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.
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.
Robert Meters, director of Schumann International Limited, discusses the current and long-term impacts of the conflict on receivables finance and credit risk management.
In this article, Trade Data Monitor’s Chief Economic Analyst John W. Miller talks about how the Russian war in Ukraine will change global trade.
In our latest podcast, TFG’s Deepesh Patel spoke with John Miller, chief economic analyst at Trade Data Monitor (TDM), about the surprising resilience of global trade over the last two years
This article was co-authored by:
– Arun Prakash, strategy officer for trade and commodity finance at IFC
– Dennis Ochieng, economist at IFC
– Shanshan Li, consultant at IFC
In partnership with Reuters Events, TFG hears from Simon Collins, TradeCloud and Movsum Muslumzada, SOCAR Trading about the digitization of commodity trading
In partnership with BAFT, TFG hears from Jean-François Denis, Global Head, Trade Solutions, BNP Paribas, about how the bank has changed since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
TFG spoke to an expert group of global commodity traders to look at the key developments in commodity markets over the past few months, with a focus on the agri and softs sector.
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.
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.