The 2021 ICC Trade Register summary, on the credit risk profiles of trade finance, supply chain finance and export finance transactions. Read our summary on 38m transactions representing USD $19.2t exposures, and 28% of global trade flows.
World trade is central to economic growth and as we emerge from the pandemic, trade is paramount in enabling the global economy to recover. Is the time really now, for digitising trade, and how can advance the dialogue to reduce friction, costs and risk?
Since the inception of UCP 600, trade finance professionals, in particular, the letter of credit community, have been discussing the need for and consequences of modifications and exclusions to the rules in commercial LCs issued under UCP 600.
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. Costs of climate change far greater than green transition warns ECB, UKEF commits to an ambitious goal of going carbon neutral by 2050
Trade and economic activity are advancing at a rapid pace across the Middle East. How are governments across the region evolving and harnessing opportunities to enable high-speed economic activity?
Hundreds of companies are building the foundations of exemplary corporate climate action. The next decade will witness accelerating efforts to transform the economic system.
The latest IPCC report drives further urgency to ECAs’ plans to increase funding for green and sustainable deals and to rebalance portfolios with long-dated carbon-intensive assets
TFG, LIBF, FCI and EBRD are pleased to announce the gold and silver 2021 winners for the International Trade Professionals Programme.
Eighteen months into the COVID-19 pandemic and shipping bottlenecks are challenging companies to meet demand. The global outlook is uncertain, however, that does not mean doom and gloom, making way for a new thought process.
Digitalisation has become a global priority, however, efforts to digitalise trade have been hindered by legislative gaps.
Deepesh Patel, Editor at Trade Finance Global, interviewed Enno-Burghard Weitzel Senior Vice President Strategy, Business Development, Digitization, at Surecomp to discuss MSMEs struggle to access finance and how technology can be crucial to trade growth.
In the wake of the ICC Uniform Rules for Digital Trade Transactions (URDTT) due to publish next month in October, we explore the meaning of a digital trade transaction – underlying assumptions, regulatory framework and future expectations.
New potential applications of blockchain technology through the lifecycle of the trade are in constant development. However, so much input and so much promise is detaching us from the most immediate and practical ways of adopting this technology in trade finance.
TFG interviewed Robert Meters (RM), Head of Marketing and Sales, Global Business & Financial Services at SCHUMANN to discuss how the trade credit insurance has changed as a result of the covid-19 pandemic.
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. The world’s biggest companies felt the greatest impact of corruption and illicit activity in 2020, 15% of UK SMEs are at risk of insolvency in the coming four years, UNCTAD issues amber warning on building back better after the pandemic, Boris Johnson announces new £31 million green finance deal in the UAE and MonetaGo partners with SWIFT to create first-ever global solution to duplicate financing fraud.