The US and its Western allies have ramped up harsh economic sanctions against Russia, as it continues to attack Ukraine
In this article, Ed Lam and Pamela Mar offer a roadmap to a digital future for supply chains and trade finance, with a focus on Asian SMEs
Freeports are a special kind of air, rail, or seaport, where normal tax and customs rules don’t apply, says John Lucy, director of Liverpool City Region Freeport
In this article, UKEF’s Richard Simon Lewis looks back on COP26, and looks forward to a green revolution in which UK exports play a leading role
In this article, the Bank of England’s Alastair Hughes talks about LIBOR cessation and risk-free rate alternatives
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. TFG’s Deepesh Patel appointed to new ITFA ESG Committee
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG.
Almost two weeks have passed since the retirement of the world’s most important number: the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR).
A group of central and commercial banks has successfully tested the integration of wholesale central bank digital currencies (CBDCs)
As the clocks struck midnight, we looked back at over 700 articles, handpicking our favourite stories that made the headlines in 2021
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. Sixty-seven countries signed a landmark WTO deal set to cut the cost of global services trade by $150 billion per year.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. Stagflation: Over 80% of US and UK businesses have been hit by increased costs due to inflation. The Bank of England’s (BoE) chief economist backs the case for raising interest rates, and the BoE warns that a CBDC could reduce commercial bank despotis by 20%. The U-shaped recovery – ICISA’s Richard Wulff discusses trade credit insurance and its bounce back from the pandemic. Dr. Joanna Burch-Brown explores the EU taxonomy and the ethics of green finance. And European gas shortages are expected to push up fertiliser costs and food prices.
This week, at a House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee hearing on CBDCs, Sir Jon Cunliffe, deputy governor for financial stability at the Bank of England, revealed some interesting findings on the potential impacts of Britcoin.
PODCAST: U-shaped recovery – ICISA’s Richard Wulff on trade credit insurance and its bounce back from the pandemic
Like many products within trade finance, trade credit insurance has endured serious volatility during the last 12-18 months, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.
New surveys on both sides of the Atlantic have found that the vast majority of businesses are struggling with inflation, and many are already passing on price hikes to consumers.