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In a bid to diversify energy sources and become more eco-friendly, Germany has enacted a grand push toward natural gas.
$1.4 trillion dollars. Enough money to make anyone pause. That’s the current worth of the global pharmaceutical industry. The COVID-19 pandemic had far-reaching negative ramifications, but it was also a time of notable growth for the pharmaceutical sector.
Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke to president and CEO of BAFT at Sibos 2022 about the role that banking organisations can play in developing environment, social, governance (ESG) and sustainability best practices within global trade.
To catch up on the latest around trade finance digitisation, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Michael Vrontamitis, lead industry principal for Finastra’s lending business unit.
Your Monday coffee briefing from TFG – VIDEO | Citi on navigating volatility and incorporating ESG finance principles into trade finance
TFG spoke to a Tunisian banker at EBRD 2022 about the state of play in Tunisia and why the Russia-Ukraine conflict has so severely impacted the country economically.
At Sibos 2022, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Niels Nuyens, program director at Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA), to learn more about digitalisation in the shipping space.
At the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) Trade Facilitation Program (TFP) Forum in Istanbul, TFG spoke with Vincent O’Brien, director of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and associate director of the Institute of International Banking Law and Practice.
To learn more about the changing nature of global supply chains, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Standard Chartered Bank’s Kai Fehr, global head of trade and working capital, and Samuel Mathew, global head of flow and financial institution trade, at Sibos, held in Amsterdam this October.
At the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) Trade Facilitation Program Forum in Istanbul, Turkey, TFG spoke with Peter Mulroy, secretary general of FCI.
Your Monday coffee briefing from TFG – Trade digitisation: the legal framework that will facilitate efficient trade
To learn more about women in trade and how to overcome some of the challenges they face, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Anabel González, deputy director general at the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Global shipping is one of the most challenging sectors to decarbonise. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has set out an ambitious goal to reduce the industry’s greenhouse gas emissions by 50% from 2008 levels by 2050, a target that will require the swift development of zero or low-emission fuels, new ship designs using cleaner technology, and climate-proof operations such as carbon efficiency optimisation initiatives.
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.