Trade Finance Global spoke with Hari Janakiraman head of industry and innovation, transaction banking, from Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) about the changing market conditions throughout the Asia-Pacific market and the advancements of digital technology in trade.
At the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) Trade Facilitation Program Forum in Istanbul, Turkey, TFG spoke with Peter Mulroy, secretary general of FCI.
With the expanding use of economic sanctions within and across jurisdictions, lawyers have to consider not just the wording of the relevant economic sanctions but also how regulators will interpret whether certain activity is compliant or not and how courts will reach conclusions.
In late September the pound fell spectacularly from above $1.12 to a new record low of $1.035 versus the US dollar.
It’s true that the dollar had been appreciating for many months, and the pound was one of the most undervalued currencies of the year, but this was news making headlines and front pages around the world, and it was exclusively a domestic problem.
Today, the world is witnessing its most ingrained and confounded global food crisis triggered by heavy inflation, supply chain disruption, and the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
A prominent point of discussion at the International Trade and Forfaiting Association’s (ITFA) 48th Annual International Trade and Forfaiting Conference in Porto has been the digitisation of trade finance––particularly after the challenges COVID-19 caused for a largely paper-based industry.
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
To find out more about BaaS and innovations within the sector, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Valli Ardalan, global head of revenue and sales at Visa Direct, and Barry Rodrigues, EVP Payments Business Unit at Finastra.
The latest issue of TFG’s Trade Finance Talks, ‘Time’s Ticking for Tech’, is out now!
At ITFA 2022, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke to Lucio Lopez, managing partner of one of Brazil’s leading commercial law firms, about how businesses looking to expand into emerging and developing markets like Asia, Africa, or Latin America.
It is often debated whether the reported existing trade finance gap, which over the last 3 years has oscillated between $100 billion and $120 billion, will diminish or whether the nature of illiquid, growth-focused, emerging market economies means that the gap will never truly close.
Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Rishikesh Tinaikar, global head of corporates and Trade Go to Market at SWIFT, to further explore the pandemic recovery and how lockdowns are accelerating trade finance’s push toward digitalisation.
Your Monday coffee briefing from TFG.
Emerging markets roundtable: understanding and addressing the trade finance challenges for SMEs.
Trade Finance Global (TFG) discusses avenues to promote more accessible trade finance tools in South-East Europe.
Your weekly coffee briefing from TFG: E-rules for trade explained – URDTT, eURC, and eUCP