The bidding process in England is opening, to establish at least seven new Freeports. The first are expected in 2021, as part of at least 10 across the whole of… read more →
Freight forwarding, shipping and logistics are undergoing a digital makeover. Connecting the dots, enabling traceability and increasing transparency between parties is a win-win for all actors within global trade. So who’s doing what? As part of TFG & WTOs 2020 Blockchain for Trade study, 7 initiatives in this supply chain space have been mapped.
As part of the UK Government’s ambition to boost trade globally, UK Export Finance (UKEF) can now provide increased financial support that will benefit UK exporters seeking to win business… read more →
The Covid-19 pandemic is accelerating trends and technologies that came online before January 2020 and were just getting traction.
Gareth Bridgland from Perrys Chartered Accountants has outlined the main points to help you prepare your company well ahead of the deadline and make any required adjustments as things change.
TFG heard from ICC Austria’s Trade Finance Week, in an update around Letters of Credit and Incoterms, the problems, challenges and opportunities. Featuring Bob Ronai and Hugo Verschoren
ICC has taken the lead to keep trade moving during the Covid-19 pandemic by publishing the eUCP and eURC eRules guidelines for faster and efficient trade transactions.
The Buyer’s Request for Quotation (RFQ) and the responding Seller’s Quotation (QTO) need not be a kabuki dance event that only creates the appearance of engaging in a transaction.
We dive deeper into how Covid-19 impacted the shipping industry. Will the cruise liners be able to financially recover from this outbreak?
There is immense synergy to be unlocked between SMEs and trade finance funds by working closely together and developing relationships that allow for a level of comfort on both sides of the coin to be developed over time.
With competitive digital economy, Colombia will be able to plan for post-pandemic recovery and strengthen regional economies to adopt smart solutions linked to the Internet of Things that allow them to compete in global value chains.
The Local Currency System – SML – resurfaces as an alternative to recover trade flows not only in the Mercosur but also in other regions of the world which can implement it.
The Business Plan outlined new objectives that will allow UKEF to adapt its support for SMEs, help businesses across all the regions of the UK, access UKEF products, and focus its activity on sectors and countries.
By eliminating unnecessary paperwork, Port Community Systems contribute to sustainable transport logistics and support the ambition of meeting global carbon reduction requirements.
With China receiving global backlash for alleged mishandling of Covid-19 crisis, resulting in businesses pulling out, can its neighboring counties with the latter’s emerging economies seize the opportunity, or is China irreplaceable?