Like many organisations during the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Trade and Forfaiting Association (ITFA) has had to adapt to a changing business landscape.
CASE STUDY: Swiss export credit agency, SERV, co-insures €130m of €1.5bn Turkish infrastructure project
SERV, the export credit agency of the Swiss government, has successfully co-insured part of a major Turkish infrastructure project worth €1.5 billion.
In this article, Viviane Gnuan-Stehli, communications manager at SERV, explains how the co-insurance deal, worth €130 million, was delivered.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG.
Over the last two weeks, the UK has been at the forefront of some of the biggest announcements to come out of COP26.
A new report by Euler Hermes has found that the UK economy is “trapped by policy choices” going into the end of 2021 and beginning of 2022.
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If your work involves international trade transactions, you will find that one of the most common and useful SWIFT Codes that you will encounter is SWIFT code MT 754.
The UK and ten major trading partners have agreed to end export credit support for unabated coal-fired power plants
A new ICC report, released yesterday, estimates that if G7 countries can deliver on legal reform, standardisation, and adoption of digital records, then trade between them could rise by about 43% above its 2019 value by 2026.
By working together and tackling these challenges head-on, we can reduce our emissions and work towards our net zero goal by 2050.
With COP26 just around the corner, Export Credit Agencies, ECAs, are mandated to support government efforts in their fight against climate change.
Contour partners with Shenzhen FinTech Institute of the People’s Bank of China to increase trade digitisation across Asia
Contour, the digital trade finance network, announces partnership with the Shenzhen FinTech Institute, a subsidiary of The People’s Bank of China (PBOC).
ICC Trade Register 2021 – 6 top takeaways and the low-risk nature of trade finance as an asset class
The 2021 ICC Trade Register summary, on the credit risk profiles of trade finance, supply chain finance and export finance transactions. Read our summary on 38m transactions representing USD $19.2t exposures, and 28% of global trade flows.
Trade and economic activity are advancing at a rapid pace across the Middle East. How are governments across the region evolving and harnessing opportunities to enable high-speed economic activity?
The latest IPCC report drives further urgency to ECAs’ plans to increase funding for green and sustainable deals and to rebalance portfolios with long-dated carbon-intensive assets