While some in trade finance struggle with green fatigue, ITFA’s Johanna Wissing isn’t one of them.
A new ICC report, released yesterday, estimates that if G7 countries can deliver on legal reform, standardisation, and adoption of digital records, then trade between them could rise by about 43% above its 2019 value by 2026.
The UK’s financial regulator has confirmed that LIBOR will cease on December 31, 2021.
The latest issue of TFG’s Trade Finance Talks, ‘The Fintech Issue’, is out now!
Last week, at the ITFA Annual Conference, TFG’s editor, Deepesh Patel, sat down with Sean Edwards, chairman of ITFA.
Our editor, Deepesh Patel sat down with Geoff Brady and Madhav Goparaju from Bank of America and Chris Doroszczyk from IBM to discuss the impact of COVID-19, access to finance and technology.
Today we have launched our new ‘Trade Finance’ app on iOS and Android. With over 160,000 monthly readers, our app aims to help the trade community make sense of the world of international trade and finance.
TFG’s editor, Deepesh Patel, interviewed Nasser Al-Thekair, general manager of trade and business development at the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on Islamic Finance.
New research from Standard Chartered has found that environmental, social and governance obligations are top of mind for corporates in Europe and North America, as the post-pandemic business recovery gets underway.
Global trade finance gap hit a new all-time high of $1.7 trillion in 2020, eclipsing its previous high of $1.5 trillion recorded in 2018, a new survey from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has found.
TFG announce a Tradecast with Bank of America, covering the impact of the pandemic on international trade and trade finance, as well as a future-looking view on supply chains.
Tech giant IBM is teaming up with fintech startup MonetaGo to address trade finance fraud, with an initial focus on South East Asia.
Letters of credit are the oldest and most common type of short term trade finance, famously described as the “lifeblood of international commerce,” with some commentators suggesting their use stretches back to 3000 BC. What makes them so successful?
Trade finance as an asset class has benefitted from developments in loan and debt capital markets, which have led the way in sustainable product development.
Divides and discrimination within countries along the lines of race, ethnicity, gender and Indigenous identity have resulted in longstanding social, economic and political challenges.