The latest issue of TFG’s Trade Finance Talks, ‘Time’s Ticking for Tech’, is out now!
Parkol Marine Engineering has announced the launch of its new vessel, Green Isle. Upon completion, Green Isle will sail to the west coast of Ireland from Middlesborough, marking its expansion… read more →
A new report on Thursday claimed that China is willing to cooperate with countries along the China-Europe Railway Express lines, jointly promoting the construction of major infrastructure projects. This will… read more →
Middle Eastern states are to land a $1.3 trillion windfall from extra oil revenues over the next four years, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). On Friday, the IMF… read more →
Conflict with Russia has created a multitude of substantial repercussions for economies around the world, not least an ongoing disruption within the global energy market.
In addition to the joint sanctions placed on Moscow by the UK and other NATO countries in February, Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures have confirmed that UK private energy firms no longer import any oil or gas from Russia.
The financial belt is tightening around China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
Many headlines in recent weeks highlight the mounting debt and declining activity that the “project of the century” is now facing.
The first ship carrying grain has left a Ukrainian port under a landmark deal with Russia. Turkish and Ukrainian officials say the ship left the southern port of Odesa early… read more →
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.
Trade loans are used to finance transactions involving import or export trading and reflecting different stages in the commodity trade cycle, from pre-export financing to borrowing base facilities.
All trade loans, however, are used to finance imports, exports, or other trading transactions.
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!
In a bid to curb declining forex outflows, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) introduces exchange controls and limited imports. What will this mean for trade and exports? The SBP… read more →
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.
A joint statement calling for action to address the global food security crisis was issued by the heads of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), International Monetary Fund (IMF), World… read more →