At what point can a business acknowledge foreign exchange (FX) in their procure to pay (P2P) process, and at what cost?
Your weekly coffee briefing from TFG: TFG and Tinubu’s virtual tradecast now on demand
TFG spoke to two leading policymakers at the G20 on how to improve financial inclusion for SMEs.
Your Monday coffee briefing from TFG: New from Trade Finance Talks – SME trade finance: flying under the radar
With the trade finance gap at an all-time high, some tech companies are creating novel solutions to help combat the wide-scale fraud that has challenged the sector for many years, making it a more attractive space for lenders once again.
TFG spoke to Jesse Chenard of MonetaGo to find out more.
TFG has partnered with The Economist Impact Events’ 2nd Annual Global Trade Week. During Wednesday’s panel session “How can digital trade agreements help?” panellists explored the use of digital trade agreements and how their evolution can help to promote the free flow of data, improve human welfare, and inspire trust.
Given the critical role credit insurance and surety plays within trade and export finance, TFG spoke with Tinubu about the role of artificial intelligence and distributed ledger technologies in future-proofing the industry.
During the panel session ‘unlocking liquidity with collaborative trade finance’ at the finanzsymposium in Mannheim in May, TFG spoke with German and Scandinavian 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.