Trade has been the engine of economic growth in London for centuries. From the founding of the city by the Romans down to its modern, finance-focused incarnation, the capital has been defined by its interaction with other nations and peoples via trade.
Large national infrastructure projects have rarely been delivered at the pace of the UK Freeport programme; in March 2020, the government launched its consultation document, and in March 2021 it was announced that, subject to completing the necessary authorisation processes, the above eight locations would become Freeports.
Exploring new opportunities for financing energy projects in Africa, the African Energy Chamber (AEC) will host a New Year reception at the Waldorf Hilton in London, supporting European investment opportunities… read more →
November 17, 2022 saw the unveiling of the UK’s Autumn Statement. The plan hopes to create a more stable UK economy in light of the current global financial uncertainty.
Tackling global warming cannot be successful without governments taking into account the important role of trade in meeting climate goals, according to Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. Speaking at a high-level event… read more →
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG: China hits record trade surplus in July
What is the difference between a red clause letter of credit and a green clause letter of credit? Read TFG’s 2022 letter of credit guide now!
When using an usance or deferred letter of credit, the issuing bank must make payment by a preset date. This makes planning easier and unlocks working capital.
UK Export Finance (UKEF), the UK’s export credit agency, has signed a new green finance agreement with London-based Offshore Design Engineering (ODE). Under the deal, HSBC UK will provide a… read more →
Trade Finance Global (TFG) is pleased to announce that it will act as a media partner for City Week 2022, which takes place from 25-27 April in Guildhall, London.
An agreement has been reached by Denmark, the US, and 12 other countries on delivering a net-zero global maritime industry by 2050. Led by Denmark, the ‘Declaration on Zero Emission… read more →
Aberdeen-based Reftrade is the first business in Scotland to secure new UK government backing from UK Export Finance. The government backing will enable the business to triple its headcount and… read more →
Trade Finance Global (TFG), the leading trade finance fintech, has been selected to join the inaugural China track of the Mayor of London’s scaleup programme.
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.