The magnitude and pressure around climate change and the United Nations (UN) agenda can give an opportunity to make a joint effort to transform supply chains more sustainable.
Global trade finance gap hit a new all-time high of $1.7 trillion in 2020, eclipsing its previous high of $1.5 trillion recorded in 2018, a new survey from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has found.
Deepesh Patel, Editor at Trade Finance Global, interviewed Enno-Burghard Weitzel Senior Vice President Strategy, Business Development, Digitization, at Surecomp to discuss MSMEs struggle to access finance and how technology can be crucial to trade growth.
TFG interviewed Robert Meters (RM), Head of Marketing and Sales, Global Business & Financial Services at SCHUMANN to discuss how the trade credit insurance has changed as a result of the covid-19 pandemic.
MSMEs are the backbone of the economy, however, they have faced a stream of obstacles on their road to obtaining crucial financing, particularly in emerging and developed markets, such as India and Southeast Asia.
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. Global foreign direct investment is set to partially recover after plummeting in 2021. Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)’s Annual Report highlights resilience of poorest countries despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
Department for International Trade (DIT) launches new mentorship programme to help UK farmers and food producers boost their exports.
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. Goods barometer is nearly 10 points above the baseline value of 100 for the index and up 21.6 points year-on-year, reflecting the strength of the current recovery from COVID-19 crisis. ICC launches, ICC Trade Now, a suite of digital products and services to tackle the global trade finance gap. EU set to unveil digital wallet for post-Covid life
The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has identified that exporting is one of the unique opportunities for the UK government to rebuild its economy.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. The WTO is forecasting growth in global merchandise trade of 8.0% this year following a contraction of 5.3% in 2020.
A three pillar approach to achieving a more sustainable and inclusive future for global trade
Comprehensive and accessible data can empower stakeholders when it comes to going green
Teaching businesses to unlock working capital and grow their operations through factoring education programmes (FCI)
As MSMEs are weaned off fiscal support, a radical new attitude to how they access working capital will be needed more than ever.
The resilience of global supply chains lies with…ANY IDEAS? Alexander Malaket explains what COVID-19 means for future access to trade finance