For over 65 years, Export Finance Australia (EFA) has been helping businesses take on the world. Over this long history, we have gained a unique perspective on the challenges faced by exporters, and how finance can help address them.
Unmasking trade finance fraud: The intricate web of balance sheets, fragmented information, and human biases
Lenders across the world are grappling with the trade finance asset class. In Singapore, a string of legal cases has left banks facing the prospect of staggering losses with the nature of the trade finance asset class, as secure and self-liquidating, facing an existential crisis.
At Excred International, Trade Finance Global’s (TFG) Deepesh Patel sat down with Maëlia Dufour, director international relations, business development, rating, environment and climate at Bpifrance and president of the Berne Union, to learn more about the intricacies of the trade credit industry.
This past week, Trade Finance Global (TFG) stopped by the inaugural ITFA and BCR: Trade & Investment Forum 2023 to learn more about making trade an investible asset class.
After COVID-19, the commodity trade finance industry experienced a period of great recovery. Trade finance covers a broad range of financing arrangements for the production, exporting and selling of commodities.
According to Edwards, reducing the record-high $1.7 trillion USD global trade finance gap will be amongst the most important considerations facing the trade finance industry in 2023. The trade finance sector is developing several tools to address this issue.
In this article, the Bank of China’s John Omoti takes us on a tour of supply chain finance: its ancient past and its digital future
In this article, ITFA’s Andre Casterman reveals the secret ingredients of fintech success
Since the United Nations (UN) adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, industries have started planning for more sustainable practices
The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only intergovernmental organisation that regulates and facilitates the rules of trade between nations
In this article, UKEF’s Richard Simon Lewis looks back on COP26, and looks forward to a green revolution in which UK exports play a leading role
Twenty years ago Asia had a 12% share of the global factoring market. Today that share is 25%.
In this article, FCI’s Lin Hui looks at factoring’s two decades of steady growth in Asia, and where the industry goes from here…
In this article, the Bank of England’s Alastair Hughes talks about LIBOR cessation and risk-free rate alternatives
Q&A: Finastra’s Michael Vrontamitis on banking, digitalisation, and how fintech can help close the trade finance gap
In this article, we speak with Finastra’s Michael Vrontamitis about banking, digitalisation, and tackling the trade finance gap
As Africa enters a revolutionary period of intra-continental trade, factoring will be crucial to the growth of MSMEs.