As Contour, the last-standing global trade finance project built on DLT moves to its next stage, we should be honest about what this speed bump means for trade, trade finance, and blockchain.
In a collaborative effort with BNY Mellon, Deutsche Bank, and four electronic Bills of Lading (eBL) platforms, Swift has successfully trialled an interoperability solution.
The UK has provided loan guarantees allowing Standard Chartered Bank to organise financing, enabling British exporter Innovo Group to secure a €415 million contract for essential infrastructure projects in Benguela Province, Angola, situated on the west coast adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean.
In July 2023, TFG Distribution Finance was launched to drive liquidity into the trade finance market, from institutional capital, banks, and credit funds, facilitated by TFG and its partners.
The latest issue of TFG’s Trade Finance Talks, ‘Trade Winds of 2023: A Journey Through Trade, Treasury & Payments’, is out now!
Trade Finance Global (TFG) is thrilled to announce our upcoming digital campaign, Women in Trade, Treasury & Payments 2024, in celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2024. This global day commemorates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.
In a recent episode of the CII podcasts, Mark Abrams, MD, and Global Head of Trade & Receivables Finance at Trade Finance Global (TFG), engaged in a thought-provoking conversation with Jayant Sriram, an ex-journalist. The episode discusses crucial aspects of international trade and finance, shedding light on challenges and innovative solutions shaping the industry.
ECB board member Isabel Schnabel suggested that further interest rate increases might no longer be necessary due to a significant decrease in inflation, in an interview with Reuters.
While at COP28, held in Dubai, UAE, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has released its Wave 2 framework.
Citi has announced a collaboration with Traydstream, a leading trade documentation solution provider, aiming to offer clients access to advanced and automated trade-document processing capabilities.
ECAs from across the globe have come together to form the Net Zero Export Credit Agencies Alliance, a new initiative unveiled at the COP28 summit.
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The European Union’s latest regulation on late payments presents a balancing act reminiscent of tightrope walking.
The United Arab Emirates is set to unveil a new climate-focused investment fund worth $30 billion at the upcoming COP28, with support from major investors including BlackRock, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
At ICC United Kingdom’s annual conference, International Trade and Prosperity Week, TFG’s Deepesh Patel was joined by Chris Southworth, Secretary General at ICC United Kingdom, to discuss the importance for the business of limiting global temperature increase to 1.5° C and what the ICC is doing to support the sustainable transition.