Citi has announced a collaboration with Traydstream, a leading trade documentation solution provider, aiming to offer clients access to advanced and automated trade-document processing capabilities.
British investment managers have received approval to develop tokenised funds, a process where assets are divided into smaller tokens supported by blockchain technology, as stated by the industry’s trade body… read more →
Europe remains one of the most important continents for African trade, but recent years have seen a decline relative to other regions, with a notable uptick in flows from China and MEA regions.
According to Ravi Menon, the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s (MAS) managing director, Singapore is set to trial the live issue and utilisation of wholesale central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) in… read more →
The ISO 20022 format is a set of data and messaging that is integrated into an instant payment or any other cross-border transaction.
Trade Finance Global (TFG) was at the heart of these conversations, offering a unique and insightful perspective on the future of trade finance. After some time to reflect, here are our top takeaways from the jam-packed conference.
The Biden administration has temporarily paused discussions on crucial aspects of the digital trade segment within its Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) initiative, as stated by Democratic legislators on Tuesday. This… read more →
Finastra, a global provider of financial software applications and marketplaces, has announced a partnership with CQUR Bank, an international corporate bank. This collaboration is set to advance CQUR Bank’s technology strategy… read more →
Thanks to the expansion of the financial dataset available, which is no longer only related to payments, we are witnessing the evolution of open banking towards open finance, a model in which authorised third-party providers have access to information provided by banks, subject to prior customers’ consent.
At the 49th Annual Trade and Forfaiting Conference held at ITFA Abu Dhabi, TFG’s Deepesh Patel spoke with Sean Edwards, Chairman of the International Trade and Forfaiting Association (ITFA), about some of the key themes emerging throughout the conference in a quickfire session.
Britain declared on Monday that it will enact its inaugural set of regulations aimed at the cryptocurrency sector. The rules will necessitate market participants to secure authorisation before offering services… read more →
The European Council has adopted a new regulation to establish a European green bond standard. This regulation sets standardised criteria for bond issuers who want to label their bonds as… read more →
“None in particular” is the phrase most frequently heard from enterprises ranked in the top 100 for revenue across eight major global markets when asked which provider leads in digital… read more →
In this episode of Trade Finance Talks, TFG’s Deepesh Patel was joined by Karin Oszuszky, Senior Investment Manager for Business Development at the OPEC Fund for International Development, during the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) Trade Facilitation Annual Conference in Vienna to discuss the OPEC Fund’s work in light of the latest trends and developments in trade finance and facilitation.
In the realm of trade, treasury and payments, the quest for seamless transactions and the bridging of technological divides has taken centre stage. At Sibos 2023 in Toronto, the panel “Corporate to Bank APIs for Guarantees – Are we Future Ready?” focused on the role of standardisation in driving technological development for the industry.