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?
In a world of shrinking supply chains and digital connectivity, the concept of identity is continuously evolving. Is digital identity going to be the panacea to the age-old problem of MSME access to trade finance?
World trade is central to economic growth and as we emerge from the pandemic, trade is paramount in enabling the global economy to recover. Is the time really now, for digitising trade, and how can advance the dialogue to reduce friction, costs and risk?
TFG interviewed Robert Meters (RM), Head of Marketing and Sales, Global Business & Financial Services at SCHUMANN to discuss how the trade credit insurance has changed as a result of the covid-19 pandemic.
The trade finance space has seen a huge influx of capital in the development of fintech solutions to address some of today’s most pressing trade challenges.
The TFG / Finastra’s tradecast will explore how corporates are reacting to new levels of volatility, and ultimately, how technology and innovation can help build inclusive, resilient global value chains.
The need for trade digitization has never been more prevalent than it is today, especially with pandemic-induced restrictions emphasizing the inefficiency of paper-based trade. Our Editor, Deepesh Patel sat down with Contour’s CEO and Chief Product Officer, as well as TradeLens’ Head of Strategy and Operations, to discuss how fintech can come together to partner to solve these problems.
It’s easy to think that having to adapt to external circumstances will have a negative impact but many firms have used this opportunity to re-think and reset processes, and actually improve how they operate.
TFG, today announced a media partnership with the International Trade and Forfaiting Association (ITFA), for the 47th Annual International Trade and Forfaiting Conference.
Trade Finance Global (TFG), the leading trade finance fintech, has been selected to join the inaugural China track of the Mayor of London’s scaleup programme.
Paymaster24, a full-service Payment Service Provider (PSP), announced a new partnership with Banking Circle to enhance its service proposition for merchants.
The 2nd edition of ITFA’s manual on digital negotiable instruments, produced in collaboration with members of the DNI Initiative and TFG is here!
Bankers and traders can now access a fully comprehensive digital platform by VERIDAPT called AdaptSCF that ensures security, reliability and compliance in the digital trade finance world.
The need for trade finance digitization has never been clearer. In today’s pandemic-ravaged landscape, banks face multiple challenges, including the legislative shift to digital trade documents and growing regulatory scrutiny, changing customer behaviour and increasing competition in the form of trade finance investment funds.
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. Goods barometer is nearly 10 points above the baseline value of 100 for the index and up 21.6 points year-on-year, reflecting the strength of the current recovery from COVID-19 crisis. ICC launches, ICC Trade Now, a suite of digital products and services to tackle the global trade finance gap. EU set to unveil digital wallet for post-Covid life