Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. TFG’s Deepesh Patel appointed to new ITFA ESG Committee
China has responded to slowing growth with a surprise interest rate cut, in an attempt to stimulate domestic demand and retail spending.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. The UK’s post-pandemic recovery is weakening as inflation worries hit record highs, according to a new British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) survey.
The UK’s trade deficit with China has more than tripled after a year of lockdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As the clocks strike midnight, we look back at over 700 articles, handpicking our favourite stories that made the headlines in 2021
Over the weekend, China celebrated the 20th anniversary of its accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. Sixty-seven countries signed a landmark WTO deal set to cut the cost of global services trade by $150 billion per year.
The supply chain crisis appears to be subsiding, according to the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) most recent World Trade Report.
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. TFG launched a brand new app, Global trade finance gap hits new all-time high of $1.7tn due to COVID-19, business failures to increase by 32% states Euler Hermes, Standard Chartered research shows companies in Europe, North America are doubling down on supply chain resilience and Contour partners with Shenzhen FinTech Institute of the People’s Bank of China to increase trade digitisation across Asia
Contour, the digital trade finance network, announces partnership with the Shenzhen FinTech Institute, a subsidiary of The People’s Bank of China (PBOC).
The notion of ‘debt-trap policy’ has elicited much debate about whether entities that deliberately flex their financial muscle to exert dominance over desperate countries exist. This work highlights its meaning, the actors, and its effects on trade and economic development.
Asian country’s integration into global value chains remains surprisingly weak. Peter Born, Chief Representative for Commerzbank in Mumbai, examines why this is the case, and what steps are being taken to address the challenges of the business environment in the country.
The Department for International Trade has recently published its Global Trade Outlook report. TFG summarised of the key points from the report, outlining what could be in store for global trade between now and 2050.
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. Exports of intermediate goods sustain gains in Q1 of 2021 after rebound from pandemic, job slow down could lead the Federal Reserve to continue with stimulus, inflation could spark new financial crisis, China says US tensions threaten fight against climate change and UK labour crisis could last up to two years, CBI warns.
COVID-19 puts international trade to a halt following the closure of the Ningbo-Zhoushan port in China and causing a global microchip shortage. There are other unanticipated issues to account for, such as the Suez Canal blockage.