During a panel at ICC Austria’s Trade Finance Week, moderator Tomasch Kubiak, policy manager at the ICC Global Banking Commission, spoke with panellists Gabriele Katz, director of global transaction banking at Deutsche Bank; Angela Koll, senior business expert for trade and supply chain finance at Commerzbank; and David Meynell, owner of TradeLC Advisory and senior technical advisor to the ICC Global Banking Commission.
From former US President Donald Trump’s trade war with China to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s controversial visit to Taiwan in August, ties between the US and China have been delicate in recent years.
With commodities like food and energy resources scarcening in the face of climate change and the Ukraine-Russia conflict, all eyes are turning towards Africa as a possible solution.
Conflict with Russia has created a multitude of substantial repercussions for economies around the world, not least an ongoing disruption within the global energy market.
The latest issue of TFG’s Trade Finance Talks, ‘SME trade finance: flying under the radar’ is out now!
Trade loans are used to finance transactions involving import or export trading and reflecting different stages in the commodity trade cycle, from pre-export financing to borrowing base facilities.
All trade loans, however, are used to finance imports, exports, or other trading transactions.
Canadian investors are becoming more particular about how they deploy their capital, delivering returns with ESG factors being a key consideration.
On Thursday, Boris Johnson resigned his role as UK Prime Minister.
TFG explores the potential impact that this political sea change could have on trade and the possible longer-term economic implications for the UK.
TFG has partnered with The Economist Impact Events’ 2nd Annual Global Trade Week. During Wednesday’s panel session “How can digital trade agreements help?” panellists explored the use of digital trade agreements and how their evolution can help to promote the free flow of data, improve human welfare, and inspire trust.
The latest issue of TFG’s Trade Finance Talks, ‘Supply chain disruption: the new global food crisis’ is out now!
✍️ In this article, Carter Klein of Jenner & Block talks about independent vs. accessory guarantees, corporate guarantees in the US, and the cases of Shanghai Shipyard and Bank Audi.
If a new trade bill is passed during the current UK parliamentary term, digital paperwork could be legalised under English Law, which could be a landmark moment for the trade and export industry.
Correspondent banks are a key part of cross-border payments facilitating the flow of trade between different jurisdictions.
TFG talked to Erik van der Marel, chief economist at the European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE), about his predictions for the future of the global economy.
TFG’s Deepesh Patel interviewed the new VP to learn what led her to BAFT, her view on fighting financial crime, and her insights into the progress made in the payments space.