Reporting live from the EBRD Trade Facilitation Programme Trade Finance Forum in Vienna, TFG sat down with Francis Malige, Managing Director, Financial Institutions at EBRD.
The panel’s moderator, Tom Zschach, Chief Innovation Officer at Swift was joined by Kelly Switt, Global Head of Intelligent Edge Business Development at Red Hat; John Overton, CEO at Kove; Vivek Agarwal, Head of Financial Services Solutions at C3 AI; and Johan Bryssinck, AI Programme and Shared Services at Swift.
At Sibos, the topic of trade digitalisation was buzzing with discussion. However, in order for the industry to make significant progress, it’s essential for all stakeholders to align their efforts. Pamela Mar, Managing Director of ICC Digital Standards Initiative (DSI), is at the forefront of addressing this issue.
To celebrate National Poetry Day, TFG thought we would honour the industry that makes the world go round!
In a rapidly evolving world, where businesses are constantly seeking ways to streamline their operations and enhance efficiency, the trade finance sector is no exception.
At Sibos Toronto, TFG’s Deepesh Patel spoke with Rogier van Lammeren, Managing Director, Head of Trade & Working Capital Products at Lloyds Bank, and Patrik Zekkar, CEO of Enigio.
During her third visit to Kyiv amidst the ongoing conflict, Odile Renaud-Basso, the President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), informed President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, his cabinet, and… read more →
Currently responsible for 3% of global greenhouse gas emissions, maritime transport must decarbonise whilst facing extensive costs and adverse economic operating environments, as well as increasing geopolitical risks.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG, 2nd October 2023.
The increasing frequency, intensity, and unpredictability of climate crises have significant implications for the sustainability of sovereign debt due to the impacts on debtors’ repayment abilities.
Lloyds Bank published its “Trade Insights: The changing face of UK trade” report, offering a comprehensive analysis of the evolving landscape of UK trade. The report highlights the transformative changes… read more →
Allianz Trade, a global trade credit insurer, has joined the Trade Finance Distribution Initiative (TFD Initiative). The TFD Initiative is establishing trade finance as an investable asset class for capital… read more →
For centuries, trade documentation has been a time-intensive and resource-demanding process, involving a multitude of stakeholders and a deluge of paperwork. Central to this process is the bill of lading, the most critical document in international trade.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG, 25th September 2023.