TFG’s Mark Abrams spoke to IFC’s Qamar Saleem, about the role of DFIs in assisting MSMEs in the short and medium term COVID-19 recovery.
Trade Finance Global’s Editor Deepesh Patel hears from Robert Plehn, Head of Capital Markets, GE Capital, Jerome Farges, Head of Corporate Securitisation, Societe Generale, Steven Hollands, Managing Director, Greensill Capital, Jeremy Levy, Partner and Baker McKenzie.
We heard from Natasha Condon, Global Head of Core Trade at J.P. Morgan, on her take of how the trade finance market has fared in recent months, since joining the bank in 2020.
In partnership with Reuters Events, TFG hears from Simon Collins, TradeCloud and Movsum Muslumzada, SOCAR Trading about the digitization of commodity trading
In partnership with BAFT, TFG hears from Jean-François Denis, Global Head, Trade Solutions, BNP Paribas, about how the bank has changed since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
TFG spoke to an expert group of global commodity traders to look at the key developments in commodity markets over the past few months, with a focus on the agri and softs sector.
How will the crisis affect the technical underwriting methodology of credit insurers and the crisis as accelerator of digitization?
Covid-19 pandemic, the rise of techno-nationalism, US-China trade war, and Singapore string of frauds – just how well are the Asian markets responding to these issues?
TFG heard from ICC Austria’s Trade Finance Week, in an update around Letters of Credit and Incoterms, the problems, challenges and opportunities. Featuring Bob Ronai and Hugo Verschoren
TFG heard from Alan Ball of Texel Group about how synthetic securitization is done when working with the insurance industry.
TFG heard from ICC’s Secretary General John Denton and talked about actions needed from governments, private sector leaders and international institutions to ensure the continued viability of our MSMEs.
TFG and BAFT’s recent Tradecast. The Distributed Ledger Payment Commitment (DLPC) is a potential solution allowing for digital representations of payment commitments on a distributed ledger.
From the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement to MANSA, TFG heard from Afreximbank on how they are addressing the challenges around African trade
TFG heard from development finance expert Diana Smallridge on the role of various institutions when it comes to financing trade, infrastructure, and exports.
TFG heard from John Lentaigne, Acting CEO at African Trade Insurance Agency, on the current investment landscape in Africa.