Just as China’s trade sector recovers from a fresh wave of COVID-19 lockdowns, the world’s largest exporter now faces a slimmer order book amidst weakening global sentiment and increased belt-tightening measures linked to inflation.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG: How sustainability linked financing can empower circular water projects in MENA
Over the last ten years, nature dependent exports accounted for 40% of annual world trade ($7.4 trillion) – 36% of which stemmed from non-democratic regimes, as defined by the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index.
If the Electronic Trade Document Bill trade bill is passed this year, digital documents will be recognised under UK law, which could prove pivotal for global trade. Could blockchain hold the key to a painless and secure switchover to a digital-first trade world?
TFG was delighted to partner with BAFT for their 2022 Global Annual Meeting in Washington.
Throughout the three day event, attendees heard from many experts discussing the current state of the industry, what they learned during the past few years, where the industry is headed, and the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
We currently live in uncertain times, both geopolitically, and from a macroeconomic perspective. TFG asked two risk management experts for their take on how businesses can navigate through this period of economic volatility.
If a new trade bill is passed during the current UK parliamentary term, digital paperwork could be legalised under English Law, which could be a landmark moment for the trade and export industry.
Everything you need to know about the Queen’s speech and it’s implications on trade.
The latest issue of TFG’s Trade Finance Talks, ‘Trade on a knife’s edge’, is out now!
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG: UK manufacturer secures £2 million export contract
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has announced that it is revising its merchandise global trade growth forecast for 2022 from 4.7% to 3% due to ongoing concerns about the impact of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, and lockdowns in China.
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.
A circular economy is an alternative to the traditional linear economy where goods are simply made, used, and then disposed of.
Deepesh Patel (DP), Editor, Trade Finance Global had the pleasure of interviewing Miles Celic, Chief Executive Officer of TheCityUK, to discuss the post-COVID bounce, Brexit, sustainability, and a potential recession ahead of City Week 2022.
Structured trade finance is a type of debt finance, which is used as an alternative to conventional lending.