As part of TFG’s South America series, TFG heard from GPS on trade and investments in the agro-industrial sector within Mercosur, South America, and how the bioeconomy, agro-industrial development and climate change are linked to sustainable development for food security.
Money fuels serious crime, including drugs trafficking, human slavery and terrorism. Managing financial crime risk while keeping up with the speed at which trade finance and payments technologies are emerging presents a huge challenge for banks around the world. TFG heard from Standard Chartered’s Global Co-Head, Financial Crime Compliance, David Howes.
Tokenization is a concept with the potential to solve many trade financing problems that exist for business. TFG heard from Crowdz CEO Payson Johnston.
TFG’s Ross McKenzie spoke to SWIFT’s Fabien Depasse, head of gpi Customer Success at SWIFT about the benefit of payment confirmations and universal confirmations between beneficiaries.
TFG spoke to Clyde & Co’s Robert Parson about the development of trade finance as an asset class, a view on COVID-19, and tradetech
The impact of the coronavirus crisis is being felt in all corners of the world, slowing down global trade, isolating people, communities and SMEs.
In response to ADB’s recent USD $200mn to boost trade finance in response to the impact of COVID-19, TFG caught up with Manilla based Steven Beck on TFT. The requirements for multinationals and development banks has never been more important in keeping supply chains running.
With that in mind, TFG spoke to experienced trade veteran Abdurrahman Ozalp, based in Turkey about trade opportunities and the importance of trade rules
A vast easing of both fiscal and monetary policy in response to the COVID-19 impact. For the trade community, keeping the lights on and continuing to allow international trade has been critical.
TFG heard from French ECA Bpifrance around the current market for lending to French exporters as the biggest worries for SME exporters
As proud Media Partners of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Global Trade Survey, TFG invites its network of banks and financiers to participate in the Trade Finance Annual Survey on Global Trade.
TFG heard from Joel Schrevens, China Systems, shedding light on trade data. Is SWIFT MT7xx or ISO20022 the right way forward? Why didn’t the BPO take off?
TFG heard from crpyto expert Oliviere Depiere on the future of money in its cryptographic and legal dimension fully backed by the State, that is, in the present case, by the Swiss National Bank.
The coronavirus outbreak has impacted financial markets, with governments responding through monetary easing, & further quarantines. 7th March 2020