TFG has published a short guide on what trade finance is and how it can be used to finance the imports or exports of goods and services, both domestically and internationally.
Building any start-up into a successful business is a challenge, including tech start-ups. There was a time when tech was the most popular industry to start a business in, but thanks to this boom, there is now a lot of competition.
The crypto trading scene has changed dramatically over the past couple of years. When the 2017/18 bubble burst, Bitcoin was seen as the mad doginance world and only those who were insanely courageous, or perhaps merely insane, would go anywhere near it. Yet here we are in 2020, the waters of volatility have calmed and both individual hobby traders and institutional investors are getting into crypto trading like never before.
Brexit will change the rules of trade for UK businesses trading into Europe, but it forms part of a much larger picture. Trade regulation around the world is constantly changing.… read more →
2019 has been a fairly promising year of growth for some emerging and developing markets, but with continued regulatory scrutiny, correspondent banking relationships continuing to be a cut, and a sluggish growth forecast for 2020, what does this mean for trade in EDE’s?
With the growth of major players such as Ant Financial in Asia in 2019, TFG asked Accenture’s European Banking Lead, Cecile André Leruste, on her thoughts and predictions for trade and SCF in 2020, focusing on growth coming out of South Asia.
Today the International Trade and Forfaiting Association (ITFA) announced that is has joined forces with The Association of Trade and Forfaiting (ATFA) under a transition agreement effective 31st December 2019.… read more →
TFG’s Editor, Deepesh Patel, spoke to Yves Mersch about the strategical priorities of the ECB in 2020. They discussed the importance of central banks’ independence for the foreseeing of their mandates. The ECB’s mandate is to ensure price stability…
Today, a new independent global network to digitise and modernise the USD 18 trillion trade finance market has been launched under the new brand – Contour. The launch follows a… read more →
“Look before you leap”, is how the saying goes. In stock trading, the relevance of this principle is greatly amplified. Many investors, both big and small, are drawn to stock market trading because of the positive results that it promises to bring. More often than not, the returns are quite substantial, provided you know how to play the game.
Convening alongside the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has joined the Singapore Government and industry partners to accelerate the digitalisation of global… read more →
WOA is delighted to announce that its New Year Meeting held on 16 January was a real success bringing around 90 delegates from a complete spectrum of Open Account businesspeople… read more →
TFG’s Editor Deepesh Patel spoke to Stacey Facter, BAFT’s Senior Vice President for Trade Products, during BAFT’s Global Annual Meeting, held in Frankfurt from January 13-15, 2020. Anti-money laundering (AML) and sanctions were key compliance themes at the meeting, so TFG caught up to discuss how these could be tackled moving forward, and what’s in stock for 2020.
Today we’re delighted to be joined by Simon Ring at Pole Star and Nick Barnes at TradeIX and the Marco Polo Network. This podcast is really about the intersection between freight forwarding, trade and regulatory technology.
The International Trade Secretary, Liz Truss, announced this Monday, 20th January at the UK-Africa Investment Summit that UK Export Finance (UKEF) has provided financing worth £620 million to support UK exports to… read more →