Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Baris Kalay explores what it takes to implement a successful supply chain finance program.
Everyone likes to think that one day, they would be able to buy their own private jet or fleet for their business. The epitome of opulence, one can only imagine what it’s like to have your own private airport queue, your own space to enjoy throughout the flight and a big comfortable chair to relax on (as well as other luxurious features).
ADB’s Steven Beck explores the challenges, risks, and implications of fighting financial crime and how such precautions are impacting market gaps.
During Consortia 2019, Deepesh Patel heard from Chief Strategy Officer Dave Sutter from TradeIX, discussing the key requirements for the true digitalisation of trade finance, and what interoperability means for the networks and consortia within the blockchain / DLT trade space.
ABSA’s Doreen Fick examines the current state of the African trade and receivables market, highlighting key tools and initiatives.
Stenn International’s Kerstin Caroline Braun addresses the $1.5tn trade gap, and discusses how non-bank financing can help bridge the gap.
Fourteen leading global financial institutions have launched the Trade Finance Distribution (TFD) initiative to use technology and standardisation for the wider distribution of trade finance assets.
LSE’s Grace Lordon explores the gender gap that exists in trade finance, examining why it exists and how it might be overcome.
The Chinese government has invested billions in the telecom equipment manufacturer Huawei. In addition to being the world’s second largest smartphone manufacturer, the Chinese company supplies low-cost telecom equipment to much of the world, including many rural wireless providers in the U.S. A recent trade ban on Huawei’s equipment endangers the health of many small telecom businesses that operate in rural areas.
London, 29th May 2019. Trade Finance Global are delighted to announce a strategic media partnership with The Telegraph at their conference – The Future of Trade & Export
SWIFT – The Society Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication was founded in 1973 and has been the global standard for financial messaging between banks ever since. The messaging service is used by over 11,000 banks and institutions across 200 countries and have sent over three billion financial messages so far in 2019.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission has today released a whitepaper urging the trade finance industry to work together to ensure that regulation does not hinder the availability of trade finance and remains relevant in a digital landscape.
Final analysis of data collated by the EU Federation for the Factoring and Commercial Finance Industry (EUF) shows that in 2018 factoring and commercial finance volumes in the EU grew overall by 7.9% to €1.73 Trillion, 80% of which was domestic business and 20% international.
The logistics industry specializes in the safe and timely delivery of goods. Without a supply chain, the entire world would quite likely grind to a halt. Thus, it should come as no surprise that the logistics industry is moving ahead in leaps and bounds. Take a look at some of the most exciting developments to come along in recent years.
The world’s largest exporter, China is set to grow with its huge Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) over the next few years. TFG heard from Lantana Tech’s CEO, Derek Lee, on some of the challenges and opportunities within this market.