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South Africa’s Standard Bank has launched a new digital payments partnership with Africa-based fintech Flutterwave. Under the terms of the deal, Standard Bank customers in eight African countries will be… read more →
UK development finance fund CDC Group has committed to a $30 million trade finance loan to Bangladesh’s Prime Bank. The loan facility, which will enable Prime Bank to extend more… read more →
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.
French international bank BNP Paribas has executed a green repurchase agreement (repo) transaction with state-owned utility company Électricité de France (EDF). The two companies have worked jointly to structure and… read more →
The UK and ten major trading partners have agreed to end export credit support for unabated coal-fired power plants
British tea and coffee supplier Union Papertech has secured government support for its latest expansion into the production of environmentally-friendly tea bags. The Manchester-based firm has signed a deal with… read more →
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, the digital trade finance network, announces partnership with the Shenzhen FinTech Institute, a subsidiary of The People’s Bank of China (PBOC).
After three years of effort and numerous negotiations with insurers, banks, law firms, and brokage firms, ITFA has released a Basel III policy form that elevates policy wordings and enhances… read more →
Uzbekneftegaz’s Shurtan Gas Chemical Complex to be supported by Deutsche Bank, Landesbank Baden-Wuerttemberg, and Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen Girozentrale (Helaba). Uzbekneftegaz JSC, the state-owned holding company of Uzbekistan’s oil and gas industry,… read more →
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.