The Department for International Trade has recently published its Global Trade Outlook report. TFG summarised of the key points from the report, outlining what could be in store for global trade between now and 2050.
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. Exports of intermediate goods sustain gains in Q1 of 2021 after rebound from pandemic, job slow down could lead the Federal Reserve to continue with stimulus, inflation could spark new financial crisis, China says US tensions threaten fight against climate change and UK labour crisis could last up to two years, CBI warns.
The impact of the March 2021 incident of the container ship M.V. Ever Given with around 18,300 containers onboard running aground in the Suez Canal has generated international attention and its consequences will continue to unravel for years to come.
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. COVID-19 vaccine transporter Reftrade secures major export win, lockdown-easing helps SMEs recover despite rising insolvencies, emerging economies cannot afford ‘taper tantrum’ repeat, says IMF’s Gopinath, business confidence in UK at four-year high but staff shortages a concern and UK launches £450m fund for energy network innovation.
World trade of goods has declined some 12% in the last year, representing a loss of $22 trillion USD of trade. Is it all doom and gloom for trade, or will we see a resurgence?
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. Goods Barometer hits record high, confirming strength of trade recovery, UKEF backs first ever £430 million green transition loan, new World Economic Forum survey shows a mix of polarisation about the benefits of globalisation, global economic data disappointments add to rising growth angst, United States gives USD 600,000 to boost negotiating capacities in developing countries, Contour announces partnership with GSBN to drive digitisation in the global shipping industry and the UK rejects industry plea for visas for EU truck drivers.
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. Service trade slump continues as travel wanes, however, some sectors appear to be recovering
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. US gas exporters face a tightening of European anti-pollution rules, Commercial Banking Applications prepares banks for SWIFT 2021
The virtual Summit on the New Global Sanctions Regime organised by City & Financial Global is taking place on the 12th of July of 2021.
On the 11th June, the Group of Seven Nations (G7) met to discuss current global economic concerns and plans, where US president Joe Biden proposed that all countries have an agreed floor of corporation tax.
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.