In July 2023, TFG Distribution Finance was launched to drive liquidity into the trade finance market, from institutional capital, banks, and credit funds, facilitated by TFG and its partners.
The latest issue of TFG’s Trade Finance Talks, ‘Trade Winds of 2023: A Journey Through Trade, Treasury & Payments’, is out now!
Digital fuel management technology is making the mining industry less carbon-intensive and more profitable amid a mass shift to renewables-generated energy.
The overreaching arc of sanctions regulations is threatening the certainty of payments guaranteed by the smooth functioning of letters of credit (LC) in international trade. This tension recently played out in the Singapore courts in a judgment handed down recently (Kuvera Resources Pte Ltd v JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.  SGCA 28).
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.
Today, the ICC DSI released their 2023 Key Trade Documents and Data Elements (KTDDE) report. The report outlines 14 key trade documents, going into depth on the definitions, purpose, and legal frameworks.
To help understand how the UK government is staying ahead of these changes, Trade Finance Global’s (TFG) Brian Canup spoke with Minister Nigel Huddleston, Minister of State at the Department for Business and Trade
The ICC’s Trade Finance Register has been released, reporting a small increase in default rates across documentary trade and open account products, whilst highlighting still, the low-risk nature of the asset class.
Correspondent banking has played a central role in the global payments system for ages. Yet, the traditional correspondent model has been ailing for the past 20+ years.
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.
FCI, the global representative body for the factoring and receivables finance industry, has achieved a significant milestone by securing three major agreements during its annual meeting in Marrakesh.
Digital trade finance platform Contour has announced its closure, citing insufficient funding from its bank shareholders. Operations will cease on November 30, leaving users a brief window to complete transactions and download essential data.
At the ITFA annual conference in Abu Dhabi, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Mosa Tshabalala, Head of FI Trade Sales (International), Risk Distribution and Syndications at Absa Group, to explore the role of trade finance risk distribution in the African context.
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.