In June 2023, Saudi Arabia’s trade balance achieved a surplus of approximately SAR 38 billion (around $10 billion), as reported by the General Authority for Statistics (GASTAT). The nation’s trade… read more →
Structured trade finance is a type of debt finance that structures trade finance products from across the supply chain together. Learn everything you need to know about structured trade finance here.
The race is on to lead the world in electric vehicle (EV) production. Will China dominate, or will the EU and Japan forge ahead?
India and the UAE have signed a major new trade and investment pact that will eventually remove all tariffs on all goods from both nations. The Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement… read more →
Jeddah- 02 November 2020 –The Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) intensifies its partnership with the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) to support African Countries to fight COVID-19… read more →
The agreement will ensure ambitious cooperation in political, security and foreign matters with Ukraine, while also securing continued preferential trade for businesses and consumers. The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson… read more →
Cairo, 29 September 2020: – African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), the pan-African multilateral EXIM bank, announces $100 million financing to enable its Member States to procure COVID-19 related medical resources through the… read more →
The new initiative aims to harmonise African standards for pharmaceuticals and medical devices thereby enhancing intra-African trade, reducing substandard counterfeit products, and building resilient regional health systems. (Jeddah, Cairo, Nairobi,… read more →
The WTO issued on 6 July the latest edition of its annual publication World Tariff Profiles, which provides comprehensive information on the tariffs and non-tariff measures imposed by over 170… read more →
The UK’s response to new security laws in Hong Kong and the decision to offer a route to citizenship for almost three million Hongkongers has been met frostily by China.… read more →
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (28 May 2020) —The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has released a landmark study which maps supply chains for critical products in the global response to the novel coronavirus disease… read more →
The Government has announced the UK’s new MFN tariff regime, the UK Global Tariff (UKGT) The Government has this morning (19 May) announced the UK’s new MFN tariff regime, the UK… read more →
Now is the time for trade finance institutions to take the lead in efforts to strengthen SME resilience and leave them in a position to be able to bounce back in the aftermath of the pandemic.
COLOMBO, SRI LANKA (6 May 2020) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has provided a guarantee for a $25 million trade loan to the State Pharmaceuticals Corporation of Sri Lanka… read more →