Trade Finance Global caught up with Charles Nahum at Finacity, looking at the state of the trade receivables securitisation markets in 2019
Co-chairmen of the British Exporting Association (BExA), Marcus Dolman and Geoffrey De Mowbray, discuss the challenges and support needed for UK exporting. In the face of unprecedented levels of political… read more →
Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Baris Kalay explores what it takes to implement a successful supply chain finance program.
Everyone likes to think that one day, they would be able to buy their own private jet or fleet for their business. The epitome of opulence, one can only imagine what it’s like to have your own private airport queue, your own space to enjoy throughout the flight and a big comfortable chair to relax on (as well as other luxurious features).
ADB’s Steven Beck explores the challenges, risks, and implications of fighting financial crime and how such precautions are impacting market gaps.
Stenn International’s Kerstin Caroline Braun addresses the $1.5tn trade gap, and discusses how non-bank financing can help bridge the gap.
London, 29th May 2019. Trade Finance Global are delighted to announce a strategic media partnership with The Telegraph at their conference – The Future of Trade & Export
SWIFT – The Society Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication was founded in 1973 and has been the global standard for financial messaging between banks ever since. The messaging service is used by over 11,000 banks and institutions across 200 countries and have sent over three billion financial messages so far in 2019.
Final analysis of data collated by the EU Federation for the Factoring and Commercial Finance Industry (EUF) shows that in 2018 factoring and commercial finance volumes in the EU grew overall by 7.9% to €1.73 Trillion, 80% of which was domestic business and 20% international.
The logistics industry specializes in the safe and timely delivery of goods. Without a supply chain, the entire world would quite likely grind to a halt. Thus, it should come as no surprise that the logistics industry is moving ahead in leaps and bounds. Take a look at some of the most exciting developments to come along in recent years.
The world’s largest exporter, China is set to grow with its huge Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) over the next few years. TFG heard from Lantana Tech’s CEO, Derek Lee, on some of the challenges and opportunities within this market.
“Having experienced the fulfilment of serving the public, you can be sure that I will seek to contribute again” – Baroness Rona Fairhead CBE in her letter of resignation to PM Theresa May
The ecosystem of cross border trade can be a complex one, and a level of assurance is needed to ensure proper levels of trade can be reached as efficiently as possible. A Bill of Lading, sometimes shortened to B/L acts as such assurance, as when issued by a carrier of goods it presents acknowledgement of the receipt of the cargo for shipment.
The Gartner hype cycle serves as a tool to help decision makers and investors gauge the actual current state of a technology in a given domain, separating its real-world utility from its surrounding hype and disillusionment. The cycle was first introduced in 1995 and has since served as an accurate representation of the typical progression of an emerging technology.
Trade finance has been a very slowly moving space when it comes to embracing digital innovations. However, the coin is now flipping: new data sharing technologies and ambitious plans from major trade originators provide much hope for a new trade finance landscape to emerge in the foreseeable future. Will the new trade consortia succeed to scale, and by when?