This article argues that the EU falls short of maintaining ‘mutual solidarity’ and that the stark economic differences between many EU nations leads to conflicting energy policies with Russia.
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 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
Following on from Canada’s Chairmanship of the Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS), the International Grains Council has appointed Ms Nathalie Dubé, Minister-Counsellor, High Commission of Canada as its Chair for 2019/20.
An Essex based Vegetable and Fat Trader & Shipper, which has been trading for 38 years, has secured a £1.3m structured line of credit by GapCap, facilitated by Trade Finance Global (TFG).
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 →
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 →