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
In this article, the Bank of China’s John Omoti takes us on a tour of supply chain finance: its ancient past and its digital future
The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only intergovernmental organisation that regulates and facilitates the rules of trade between nations
Could meaningful action by the US Fed this year see capital attracted back to the US, putting recent Asian emerging markets growth under considerable stress, ponders Ed Arghand, Senior Underwriter, Political and Credit Risk, HDI Global Specialty SE.
Twenty years ago Asia had a 12% share of the global factoring market. Today that share is 25%.
In this article, FCI’s Lin Hui looks at factoring’s two decades of steady growth in Asia, and where the industry goes from here…
In this article, James A. Fok, author and former HKEX executive, considers how a US Fed rate hike could affect the dollar, relations with China, and social stability
In this Q&A, we speak to author and markets veteran James Fok about his new book, Financial Cold War: A View of Sino-US Relations from the Financial Markets
China has responded to slowing growth with a surprise interest rate cut, in an attempt to stimulate domestic demand and retail spending.
The UK’s trade deficit with China has more than tripled after a year of lockdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As the clocks struck midnight, we looked 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).
A new report has found that UK exports could take until 2023 to return to pre-pandemic levels, leaving Britain playing catch-up to other G7 economies such as Germany. In its… read more →
The supply chain crisis appears to be subsiding, according to the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) most recent World Trade Report.
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.