Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. The WTO is forecasting growth in global merchandise trade of 8.0% this year following a contraction of 5.3% in 2020.
The pandemic has undoubtedly had countless negative implications for the global community. However, amidst all the turmoil there have been some silver linings.
WTO, TFG and ICC have today launched their latest publication ‘Accelerating trade digitalization to support MSME financing’
Oswald Kuyler, Managing Director of ICC DSI talks to TFG about promoting digital trade, harmonisation and trade standards.
GSCFF updated its Standard Definitions for the Corporate Payment Undertaking (CPU), Dynamic Discounting (DD) and Bank Payment Undertaking (BPU).
Global Supply Chain Finance Forum issues payables finance guidance to drive further clarity on terms and techniques
Since documentary collection is not a risk mitigation tool, it is appropriate to use this form of payment with caution to advise operators to follow a scientific approach in the management of this payment instrument.
TFG heard from Trade & Export Finance Specialist, Domenico Del Sorbo on practical aspects of payment instructions in international trade.
The ICC’s Survey on Trade Finance reveals the industry-wide challenges and disruption as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic push trade and trade finance into a state of global uncertainty.
TFG heard from ICC’s Secretary General John Denton and talked about actions needed from governments, private sector leaders and international institutions to ensure the continued viability of our MSMEs.
ICC Banking Commission has released its 2019 Trade Register Report, revealing COVID-19’s potential to disrupt global trade.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), International Trade & Forfaiting Association (ITFA) and BAFT today shared some of the ad hoc practices being implemented by FIs under the COVID-19 pandemic.
As proud Media Partners of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Global Trade Survey, TFG invites its network of banks and financiers to participate in the Trade Finance Annual Survey on Global Trade.
As the most authoritative voice in the trade finance industry, ICC Banking Commission, maintains a permanent dialogue with regulators and supervising bodies, helping to develop regulations affecting the industry.
Geneva, 2nd December 2019. Today, at the WTO’s ‘Global Trade and Blockchain Forum’, ICC, TFG and WTO released a white paper combining over 200 responses from banks, corporates, fintechs and associations in the trade sector, as well as over 20 consortia, on the broader impact that distributed ledger technology (DLT) is having on the trade industry.