Following the latest Q3 2022 edition of its quarterly letter of credit (LC) statistics for US banks, Documentary Credit World (DCW) has released its analysis of LC issuance from banks in the country.
Structured trade finance is a type of debt finance that structures trade finance products from across the supply chain together. Learn everything you need to know about structured trade finance here.
What is the difference between a red clause letter of credit and a green clause letter of credit? Read TFG’s 2022 letter of credit guide now!
When using an usance or deferred letter of credit, the issuing bank must make payment by a preset date. This makes planning easier and unlocks working capital.
Freeports are a special kind of air, rail, or seaport, where normal tax and customs rules don’t apply, says John Lucy, director of Liverpool City Region Freeport
Twenty years ago Asia had a 12% share of the global factoring market. Today that share is 25%.
In this article, FCI’s Lin Hui looks at factoring’s two decades of steady growth in Asia, and where the industry goes from here…
EUF plays an important role for our industry today more than ever and confirming FCI’s support regarding the lobbying of the new definition of default with the EBA.
TFG heard from Robert Meters on the significant role of trade credit insurance in the current economic crisis the global trade is facing.
TFG heard from Dr. Özge TOSUN, legal counsel at Export Credit Bank of TURKEY (Turk Eximbank) on the various surety bond dilemmas in Turkish insurance including the impracticality of expecting Turkish law to govern all overseas contracts.
Under the Export Development Guarantee (EDG), UKEF can provide partial guarantees covering up to 80 per cent of the risk to lenders for a maximum repayment period of up to five years.
As lockdowns became the norm around the globe, governments have had to step in to support their economies due to the substantial downturn in economic activity – breaking stimulus records in the process.
By leveraging technology for insights, a banker can make well-informed decisions, in compliance with audit and ethics, which are in the best interest of the bank.
How are the rights and obligations of the parties to a credit affected on account of missed deadlines caused by these force majeure events?
The value of Trade Finance Programs, which if combined with regulatory and technological innovation, is destined to hasten the closing trade finance gap and bring broader positive economic outcomes for nations.
From the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement to MANSA, TFG heard from Afreximbank on how they are addressing the challenges around African trade