AGTB: New kid on the block. TFG heard from Daniel Gould, Deputy CEO of Anglo Gulf Trade Bank, and its new digital offering for trade finance in the UAE and MENA region. Building a trade bank from scratch without relying on legacy technologies has enabled AGTB to reimagine trade finance, building a competitive product for the corporate banking space.
ICC invites business leaders and government officials to join the discussion around the future of UK international engagement and the role of the private sector in shaping the global trading environment, in particular with the emerging markets, at its upcoming event – Going Global – which will take place at the Guildhall on 21st October 2019.
Geneva based blockchain software provider komgo SA has announced that it has taken a number of steps towards achieving its mission of catalyzing the world’s commodity trade network, with almost a billion USD of financing channeled by members of the network.
Alfa-Bank and Novolipetsk Steel Company (NLMK), in cooperation with Commerzbank, Germany, and Vesuvius GmbH, Germany, have launched a pilot project of cross-border payments via the Marco Polo international trade finance network. For Marco Polo, it is the first Russian-German import-export operations financing project.
The Italian Banking market continues to face headwinds and pressures around new payment service directives (PSDII), challenges from the regulator, and changing customer needs. TFG caught up with the CEO of RegTech innovator CBI about their latest product CBI Globe, and how this is positioned to help Italian banks succeed and grow.
WOA is delighted to announce that its first physical conference, held in the major global trade port city of Antwerp, has been a real success bringing together nearly one hundred C-level representatives from across Europe, the USA and beyond.
TFG spoke to Mishal Ruparel, General Manager at Banking Circle, about the new applications of technology in banking to help better serve the underbanked SMEs. Using AI-driven credit scoring and new approaches to analyse credit card transaction data, Banking Circle’s proposition is game-changing the world of SME finance.
London, 1st October 2019. Trade Finance Global (TFG) are delighted to announce the launch of Trade Finance Talks TV.
TFG heard from Alexander Goulandris the co-CEO of essDOCS about the different solutions for paperless trade. He exclusively announced the launch of a new product called CargoDocs Match, which will enable trade finance banks to continue to provide BPO-related solutions to their customers after SWIFT discontinues support for the Trade Services Utility (TSU) in 2020.
WOA is delighted to announce that the well-known Receivables Finance Industry expert John Brehcist (roundwindow consultancy services) will be working with Erik Timmermans and his colleagues to support the World of Open Account.
The Universal Trade Network (UTN), a project initially aimed to allow for interoperability between many of the blockchain and non-blockchain consortia and networks has been renamed and adopted by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).
TAS S.p.A. (“TAS”) has announced that its agreement with Anglo-Gulf Trade Bank (“AGTB”), a digital corporate trade bank for international clients based in Abu Dhabi, is now operational. The contract is being managed through its subsidiary TAS Helvetia S.A.
TFG reports exclusively on the white paper: Digital Ecosystems in Trade Finance, from Boston Consulting Group (BCG), SWIFT and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).
London, 20th September 2019. Trade Finance Global (TFG) are delighted to announce a media partnership with TXF at their 2019 Commodities Geneva and Political Risk & Insurance London Conferences.
Singapore-based Finaxar, announces the partnership with Global eTrade Services (GeTs), a global trade platform company. Finaxar provides its unique Lending-as-a-Service to financial institutions, trade and e-commerce platforms using data-driven methods to provide the fast, tailored financing solutions for SMEs.