Announced: latest confirmed speakers for the UK-Japan Free Trade Summit: A Shared Political, Economic and Financial Vision for Mutual Benefit (20 January).
On the 15th November, 2020 several Heads of State/ Government of the Member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and other nations met virtually to witness the signing of The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement – solidifying over 8 years of negotiations and challenges.
Covid-19 pandemic, the rise of techno-nationalism, US-China trade war, and Singapore string of frauds – just how well are the Asian markets responding to these issues?
Today we’re joined by UKTPO’s L. Alan Winters, talking about the power of good trade policy, how trade negotiations are done, and how to mitigate the negative effects of trade.
Mitsubishi Corporation RtM Japan Goes Live With ECO, Powered By Skuchain’s Blockchain-Based EC3 Platform
Skuchain, Inc. announced today the launch of the ECO system for precious metals trading, a joint project with Mitsubishi Corporation RtM Japan Ltd., the minerals trading subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation.
The first estimates for the factoring industry worldwide in 2019 have been announced today by the FCI Secretary General at BCR’s 20th RFIX event
Events such as Brexit, the US-China trade war, political unrest between China and Hong Kong dominated the headlines in 2019, have all had significant implications on global trade. However, it has not all been bad news – with increased levels of cooperation and technological innovation, the outlook for trade/finance moving into 2020 could be promising.
Japan has set out its strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by 2050, and net zero emissions by the early years of the second half of this century. The strategy is not perfect and is in controversy with the actions of the corporates and the government. However, it is a welcome step and more pressure needs to be applied in order to make the strategy go further.
East and Partner’s Martin Smith and Simon Klein discusses emerging Australasian trade finance trends and approaches to capitalize on them. Voice of the Customer Analytics In the face of global… read more →
Japan is one of the world’s largest economies, with one of the highest GBP per capita and a huge base of customers. We spoke to Jon Sparks, Managing Director at… read more →