Tradecast announced, June, 2nd 2020: Trade Finance Transactions Go Live – BAFT’s Digital Ledger Payment Commitment (DLPC)
From the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement to MANSA, TFG heard from Afreximbank on how they are addressing the challenges around African trade
Unpacking previous events, TFG heard from FCI’s Secretary General Peter Mulroy, comparing how the factoring and receivables industry has fared during previous crises and what we can learn moving forwards.
With the Covid-19 pandemic, our paper-based trade finance settlement system suddenly stopped working. It is about time businesses adopt paperless and digital workflow to safeguard trade finance operations.
In a bid to continue to promote and expand access to finance for small and medium sized businesses, TFG is delighted to announce an exciting industry partnership with the SME Finance Forum, an International Finance Corporation (IFC) managed project.
As advocates of DLT in global trade and commerce, TFG are partnering with 101 Blockchains to promote the education of specific technologies that are currently available.
The Distributed Ledger Payment Commitment (DLPC) is a potential solution allowing for digital representations of payment commitments on a distributed ledger.
Given that nearly 90% of world trade relies on some form of trade financing (trade credit insurance, trade finance or guarantees), it’s important to understand the complexities around financing trade, the various products offered by financiers, and understanding the pitfalls, challenges and use cases for trade credit.
Trade finance has been helping SMEs, middle market businesses, and the corporate sector to manage their financial issues. Here is all you need to know about how it suits your business.
As airlines struggle with their cashflows as a result of the travel slump brought about by Covid-19, TFG’s Flora Tan spoke to Ocorian’s Conor Blake, examining the impacts.
TFG’s Carter Hoffman explores the current and potential impact of COVID-19 on both international trade and trade finance. Business as unusual, the decisions we make now will have long lasting impacts.
The first estimates for the factoring industry worldwide in 2019 have been announced today by the FCI Secretary General at BCR’s 20th RFIX event
TFG spoke to Elitza Kavrakova, Head of Institutional Clients East, and Martina Zimmerl at Raiffeisen Bank International on trade finance in CEE
In today’s world, cheques and paper invoices really ought to have taken their place in the Retro Hall of Fame, alongside vinyl, polaroid cameras and the Nokia 3210. Curiously, however, paper-based payment practices have shown serious staying power with cheques still accounting for 51% of B2B payments. Why? A few reasons, but principal among them is ‘fear of the unknown.’
TFG has published a short guide on what receivables and invoice finance is and how it can help release working capital earlier on in the trade cycle.