Bill Paul, one of the most recommended Logistics Recruiter on LinkedIn, discussed the future of jobs in the Freight Forwarding industry.
Closing a deal between an unknown buyer and seller is difficult. Add to this the cross-border element and the many different agents on the way, and trade suddenly gets complicated.
TFG spoke to CargoX about their Blockchain Documentary Transfer (BDT) programme, Advanced Cargo Information and Single Windows
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. World trade’s recovery from the COVID-19 crisis hit a record high in the first quarter of 2021, increasing by 10% year-over-year and 4% quarter-over-quarter. WTO Director General calls for action on trade finance in low to middle-income countries.
By integrating the DLPC structure into trace:original documents, the benefits of a payment undertaking supported by BAFT’s best practices can be enjoyed while avoiding the potential drawbacks of a closed consortium.
In this second installment of my two-part article, I endeavour to consider the documentary credit from the point of view of an exporter as well as its bank and provide some advice on how to best benefit from the effective use of documentary credits.
Suez disruption – ‘The straw that breaks the camel’s back’
Documentary credits are one of the oldest, most sophisticated, and safest payment instruments used in international trade.
ICC, TFG and WTO are partnering at the 2021 Global Trade & Blockchain Forum, themed “Accelerating Trade Digitalization through DLT”.
How effective technology and financing can bring international shipping into the twenty-first century
Data will be at the centre of a brave new world in trade finance – Natasha Condon, JP Morgan
Operations everywhere have been impacted by the pandemic, though the obstacles faced in collateral management remain particularly challenging.
Initially, the pandemic led to a sudden, sharp shock which caused a multitude of challenges to business continuity. What’s in stock for 2021?
Announced: latest confirmed speakers for the UK-Japan Free Trade Summit: A Shared Political, Economic and Financial Vision for Mutual Benefit (20 January).
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. Talks between the UK and the EU on their future relationship continue without a breakthrough, and the UK government placed London and much of South East England under tier 4 restrictions.