Since B2B can attract the most money, the focus quickly turned to helping the corporate treasurer, the SME, and the B2B space.
90% of world trade – from bulk raw commodities to breakbulk and finished goods – is moved on approximately 60,000 trading ships, crewed by about 1.5 million seafarers. To most traders, the potential risks associated with any one of these vessels is an unknown.
While a growing portion of the industry starts to seize the opportunities of measuring and managing emissions, many commodity traders still hesitate. Why undertake the complex process of carbon accounting, if it’s hard, if it’s not a legal requirement, and if it only draws attention to their high-carbon products rather than their competitors?
Over the past several months, corporates have increasingly been asking for details on a bank’s distribution capabilities when deciding which financial firm to work with.
Surety carriers have a unique opportunity to support the green transition, grow emerging industries, and promote sustainable financing practices. However, challenges must be addressed.
Any business participating in international commerce normally needs to make payments in foreign currencies to suppliers/sellers overseas for goods and/or services sourced from other countries.
In this episode of Trade Finance Talks, Mark Abrams, Managing Director, Global Head of Trade & Receivables Finance at Trade Finance Global, spoke with Geoffrey Wynne, Partner and head of Sullivan’s Trade & Export Finance Group, to explore the evolution, significance, and future prospects of MRPAs.
Last month, I found myself staying with a nomad family in a traditional yurt (‘ger’), 300km West of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, staring at the overwhelmingly star-filled night sky.
Just about six months ago, Trade Finance Global reached out to a variety of trade finance experts to help answer some questions we had about the industry. Like always, our friends across the industry came through and provided us with some detailed thoughts on the ins and outs of the trade finance world.
Correspondent banking is a cornerstone of international finance, offering a critical conduit for transnational transactions and financial services. But as with any large, intricate and partially opaque financial system that relies on mutual trust, it is also a prime target for illicit exploitation, particularly money laundering.
In the geographically dispersed world of international trade finance, efficient communication is crucial.
This is why the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication – better known as SWIFT – created its messaging types, which have long served as a means for banks around the globe to communicate and facilitate transactions.
Globalisation is not dead, contrary to recent claims. Nowhere is this more evident than in global trade, where high-growth trade corridors in Asia, Africa and the Middle East are set to outpace the global average by up to four percentage points.
In an exclusive interview with Odbayar Erdenetsogt, the foreign policy advisor for the President of Mongolia, Trade Finance Global (TFG) delves into the reasons behind Mongolia’s growing significance in the global trade landscape and the challenges and opportunities it faces.
Trade finance plays a vital role in global economic activities, facilitating the movement of goods and services across borders.
To learn more about the latest updates on MLETR adoption in the G7 countries and emerging markets, Trade Finance Global spoke with Luca Castellani, legal officer at the Secretariat of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)