As Africa enters a revolutionary period of intra-continental trade, factoring will be crucial to the growth of MSMEs.
The resilience of global supply chains lies with…ANY IDEAS? Alexander Malaket explains what COVID-19 means for future access to trade finance
The very public implosion of a high-flying boutique finance firm has left ripples in the Supply Chain Finance industry. Should we reverse this outcome?
GSCFF updated its Standard Definitions for the Corporate Payment Undertaking (CPU), Dynamic Discounting (DD) and Bank Payment Undertaking (BPU).
The two-day BCR Publishing Supply Chain Finance Summit got underway this morning, boasting important names from the supply chain finance sector and banks including HSBC, Lloyds and ABN AMRO. What… read more →
Both ‘bill discounting’ and ‘invoice factoring’ are types of financial instruments that are used to provide working capital to businesses from accounts receivables (i.e., unpaid invoices).
Global Supply Chain Finance Forum issues payables finance guidance to drive further clarity on terms and techniques
TFG’s Deepesh Patel caught up with FCI’s Chairman, Mr. Patrick de Villepin, and FCI Vice Chairman, Mrs. Daniela Bonzanini, on the critical role of Receivables finance industry in the recovery of global trade growth during this challenging period.
TFG heard from Robert Meters on the significant role of trade credit insurance in the current economic crisis the global trade is facing.
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.
New report from GSCFF aims to address criticisms across three key areas: the potential adverse impact on suppliers, issues relating to financial reporting and transparency, and overall programme risk.
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.
TFG heard from WOA’s founder, Erik Timmermans, on the latest in receivables and open account trade in 2020, the impact of the COVID pandemic on the RF community, and what we could expect for the remainder of the year.
WOA took the initiative to survey members, partners and industry leaders in June 2020 about how the virus has affected performance of factoring and commercial finance firms globally.
SMEs need to re-think their innovation strategy including digitalisation as the pandemic has accelerated the shift to digital technology in trade.