A peek behind the curtain: trade finance insights from ground zero, Sibos
November 17, 2022 saw the unveiling of the UK’s Autumn Statement. The plan hopes to create a more stable UK economy in light of the current global financial uncertainty.
In a bid to diversify energy sources and become more eco-friendly, Germany has enacted a grand push toward natural gas.
$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.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) releases standards for sustainable trade, providing a framework that assesses the environmental sustainability of transactions.
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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.
At Sibos 2022, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Niels Nuyens, program director at Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA), to learn more about digitalisation in the shipping space.
The world is run on transactions. And the world of transactions is changing.
The field of cross-border payments is a vast and multi-faceted area, posing multiple challenges for banks, corporates, and businesses daily. With so many nuances within the sector, it can be difficult for market players to reach a unanimously beneficial solution.
Attending a talk at Sibos with Managing Director, US and Canada, Ben Arber and Gonzalo Perez Verdicchio, chapter lead API product management at SWIFT, Trade Finance Global (TFG) was able to learn more about the next steps for the market.
TFG’s Annie Kovacevic sat down with Gordon Cessford, president of Atradius US and regional head of Atradius in North America to understand more about political risks, emerging markets, and digitalisation.
With a global energy and food crisis peaking, alongside hiking inflationary rates and geopolitical tensions, it may seem that the road ahead for the African continent is not as straightforward as one would hope.
Speaking to George Wilson, head of institutional trade finance at Investec, Trade Finance Global (TFG) was able to find out more about the African eco-system.
Trade Finance Global (TFG) sat down with Ameriabank to discuss how shifts in the global trading ecosystem have affected the Armenian economy.
In preparation for the 2022 EBRD TFP Trade Finance Forum, held in Istanbul, Turkey, Trade Finance Global’s (TFG) Annie Kovacevic sat down with Chynara Alybaeva, head of global transaction banking department at Optima Bank OJSC, to learn more about the banking sector in the Kyrgyz Republic.
To better understand the industry, the impact of geopolitics, and the role that government support in facilitating a digital-first future, Trade Finance Global (TFG) interviewed Tulkin Yusupov, executive director of Sanoat Energetika Guruhi (SEG), the largest oil and gas company in Uzbekistan.
The world of credit insurance has seen a multitude of fluctuations in the market, as of late. Whether it be, COVID-19, geopolitical instability, or inflation, these factors have significantly impacted the sector, lowering the appetite for risk.