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Just as the UK was experiencing record temperatures and a summer heatwave, the annual rate of inflation accelerated to a fresh forty-year high.
After weeks of speculation and predictions of the euro’s value hitting parity with the US dollar, it finally happened this week, and the world noticed.
Ever since China opened its doors to trade with the world nearly twenty years ago, it’s been touted as the next global economic superpower.
Why exactly have the prices of food historically been higher in Japan? TFG’s Carter Hoffman investigates…
The race is on to lead the world in electric vehicle (EV) production. Will China dominate, or will the EU and Japan forge ahead?
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…
As the clocks struck midnight, we looked back at over 700 articles, handpicking our favourite stories that made the headlines in 2021
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. Japan’s economy starts to show signs of growth after being slow to bounce back from the Covid-19 pandemic, shipping bottlenecks set to prolong supply chain turmoil, economies in Latin America and the Caribbean are urged to boost resilience in the face of commodity price hikes, HSBC is the first bank to join Walmart’s inclusive financing initiative and the UK signs historic partnership with CABEI.
Singapore has become the first country to ratify the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), with plans to implement the accord on the 1st January 2022.
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2020 was a terrible year for Asia but for some less than for others. Alicia Herrero Garcia outlines what’s in stock for markets in Asia in 2021
We heard from the CBI’s Andy Burwell, on the UK’s independent trade agenda post Brexit, focusing on the EU, Japan and ASEAN.
Today’s podcast focuses on the Free Trade Agreement, FTA with Japan, more specifically referred to as the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, Or CEPA. The UK and Japan are major investors in each other’s economies, ranking fifth and sixth respectively for inward foreign direct investment.