TFG’s editor, Deepesh Patel, interviewed Nasser Al-Thekair, general manager of trade and business development at the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on Islamic Finance.
New research from Standard Chartered has found that environmental, social and governance obligations are top of mind for corporates in Europe and North America, as the post-pandemic business recovery gets underway.
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. announces the launch of a new solution – the Broadridge Anti-Money Laundering Solution.
Tech giant IBM is teaming up with fintech startup MonetaGo to address trade finance fraud, with an initial focus on South East Asia.
AI, internet of things, robotics – what do they mean for trade finance, particularly in the efforts to combat trade-based money laundering?
In a world of shrinking supply chains and digital connectivity, the concept of identity is continuously evolving. Is digital identity going to be the panacea to the age-old problem of MSME access to trade finance?
Trade finance as an asset class has benefitted from developments in loan and debt capital markets, which have led the way in sustainable product development.
Commodity trade finance fraud and losses, along with trade finance digitization, have emerged as common themes in trade finance recently.
This article posits that human rights due diligence is the most practical approach to addressing climate change concerns and achieving other sustainable development goals.
The 2021 ICC Trade Register summary, on the credit risk profiles of trade finance, supply chain finance and export finance transactions. Read our summary on 38m transactions representing USD $19.2t exposures, and 28% of global trade flows.
The latest IPCC report drives further urgency to ECAs’ plans to increase funding for green and sustainable deals and to rebalance portfolios with long-dated carbon-intensive assets
TFG interviewed Robert Meters (RM), Head of Marketing and Sales, Global Business & Financial Services at SCHUMANN to discuss how the trade credit insurance has changed as a result of the covid-19 pandemic.
It’s easy to think that having to adapt to external circumstances will have a negative impact but many firms have used this opportunity to re-think and reset processes, and actually improve how they operate.
The impact of the March 2021 incident of the container ship M.V. Ever Given with around 18,300 containers onboard running aground in the Suez Canal has generated international attention and its consequences will continue to unravel for years to come.
COVID-19 puts international trade to a halt following the closure of the Ningbo-Zhoushan port in China and causing a global microchip shortage. There are other unanticipated issues to account for, such as the Suez Canal blockage.