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
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.
komgo was established in late 2018 with the purpose of automating global commodity trades. But what is komgo?
TFG spoke to Ibrahim Farag, CEO and founder of Diaspora International, about his ambitious plans to bridge the $1.5 USD trillion trade finance gap between underbanked nations in emerging markets and SMEs in more developed markets through a trust and recommendation-based model.
Having recently joined ITFA as members, Trade Finance Global (TFG) heard from 6 interesting fintech startups in the trade and receivables ecosystem, talking at the ITFA Fintech Discovery Day in Helsinki.
London, 20 February 2019 – Diaspora International announces plans to open a digital trade finance bank, adding to the challenger bank scene.
From Xenocurrency to Yield, Voltron to UCP, we’ve got you covered in Part 2 (N to Z) of our Trade Finance A to Z series. An A to Z of… read more →
Do you know why AI is poised to disrupt international trade? What on earth is a borrowing base? In this two part series, we took a moment to demystify some… read more →
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 →
Loans are provided to wholesalers and manufacturers for export companies for them to repay later on. These export trade corporations usually focus on mining, energy and soft products like agriculture,… read more →
It was recently announced that Federated Investors, Inc. one of the largest investment managers in the United States, and the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), member of the Islamic… read more →
I had the pleasure of interviewing Quan Le, CEO of Binkabi, who is developing not just one but 2 world’s firsts: a blockchain-based commodity exchange and a cross-border commodity marketplace… read more →