Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG, 13th November 2023.
Today, the International Trade and Forfaiting Association (ITFA) has released an addendum to its Digital Negotiable Instruments (DNI) Handbook. This update follows the enactment of the UK Electronic Trade Documents… read more →
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG, 6th November 2023.
At the International Trade Forfaiting Association (ITFA) 49th Annual Trade and Forfaiting Conference in Abu Dhabi, TFG’s Deepesh Patel spoke to Silja Calac, Board Member, and head of the ITFA Insurance Committee to learn more about credit risk insurance and its importance for trade, as well as specific aspects of the implementation of the Basel 3.1 Regulation.
At the 49th Annual Trade and Forfaiting Conference held at ITFA Abu Dhabi, TFG’s Deepesh Patel spoke with Sean Edwards, Chairman of the International Trade and Forfaiting Association (ITFA), about some of the key themes emerging throughout the conference in a quickfire session.
The OPEC Fund for International Development (OPEC Fund), is extending a loan of $50 million to ACWA Power. This financial support is aimed at bolstering the 240 MW Khizi-Absheron wind… read more →
At the EBRD TFP Trade Finance Forum, TFG’s Deepesh Patel spoke with Aurel Bernat, Executive Director, Financial Institutions and Investor Relations at Banca Transilvania, Oleksandr Shchur, Member of the Management Board at JSC Ukreximbank Ukraine and Ženja Radanović, Head of Documentary, Business Department at Eurobank Direktna a.d. Beograd, Serbia.
At the ITFA annual conference in Abu Dhabi, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Mosa Tshabalala, Head of FI Trade Sales (International), Risk Distribution and Syndications at Absa Group, to explore the role of trade finance risk distribution in the African context.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG, 23rd October 2023.
Correspondent banking relationships (CBRs) are the linchpin of international trade and finance, enabling cross-border transactions and providing a gateway to foreign financial markets.
In this episode of Trade Finance Talks, TFG’s Deepesh Patel sat down with Raja Al Mazrouei, CEO of Etihad Credit Insurance, to discover how ECI is not only encouraging UAE businesses to tap into emerging regional and international markets but also enabling them to scale new heights and achieve sustainable growth.
At the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) 2023 Trade Facilitation Programme (TFP) conference in Vienna, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Rudolf Putz, head of the trade facilitation programme at the EBRD, looking back at his career with the EBRD.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG, 16th October 2023.
Vinay Mendonca, Chief Growth Officer, Global Trade and Receivables Finance at HSBC, sat down with Deepesh Patel at Sibos Toronto to discuss these shifts and how they are influencing trade finance.
How could a common platform fluidify and modernise credit insurance operations and provide greater value to the industry?