Certainty has been in short supply in the world of shipping in recent years. Shippers, manufacturers, and carriers have all had to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances, from the lingering impacts of COVID to geopolitical conflicts, from stocking trends to industrial action.
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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.
To learn more about UNCITRAL and the efforts to support the regulatory environment around digital trade, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Luca Castellani.
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Taking a step in this direction, the UK legislature has enacted legislation to prevent economic crime. To learn more about this essential piece of legislation in the financial and economic world, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Susan Hawley, executive director of Spotlight on Corruption.
As we move into 2023, it will be crucial for solution providers to adapt and collaborate in order to seize the opportunities presented by digitisation for game-changing value creation.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG: UK Freeports: catalysts for regional economic development and recovery
If you read the international shipping media during the final quarter of 2022, you would be forgiven for thinking that it’s “Game Over” for international trade.
The shift to a more digital form of globalisation changes who is participating, how business is done across borders, and where the economic benefits are flowing. This creates a new paradigm where not only large corporates, but also retailers, SMEs, and individuals can use international payments, integrated commerce, or trade interfaces regularly.
PANGEA-RISK CEO Robert Besseling anticipates some positive risk trends in Africa in 2023.
Large national infrastructure projects have rarely been delivered at the pace of the UK Freeport programme; in March 2020, the government launched its consultation document, and in March 2021 it was announced that, subject to completing the necessary authorisation processes, the above eight locations would become Freeports.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG: Global trade finance – reasons to be hopeful in 2023
TFG asked Francoise Huang, senior economist for Asia Pacific and Trade at Allianz Trade, John Miller, chief economic analyst at Trade Data Monitor, and Richard Wulff, executive director at ICISA, to give their thoughts on the 2023 trade environment.
In TFG’s conversations with industry experts, we have learned quite a lot about trade volumes and commodities, trade technology, and trade credit insurance. While there is plenty of uncertainty regarding the global outlook in 2023, it is clear that there are many areas of optimism for international trade.