Boy Scouts and Girl Guides have the motto “be prepared.” This can also apply for currency. TFG heard from AFEX’s Trevor Charsley on the latest US dollar updates, including jawboning the dollar, and monetary easing from the ECB.
Two Raiffeisenlandesbanks go live with digital trade finance solution that will transform their end-to-end operations and intercept continuing business and market demands.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. Here are some of the last week’s updates from the trade sector. 29th July 2019.
Flexport’s unique visibility into client shipments down to the SKU level through its digital platform provides them with a unique perspective on risk relative to banks offering financing. This insight… read more →
Reports find that there are extensive ties between british billionaire Sanjeev Gupta’s acquired bank, Wyelands and his family’s wider business empire, the GFG Alliance. This strong link is raising questions over how the bank is appropriating savers’ deposits.
Following on from Canada’s Chairmanship of the Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS), the International Grains Council has appointed Ms Nathalie Dubé, Minister-Counsellor, High Commission of Canada as its Chair for 2019/20.
Boris Johnson has now formally accepted the Queen’s invitation to form a government. TFG heard from leaders in trade, treasury, export and finance.
The Brexit calamity continues, as Boris Johnson takes to No 10 Downing Street following the Conservative Party Ballot Paper result, taking strategic control of the UK government.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. Here are some of the last week’s updates from the trade sector. 22nd July 2019.
“There remains significant capital trapped within the supply chains of S&P 1500 companies, with a potential to release an estimated $460 billion through working capital optimization programs”.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) announced that it has accelerated attempts to digitalise of trade finance by releasing two new sets of enhanced rules, Uniform Customs and Practise for Documentary Credits (eUCP) and Uniform Rules for Collections (eURC 522).
Stenn, a leading provider of cross-border trade finance, closed a $200 million receivables securitisation programme with Natixis to expand its capital markets programme. This programme significantly augments previous capital programmes launched by Stenn.
London, 16th July 2019. TFG announces strategic partnership with WOA. TFG’s Deepesh Patel appointed as Advisor to support World of Open Account (WOA) in the development of new ideas, activities and the online community for the promotion of open account trade & receivables finance.
The pound continues to weaken as talk of a no-deal outcome heats up and uncertainty continues. The fact is, we’re no closer to any resolution than when Theresa May resigned, and the 31st October is rapidly approaching.
International Trade Secretary Liam Fox seeks to invest in the UK’s trading future by launching the International Trade Development Program.