British inflation shows little sign on cooling, according to new reports released Tuesday afternoon. British shop inflation reached new record highs this month, though food price increases cooled slightly in… read more →
Despite most industries witnessing digital leaps forward over the past decade, the world of trade has kept its focus on paper-based documentation. In fact, trade documents such as promissory notes, bills of lading, and performance bonds have remained relatively unchanged for centuries.
Today, Trade Secretary Kemi Badenoch flew to Switzerland to launch negotiations on a new UK-Switzerland free trade agreement (FTA) to boost trade between the two services superpowers. Switzerland is one… read more →
The COVID-19 pandemic caused global central banks to take emergency action to support the world’s economies; one such measure was the rapid cut in interest rates to record lows.
The Single Trade Window (STW) is a technology concept proposed within the 2025 UK Border Strategy, published by the Cabinet Office in 2020. It builds upon the recommendation and guidelines proposed by the United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT).
At the ICC United Kingdom and C4DTI, Trade Finance Global’s (TFG) Deepesh Patel spoke with Nick Davies, Director of the ICC’s United Kingdom C4DTI, to learn more about their role in accelerating the adoption of digital trade.
Barclays and TransferMate have announced a new partnership, bringing an international receivables solution to the market, with the aim to reduce transaction costs and save time for UK businesses. Barclays… read more →
School of Law partners with Trade Finance Global to launch new prize for International Trade Finance Law students. In a collaboration initiated by Dr Karina Patricio Ferreira Lima, this new… read more →
British trade minister Nigel Huddleston signed a trade deal with the U.S. state of Oklahoma while in Washington. The British embassy noted that while on the trip, Huddleston hailed another… read more →
At the end of March, Lloyds Bank released its latest report exploring supply chain resiliency across the global market. The report comes as internationally operating firms continue to face the… read more →
The British Exporters Association (BExA) today launched its UK Export Finance (UKEF) Benchmarking Report, scoring the export credit agency (ECA) 9 out of 10. The report, now in its 13th… read more →
The UK is set to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), an expansive free trade area of 11 countries spanning the Indo-Pacific. The new agreement follows… read more →
UK Export Finance (UKEF) today announces it has appointed its first International Export Finance Executive (IEFE) for South Korea. With £4 billion of funding on offer to buyers, provided they… read more →