On the 15th November, 2020 several Heads of State/ Government of the Member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and other nations met virtually to witness the signing of The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement – solidifying over 8 years of negotiations and challenges.
TFG is proud to be partnering with TXF for their latest event: TXF Global Trade Virtual 2020, which will be held on the 8-10th December 2020
In partnership with BAFT, TFG hears from Jean-François Denis, Global Head, Trade Solutions, BNP Paribas, about how the bank has changed since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this article, John Dunlop takes a look at a documentary trade payment (DTP) and whether it can be substituted for a documentary collection using UCP rules.
UKEF has expanded its overseas network to boost the businesses pipeline and generate billions in export opportunities for UK exporters.
Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions announces the launch of a green time deposit product with enhanced yield.
The UK and Canada agreed to roll over their existing trade arrangements after the transition period and developments with a Covid-19 vaccine.
The present article discusses the potential benefits of using blockchain technology for trade finance activities and highlights significant challenges facing the blockchain’s adoption
We take a look at the role of multilaterals and public-private partnerships can help the trade finance community achieve sustainability objectives.
Global Supply Chain Finance Forum issues payables finance guidance to drive further clarity on terms and techniques
TFG spoke to an expert group of global commodity traders to look at the key developments in commodity markets over the past few months, with a focus on the agri and softs sector.
EUF plays an important role for our industry today more than ever and confirming FCI’s support regarding the lobbying of the new definition of default with the EBA.
How will the crisis affect the technical underwriting methodology of credit insurers and the crisis as accelerator of digitization?
Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), colloquially termed ‘blockchain’ has been touted to disrupt trade and supply chain, as well it’s financing, for over 5 years. Following on from TFG, WTO and ICC’s ‘Periodic Table’ enlisting 39 projects in global trade utilising DLT, we’ve relaunched our table, indicating that the industry has considerably matured and evolved in less than 12 months.
Freight forwarding, shipping and logistics are undergoing a digital makeover. Connecting the dots, enabling traceability and increasing transparency between parties is a win-win for all actors within global trade. So who’s doing what? As part of TFG & WTOs 2020 Blockchain for Trade study, 7 initiatives in this supply chain space have been mapped.