On a rainy morning back in September we hosted a roundtable on collateral management at gunnercooke llp offices. We were joined by our co-host Elena Egorova, Head of Projects, DRUM Risk, an inspection and stock management company. Elena helped us work through an interactive case study based on real events (the infamous worst-case scenario) to track legal issues and practical considerations arising from the storage of commodities.
TFG heard from Accenture’s Cecile Andre Leruste, on the major digitisation initiatives within the commodiy finance space. Commodity finance is in a phase of major transition, driven by multiple megatrends
Following on from Canada’s Chairmanship of the Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS), the International Grains Council has appointed Ms Nathalie Dubé, Minister-Counsellor, High Commission of Canada as its Chair for 2019/20.
ABSA’s Doreen Fick examines the current state of the African trade and receivables market, highlighting key tools and initiatives.
TFG exclusive podcast with komgo, we heard from CEO Souleïma Baddi talking about bringing blockchain and distributed ledger technology to commodity finance.
Whether you’re a growing business in Australia seeking inspiration to become a world-leading export or an organization looking to take an interest in Australia’s vast mixed-market economy, Australia is the 20th largest export economy on the planet.
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 →