The Single Trade Window (STW) is a technology concept proposed within the 2025 UK Border Strategy, published by the Cabinet Office in 2020. It builds upon the recommendation and guidelines proposed by the United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT).
Trade is critical in advancing economies, including those in the MENA region. At the same time, trade finance presents unique opportunities for criminal exploitation, also referred to as Trade Based Financial Crime (TBFC).
The evolution of cross-border payments is more exciting than ever. However, for banks, the priority is to use the payment data for compliance and differentiation. So, get your data in order.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG: TFG partners with UKEF and DIT to create a trade and export finance guide
The digitisation of the trade finance industry has brought considerable change to the market in recent years.
In 2019, FCI formed a working group called “Receivables as an Investable Asset Class” (RIAC). It was comprised of FCI members and companies who operate as funds supporting the
The last decade has seen a substantial change in global trade bank attitudes towards innovation and collaboration.
we.trade enters the trough of disillusionment – what this means for the digitalisation of trade finance
we.trade, a blockchain-based trade finance network owned by 12 European banks and IBM, told shareholders in May that it had run out of cash.
On April 12, 2022, the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the World Economic Forum (WEF) formally launched their latest joint publication The Promise of TradeTech: Policy approaches to harness trade digitalization.
When the rouble plummets, where do Russians put their money? TFG’s Marcus Lankford investigates…
In this article, Ed Lam and Pamela Mar offer a roadmap to a digital future for supply chains and trade finance, with a focus on Asian SMEs
In this article, ITFA’s Andre Casterman reveals the secret ingredients of fintech success
In this article, Gunnar Collin, head of sales and marketing at Enigio, talks about the development of trace:original – a digital original document in its true sense
In most countries, small and medium enterprises are important contributors to economic welfare. This is the main reason why a digitalized trade system can open more opportunities to further SME growth.
In the wake of the ICC Uniform Rules for Digital Trade Transactions (URDTT) due to publish next month in October, we explore the meaning of a digital trade transaction – underlying assumptions, regulatory framework and future expectations.