Learn about Lloyds Bank’s collaboration with WaveBL and the benefits of digital trade documentation for global shipping and trade efficiency.
The UK and Nigeria have created a new Enhanced Trade and Investment Partnership (ETIP) that is set to boost trade with mutual provisions and export opportunities for the legal sector.
The Bank of England keeps interest rates at 5.25%. Hear what Governor Andrew Bailey says about falling inflation and the future outlook.
Explore the Allianz Trade Country Risk Atlas for insights into key economic trends & country risk assessment model.
Recent British-Canadian free trade negotiations have been put on hold due to market access barriers – find out why.
The European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) was introduced by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) in 2012 to enhance transparency and reduce risk in derivative markets. But at the end of 2022, the ESMA announced EMIR was getting a new look: the EMIR Refit.
To date, 12 shipping companies, in addition to numerous corporates, have suspended activities in the Red Sea, instead choosing to reroute their journeys around the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa.
The government explained that the carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) will target carbon-intensive products in sectors like iron, steel, aluminium, fertiliser, hydrogen, ceramics, glass, and cement.
Alex Gray, Director of Trade and Transaction Banking at the London Institute of Banking & Finance, outlines why the drive for net zero will change trade patterns, why technology could make those changes unpredictable, and how trade professionals can prepare.
In 2023, UK exports in whisky and gin saw a 13% growth, reaching £9.4 billion. This increase is largely driven by young professionals who are opting for high-end brands to demonstrate “status and success”.
The UK has provided loan guarantees allowing Standard Chartered Bank to organise financing, enabling British exporter Innovo Group to secure a €415 million contract for essential infrastructure projects in Benguela Province, Angola, situated on the west coast adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean.
British investment managers have received approval to develop tokenised funds, a process where assets are divided into smaller tokens supported by blockchain technology, as stated by the industry’s trade body… read more →
Today, at its annual conference, UK Export Finance (UKEF) announced the introduction of more flexible, fast-track financing for SMEs, aiming to facilitate easier access to international markets for UK firms.… read more →
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.