Alex Gray, head of trade finance at The London Institute of Banking & Finance, explains why the staff at trade banks will have an important role to play in gathering and utilising ESG data from supply chains
Trade Finance Global (TFG) are delighted to have had the opportunity to speak with Liliana Fratini Passi, Managing Director, CBI, for further insight into the situation.
In the November edition of Trade Finance Talks will explore these topics but also how, in an increasingly digital world, the payments industry has found itself evolving at a rapid pace.
Accenture released a report on findings from an online survey conducted to determine challenges banks are facing, both in retaining trade finance partners, as well as thwarting competition from fintechs.
With the trade ecosystem increasingly shifting towards technological advancements, and a market saturated with options in which to digitise trade processes, it can be difficult to cut through the noise.
Deep-tier supply chain finance can be a powerful tool in the ESG toolkit––but implementing this innovative financing approach will require overcoming some key barriers.
The world of trade is changing. Increasingly, the topic of environmental responsibility is taking centre stage, with discourse specifically circling around how the finance industry can implement sustainability measures more effectively.
Trade Finance Global’s (TFG) Annie Kovacevic spoke with Mpho Sadiki, head of realtime payments at BankservAfrica, to learn more about what’s in store for the continent.
The ITFA Middle East Regional Committee hosted its fourth Trade Finance Forum (TFF) in collaboration with the DIFC Academy on 29 September 2022.
At Sibos 2022, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Niels Nuyens, program director at Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA), to learn more about digitalisation in the shipping space.
At Sibos 2022 held in Amsterdam, Trade Finance Global (TFG) discussed the potential complexities and obstacles for the Italian banking sector with CBI Chief Commercial Officer, Pilar Fragalà, and how CBI manages these by helping banks to overcome them.
The responsibility for sustainability falls on everyone, everywhere. It should unite us. We all need to work together, but how do we achieve such a big collective goal?
Following the Sibos session on ‘Accelerate Sustainability in Trade’, speaker Achraf Abourida, head of trade at ING Bank, discussed trade’s role in sustainability and its global importance in an exclusive interview with Trade Finance Global (TFG).
In December 2021, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) updated its accounting standards to boost transparency around supply chain finance (SCF). SCF is also known as reverse factoring, payables finance, or supplier financing arrangements.
Trade Finance Global spoke with Hari Janakiraman head of industry and innovation, transaction banking, from Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) about the changing market conditions throughout the Asia-Pacific market and the advancements of digital technology in trade.
The world is run on transactions. And the world of transactions is changing.
The field of cross-border payments is a vast and multi-faceted area, posing multiple challenges for banks, corporates, and businesses daily. With so many nuances within the sector, it can be difficult for market players to reach a unanimously beneficial solution.