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.
Banks can play a frontline role in closing the sustainable trade finance gap and supporting a green recovery post-COVID-19 by embedding ESG checks, fostering collaboration and inclusion, and mainstreaming digital solutions.
ESG. Environmental, Social and Governance. Three words we hear more and more. But what does it actually mean?
We take a dive into the world of Letters of Credit (LCs) and Standby Letters of Credit – some of the essential tools in cross-border trade transactions.
18 March 2021: Private sector action to reverse the loss of biodiversity is “absolutely fundamental” to the UK’s post-pandemic economic recovery, a new cross-business forum will warn today.
LONDON, March 16, 2021. Trade Finance Global released its spring issue of Trade Finance Talks entitled ‘A pathway towards sustainable trade finance’.
Comprehensive and accessible data can empower stakeholders when it comes to going green
An introduction to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Sustainable Trade Finance working group
A five step action plan for stopping the destruction of our most valuable ecosystems
In early 2021, we are still emerging from the economic wreckage caused by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic – what are the key financing trends?