Does a New York court have jurisdiction over an Indian collecting bank that is alleged to have violated the Uniform Rules for Collections (URC 522) for neither collecting and remitting funds to pay for shipments represented by the documents forwarded to it nor returning originals of several of the documents sent to it for collection?
During the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) 32nd Annual Meeting and Business Forum in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, TFG spoke with several industry leaders to learn more about the particulars of a first-of-its-kind transaction.
TFG spoke to a Tunisian banker at EBRD 2022 about the state of play in Tunisia and why the Russia-Ukraine conflict has so severely impacted the country economically.
The aim of the strategy – to “make Europe the first carbon-neutral continent” – was always ambitious. The question now is whether the events over the last 30 months have put the targets out of reach.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG: China hits record trade surplus in July
TFG spoke to one of the world’s largest factoring associations to find out how trade receivables can help solve the liquidity crunch caused by supply chain disruption.
After five days of ‘marathon talks,’ some hard negotiating and plenty of encouragement from Director-General, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala at MC12, WTO members have managed to secure a historic package of trade deals for member states.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG: we.trade enters the trough of disillusionment – what this means for the digitalisation of trade finance
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.
TFG interviewed Steven Beck, head of trade and supply chain finance at Asian Development Bank (ADB), to discuss how the trade and supply chain finance landscape has changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Russia-Ukraine conflict is having a debilitating effect on the cost of staple foods. Wheat and corn prices are skyrocketing, pushing already precarious regions such as the Middle East and Africa, to the brink.
Freeports are a special kind of air, rail, or seaport, where normal tax and customs rules don’t apply, says John Lucy, director of Liverpool City Region Freeport
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. Sixty-seven countries signed a landmark WTO deal set to cut the cost of global services trade by $150 billion per year.
Department for International Trade (DIT) launches new mentorship programme to help UK farmers and food producers boost their exports.
International Trade Secretary Liz Truss has announced a new food and drink export campaign to boost post-Brexit trade.