The head of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has written an open letter calling on major institutions to protect small businesses impacted by economic sanctions on Russia. John W.H.… read more →
The latest issue of TFG’s Trade Finance Talks, ‘Trade at a tipping point’, is out now!
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
A new survey has found that the UK’s post-pandemic recovery is losing momentum, as inflation worries spread and business sentiment turns negative.
As the clocks struck midnight, we looked back at over 700 articles, handpicking our favourite stories that made the headlines in 2021
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.
Commodity trade finance fraud and losses, along with trade finance digitization, have emerged as common themes in trade finance recently.
The digital transformation of the banking operations of guarantees and documentary credits to shift from the paper-based and labour-intensive models to a digital trade ecosystem.
The 2021 ICC Trade Register summary, on the credit risk profiles of trade finance, supply chain finance and export finance transactions. Read our summary on 38m transactions representing USD $19.2t exposures, and 28% of global trade flows.
World trade is central to economic growth and as we emerge from the pandemic, trade is paramount in enabling the global economy to recover. Is the time really now, for digitising trade, and how can advance the dialogue to reduce friction, costs and risk?
Trade and economic activity are advancing at a rapid pace across the Middle East. How are governments across the region evolving and harnessing opportunities to enable high-speed economic activity?
FCI hosted today the first of a two-day session of the 53rd Virtual Annual Meeting 2021 through a new, innovative and interactive virtual platform. Welcoming over 600 attendees, this year’s… read more →
Eighteen months into the COVID-19 pandemic and shipping bottlenecks are challenging companies to meet demand. The global outlook is uncertain, however, that does not mean doom and gloom, making way for a new thought process.
Digitalisation has become a global priority, but efforts to digitalise trade have been hindered by legislative gaps.
TFG interviewed Robert Meters (RM), Head of Marketing and Sales, Global Business & Financial Services at SCHUMANN to discuss how the trade credit insurance has changed as a result of the covid-19 pandemic.