In this episode of Trade Finance Talks, Mark Abrams, Managing Director, Global Head of Trade & Receivables Finance at Trade Finance Global, spoke with Geoffrey Wynne, Partner and head of Sullivan’s Trade & Export Finance Group, to explore the evolution, significance, and future prospects of MRPAs.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG, 31st July 2023
Last month, I found myself staying with a nomad family in a traditional yurt (‘ger’), 300km West of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, staring at the overwhelmingly star-filled night sky.
In this episode of Trade Finance Talks, TFG’s Deepesh Patel was joined by Francesca Beomonte, Head of Structured Trade & Export Finance at UniCredit, to learn more about the role of ECAs in international trade.
London, 25 July, 2023 – In a significant move to bridge the trade finance gap, Trade Finance Global (TFG) has launched TFG Distribution Finance.
News on the invasion of Ukraine, inflation and recession have swept into all offices, living rooms and public spaces in the past year. In other words: Macroeconomic considerations have prevailed, and we have all had to adapt to a new reality – not least in my work with sustainable finance.
It seemed like just yesterday that TFG spoke to our industry friends about their predictions for 2023. But in a blink of an eye, we are over half way through the year. As always, the world of international trade is a busy one, filled with twists and turns that are difficult to predict.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG, 24th July 2023
Just about six months ago, Trade Finance Global reached out to a variety of trade finance experts to help answer some questions we had about the industry. Like always, our friends across the industry came through and provided us with some detailed thoughts on the ins and outs of the trade finance world.
The Electronic Trade Documents Bill has today received Royal Assent, and is officially an act of law (the Electronic Trade Documents Act), promising to transform the way international trade is conducted electronically.
Back in January, Trade Finance Global (TFG) reached out to trade finance experts to pick their brains about what to expect in the industry in 2023. Entering the year, there was a lot of uncertainty surrounding the larger economic environment. Some people were optimistic, some people were pessimistic, but everyone was open about being unsure.
Micro, small and medium-sized businesses are the backbone of employment and economic growth in West Africa. How can short-term credit insurance help these businesses to grow and prosper?
The Export Credit Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina IGA plays a pivotal role in driving economic growth and supporting the country’s exporters. As an export credit agency (ECA), our main objective is to help businesses navigate the complexities of international trade by providing access to finance, managing risk, and offering other crucial support services.
Almost every traded good in existence has sailed the high seas. The constant flow of products across oceans is necessary for meeting growing consumer demand. However, global shipping is also a significant driver of climate change, emitting more greenhouse gases than most countries.
At the official opening of the World Export Development Forum 2023, hosted in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Ms. Rabab Fatima, the United Nations Under Secretary General and High Representative for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs), and Small Island Developing States (SIDS), addressed the international trade audience, sharing her insights on the theme “Vision to diversify trade in ways that are green, digital, and organic – and bring small businesses into regional and global trade.”