In partnership with ICC Austria, Trade Finance Global’s Editor, Deepesh Patel, hears from Kwabena Ayirebi from AfreximBank and Isaac Mahanke from Standard Bank about trade digitisation, compliance and risk in a post-COVID-19 world.
TFG spoke to CargoX about their Blockchain Documentary Transfer (BDT) programme, Advanced Cargo Information and Single Windows
Kenneth Wong, Director, Global Transaction Banking, TD Securities, talks about the changing payments landscape, cross-border payments and digital currencies.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. FCI reports a drop in global factoring statistics in 2020, linked to a drop in trade volumes due to the pandemic.
Misr Technology Services (MTS), which operates Egypt’s National Single Window for Foreign Trade platform (Nafeza), has authorized CargoX to act as the blockchain document transfer gateway for the Advance Cargo Information (ACI) System.
In the last 25 years, trade and its financing have increasingly come to rely on the internet and new tools such as connectors, digital payments, and cybersecurity.
By understanding how paper documents work, we explore whether trace:original by Enigio, is an alternative way of approaching digital trade.
Factoring, as an important method to extend credit, is a type of financial transaction where the creditor assigns its receivables to an assignee at a discount. In recent years, there has been a large growth of factoring transactions around the world.
The pandemic has undoubtedly had countless negative implications for the global community. However, amidst all the turmoil there have been some silver linings.
MSMEs around the globe struggle to obtain financing. Why do these MSME financing constraints exist and is a digital future providing new hope for all those firms that are struggling to stay afloat?
WTO, TFG and ICC have today launched their latest publication ‘Accelerating trade digitalization to support MSME financing’
You might have heard a lot of hype around these things called NFTs, or non-fungible tokens. How can these digital things be selling for millions of dollars? TFG investigates
More than 90% cost savings could be possible from using distributed ledger technology to handle authoritative digital original documents
ICC, TFG and WTO are partnering at the 2021 Global Trade & Blockchain Forum, themed “Accelerating Trade Digitalization through DLT”.
In a year that shook the foundation of trade, these innovators rose to the challenge and helped the industry to digitalise