Your Monday coffee briefing from TFG – Commerzbank on standardisation: the key to sustainable trade finance
$1.4 trillion dollars. Enough money to make anyone pause. That’s the current worth of the global pharmaceutical industry. The COVID-19 pandemic had far-reaching negative ramifications, but it was also a time of notable growth for the pharmaceutical sector.
Accenture report: overcoming challenges and finding competitive advantage in the trade finance sector
Accenture released a report on findings from an online survey conducted to determine challenges banks are facing, both in retaining trade finance partners, as well as thwarting competition from fintechs.
Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke to president and CEO of BAFT at Sibos 2022 about the role that banking organisations can play in developing environment, social, governance (ESG) and sustainability best practices within global trade.
Incoterms® are the international terms which determine business-to-business practice in the transport and delivery of goods published by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). They set out the important fundamentals of the Incoterms® rules, and the contracts surrounding a typical contract of sale for export/import.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) releases standards for sustainable trade, providing a framework that assesses the environmental sustainability of transactions.
VIDEO | Digitising trade and supply chain processes: TFG contributes to ICC Academy’s new CDTS course
With the trade ecosystem increasingly shifting towards technological advancements, and a market saturated with options in which to digitise trade processes, it can be difficult to cut through the noise.
To catch up on the latest around trade finance digitisation, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Michael Vrontamitis, lead industry principal for Finastra’s lending business unit.
Deep-tier supply chain finance can be a powerful tool in the ESG toolkit––but implementing this innovative financing approach will require overcoming some key barriers.
The world of trade is changing. Increasingly, the topic of environmental responsibility is taking centre stage, with discourse specifically circling around how the finance industry can implement sustainability measures more effectively.
Your Monday coffee briefing from TFG – VIDEO | Citi on navigating volatility and incorporating ESG finance principles into trade finance
To learn more about how the WTO is championing women-led MSMEs, Trade Finance Global (TFG) moderated a panel discussion at the WTO Public Forum in September 2022 with leaders in the field.
Anabel González, WTO deputy director-general, hosted a roundtable discussion at the WTO Public Forum in September 2022.Trade Finance Global (TFG) moderated the event which discussed technology’s role in bridging the financing gap that women-owned MSMEs face.
TFG spoke to a Tunisian banker at EBRD 2022 about the state of play in Tunisia and why the Russia-Ukraine conflict has so severely impacted the country economically.
Trade Finance Global’s (TFG) Annie Kovacevic spoke with Mpho Sadiki, head of realtime payments at BankservAfrica, to learn more about what’s in store for the continent.