Today’s podcast focuses on the Free Trade Agreement, FTA with Japan, more specifically referred to as the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, Or CEPA. The UK and Japan are major investors in each other’s economies, ranking fifth and sixth respectively for inward foreign direct investment.
Trade Finance Global’s Editor Deepesh Patel hears from Robert Plehn, Head of Capital Markets, GE Capital, Jerome Farges, Head of Corporate Securitisation, Societe Generale, Steven Hollands, Managing Director, Greensill Capital, Jeremy Levy, Partner and Baker McKenzie.
Covid-19 lockdowns have disrupted global supply chains across the board and placed the concepts of reshoring and resilience on every policymaker’s lips. A new report from Euler Hermes examines how the pandemic could push manufacturers to rethink their supply chain strategies.
We heard from Natasha Condon, Global Head of Core Trade at J.P. Morgan, on her take of how the trade finance market has fared in recent months, since joining the bank in 2020.
Today the winner of the ITFA Emerging Leader 2020 competition was announced – TFG reports on the winning entries, aimed to make a significant contribution to the trade finance sector.
Islamic Development Bank and International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation Discuss Agritech Digital Solutions in 2nd Agritech Webinar
In partnership with Reuters Events, TFG hears from Simon Collins, TradeCloud and Movsum Muslumzada, SOCAR Trading about the digitization of commodity trading
Hong Kong, China. Trade Finance Global (TFG) and World Trade Organization (WTO) have today launched their updated Periodic Table of DLT Projects in Trade, at the Hong Kong Fintech Festival.
The age old problem of document digitization in trade has probably been around since goods were traded using stone tablets in the Mesopotamian era. So who’s making a dent using blockchain / distributed ledger technology? From the updated WTO / TFG periodic table of projects in trade, we reveal 12 projects tackling this head on.
Freight forwarding, shipping and logistics are undergoing a digital makeover. Connecting the dots, enabling traceability and increasing transparency between parties is a win-win for all actors within global trade. So who’s doing what? As part of TFG & WTOs 2020 Blockchain for Trade study, 7 initiatives in this supply chain space have been mapped.
Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), colloquially termed ‘blockchain’ has been touted to disrupt trade and supply chain, as well it’s financing, for over 5 years. Following on from TFG, WTO and ICC’s ‘Periodic Table’ enlisting 39 projects in global trade utilising DLT, we’ve relaunched our table, indicating that the industry has considerably matured and evolved in less than 12 months.
As part of a wider strategic partnership with TXF, TFG are delighted to announce that we are supporting TXF Global Commodity Finance 2020, a 2 in 1 industry-leading event combining a physical and a virtual version.
Trade Finance Global (TFG), the leading trade finance fintech, has been selected to join the Mayor of London’s scaleup programme.
Banks and government bodies rally together to mitigate trade finance fraud with Trade Finance Registry
TFG will be hosting a Tradecast (webinar) on the 15th October, covering topics around MSME financial inclusion, the ever-increasing trade finance gap, and changing Global Value Chains (GVCs), featuring experts from ABSA, Mastercard, ICC and Asian Development Bank (ADB).