Certificates of Origin, alongside with the ICC Incoterms® rules, are some of the most crucial trade documents which authenticate the origin of any goods which are exported. Trade Finance Global spoke to CO experts, traders, shippers and producers, compiling a list of the most common mistakes when preparing Certificates of Origin, and how to avoid them.
As part of the Incoterms 2020 Media Alliance with the ICC UK, Trade Finance Global reports important information on the rules that are changing for Incoterms at the end of the year. Using the wrong ICC Incoterm when trading goods worldwide exposes companies to greater risk and cost in the form of lost goods or unnecessary disputes
The Gartner hype cycle serves as a tool to help decision makers and investors gauge the actual current state of a technology in a given domain, separating its real-world utility from its surrounding hype and disillusionment. The cycle was first introduced in 1995 and has since served as an accurate representation of the typical progression of an emerging technology.
With numerous bodies and organisations speculating, pre-selling courses and providing information on fake incoterms, TFG gets behind incoterms 2020, why there are rumours, what’s fake, and what’s true.
A Bill of Lading (abbreviated to B/L) is one of the most important documents in the global trade transactions. A B/L has 3 basic purposes or roles: Evidence of Contract of Carriage… read more →
A judgment handed down by the English Commercial Court in 2018 illustrates how trade finance banks can find themselves facing unexpected risks when things go wrong in their customers’ trading… read more →
Many carriers have implemented what is called an “emergency bunker surcharge” to help them cover the cost of rising fuel prices. In this post we explore what these charges are and why carriers are using them.
Shawn Chow Wins TFG Accelerate Scholarship For International Trade London, UK — Shawn Chow, an Economics undergraduate at the University of Warwick, is the winner and recipient of the 2018… read more →
Shipping has been an important activity throughout history, particularly when prosperity depended primarily on international and interregional trade. In fact, transportation has been called one of the four cornerstones of… read more →