During the panel session ‘unlocking liquidity with collaborative trade finance’ at the finanzsymposium in Mannheim in May, TFG spoke with German and Scandanavian fintech professionals about their thoughts on the future of trade finance, and what solutions they think are needed for the next generation.
Fintech growth over the last five years has been exponential, with investment in UK fintech hitting £27.5 bn in 2021 – but the high reward also means high risk.
Financial technology solutions provider MonetaGo has been selected by the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) to deliver the Trade Finance Registry (TFR), an interoperable industry utility that bridges information silos between banks to combat duplicate financing fraud.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG: How sustainability linked financing can empower circular water projects in MENA
If the Electronic Trade Document Bill trade bill is passed this year, digital documents will be recognised under UK law, which could prove pivotal for global trade. Could blockchain hold the key to a painless and secure switchover to a digital-first trade world?
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG: Themes from BAFT: globalisation, green transition, and preferential financing
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG: Up, up, and away – latest statistics prove record inflation over last 12 months
If a new trade bill is passed during the current UK parliamentary term, digital paperwork could be legalised under English Law, which could be a landmark moment for the trade and export industry.
TFG interviewed Steven Beck, head of trade and supply chain finance at Asian Development Bank (ADB), to discuss how the trade and supply chain finance landscape has changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG: Key to digitalisation – reducing the trade finance gap without creating unfair biases
During the Queen’s Speech on 10 May 2022, Prince Charles, standing in for the Queen, announced that the Electronic Trade Documents Bill among the list of legislation that the Government intends to pursue in the upcoming parliamentary session.
TFG’s Deepesh Patel sat down with Contour’s CEO Carl Wegner and Chief Product Officer Joshua Kroeker to discuss trade assets, trade receivables, and the distribution of trade finance.
The metaverse could spell a watershed moment in human economic history. It will reinforce the concept of global human culture, set rules for worldwide continuous automated trading 24/7, and forever alter our understanding of trade markets.
The concept of digital transformation with a digital economy deeply permeates the current fulcrum of global economic debates, unlike previous socio-economic disruptions and revolutions that took more than one hundred years to have a massive effect on society.
The Secretary General of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Guy Platten, admits there’s still work to be done to decarbonise the commercial shipping sector.