We spoke to the winner of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise & International Trade, Imran Arshad, founder of Eventuri, in a podcast series for Trade Finance Talks. The UK exports vehicles and vehicle companions to more than 160 countries worldwide, that’s 81.5% of all vehicles produced in the UK.
History’s most ambitious and extensive infrastructure project the Belt and Road Initiative is currently underway. If successful, China will become the world’s undisputed Centrepoint of trade. However, such a triumph will not come easily.
Industrial-grade equipment is still very much in demand, considering that there is a prevailing construction boom across all global sectors, most especially residential and commercial real estate. We are seeing this industry growing in size each year. The market size for construction equipment is expected to grow at around $80 billion by 2020.
Trade Finance Global caught up with Charles Nahum at Finacity, looking at the state of the trade receivables securitisation markets in 2019
Rebecca Harding discusses the elusive hidden trade and how it relates to anti-money laundering initiatives and the challenges they bring for banks.
The logistics industry specializes in the safe and timely delivery of goods. Without a supply chain, the entire world would quite likely grind to a halt. Thus, it should come as no surprise that the logistics industry is moving ahead in leaps and bounds. Take a look at some of the most exciting developments to come along in recent years.
The ecosystem of cross border trade can be a complex one, and a level of assurance is needed to ensure proper levels of trade can be reached as efficiently as possible. A Bill of Lading, sometimes shortened to B/L acts as such assurance, as when issued by a carrier of goods it presents acknowledgement of the receipt of the cargo for shipment.
In 2018 the world factoring industry volume continued its upward trend with a total reported figure of over 2,767 billion euro representing over 6% growth compared to the previous year.
In April of 2019, Surecomp launched Surelab – a new innovation lab created with the sole purpose of centralising the digitisation initiatives
What does China’s continued growth and autocracy mean for Chinese businesses and financing the supply chain? TFG heard from Simon Kleine, Director at East & Partners Europe
How are working capital finance schemes and the availability of KYC and AML tools considered amongst UK and European corporates? TFG heard from Simon Kleine, Director at East & Partners Europe, on the key considerations amongst UK and European supply chains.
We heard about the global state of the SCF market. Collaborators: Dr Rebecca Harding, Mark Abrams and Simon Kleine
Lesley Batchelor OBE, the Director General of the Institute of Export & International Trade, gave her views on how UK businesses can improve their export performance, despite the current geopolitical situation
Understanding the nuances of receivables purchasing arrangements, the difference between the different types of recourse, and the trade and receivables finance products available on the market is key to anyone… read more →