Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. The UK has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for use. The first vaccinations are expected to start this week. Following a week of intense negotiations, UK and EU negotiators issued a statement saying that “conditions for an agreement are not met.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. Global trade volumes slowed, rising by 2.1% in September to a level roughly 4% below that of the same month in 2019.
Islamic Development Bank and International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation Discuss Agritech Digital Solutions in 2nd Agritech Webinar
TFG is proud to be partnering with TXF for their latest event: TXF Global Trade Virtual 2020, which will be held on the 8-10th December 2020
The UK and Canada agreed to roll over their existing trade arrangements after the transition period and developments with a Covid-19 vaccine.
A busy week in trade with the US Election results confirming President-Elect Joe Biden and potential success with a COVID-19 vaccine. Continued struggles for SMEs around the globe, as well a number of industry-leading events and announcements.
The presidential transition period which lasts until 20 January will freeze talks on a UK-US trade deal Numbers of new confirmed Covid cases continued to rise in the US, Germany and Italy.
A recent 2020 study and supplementary Covid-19 survey by TFG and WTO reveals the biggest challenges facing DLT trade-related firms when it comes to implementation of their solutions within corporates and banks.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a second national lockdown for England as the country looks to bring down the rate of coronavirus infections.
As part of a wider strategic partnership with TXF, TFG are delighted to announce that we are supporting TXF Global Commodity Finance 2020, a 2 in 1 industry-leading event combining a physical and a virtual version.
Berne Union members have engaged in a virtual ‘stocktake’ of the state of the export credit and investment insurance industry during the COVID pandemic.
The OECD predicted that globally, immigration will fall 46% this year due to COVID-19 restrictions and economic weakness.
With rising new cases and tighter social distancing restrictions, the strong summer recovery is likely to fade into an uncertain and weak autumn.
This is not the time to be imposing trade sanctions, it is the time to be lifting trade restrictions and easing tariffs on essential goods. – Simon Paris
The UK economy grew by 2.1% in August. The slower growth leaves UK activity 9.2% below its level in February.