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.
As the resurgence of Covid-19 threatens public health, virtual shopping poses a lower health risk which is likely to appeal to customers.
TFG heard from the CFTC’s Heath P. Tarbert, on CFTC’s tremendous accomplishments in achieving integrity through sound derivatives regulation.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. The pandemic has created a vast natural experiment in home working.
TFG / SME Finance Forum exclusive, with Marcus Wallenberg, B20 Saudi Arabia, on the future of trade in the form of e-commerce and sustainable trade.