TFG heard from ICC Austria’s Trade Finance Week, in an update around Letters of Credit and Incoterms, the problems, challenges and opportunities. Featuring Bob Ronai and Hugo Verschoren
TFG heard from ICISA’s Secretary General, Robert Nijhout, on ICISA’s immediate calls to government to meet the demainds triggered by Covid19 pandemic.
ITFA has led another industry wide initiative to draw the attention of governments and regulators to the importance of the continuous support of all the different insurance tools in times of crisis.
TFG heard from WOA’s founder, Erik Timmermans, on the latest in receivables and open account trade in 2020, the impact of the COVID pandemic on the RF community, and what we could expect for the remainder of the year.
TFG heard from Alan Ball of Texel Group about how synthetic securitization is done when working with the insurance industry.
TFG and BAFT’s recent Tradecast. The Distributed Ledger Payment Commitment (DLPC) is a potential solution allowing for digital representations of payment commitments on a distributed ledger.
For Africa, the trade finance gap has been estimated at USD 110-120 billion. TFG spoke to Afreximbank on the challenges/ opps that lie ahead.
Trade in much of the emerging and developing world, notably to, from and within Asia, but what does this mean for Incoterms Rules?
We heard from ITFA’s Chairman on exploring possibilities of trade finance as a new asset class, as a trade facilitator in emerging markets
Sustainability is no longer an adjunct to good business, but pivotal to it. TFG heard from Standard Chartered Bank, on the difficulties MNCs face
Russia faces continued turbulence and unrest, yet being the largest country in the world by territory, holding the 4th largest FX reserves in the world, we wanted to get under the skin of what running a trade finance business is like in Russia.
TFG spoke to Olena Gryniuk at SME Banking Club to explore these in relation to CEE.
TFG spoke to Global Trade Solutions CEO on the potential for DLT to help alleviate issues around port congestion in the shipping industry.
TFG spoke to Elitza Kavrakova, Head of Institutional Clients East, and Martina Zimmerl at Raiffeisen Bank International on trade finance in CEE
Macro uncertainty continues to be a key factor impacting growth as we continue to see a slowdown in trade flows. TFG spoke to BofA’s APAC team