In a recent episode of the CII podcasts, Mark Abrams, MD, and Global Head of Trade & Receivables Finance at Trade Finance Global (TFG), engaged in a thought-provoking conversation with Jayant Sriram, an ex-journalist. The episode discusses crucial aspects of international trade and finance, shedding light on challenges and innovative solutions shaping the industry.
The FCI 55th Annual Meeting in Marrakech marked an important moment in receivables finance as the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) launched the Model Law on Factoring.
Europe remains one of the most important continents for African trade, but recent years have seen a decline relative to other regions, with a notable uptick in flows from China and MEA regions.
Today, at its annual conference, UK Export Finance (UKEF) announced the introduction of more flexible, fast-track financing for SMEs, aiming to facilitate easier access to international markets for UK firms.… read more →
Originally designed as a risk management tool among banks, trade asset distribution has now transformed into an indispensable means for capital and liquidity optimisation, inviting a broad spectrum of non-bank investors.
To help understand how the UK government is staying ahead of these changes, Trade Finance Global’s (TFG) Brian Canup spoke with Minister Nigel Huddleston, Minister of State at the Department for Business and Trade
At the ITFA annual conference in Abu Dhabi, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Mosa Tshabalala, Head of FI Trade Sales (International), Risk Distribution and Syndications at Absa Group, to explore the role of trade finance risk distribution in the African context.
Allianz Trade has launched its most recent Global Insolvency Report, providing new forecasts for the years 2023 and 2024. According to the trade credit insurer, following a modest recovery in… read more →
In this episode of Trade Finance Talks, TFG’s Deepesh Patel was joined by Karin Oszuszky, Senior Investment Manager for Business Development at the OPEC Fund for International Development, during the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) Trade Facilitation Annual Conference in Vienna to discuss the OPEC Fund’s work in light of the latest trends and developments in trade finance and facilitation.
Sibos 2023, held this year in Toronto, allows industry stakeholders to come together to discuss industry trends and issues.
In a rapidly evolving world, where businesses are constantly seeking ways to streamline their operations and enhance efficiency, the trade finance sector is no exception.
Trade Ledger, in collaboration with Microsoft, announced the launch of Aida—a working capital analysis, product matching, and product application tool. Utilising generative artificial intelligence, Aida aims to change how small… read more →
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) plans to increase its funding for trade within Africa to $40 billion through a revolving fund by the year 2026. This development follows the bank… read more →
For ages, correspondent banking has played a vital role in the global payments system. Through correspondent banking relationships, banks gain access to a diverse range of financial products across various jurisdictions enabling them to offer cross-border payment solutions and services to their customers.
In this episode of Trade Finance Talks, TFG’s Deepesh Patel was joined by Shirish Wadivkar, Global Head – Wholesale Payments & Trade Strategy at Swift, to uncover the conference’s core themes, the latest Swift initiatives, and strategies to prepare for Sibos 2023.