Today, Venture Global LNG announced the execution of a long-term Sales and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with JERA Co., Inc. for the sale of 1 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) of… read more →
School of Law partners with Trade Finance Global to launch new prize for International Trade Finance Law students. In a collaboration initiated by Dr Karina Patricio Ferreira Lima, this new… read more →
The resilience of Ukrainian businesses deserves special attention. Entrepreneurs have not only survived the beginning of the war, but continue to develop their businesses. According to a survey, as of March 2022, only 13% of enterprises were operating as they were prior to the war, 48% were operating at partial efficiency, and 35% suspended operations and were waiting for better times.
The sustainability commitment paradox, a new research report by Standard Chartered, reveals that despite 54% of global companies surveyed being willing to prioritise positive environmental and social impacts over financial… read more →
The outbreak of civil conflict in Sudan has created disruptions in the air and sea freight industry. The majority of companies have suspended or modified their operations in the face… read more →
Hokodo, a B2B payment solution program, and global financial services firm, Citi, today announced their collaboration to power payments for Covento, a unique renewable energy marketplace. The strategic collaboration will… read more →
At the ICC UAE Trade Facilitation Summit in Dubai, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Vincent O’Brien, director of ICC United Arab Emirates (ICC UAE) and associate director of the Institute of International Banking Law and Practice (IIBLP), to learn more about trade in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region.
Elucidate, a leading data science company in financial crime risk modelling and data analysis, convenes industry leaders for an open workshop at the 2023 BAFT Global Annual Meeting in San… read more →
Italian energy group Eni and Congo Republic’s government on Tuesday launched a $5 billion gas liquefaction project expected to reach a production capacity of 3 million tonnes per year in… read more →
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: 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.
Over the weekend, S&P Global Ratings upgraded Greece’s sovereign credit rating to Positive. Simultaneously, S&P decided to keep Italy’s rating at Stable, showing a divergent path for the two economies.… read more →
In 2023, environmental and climate issues will again be at the top of the policy agenda in the Middle East and North Africa. The upcoming COP28 climate conference in Dubai and the rapid growth in the renewables sector in Egypt and North Africa both point to the growing power of MENA states within global climate politics.
Quite often, trade does not happen directly between the producer of the raw material, the manufacturer and the end user. The supply chain process involved are complex, with each point in the journey ‘adding value’ and potentially adding to the “sustainability footprint” of the product.