There are several indicators to suggest that commodity markets, especially oil, gas, and metals, will continue to boom over 2021, which will have important implications for Africa’s extractive sectors and trade.
The first half of 2021 should be similar to the year 2020, marked by the strongest global recession since the end of the Second World War.
As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded in the first quarter of 2020, governments around the world were forced to take drastic actions to counter the socio-economic challenges posed by the crisis.
New research by Barclays Corporate Banking reveals the premium international consumers are prepared to pay for products ‘made in Britain’
Plain sailing ahead for UK freeports? Probably not. TFG’s McKenzie summarises the key points from the UK budget and what it means for trade.
#ChooseToChallenge. A catchy tagline, but what does it actually mean? TFG heard from AIG’s Marilyn Blattner-Hoyle on International Women’s Day
Today is International Women’s Day 2021. We celebrate 50 outstanding women in global trade – read their stories here.
Trade Finance Global’s Editor Deepesh Patel heard from Pamela Coke-Hamilton at the launch of Women in Trade 2021 on International Women’s Day.
2020 was a terrible year for Asia but for some less than for others. Alicia Herrero Garcia outlines what’s in stock for markets in Asia in 2021
The UK has signed a £1.2bn trade partnership agreement with Ghana promising tariff-free trade. The terms of the economic partnership agreement reinstate the two sides when the UK was part of the EU.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. UK prime minister Boris Johnson set out his ‘roadmap’ to ease current public health restrictions in England. Global trade grew by 4.0% in the fourth quarter of last year compared to the previous quarter. Trade volumes for 2020 as a whole were down 5.3%.
International Trade Secretary Liz Truss has announced a new food and drink export campaign to boost post-Brexit trade.
UK Export Finance (UKEF) is launching a new guarantee scheme that will help importers of UK goods and services obtain easier access to financing up to £30 million.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. The UK hits its first vaccine target, though new quarantine hotels expected to bring disruption. Italy swears in former ECB president Mario Draghi as its new prime minister. Sussexes expecting a second child.
Mark Abrams, Director at Trade Finance Global (TFG), has confirmed his position on the Strategic Trade Advisory Group (STAG) for the Department of International Trade (DIT) for the new term of 2020-2022.