With the WTO Appellate Body no longer functioning, will the interim appeal arrangements established by the EU, Australia, Canada and others not just ‘stop the gap’ but also pave the way to reform?
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. Global inflation troughed last summer, and has risen markedly since. Britain, Ireland agree to work together to smooth post-Brexit trade and the US Colonial pipeline resumes operations following ransomware attack.
By the end of 2021, it’s anticipated that LIBOR rates will be discontinued, transitioning to the SONIA or SOFR. But what does this mean for trade finance? ITFA explains
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.
After Covid-19 crippled global commerce, the World Trade Organization said March 31 that it expected the planet’s merchandise trade to increase 8% in 2021 after contracting 5.3% in 2020.
Factoring, as an important method to extend credit, is a type of financial transaction where the creditor assigns its receivables to an assignee at a discount. In recent years, there has been a large growth of factoring transactions around the world.
The trade consequences of Brexit already include a dramatic shrinking of commerce with the EU, an expansion of trade with other allies, and redrawing of supply chains for companies.
A three pillar approach to achieving a more sustainable and inclusive future for global trade
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
From multi-nationals to micro-enterprises, how EDC is helping Canadian businesses meet the sustainability expectations of their consumers
The resilience of global supply chains lies with…ANY IDEAS? Alexander Malaket explains what COVID-19 means for future access to trade finance
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.
President-Elect Biden – once he assumes office – will inherit the US trading power, which over the last 4 years has solidified itself as a force to be reckoned with after its aggressive approach to trade.
TFG heard from the CFTC’s Heath P. Tarbert, on CFTC’s tremendous accomplishments in achieving integrity through sound derivatives regulation.