The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission recently announced a single Steering Committee for its work on trade, supply chain and export finance, comprising one Chair and 12 Vice-Chairs.
Brexit, which is one of the most discussed topics this year, other than the pandemic, has had yet another unexpected impact. With the increase in border control and the free movement of people being restricted, one sector was deeply impacted: the logistics sector.
Bankers and traders can now access a fully comprehensive digital platform by VERIDAPT called AdaptSCF that ensures security, reliability and compliance in the digital trade finance world.
In a panel moderated by Christine McWilliams at TXF’s Global Commodity Finance Virtual 2021, which TFG partnered with, this impact was discussed at great depth, looking at how to navigate commodity trade finance in a post-COVID world.
A three pillar approach to achieving a more sustainable and inclusive future for global trade
How interactive tools can empower firms to trace vital supplies in times of crisis
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.
Islamic Development Bank and International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation Discuss Agritech Digital Solutions in 2nd Agritech Webinar
In partnership with Reuters Events, TFG hears from Simon Collins, TradeCloud and Movsum Muslumzada, SOCAR Trading about the digitization of commodity trading
In partnership with BAFT, TFG hears from Jean-François Denis, Global Head, Trade Solutions, BNP Paribas, about how the bank has changed since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
We take a look at the role of multilaterals and public-private partnerships can help the trade finance community achieve sustainability objectives.
Global Supply Chain Finance Forum issues payables finance guidance to drive further clarity on terms and techniques
TFG spoke to an expert group of global commodity traders to look at the key developments in commodity markets over the past few months, with a focus on the agri and softs sector.
Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), colloquially termed ‘blockchain’ has been touted to disrupt trade and supply chain, as well it’s financing, for over 5 years. Following on from TFG, WTO and ICC’s ‘Periodic Table’ enlisting 39 projects in global trade utilising DLT, we’ve relaunched our table, indicating that the industry has considerably matured and evolved in less than 12 months.
Freight forwarding, shipping and logistics are undergoing a digital makeover. Connecting the dots, enabling traceability and increasing transparency between parties is a win-win for all actors within global trade. So who’s doing what? As part of TFG & WTOs 2020 Blockchain for Trade study, 7 initiatives in this supply chain space have been mapped.