Gold has been a medium of exchange around the world for thousands of years. In this regard, we can say gold markets have been around as long as civilization. Gold is still traded today, whether it is individuals buying gold jewellery and selling it when prices or high or traders investing in gold ETF5 or commodities contracts.
To oil or not to oil? How is the UAE diversifying its economy to attract investment? As oversupply concerns curtail the global oil price’s trudge back upwards following its flirtation… read more →
Understanding the nuances of receivables purchasing arrangements, the difference between the different types of recourse, and the trade and receivables finance products available on the market is key to anyone… read more →
Having recently joined ITFA as members, Trade Finance Global (TFG) heard from 6 interesting fintech startups in the trade and receivables ecosystem, talking at the ITFA Fintech Discovery Day in Helsinki.
Specialist credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) broker, BPL Global, has named Spain and Germany in its top 10 countries for CPRI claims by value over the past three years.… read more →
London, 20 February 2019 – Diaspora International announces plans to open a digital trade finance bank, adding to the challenger bank scene.
We heard from Andrés Abumohor, the Co-Founder and COO of OmniBnk, a neobank that provides financial services to SMEs in Latin America. Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) create close to… read more →
Beauhurst, the data provider, has released the latest edition of its report, The Deal, analysing all equity investment in UK startups and SMEs throughout 2018. The data shows that 2018… read more →
We had the pleasure of speaking to Mr R. Yüce Uyanik, a member of the FCI Legal Committee, on international factoring as a solution for the economic crisis on SMEs.… read more →
Hong Kong, 2 February 2019 – The year of the pig is starting and it looks to be an auspicious one in the world of invoice discounting, especially for Velotrade,… read more →
In the run up to a potentially ‘no deal’ Brexit, firms offering receivables and trade finance are stepping up their financing efforts in order to cater to those who might… read more →
Following the FCI’s recent appointment of Mr Lin Hui, Chapter Director of NE Asia, we asked him about some of the top trends in China and beyond, the impact of… read more →
Following the FCI’s recent appointment of Ms. Betül Kurtulus, Chapter Director of Central & Eastern Europe, South East Europe (Balkans), and the Middle East, we asked her about some of… read more →