More than 90% cost savings could be possible from using distributed ledger technology to handle authoritative digital original documents
MLETER demands both verification and data privacy, trace:original may offer the answer.
We should be careful not to underestimate the importance of geography in any plan for post-Brexit trade
The very public implosion of a high-flying boutique finance firm has left ripples in the Supply Chain Finance industry. Should we reverse this outcome?
Singapore is second only to Bahrain in adopting MLETR
Almost four years later, Brexit is complete. What does the new UK and the EU agreement now mean for trade, and what’s left to do?
Today the winner of the ITFA Emerging Leader 2020 competition was announced – TFG reports on the winning entries, aimed to make a significant contribution to the trade finance sector.
In partnership with Reuters Events, TFG hears from Simon Collins, TradeCloud and Movsum Muslumzada, SOCAR Trading about the digitization of commodity trading
On the 15th November, 2020 several Heads of State/ Government of the Member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and other nations met virtually to witness the signing of The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement – solidifying over 8 years of negotiations and challenges.
In partnership with BAFT, TFG hears from Jean-François Denis, Global Head, Trade Solutions, BNP Paribas, about how the bank has changed since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Global Supply Chain Finance Forum issues payables finance guidance to drive further clarity on terms and techniques
A crucial step towards end-to-end trade digitalization is creating an ecosystem that allows for seamless exchanges of data between existing platforms. A recent study from the WTO and TFG highlights 19 initiatives and the recent developments which are working towards digital standards for trade.
The age old problem of document digitization in trade has probably been around since goods were traded using stone tablets in the Mesopotamian era. So who’s making a dent using blockchain / distributed ledger technology? From the updated WTO / TFG periodic table of projects in trade, we reveal 12 projects tackling this head on.
TFG’s Deepesh Patel caught up with FCI’s Chairman, Mr. Patrick de Villepin, and FCI Vice Chairman, Mrs. Daniela Bonzanini, on the critical role of Receivables finance industry in the recovery of global trade growth during this challenging period.
How can SME Climate Hub create an ecosystem to enable SMEs to leverage climate action as a powerful means of increasing their competitive advantage and help in accelerating the race to a net-zero future?