This article is co-authored by Marcus Lankford and Mark Abrams. In December 2021, Bloomberg reported that several banks including BNP Paribas SA, Societe Generale SA, and ABN Amro have restricted financing commodity transactions following defaults linked to the pandemic and multiple frauds.
Electronic trade documents coming to the UK: Enigio looks at the impact of digital legislation on bills of exchange
During the Queen’s Speech on 10 May 2022, Prince Charles, standing in for the Queen, announced that the Electronic Trade Documents Bill among the list of legislation that the Government intends to pursue in the upcoming parliamentary session.
The latest issue of TFG’s Trade Finance Talks, ‘Trade on a knife’s edge’, is out now!
TFG’s Deepesh Patel highlights the key themes in commodity trade finance for commodity trading week in London.
Robert Meters, director of Schumann International Limited, discusses the current and long-term impacts of the conflict on receivables finance and credit risk management.
In our latest podcast, TFG’s Deepesh Patel spoke to David Meynell to discuss the new rules for digital trade transactions.
Confidence, demand and energy shock waves, writes Ana Boata, Global Head of Economic Research at Allianz Trade. Allianz Trade is the new name for trade credit insurer Euler Hermes, which became part of the Allianz SE group in 2018.
PODCAST: Taking on Europe’s credit risk insurance rules with ITFA’s Silja Calac, Jean-Maurice Elkouby
In our latest podcast, TFG’s Deepesh Patel spoke to ITFA’s Silja Calac & Jean-Maurice Elkouby of ING about taking on Europe’s credit risk insurance rules
In our latest podcast, Veridapt’s Sean Birrell and Rod Hutchinson talks about how a revolution in stockpile and supply chain monitoring can transform trade finance
The latest issue of TFG’s Trade Finance Talks, ‘Trade at a tipping point’, is out now!
PODCAST: Ships, sanctions, and suspicious vessels – How AIS and other trickery is confounding compliance
In our latest podcast, TFG’s Deepesh Patel spoke with Saskia Rietbroek of ACSS and Michael Byrne of IIBLP on sanctions busters, sanctions compliance, and new maritime guidance for financial institutions
Quantum leaps for achieving growth targets at banks, FIs are here, thanks to AI, ML, and other game-changing technologies
In this article, Robert Meters, director of Schumann International, talks about digital banking solutions through artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and other game-changing technologies
This article was co-authored by:
– Arun Prakash, strategy officer for trade and commodity finance at IFC
– Dennis Ochieng, economist at IFC
– Shanshan Li, consultant at IFC
The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only intergovernmental organisation that regulates and facilitates the rules of trade between nations
Twenty years ago Asia had a 12% share of the global factoring market. Today that share is 25%.
In this article, FCI’s Lin Hui looks at factoring’s two decades of steady growth in Asia, and where the industry goes from here…