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.
The ICC has published its 2019 and 2020 interim findings from its Trade Register on the performance of short-term trade and supply chain finance assets.
Trade finance has a significant role to play in sustainable development and ESG, which extends to addressing global challenges around climate change, human rights and biodiversity.
Trade Finance Global and the International Trade & Forfaiting Association (ITFA) will shortly be hosting a live Tradecast on LinkedIn, YouTube and via webinar (tradecast).
Singapore has become the first country to ratify the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), with plans to implement the accord on the 1st January 2022.
ESG. Environmental, Social and Governance. Three words we hear more and more. But what does it actually mean?