All IBAS GTF – Global Trade Finance Factory user banks, including ABN AMRO Bank, have adhered to the SWIFT Release 2018 standards since switchover on 18 November 2018 London –… read more →
TFG spoke to Ibrahim Farag, CEO and founder of Diaspora International, about his ambitious plans to bridge the $1.5 USD trillion trade finance gap between underbanked nations in emerging markets and SMEs in more developed markets through a trust and recommendation-based model.
London, 22nd February, AltFi has named Trade Finance Global (TFG) the ‘Best PR / Marketing Division 2018’. Trade Finance Global (TFG) scoops Award at AltFi Awards TFG have proved a… read more →
Last week, Dubai based TradeAssets announced the launch of a trade finance e-marketplace for banks. The banks, primarily Bangladeshi, are helping to bridge the gap in the secondary market for trade finance banks.
Just two days ago, Japanese financial institution Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) announced a successful proof-of-concept (POC) using R3’s Marco Polo trade finance platform. SMBC has been participating in a… read more →
London, 20 February 2019 – Diaspora International announces plans to open a digital trade finance bank, adding to the challenger bank scene.
The Federal Reserve delivered a very dovish surprise at its monetary policy meeting in January, signalling that its current interest rate hike cycle that began in late-2015 could be at… read more →
London, 12th February 2019. Trade Finance Global announces the Winners of the 2019 International Trade Finance Awards. Following a year of geopolitical uncertainty, technological disruption and competition, the 2019 International… read more →
Beauhurst, the data provider, has released the latest edition of its report, The Deal, analysing all equity investment in UK startups and SMEs throughout 2018. The data shows that 2018… read more →
January can be summed up by what we didn’t find out rather than what we did. In the UK, we had all expected to finally know what the prime minister’s… read more →
In the run up to a potentially ‘no deal’ Brexit, the Secretary of State for the Department of International Trade, Liam Fox MP spoke about the UK’s future role in… read more →
We heard from Allen & Overy who advised ING Bank N.V. as a trade finance provider and RCF lender to the Noble Group. The innovative deal that closed in December of… read more →
Hong Kong, 2 February 2019 – The year of the pig is starting and it looks to be an auspicious one in the world of invoice discounting, especially for Velotrade,… read more →
Bank Payment Obligation can act as a gateway for further trade finance technologies, says new Commerzbank whitepaper The whitepaper, “Leading the path of digital evolution” explains how increased market adoption… read more →