With commodities like food and energy resources scarcening in the face of climate change and the Ukraine-Russia conflict, all eyes are turning towards Africa as a possible solution.
In addition to the joint sanctions placed on Moscow by the UK and other NATO countries in February, Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures have confirmed that UK private energy firms no longer import any oil or gas from Russia.
Long known for being oil-producing economies, many Gulf states have been switching over to renewables in a bid to remain competitive and meet emissions targets, despite the current commodities boom. … read more →
Fears continue to grow over a potential global food security crisis as European farmers struggle to save their crops from extreme weather events.
Analysts are seeing the recent drop in earnings by the world’s biggest mining companies as a sign that the days of bonanza dividend payouts are over.
In a bid to curb declining forex outflows, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) introduces exchange controls and limited imports. What will this mean for trade and exports? The SBP… read more →
TFG spoke to one of the world’s largest factoring associations to find out how trade receivables can help solve the liquidity crunch caused by supply chain disruption.
The supply chain crunch needs liquidity to oil its wheels. Will the current commodities price surge be enough to lure lenders back into the trade finance business?
Indian exporters and traders can now accept payment in Indian Rupees (INR), rather than US dollars, according to new rules introduced by the Reserve Bank of India The Reserve Bank… read more →
With the trade finance gap at an all-time high, some tech companies are creating novel solutions to help combat the wide-scale fraud that has challenged the sector for many years, making it a more attractive space for lenders once again.
TFG spoke to Jesse Chenard of MonetaGo to find out more.
On Thursday, Boris Johnson resigned his role as UK Prime Minister.
TFG explores the potential impact that this political sea change could have on trade and the possible longer-term economic implications for the UK.
TFG spoke to the acting head of the Berne Union to find out what he believes they can do to affect wider issues like climate change.
Ever since China opened its doors to trade with the world nearly twenty years ago, it’s been touted as the next global economic superpower.
After five days of ‘marathon talks,’ some hard negotiating and plenty of encouragement from Director-General, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala at MC12, WTO members have managed to secure a historic package of trade deals for member states.
Given the critical role credit insurance and surety plays within trade and export finance, TFG spoke with Tinubu about the role of artificial intelligence and distributed ledger technologies in future-proofing the industry.