primary provider of digital cargo… read more →
Finastra and S&P Global Market Intelligence integrate technologies for corporate and syndicated lending
Today, Finastra announced a collaboration with S&P Global Market Intelligence focused on the corporate and syndicated lending market. The companies have agreed to collaborate and integrate their solutions for corporate… read more →
China’s trade weakens, indicating a slowing economic rebound
China experienced a 7.5% decline in exports in May compared to the previous year, while imports were down by 4.5%, signalling a deceleration in the economic recovery post the lifting… read more →
HSBC launches £15bn fund to grow UK SME market
HSBC has announced a £15 billion lending fund for UK SMEs, to help expand access to the market and grow existing businesses. This SME lending fund is part of a… read more →
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