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
British tea and coffee supplier Union Papertech has secured government support for its latest expansion into the production of environmentally-friendly tea bags. The Manchester-based firm has signed a deal with… read more →
Tech giant IBM is teaming up with fintech startup MonetaGo to address trade finance fraud, with an initial focus on South East Asia.
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.
MSMEs are the backbone of the economy, however, they have faced a stream of obstacles on their road to obtaining crucial financing, particularly in emerging and developed markets, such as India and Southeast Asia.
Trade Finance Global (TFG), the leading trade finance fintech, has been selected to join the inaugural China track of the Mayor of London’s scaleup programme.
ITFC and SESRIC’s report focused on selected OIC countries, exploring the importance of creating regional value chains and support smart infrastructure investment projects to improve connectivity, the facilitation of investments… read more →
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.
The first half of 2021 should be similar to the year 2020, marked by the strongest global recession since the end of the Second World War.
Trade between UK and India could double to £50 billion before the end of the decade, according to a joint report by Santander and the Indian High Commission.
India’s financial parliamentary panel has called for the ratings agencies to regulate MSMEs seeking receivables loans and factoring credit. With amendments to the country’s Factoring Regulation Act 2011 being proposed… read more →
Indian firms Tata Consultancy Services and Wockhardt are to create over 1,500 jobs in the UK.
From customs chaos to “fill and finish” just how resilient is the COVID-19 vaccine supply chain?