Today, the European Parliament approved a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the EU and New Zealand. The FTA will eliminate all tariffs on EU exports to New Zealand upon its implementation.… read more →
The European Union is considering extending its current truce with the US concerning steel and aluminium trade. This move could circumvent ongoing stagnant talks and prevent the re-imposition of tariffs… read more →
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cautioned that global trade restrictions have almost tripled over the past four years, according to Gita Gopinath, IMF First Deputy Managing Director, as reported… read more →
Today the Border Target Operating Model for goods trade was published, detailing the timeline for the implementation of new controls aimed at enhancing UK biosecurity and establishing a world-leading border… read more →
The U.S. Commerce Department announced on Thursday its intention to apply preliminary anti-dumping duties to tin-plated steel imports from Canada, Germany, and China. This decision excluded five nations, bringing a… read more →
In an exciting development for UK businesses, the UK’s trade deals with Australia and New Zealand have officially come into force today, 31 May, marking the first negotiated trade agreements… read more →
Trade sanctions are among the many tactics resorted to by the international community in order to compel a state to comply with its human rights obligation.
The implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) should be expedited as the free trade zone will boost intra-African trade and accelerate industrialisation, the Economic Commission for Africa… read more →
According to Edwards, reducing the record-high $1.7 trillion USD global trade finance gap will be amongst the most important considerations facing the trade finance industry in 2023. The trade finance sector is developing several tools to address this issue.
At the WTO’s Public Forum in September 2022, helping MSMEs access trade and trade finance, especially during the current economic times, has been one of the top agenda items.
To learn more about how the WTO is putting its weight behind the cause, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Uruguay’s Ministry of Foreign Relations, Mauro Bruno.
It is often debated whether the reported existing trade finance gap, which over the last 3 years has oscillated between $100 billion and $120 billion, will diminish or whether the nature of illiquid, growth-focused, emerging market economies means that the gap will never truly close.
Changing this mindset and highlighting the human lives behind international trade policy is what Clara Weinhardt, assistant professor in international relations at Maastricht University, hopes to do with the Faces of Trade Diplomacy project.
Trade Finance Global has partnered with UKEF, the UK government’s export credit agency, and DIT to produce the UK Trade & Export Finance Guide.