TFG has partnered with The Economist Impact Events’ 2nd Annual Global Trade Week. During the fireside chat ‘What is the outlook for the inflationary environment?’ The Economist spoke with Gary Cohn, vice chairman of IBM, to discuss his thoughts on the causes of inflation, and what policy changes are needed to tackle it.
Given the critical role credit insurance and surety plays within trade and export finance, TFG spoke with Tinubu about the role of artificial intelligence and distributed ledger technologies in future-proofing the industry.
The latest issue of TFG’s Trade Finance Talks, ‘Supply chain disruption: the new global food crisis’ is out now!
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG: China trade sector poised for decline, UK appoints new trade commissioner to Africa…
During the panel session ‘unlocking liquidity with collaborative trade finance’ at the finanzsymposium in Mannheim in May, TFG spoke with German and Scandanavian fintech professionals about their thoughts on the future of trade finance, and what solutions they think are needed for the next generation.
Fintech growth over the last five years has been exponential, with investment in UK fintech hitting £27.5 bn in 2021 – but the high reward also means high risk.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG:
2022 WTO conference extended to try and end deadlock
Despite port congestion woes, COVID-19 lockdowns in Asia and vessel availability issues, the container shipping sector remains in boom territory. TFG investigates.
LIBF’s Alex Gray discusses how trade finance education has evolved since the pandemic.
With technology revolutionising almost every area of business, TFG asked a number of fintech experts whether it also has a role to play in streamlining how trade finance applications are handled and processed to help unlock more trade finance liquidity.
Financial technology solutions provider MonetaGo has been selected by the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) to deliver the Trade Finance Registry (TFR), an interoperable industry utility that bridges information silos between banks to combat duplicate financing fraud.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG: we.trade enters the trough of disillusionment – what this means for the digitalisation of trade finance
we.trade, a blockchain-based trade finance network owned by 12 European banks and IBM, told shareholders in May that it had run out of cash.
At the BAFT global annual meeting in May, TFG sat down with heads of trade to discuss the current state of trade in Asia.
The UN’s World Food Programme has warned that the failure to open Black Sea ports is a declaration of war on global food insecurity and will lead to famine, destabilisation of nations, and mass migration by necessity.