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
Ziyang David Fan at World Economic Forum discusses how TradeTech can help build a resilience in global value chains (GVCs)
As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded in the first quarter of 2020, governments around the world were forced to take drastic actions to counter the socio-economic challenges posed by the crisis.
The ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) has granted a 10 million euro credit line to Vista Bank Guinea to support the financing and promotion of SMEs in the Republic of Guinea.
All the insights from the first day of the biggest trade finance event in the MENA region.
Documentation can be the source of trouble for many buyers and sellers. Here’s how to avoid conflict and disputes when it comes to paperwork.
We heard from the CBI’s Andy Burwell, on the UK’s independent trade agenda post Brexit, focusing on the EU, Japan and ASEAN.
TFG’s Mark Abrams spoke to IFC’s Qamar Saleem, about the role of DFIs in assisting MSMEs in the short and medium term COVID-19 recovery.
Both ‘bill discounting’ and ‘invoice factoring’ are types of financial instruments that are used to provide working capital to businesses from accounts receivables (i.e., unpaid invoices).
City Bank has become the first Bangladeshi bank to execute a cross-border Letter of Credit (LC) transaction under a Shariah-based financing arrangement executed using blockchain technology.