HSBC today announced the launch of HSBC TradePay, an industry first, document free trade finance solution that enables clients to instantly drawdown trade loans and pay suppliers. HSBC TradePay is… read more →
A new Guide to Payment Regulations has been released, offering insights into the regulatory frameworks and licensing schemes for payments and e-money services across eight key Asian markets. The guide,… read more →
Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) have infiltrated the agenda of countless innovation meetings at the world’s central banks.
Today, HSBC unveiled a pioneering banking solution in Hong Kong, introducing point-of-sale financing for business-to-business (B2B) transactions. This offering will empower B2B sellers on online platforms to provide extended payment… read more →
TFG interviewed ITFA and ADB about the financing of dirty commodities and fossil fuels, and what a sustainable transition means for trade finance.
With the trade ecosystem increasingly shifting towards technological advancements, and a market saturated with options in which to digitise trade processes, it can be difficult to cut through the noise.
Deep-tier supply chain finance can be a powerful tool in the ESG toolkit––but implementing this innovative financing approach will require overcoming some key barriers.
The air cargo market continues to unwind as the global economy slows and consumers tighten their belts in regard to services. The industry is slowly moving into its typical peak… read more →
For sustainable trade finance to scale, the industry needs a uniform model for ESG data that can be used by everybody, says Pradeep Nair, Global Head of Structured Solutions and Development of Standard Chartered Bank
HSBC has completed its first sustainability-linked trade finance transaction with Hong Kong-based garment maker Epic Group. The pricing of the facility was tied to Epic Group’s performance in areas such… read more →
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The first estimates for the factoring industry worldwide in 2020 have been announced today by the FCI’s Peter Mulroy. Factoring declines were recorded in most regions except Asia Pacific.
In a year that shook the foundation of trade, these innovators rose to the challenge and helped the industry to digitalise
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