The Factoring – Credit Insurance Working Group held its sixth annual meeting on 31 March 2021, to discuss the state of the industry.
The first estimates for the factoring industry worldwide in 2020 have been announced today by the FCI’s Peter Mulroy. Factoring declines were recorded in most regions except Asia Pacific.
Factoring, as an important method to extend credit, is a type of financial transaction where the creditor assigns its receivables to an assignee at a discount. In recent years, there has been a large growth of factoring transactions around the world.
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Payables finance is changing, often driven by the demands of corporates, looking for inclusive and sustainable programmes when considering who to select for supply chain financing (SCF) programmes.
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Standard Chartered sees co-creation and innovation as a crucial aspect and is committed to continue this momentum of ‘more action, less talk’ by bringing the industry together
ITFA and TFG, today, launched their international trade finance guide, aimed at clarifying and defining standard definitions for trade finance products, as well as the risks, challenges and opportunities within trade finance.
TFG announced a media partnership with City & Financial Global Ltd for 10th edition of City Week 2020 – its annual International Financial Services Forum.
TFG heard from Dr. Özge TOSUN, legal counsel at Export Credit Bank of TURKEY (Turk Eximbank) on the various surety bond dilemmas in Turkish insurance including the impracticality of expecting Turkish law to govern all overseas contracts.
TFG heard from BAFT’s President & Chief Executive Officer, Tod Burwell, on some of the latest updates from the association for 2020, what new initiatives have been launched, and what members can expect for the remainder of 2020.
With factoring and receivables finance volumes continuing to show modest growth around the world, TFG caught up with FCI’s Secretary General, Peter Mulroy, in an association update for the latest issue of Trade Finance Talks.
ITFA has led another industry wide initiative to draw the attention of governments and regulators to the importance of the continuous support of all the different insurance tools in times of crisis.