In 2020 the global factoring industry saw a 6.5% drop in volume – its largest one-year decline on record.
After another year of disruption for much of the global economy in 2021, one sector that has emerged mostly unscathed – except for one high-profile collapse – is supply chain finance.
As the clocks strike midnight, we look back at over 700 articles, handpicking our favourite stories that made the headlines in 2021
It has, once again, been a tumultuous year for global trade and finance. Here we reflect on our most popular topics, hottest headlines, and key themes of 2021.
This month, Trade Finance Global (TFG) Editor Deepesh Patel spoke with Zekkar to find out more about his journey to Enigio, his new role, and his outlook on digitalisation in trade and supply chain finance.
SERV, the export credit agency of the Swiss government, has successfully co-insured part of a major Turkish infrastructure project worth €1.5 billion.
In this article, Viviane Gnuan-Stehli, communications manager at SERV, explains how the co-insurance deal, worth €130 million, was delivered.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG.
New surveys on both sides of the Atlantic have found that the vast majority of businesses are struggling with inflation, and many are already passing on price hikes to consumers.
BAFT is the leading financial services association for international transaction banking. In his new role, Stevenson will lead BAFT’s trade-focused policy, practices, and education initiatives, and support its trade-related councils and committees.
The supply chain crisis appears to be subsiding, according to the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) most recent World Trade Report.
Lenders are being asked to allocate more capital than ever to manage risks and seize opportunities, as the world strives to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG: COP26 gets underway, with a Denmark-led agreement on low-carbon shipping, and a UK emissions disclosure agreement in the making.
Our editor Deepesh Patel had the pleasure of moderating a panel on Greensill at FCI’s 53rd Virtual Annual Meeting 2021.
Letters of credit emerged in Europe in the 1800s. However, in their early days the functionality of letters of credit was limited, due to the non-uniformity of national laws.
Baris Kalay, head of trade and supply chain finance for Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) at Bank of America, caught up with TFG’s Deepesh Patel at ITFA’s Annual Conference held in Bristol, England.