Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. COVID-19 vaccine transporter Reftrade secures major export win, lockdown-easing helps SMEs recover despite rising insolvencies, emerging economies cannot afford ‘taper tantrum’ repeat, says IMF’s Gopinath, business confidence in UK at four-year high but staff shortages a concern and UK launches £450m fund for energy network innovation.
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. Goods Barometer hits record high, confirming strength of trade recovery, UKEF backs first ever £430 million green transition loan, new World Economic Forum survey shows a mix of polarisation about the benefits of globalisation, global economic data disappointments add to rising growth angst, United States gives USD 600,000 to boost negotiating capacities in developing countries, Contour announces partnership with GSBN to drive digitisation in the global shipping industry and the UK rejects industry plea for visas for EU truck drivers.
Trade Finance Global is pleased to announce it will be a media partner for the Agri-D Convention 2021 taking place on the 12th of November 2021.
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. Japan’s economy starts to show signs of growth after being slow to bounce back from the Covid-19 pandemic, shipping bottlenecks set to prolong supply chain turmoil, economies in Latin America and the Caribbean are urged to boost resilience in the face of commodity price hikes, HSBC is the first bank to join Walmart’s inclusive financing initiative and the UK signs historic partnership with CABEI.
Trade Finance Global announces partnership with the Global Trade Professionals Alliance (GTPA) for their Adaptive Trade Leadership program.
Trade Finance Global announces partnering with SCHUMANN for its Digital Credit Risk Management Conference taking place on the 30th of September of 2021.
Trade between Moscow and the EU increases by 2% year-on-year, CDC provides USD 50 million trade finance facility to bring liquidity to trade finance in Africa, FMC creates a program to review detention and demurrage practices, UKEF backs major offshore wind farms and ARRC formally recommends Term SOFR.
Robin Abrams, director at Trade Finance Global (TFG) – the world’s leading trade finance platform – has been appointed to the newly established Expert Panel at the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS).
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. Director-General Okonjo-Iweala highlights the crucial role of trade in combating the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and reviving the progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals, Brussels delays digital levy plan to increase support for global corporate tax reform, the spread of the Delta variant threatens Europe’s economic rebound and UK advertising watchdog to crack down on misleading crypto marketing to project consumers
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. The global economy could lose over $4 trillion due to the pandemic, world’s leading economies agree on a global minimum corporate tax rate of 15%, US economy shows signs of rebounding after Joe Biden’s stimulus package, European companies focus on ASEAN region amid expectations of business growth, and UK and Singapore start negotiations on digital trade to cut red tape on e-transactions and e-signatures.
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. Global foreign direct investment is set to partially recover after plummeting in 2021. Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)’s Annual Report highlights resilience of poorest countries despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) warns G7 leaders they risk imposing major costs to the global economy
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. G7 strikes historic agreement on taxing multinationals, WTO launches a Gender Research Hub to promote cooperation on trade and gender issues and Brexit shrank UK service exports by £110bn, highlighting the extensive consequences of Britain’s decision to break away from the EU.
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. Goods barometer is nearly 10 points above the baseline value of 100 for the index and up 21.6 points year-on-year, reflecting the strength of the current recovery from COVID-19 crisis. ICC launches, ICC Trade Now, a suite of digital products and services to tackle the global trade finance gap. EU set to unveil digital wallet for post-Covid life
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. World trade’s recovery from the COVID-19 crisis hit a record high in the first quarter of 2021, increasing by 10% year-over-year and 4% quarter-over-quarter. WTO Director General calls for action on trade finance in low to middle-income countries.