A prominent point of discussion at the International Trade and Forfaiting Association’s (ITFA) 48th Annual International Trade and Forfaiting Conference in Porto has been the digitisation of trade finance––particularly after the challenges COVID-19 caused for a largely paper-based industry.
At the International Trade and Forfaiting Association’s (ITFA) 48th Annual International Trade and Forfaiting Conference in Porto, Trade Finance Global’s (TFG’s) Deepesh Patel sat down with Nelli Kocharyan, head of international relations and trade finance at Converse Bank, to discuss tactics to facilitate trade and development around the world.
At ITFA 2022, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke to Lucio Lopez, managing partner of one of Brazil’s leading commercial law firms, about how businesses looking to expand into emerging and developing markets like Asia, Africa, or Latin America.
Trade Finance Global’s (TFG’s) Deepesh Patel sat down with Natasha Condon, global head of core trade within payments at J.P. Morgan to help examine the market context behind the growing need for businesses to successfully analyse and make difficult decisions.
To explore the futuristic potential of the metaverse for trade finance, TFG spoke with Megha Shrestha, co-founder and CEO of Metabloqs.
Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Jason Barrass, chief commercial officer at ARC Ratings to learn more about the role that credit rating agencies can play in this shift,
With a global energy and food crisis peaking, alongside hiking inflationary rates and geopolitical tensions, it may seem that the road ahead for the African continent is not as straightforward as one would hope.
Speaking to George Wilson, head of institutional trade finance at Investec, Trade Finance Global (TFG) was able to find out more about the African eco-system.
During a panel at ICC Austria’s Trade Finance Week, moderator Tomasch Kubiak, policy manager at the ICC Global Banking Commission, spoke with panellists Gabriele Katz, director of global transaction banking at Deutsche Bank; Angela Koll, senior business expert for trade and supply chain finance at Commerzbank; and David Meynell, owner of TradeLC Advisory and senior technical advisor to the ICC Global Banking Commission.
TFG interviews Ukrainian trade finance experts to learn about the state of the industry and how the international banking community can help.
TFG spoke to the acting head of the Berne Union to find out what he believes they can do to affect wider issues like climate change.
At the BAFT global annual meeting in May, TFG sat down with heads of trade to discuss the current state of trade in Asia.
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We currently live in uncertain times, both geopolitically, and from a macroeconomic perspective. TFG asked two risk management experts for their take on how businesses can navigate through this period of economic volatility.
TFG talked to Erik van der Marel, chief economist at the European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE), about his predictions for the future of the global economy.
Female-owned export companies are being unfairly excluded from receiving trade finance loans, and more needs to be done to remove gender bias from the decision-making process, according to experts at this year’s World Trade Symposium.
The Secretary General of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Guy Platten, admits there’s still work to be done to decarbonise the commercial shipping sector.