Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG, 18th September 2023.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG, 28th August 2023.
Today, the OECD released their International Trade Statistics report for Q2 2023. The report offers an insight into the global trade landscape, highlighting significant shifts and trends. With a decline in G20 merchandise trade and a marked slowdown in services trade, the report paints a complex picture of international commerce.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG, 14th August 2023.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG, 7th August 2023.
Late Tuesday afternoon, Fitch downgraded the United States’ credit rating from AAA to AA+, to the surprise of many experts. This downgrading is the latest domino to fall in what has been a drama filled 2023 for the United States and its divided government.
Globalisation is not dead, contrary to recent claims. Nowhere is this more evident than in global trade, where high-growth trade corridors in Asia, Africa and the Middle East are set to outpace the global average by up to four percentage points.
To learn more about the latest updates on MLETR adoption in the G7 countries and emerging markets, Trade Finance Global spoke with Luca Castellani, legal officer at the Secretariat of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG, 8th May 2023
After years of dealing with the oppressive clouds of COVID-19, the world has since experienced the bloodiest land war in Europe since World War II, inflation levels unseen since the 1980s, rising interest rates, and large scale political instability across all regions. And now, a looming debt crisis in the US.
Economically disadvantaged people have been trafficked into countries as sources of “cheap” labour throughout history. The International Labour Organization estimates more than 50 million people around the world are trapped in some form of modern slavery.
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 United States Dollar has been the de facto global currency for the better part of the past century. While rhetoric questioning its longevity in this role has been around for decades, the past year has seen more leaders of rapidly emerging economies beginning to question why it still needs to be this way.
To kick off Trade Finance Global’s Women in Trade, Treasury & Payments roundtable event and dinner, President and Chair of US EXIM Bank, Reta Jo Lewis gave a keynote address to the audience.
Trade Finance Global (TFG) is happy to champion International Women’s Day 2023, highlighting the stories and success of women across the trade, treasury and payments (TTP) industry and beyond.