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
In this article, UKEF’s Richard Simon Lewis looks back on COP26, and looks forward to a green revolution in which UK exports play a leading role
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. Global inflation troughed last summer, and has risen markedly since. Britain, Ireland agree to work together to smooth post-Brexit trade and the US Colonial pipeline resumes operations following ransomware attack.
Trade Finance Global (TFG), today announced a media partnership with Reuters Events flagship Commodity Trading Summit, a virtual series of events featuring commodity producers, traders, buyers and investors.
How should Colombia transform its oil-dependency for an eventual post COVID-19 global economic rebound?
With competitive digital economy, Colombia will be able to plan for post-pandemic recovery and strengthen regional economies to adopt smart solutions linked to the Internet of Things that allow them to compete in global value chains.
The Impact of Political Risks and Macroeconomic Policy Uncertainties on the Growth of Trade in Africa
If Africa is to realize her trade potential, they must be willing to implement far-reaching reforms across all the segments and institutions of the economy.
TFG heard from EXX Africa’s Keri Leicher, on the economic, political and health crisis in Africa caused by Covid-19 pandemic. Keri spoke of Africa’s high level of debt and silent attacks affecting the continent’s security.
TFG’s Deepesh Patel spoke to Matthew Beckett, Director of Insurance Placement at SMBC at Excred London. As trade risks and uncertainty abounds, we asked SMBC about how appetite has changed in 2019, and whether additional liquidity has impacted the distribution and origination business.
TFG spoke to Stephen Renna, Chief Banking Officer at US Exim Bank at TXF CPRI in London, about the core priorities and focus for the bank in order to facilitate US exports, now that is has a wider remit to promote US SMEs.
TFG heard from Accenture’s Cecile Andre Leruste, on the major digitisation initiatives within the commodiy finance space. Commodity finance is in a phase of major transition, driven by multiple megatrends
CEO INTERVIEW: International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation on Golden Opportunities in Islamic Factoring
TFG heard from Eng. Hani Salem Sonbol, CEO, International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation
TFG exclusive podcast with komgo, we heard from CEO Souleïma Baddi talking about bringing blockchain and distributed ledger technology to commodity finance.
TFG took a deep dive into the world of commodity markets and oil prices in 2019. What’s been driving prices, and what is the impact of geopolitics on major commodity markets? TFG’s Ross McKenzie investigates.
In preparation for TFG attending IFN Asia next week in Kuala Lumpur, we put together a brief overview of shariah law and shariah finance, outlining the key differences between riba, gharar, musharakah and sukuk.
komgo was established in late 2018 with the purpose of automating global commodity trades. But what is komgo?