TFG exclusive podcast with komgo, we heard from CEO Souleïma Baddi talking about bringing blockchain and distributed ledger technology to commodity finance.
TFG took a deep dive into the world of commodity markets and oil prices in 2019. What’s been driving prices, and what is the impact of geopolitics on major commodity markets? TFG’s Ross McKenzie investigates.
A judgment handed down by the English Commercial Court in 2018 illustrates how trade finance banks can find themselves facing unexpected risks when things go wrong in their customers’ trading… read more →
It’s no surprise that the consumer demand for sustainably sourced products continues to grow. With 2019 hailed ‘The Year of the Vegan’ by The Economist, there are hundreds, if not… read more →
In an effort to decrease their dependence on developed countries, numerous African nations are employing a strategy of ‘Import Substitution Industrialisation’ (ISI) to increase their self-sufficiency in the manufacturing industry… read more →
The WTO (World Trade Organisation) has 164 state members, with 20 in the waiting line. Located in Geneva, the WTO is set out to resolve trade disputes and trade policies,… read more →
Agriculture is going through a huge change, the AgTech revolution. Whether it’s increasing productivity and yield, looking into GMOs, or using satellite imagery, there are so many ways that technology… read more →
Kazakhstan are the world leading exporters of flour and wheat, producing some 19mn tonnes per year, and top 10 grain exporters. The yield of wheat is high per hectare, and… read more →
2017 and the start of 2018 appeared to be in much better shape to now. From the perspective of global demand, the outlook was positive with blue skies ahead. With… read more →
The world needs accurate and valuable data on the supply and demand of oilseeds and grains, most importantly: wheat, soybeans, maize and rice. Traders, financiers, producers and governments need… read more →