MSMEs form the backbone of the economies of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Yet, despite their contribution to ASEAN economies and society, participation in exports and global markets… read more →
The fifth UN Global Survey on Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation 2023 has been launched by the five United Nations Regional Commissions and the United Nations Conference on Trade and… read more →
2022 was a year of seismic and rapid changes for international trade and trade finance. War in Europe, COVID-19, and inflation created unimaginable disruptions in the industry. This dynamic phase is creating opportunities and gives way for new entrants in the ecosystem.
ING announced today that it has spun out Loan Optics to vc trade GmbH, the leading digital platform in the market for private placement and promissory note loans. Loan Optics… read more →
To learn more about trade digitisation, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Oswald Kuyler, global head of strategy at MonetaGo.
Presented by the Digital Standards Initiative (DSI) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), TFG are delighted to announce a partnership with the Future Trade Forum, a global conference, technology… read more →
I remember reading a quote which has stuck in my mind ever since – “Sharing among an entire ecosystem of innovative partners is a crucial step for modernisation.”
To learn more about their collaboration and the role that technology can play in the commodities industry, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Peter Johnston (PJ), senior manager digital and agtech at GrainCorp, and Sean Birrell, CTO and co-founder of Veridapt.
Tata Power, an integrated power company in India, has partnered with Contour, a digital trade finance network based out of Singapore, to make its financial management process more robust, transparent… read more →
Surecomp today announced that it is partnering with WAVE BL, a blockchain-based digital platform, to further enhance digital trade finance workflows by enabling access to electronic bills of lading in… read more →
The UK Centre for Digital Trade and Innovation (C4DTI) and Electronic Transaction Development Agency (ETDA) launched a new partnership project, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Development Office, to provide… read more →
As we move into 2023, it will be crucial for solution providers to adapt and collaborate in order to seize the opportunities presented by digitisation for game-changing value creation.
Change is part of the modern world and innovation is one of the key drivers for change. The prevailing question is: are the ports in the right mindset towards innovation?
Iain MacLennan, VP of product management and trade at Finastra, and Patrik Zekkar, CEO of Enigio, Patrick DeVilbiss, head of product at CGI and Alisa DiCaprio, chief economist at R3, provided us with their predictions for the trade technology landscape in 2023.
In TFG’s conversations with industry experts, we have learned quite a lot about trade volumes and commodities, trade technology, and trade credit insurance. While there is plenty of uncertainty regarding the global outlook in 2023, it is clear that there are many areas of optimism for international trade.