Africa is a dynamic and exciting market of opportunities waiting to be unlocked. Innovation, entrepreneurial mindedness, and the willingness to embrace change for the good of all make this continent and its people as unique as its emerging payments story.
Artificial intelligence. The metaverse. What do these tools have in common for supply chains? These are the technological building blocks for the future of the global supply chain – a fully digitised, connected, self-orchestrated ecosystem where even consumers hold decision-making power.
In 2019, FCI formed a working group called “Receivables as an Investable Asset Class” (RIAC). It was comprised of FCI members and companies who operate as funds supporting the
The last decade has seen a substantial change in global trade bank attitudes towards innovation and collaboration.
With the trade finance gap at an all-time high, some tech companies are creating novel solutions to help combat the wide-scale fraud that has challenged the sector for many years, making it a more attractive space for lenders once again.
TFG spoke to Jesse Chenard of MonetaGo to find out more.
The Trade Finance Distribution Initiative (TFDi) recently heard from Trade Finance Global’s (TFG) MD, Global Head of Trade & Receivables Finance, Mark Abrams.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG: China trade sector poised for decline, UK appoints new trade commissioner to Africa…
During the panel session ‘unlocking liquidity with collaborative trade finance’ at the finanzsymposium in Mannheim in May, TFG spoke with German and Scandinavian fintech professionals about their thoughts on the future of trade finance, and what solutions they think are needed for the next generation.
Fintech growth over the last five years has been exponential, with investment in UK fintech hitting £27.5 bn in 2021 – but the high reward also means high risk.
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2022 WTO conference extended to try and end deadlock
With technology revolutionising almost every area of business, TFG asked a number of fintech experts whether it also has a role to play in streamlining how trade finance applications are handled and processed to help unlock more trade finance liquidity.
Financial technology solutions provider MonetaGo has been selected by the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) to deliver the Trade Finance Registry (TFR), an interoperable industry utility that bridges information silos between banks to combat duplicate financing fraud.
we.trade, a blockchain-based trade finance network owned by 12 European banks and IBM, told shareholders in May that it had run out of cash.
If a new trade bill is passed during the current UK parliamentary term, digital paperwork could be legalised under English Law, which could be a landmark moment for the trade and export industry.
The metaverse could spell a watershed moment in human economic history. It will reinforce the concept of global human culture, set rules for worldwide continuous automated trading 24/7, and forever alter our understanding of trade markets.