In 2018 the world factoring industry volume continued its upward trend with a total reported figure of over 2,767 billion euro representing over 6% growth compared to the previous year.
TFG exclusive podcast with komgo, we heard from CEO Souleïma Baddi talking about bringing blockchain and distributed ledger technology to commodity finance.
We heard from Nitin Gaur, Director of IBM Digital Asset Labs at the ICC Banking Commission’s Annual Meeting, on the benefits of blockchain / DLT for enabling trust, transparency and security
Trade Finance Global heard from Sean Edwards, Chairman of the ITFA at the NEARC (North East Asia Regional Committee) Seminar held in Beijing earlier this month.
Trade finance is an umbrella term for the financing of any moving or tangible goods or stocks. Banks, non-banks, funders and alternative financiers are the main providers of trade finance,… read more →
Technology and regulations are opening up new opportunities in partnerships, particularly in the new environment of disrupters, intermediaries and paperless trade. This article reviews some of the opportunities, challenges and… read more →
In recent years, the trade finance landscape has seen immense change, driven by a multitude of factors, including policy, consumers, technology and protectionism. A few years ago we were debating… read more →
Singapore is home to more than 218,000 Small-Medium Enterprises (“SMEs”), defined domestically as firms with annual sales of less than S$100 million or less than 200 employees. These firms employ… read more →
There are more than 200,000 SMEs in Singapore making up 99% of enterprises, employing two-thirds of the workforce, and accounting for about half of Singapore’s GDP. We spoke to Mr… read more →
London, 24th September, 2018. Trade Finance Global (TFG) announced a strategic partnership with Netherlands based global receivables association, FCI. Trade Finance Global Announces a Strategic Partnership with FCI With trade… read more →
Usance (or deferred) Letters of Credit are a specific type of LC payable at a predetermined time period. When Letters of Credit were first developed, there were a number of specific Letters… read more →
The latest technology has significantly transformed the operations and data handling processes involved in trade finance. TFG spoke to Herbert Broenes about the digitalisation of credit risk management. Credit Risk… read more →