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.
A judgment handed down by the English Commercial Court in 2018 illustrates how trade finance banks can find themselves facing unexpected risks when things go wrong in their customers’ trading… read more →
In an effort to decrease their dependence on developed countries, numerous African nations are employing a strategy of ‘Import Substitution Industrialisation’ (ISI) to increase their self-sufficiency in the manufacturing industry… read more →
2017 and the start of 2018 appeared to be in much better shape to now. From the perspective of global demand, the outlook was positive with blue skies ahead. With… read more →
The world needs accurate and valuable data on the supply and demand of oilseeds and grains, most importantly: wheat, soybeans, maize and rice. Traders, financiers, producers and governments need… read more →
Grain trading is a very volatile business, the days of there being structural margins and stability have somewhat disappeared, the focus now is about reducing the risk in transactions, which… read more →