Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. Service trade slump continues as travel wanes, however, some sectors appear to be recovering
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. US gas exporters face a tightening of European anti-pollution rules, Commercial Banking Applications prepares banks for SWIFT 2021
Trade Finance Global joins the inaugural China programme at the London Mayor’s International Business Programme (MIBP)
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.
Swiss Export Risk Insurance SERV gives EPC contractors access to attractive ECA-covered financing through its ECA pathfinding approach. This also enables Swiss exporters to benefit from such infrastructure projects.
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. Director-General Okonjo-Iweala highlights the crucial role of trade in combating the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and reviving the progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals, Brussels delays digital levy plan to increase support for global corporate tax reform, the spread of the Delta variant threatens Europe’s economic rebound and UK advertising watchdog to crack down on misleading crypto marketing to project consumers
An infamous tortoise, by the name of ‘Bixi’, unsuccessfully predicted England snatching the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship.
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. The global economy could lose over $4 trillion due to the pandemic, world’s leading economies agree on a global minimum corporate tax rate of 15%, US economy shows signs of rebounding after Joe Biden’s stimulus package, European companies focus on ASEAN region amid expectations of business growth, and UK and Singapore start negotiations on digital trade to cut red tape on e-transactions and e-signatures.
The virtual Summit on the New Global Sanctions Regime organised by City & Financial Global is taking place on the 12th of July of 2021.
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. Global foreign direct investment is set to partially recover after plummeting in 2021. Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)’s Annual Report highlights resilience of poorest countries despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
On the 11th June, the Group of Seven Nations (G7) met to discuss current global economic concerns and plans, where US president Joe Biden proposed that all countries have an agreed floor of corporation tax.
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) warns G7 leaders they risk imposing major costs to the global economy
The UK and Australia have entered into a momentous trade agreement, the first on the road to the post-Brexit economy. This deal is the first stepping stone on the UK’s journey to joining a wider Asia Pacific trade agreement.
In partnership with ICC Austria, Trade Finance Global’s Editor, Deepesh Patel, hears from Kwabena Ayirebi from AfreximBank and Isaac Mahanke from Standard Bank about trade digitisation, compliance and risk in a post-COVID-19 world.
ICC Austria Talks trade with Trade Finance Global on an Africa focused panel on sustainable trade finance and its increasing importance.
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) warns G7 leaders they risk imposing major costs to the global economy absent of a step-change in their approach to managing the Covid-19 pandemic. UN Trade Forum 2021 to explore how to ensure a COVID-19 economic recovery that protects the planet and promotes inclusive development.