28 November 2022
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG
Your Monday coffee briefing from TFG – PODCAST | Float or sink: BIMCO discusses eBL adoption, standards, interoperability
November 17, 2022 saw the unveiling of the UK’s Autumn Statement. The plan hopes to create a more stable UK economy in light of the current global financial uncertainty.
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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.
Your Monday coffee briefing from TFG.
Emerging markets roundtable: understanding and addressing the trade finance challenges for SMEs.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG: TFG partners with UKEF and DIT to create a trade and export finance guide
Just as the UK was experiencing record temperatures and a summer heatwave, the annual rate of inflation accelerated to a fresh forty-year high.
Trade Finance Global (TFG) surveyed firms throughout Europe to gain an understanding of SMEs’ trade finance usage norms and their propensity to pay for new or additional trade finance products and services.
Despite high inflation, record energy prices, and geopolitical uncertainty, demand for trade finance SMEs is on the rise.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG: What does Boris Johnson’s resignation mean for UK trade?
On Thursday, Boris Johnson resigned his role as UK Prime Minister.
TFG explores the potential impact that this political sea change could have on trade and the possible longer-term economic implications for the UK.
As Iain Martin of the Times said, “To deny the downsides of Brexit on trade with the EU is to deny reality.”
The decision to secede from the world’s largest single market area was bound to have some short-term economic consequences, but the UK may be experiencing more than a short-term decline.