Singapore has ratified the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade agreement, with plans to implement the accord on the 1st January 2022.
The trade consequences of Brexit already include a dramatic shrinking of commerce with the EU, an expansion of trade with other allies, and redrawing of supply chains for companies.
2020 was a terrible year for Asia but for some less than for others. Alicia Herrero Garcia outlines what’s in stock for markets in Asia in 2021
The SME Climate Hub has joined forces with Oxford University to provide small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with tools and resources to help them take climate action.
On the 15th November, 2020 several Heads of State/ Government of the Member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and other nations met virtually to witness the signing of The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement – solidifying over 8 years of negotiations and challenges.
The age old problem of document digitization in trade has probably been around since goods were traded using stone tablets in the Mesopotamian era. So who’s making a dent using blockchain / distributed ledger technology? From the updated WTO / TFG periodic table of projects in trade, we reveal 12 projects tackling this head on.
Smart Currency Business have collated predictions from major banks and highlighted key factors which may influence the pound, euro and dollar in their latest quarterly forecast.
EIPP in combination with blockchain can help banks avoid duplicate Invoice Financing and perform dedupe effectively.
TFG heard from Dr. Deborah Elms, CEO, Asian Trade Centre on the impact of COVID19 for businesses in Asia Pacific and how governments and policymakers can accelerate the economic recovery.
Here the story has been less dramatic. After the initial collapse in the pound to a 35-year low against the USD and 11-year low against EUR, we’ve seen a recovery to a level slightly above the average since the Brexit vote.
As the APAC region solidifies its global trade leadership, banks gain an opportunity to serve new finance needs as long as they make needed technology and process changes.
TFG heard from Finastra and Cognizant discussing trade and supply chain trends in Asia for 2020. Accounting for half of global GDP, what are the biggest challenges that lie ahead?
Unexpected and unpredictable, COVID-19 has already made a huge impact on global economies and markets, including the currency market.
The first estimates for the factoring industry worldwide in 2019 have been announced today by the FCI Secretary General at BCR’s 20th RFIX event
East and Partner’s Martin Smith and Simon Klein discusses emerging Australasian trade finance trends and approaches to capitalize on them. Voice of the Customer Analytics In the face of global… read more →