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.
Dubai’s undeniable growth in trade, logistics and the financing of international commerce has made it one of the most desirable trade destinations in the world. This is why I invested more time with members of the ITFA Middle East committee in 2022.
DLT offers the financial services industry a new piece of infrastructure to push the boundaries of Open Banking. But it doesn’t come without its challenges. TFG heard from tradetech expert André Casterman on future use cases for blockchain in assets, trade and transaction banking.
The evolution of cross-border payments is more exciting than ever. However, for banks, the priority is to use the payment data for compliance and differentiation. So, get your data in order.
In this article, ITFA’s Andre Casterman reveals the secret ingredients of fintech success
Banks and fintechs have not always been the closest playmates, but ITFA’s Andre Casterman is on a mission to help them work together.
How do fintechs work with banks, and how can we rethink the customer journey for trade finance? TFG spoke to industry experts, in partnership with Finastra.
Advanced credit scoring system utilised by government, importers and exporters, financial institutions and trade financiers Digitalised National Trade Platform expected to increase the ability of corporations to access financing to… read more →
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.
Trade finance has been a very slowly moving space when it comes to embracing digital innovations. However, the coin is now flipping: new data sharing technologies and ambitious plans from major trade originators provide much hope for a new trade finance landscape to emerge in the foreseeable future. Will the new trade consortia succeed to scale, and by when?