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
TFG spoke to two leading policymakers at the G20 on how to improve financial inclusion for SMEs.
The course of this last year has seen a fluctuation within fuel markets. Like many other countries, India has experienced similar trends. India’s crude oil imports from Russia fell in… read more →
In 2019, FCI formed a working group called “Receivables as an Investable Asset Class” (RIAC). It was comprised of FCI members and companies who operate as funds supporting the
In a bid to curb declining forex outflows, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) introduces exchange controls and limited imports. What will this mean for trade and exports? The SBP… read more →
India is projected to surpass China as the most populous nation in 2023, according to the latest medium variant data from the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
Indian exporters and traders can now accept payment in Indian Rupees (INR), rather than US dollars, according to new rules introduced by the Reserve Bank of India The Reserve Bank… read more →
The WTO Director-General has extended the WTO Ministerial Conference by a day in a bid to secure some form of agreement around trade deals. With a potential food security crisis looming for developed countries, can an eleventh hour agreement be reached?
The ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) has signed a commercial credit line agreement worth $100 million with India Exim Bank, India’s export credit agency. The agreement was signed… read more →
In our latest podcast, TFG’s Deepesh Patel spoke with John Miller, chief economic analyst at Trade Data Monitor (TDM), about the surprising resilience of global trade over the last two years
Despite net zero targets agreed to at COP26, global demand for coal is hotter than ever. TFG’s Lewis Evans investigates why…
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
The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only intergovernmental organisation that regulates and facilitates the rules of trade between nations
India and the UAE have signed a major new trade and investment pact that will eventually remove all tariffs on all goods from both nations. The Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement… read more →
A UK trade delegation has arrived in India to open negotiations on a new free trade agreement that could double UK exports to the country by 2030. Anne-Marie Trevelyan, international… read more →