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).
To find out more about BaaS and innovations within the sector, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Valli Ardalan, global head of revenue and sales at Visa Direct, and Barry Rodrigues, EVP Payments Business Unit at Finastra.
Trade Finance Global’s (TFG) Annie Kovacevic sat down with Finastra’s Anastasia Mcalpine (AM) and Contour’s Josh Kroeker (JK) to find out the importance to have fintech companies collaborating more frequently.
Change can come at any point and can be catalysed by any manner of things. Trade has proven no exception to the rule.
ESG may be front-of-mind, but how can the wider implications of sustainability help different areas of trade?
While the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) agenda is clearly front-of-mind at the moment and a crucial element of sustainability, the topic is more nuanced than it might first appear.
Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Rishikesh Tinaikar, global head of corporates and Trade Go to Market at SWIFT, to further explore the pandemic recovery and how lockdowns are accelerating trade finance’s push toward digitalisation.
Your Monday coffee briefing from TFG.
Emerging markets roundtable: understanding and addressing the trade finance challenges for SMEs.
This year’s ITFA 48th Annual Trade & Forfaiting conference, held in Porto, covered a few key themes, one of the most notable being the increasing trade finance gap, which impacts small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in emerging markets the most.
TFG’s Annie Kovacevic sat down with Gordon Cessford, president of Atradius US and regional head of Atradius in North America to understand more about political risks, emerging markets, and digitalisation.
With a global energy and food crisis peaking, alongside hiking inflationary rates and geopolitical tensions, it may seem that the road ahead for the African continent is not as straightforward as one would hope.
Speaking to George Wilson, head of institutional trade finance at Investec, Trade Finance Global (TFG) was able to find out more about the African eco-system.
In preparation for the 2022 EBRD TFP Trade Finance Forum, held in Istanbul, Turkey, Trade Finance Global’s (TFG) Annie Kovacevic sat down with Chynara Alybaeva, head of global transaction banking department at Optima Bank OJSC, to learn more about the banking sector in the Kyrgyz Republic.
The world of credit insurance has seen a multitude of fluctuations in the market, as of late. Whether it be, COVID-19, geopolitical instability, or inflation, these factors have significantly impacted the sector, lowering the appetite for risk.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG: TFG partners with UKEF and DIT to create a trade and export finance guide
TFG spoke to two leading policymakers at the G20 on how to improve financial inclusion for SMEs.
Trade Finance Global are delighted to announce the official release of a new trade and export finance guide in partnership with the Department of International Trade (DIT) and UK Export Finance (UKEF).