The global trade finance gap hit a new all-time high of $1.7 trillion in 2020, eclipsing its previous high of $1.5 trillion recorded in 2018, says a new report from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
TFG announce a Tradecast with Bank of America, covering the impact of the pandemic on international trade and trade finance, as well as a future-looking view on supply chains.
Tech giant IBM is teaming up with fintech startup MonetaGo to address trade finance fraud, with an initial focus on South East Asia.
Our Editor, Deepesh Patel, sat down with Meera Saunders, Underwriter within the Trade Finance team at AIG to discuss the complexities of AIG’s new instrument: a trade credit bridge.
The 2021 ICC Trade Register summary, on the credit risk profiles of trade finance, supply chain finance and export finance transactions. Read our summary on 38m transactions representing USD $19.2t exposures, and 28% of global trade flows.
World trade is central to economic growth and as we emerge from the pandemic, trade is paramount in enabling the global economy to recover. Is the time really now, for digitising trade, and how can advance the dialogue to reduce friction, costs and risk?
The need for trade digitization has never been more prevalent than it is today, especially with pandemic-induced restrictions emphasizing the inefficiency of paper-based trade. Our Editor, Deepesh Patel sat down with Contour’s CEO and Chief Product Officer, as well as TradeLens’ Head of Strategy and Operations, to discuss how fintech can come together to partner to solve these problems.
MSMEs are the backbone of the economy, however, they have faced a stream of obstacles on their road to obtaining crucial financing, particularly in emerging and developed markets, such as India and Southeast Asia.
Today’s IPCC report warns that temperatures are very likely to reach 1.5°C of warming by 2050. But what could this mean for global trade, trade finance and supply chains?
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission recently announced a single Steering Committee for its work on trade, supply chain and export finance, comprising one Chair and 12 Vice-Chairs.
In this episode of Trade Finance Talks, we discussed the realities of implementing the United Nations Model Law on Electronic Transferable Records into local markets – an incredibly important advancement in accepting electronic signatures.
An infamous tortoise, by the name of ‘Bixi’, unsuccessfully predicted England snatching the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship.
Deepesh Patel, Editor at TFG summarised the key themes discussed during ICC Mexico’s three-day virtual event on The Digital Future of Trade and Supply Chain Finance.
Trade Finance Global (TFG) – the leading trade finance platform – has expanded its team with three new hires, to support the growth of the business across education, digitalisation and marketing.
Developing and harmonising existing standards within trade finance is key for digitalising trade.