Euler Hermes, the world’s leading trade credit insurer, states the UK is set for a significant rise in business failures as companies readjust to the removal of government COVID-19 pandemic support measures.
The current banking landscape is going through a makeover. PSD2 and open banking have it’s advantages, but there are also many opportunities to continue to level the playing field, share risks and revisit the rules.
Tech giant IBM is teaming up with fintech startup MonetaGo to address trade finance fraud, with an initial focus on South East Asia.
Letters of credit are the oldest and most common type of short term trade finance, famously described as the “lifeblood of international commerce,” with some commentators suggesting their use stretches back to 3000 BC. What makes them so successful?
AI, internet of things, robotics – what do they mean for trade finance, particularly in the efforts to combat trade-based money laundering?
Our Editor, Deepesh Patel, sat down with Meera Saunders, Underwriter within the Trade Finance team at AIG to discuss the complexities of AIG’s new instrument: a trade credit bridge.
In a world of shrinking supply chains and digital connectivity, the concept of identity is continuously evolving. Is digital identity going to be the panacea to the age-old problem of MSME access to trade finance?
Trade finance as an asset class has benefitted from developments in loan and debt capital markets, which have led the way in sustainable product development.
The notion of ‘debt-trap policy’ has elicited much debate about whether entities that deliberately flex their financial muscle to exert dominance over desperate countries exist. This work highlights its meaning, the actors, and its effects on trade and economic development.
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. Inflation concerns intensify as cost of energy soars, Boris Johnson reluctant to issue more visas to foreign workers, accelerated energy transition dependent on financial markets, CEOs and world leaders call on governments to reform trade and ADB supports Sanoat Qurilish Bank’s fast-growing base of SMEs with $16.6m credit agreement.
Commodity trade finance fraud and losses, along with trade finance digitization, have emerged as common themes in trade finance recently.
Divides and discrimination within countries along the lines of race, ethnicity, gender and Indigenous identity have resulted in longstanding social, economic and political challenges.
The digital transformation of the banking operations of guarantees and documentary credits to shift from the paper-based and labour-intensive models to a digital trade ecosystem.
TFG, LIBF, FCI and EBRD, are pleased to announce the bronze and runner-up articles from this year’s cohort of the International Trade Professionals Programme/
This article posits that human rights due diligence is the most practical approach to addressing climate change concerns and achieving other sustainable development goals.