The world of credit insurance has seen a multitude of fluctuations in the market, as of late. Whether it be, COVID-19, geopolitical instability, or inflation, these factors have significantly impacted the sector, lowering the appetite for risk.
Trade Finance Global has partnered with UKEF, the UK government’s export credit agency, and DIT to produce the UK Trade & Export Finance Guide.
As global central banks hike rates to rein in inflation, and businesses battle with sourcing goods through choked supply chains exacerbated by the war in Ukraine and Chinese lockdowns, Africa finds itself with a growing problem–accessing US dollar liquidity.
As Iain Martin of the Times said, “To deny the downsides of Brexit on trade with the EU is to deny reality.”
The decision to secede from the world’s largest single market area was bound to have some short-term economic consequences, but the UK may be experiencing more than a short-term decline.
After five days of ‘marathon talks,’ some hard negotiating and plenty of encouragement from Director-General, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala at MC12, WTO members have managed to secure a historic package of trade deals for member states.
The latest issue of TFG’s Trade Finance Talks, ‘Supply chain disruption: the new global food crisis’ is out now!
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG:
2022 WTO conference extended to try and end deadlock
Despite port congestion woes, COVID-19 lockdowns in Asia and vessel availability issues, the container shipping sector remains in boom territory. TFG investigates.
LIBF’s Alex Gray discusses how trade finance education has evolved since the pandemic.
At the BAFT global annual meeting in May, TFG sat down with heads of trade to discuss the current state of trade in Asia.
TFG interviewed Steven Beck, head of trade and supply chain finance at Asian Development Bank (ADB), to discuss how the trade and supply chain finance landscape has changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The latest issue of TFG’s Trade Finance Talks, ‘Trade on a knife’s edge’, is out now!
Deepesh Patel (DP), Editor, Trade Finance Global interviewed Bob Wigley (BW), Chair of UK Finance, to discuss SME lending, our relationship with technology, and the impact of the pandemic ahead of City Week 2022.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG: World’s first: ICC and WTO launch standards toolkit for paperless trade
In our latest podcast, TFG’s Deepesh Patel spoke to Finastra’s Iain MacLennan on fintech collaboration vs competition, the challenge of digitalisation, and helping SMEs emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic