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 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.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. The IMF upgraded its growth forecasts for developed countries and said the global recession would have been three times as deep had governments not intervened.
Singapore has ratified the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade agreement, with plans to implement the accord on the 1st January 2022.
In a year that shook the foundation of trade, these innovators rose to the challenge and helped the industry to digitalise
A three pillar approach to achieving a more sustainable and inclusive future for global trade
As MSMEs are weaned off fiscal support, a radical new attitude to how they access working capital will be needed more than ever.
2021 is likely to witness an acceleration of ongoing geopolitical shifts, while some emerging markets may experience significant growth tailwinds
We should be careful not to underestimate the importance of geography in any plan for post-Brexit trade
In early 2021, we are still emerging from the economic wreckage caused by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic – what are the key financing trends?
How interactive tools can empower firms to trace vital supplies in times of crisis
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.
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
Oswald Kuyler, Managing Director of ICC DSI talks to TFG about promoting digital trade, harmonisation and trade standards.
Singapore is second only to Bahrain in adopting MLETR