TFG interviewed Robert Meters (RM), Head of Marketing and Sales, Global Business & Financial Services at SCHUMANN to discuss how the trade credit insurance has changed as a result of the covid-19 pandemic.
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. Exports of intermediate goods sustain gains in Q1 of 2021 after rebound from pandemic, job slow down could lead the Federal Reserve to continue with stimulus, inflation could spark new financial crisis, China says US tensions threaten fight against climate change and UK labour crisis could last up to two years, CBI warns.
Never have fragmented reactions, as seen to recent global crises, be that Covid-19, climate change or geopolitical power shifts, illustrated better the acute need to have sustainable strategies in place.
Trade Finance Global is delighted to announce its media partnership with Reuters Events for Commodities Trading 2021.
COVID-19 has provided us with an opportunity for a reset, and so has the ICC’s leadership at the Banking Commission. TFG’s editor, Deepesh Patel sat down with Lynn Ng, ICC’s new Banking Commission chair to discuss ICC’s new governance strategy moving forward and some of the key priorities for the banking commission.
Today’s IPCC report warns that temperatures are very likely to reach 1.5°C of warming by 2050. But what could this mean for global trade, trade finance and supply chains?
TFG’s Joana Fabiao, had the opportunity to sit down with David Thambiratnam, CEO of Veridapt, a global force in commodity management for over 15 years.
TFG’s editor, Deepesh Patel had the pleasure of speaking with Stacey Facter from BAFT, Christian Hausherr from Deutsche Bank AG and the Global Supply Chain Finance Forum and John Monaghan from Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions at BAFT’s Virtual Global Annual Meeting.
President of EBRD, Odile Renaud-Basso, spoke with TFG about COVID-19, sustainable trade and the gender gap in finance for City Week 2021.
ICC Austria Talks trade with Trade Finance Global on an Africa focused panel on sustainable trade finance and its increasing importance.
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.
Trade finance has a significant role to play in sustainable development and ESG, which extends to addressing global challenges around climate change, human rights and biodiversity.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. The world is emerging from a deep recession, and the recovery is coming faster than expected. With more than 800m vaccines administered globally, activity holding up despite lockdowns and additional fiscal stimulus coming. The IMF expects the global economy to stage a strong recovery, growing by 6.0% this year, with growth of 4.4% in 2022.
Trade Finance Global and the International Trade & Forfaiting Association (ITFA) will shortly be hosting a live Tradecast on LinkedIn, YouTube and via webinar (tradecast).
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. The IMF upgraded its growth forecasts for developed countries and said the global recession would have been three times as deep had governments not intervened.