TFG heard from IFC’s Qamar Saleem on the impact of Supply Chain Finance on domestic banks (and in turn, MSMEs,) in emerging and developing markets.
TFG heard from ICC’s Secretary General John Denton and talked about actions needed from governments, private sector leaders and international institutions to ensure the continued viability of our MSMEs.
TFG caught up with IFC’s SME Finance Forum CEO, Matt Gamser on MSME’s importance in real-world economic growth, job creation, and innovation.
How are the rights and obligations of the parties to a credit affected on account of missed deadlines caused by these force majeure events?
TFG heard from Iain MacLennan, VP Trade & Supply Chain Finance, Finastra on how blockchain and DLT can close in the trade finance gap experienced by SMEs.
The pandemic can be an opportunity for TFTA Member States to weaponise cooperation not only for fighting against COVID-19, but also to achieve deeper integration which in the long run will boost intra-Tripartite trade.
By eliminating unnecessary paperwork, Port Community Systems contribute to sustainable transport logistics and support the ambition of meeting global carbon reduction requirements.
If we could picture the TIR system being implemented in the post-Covid era, it will be a step way forward in going paperless, reducing trade barriers, as well as adding value to existing transit transportation systems.
Trade digitization and electronic documents will be the new-norm as a result of the COVID19 pandemic which will accelerate the transformation process.
The utopia of a truly paperless trade finance industry will eventually happen, however one simple question remains: when?
TFG heard from Tanya and Stephen of Czarnikow discussing the impact of Covid19 on sugar supply chains considering different perspectives.
With the Covid-19 pandemic, our paper-based trade finance settlement system suddenly stopped working. It is about time businesses adopt paperless and digital workflow to safeguard trade finance operations.
In a bid to continue to promote and expand access to finance for small and medium sized businesses, TFG is delighted to announce an exciting industry partnership with the SME Finance Forum, an International Finance Corporation (IFC) managed project.
Hin Leong Trading’s, founded by Singaporean oil tycoon Oon Kuin, collapse sends shockwaves through industry leading businesses to significantly embrace digital transformation.
TFG caught up with Private insurance and risk mitigation experts Simon and Carol from The Texel Group, speaking on policies, types of insurance product, where the CPRI market might be headed in a post-pandemic world and appetite in 2020.