Join TFG’s Deepesh Patel and Ravesh Lala, IBM’s Head of Business Development for Hybrid Cloud Solutions, at Sibos in Toronto as they clarify the complexity of generative AI and its diverse applications in the trade industry. Ravesh starts with one of the foremost challenges confronting banks in trade and supply chain finance—digitalisation. He underscores the critical importance of transitioning from conventional paper-based procedures to a fully digital supply chain to enhance operational efficiency.
We hear insights from Deepesh Patel, Editor at Trade Finance Global, and Ben Ellis, the SVP Global Head of Visa B2B Connect, reporting from Sibos in Toronto. They highlight the core themes of Sibos: transparency, speed, and security.
At Sibos, the topic of trade digitalisation was buzzing with discussion. However, in order for the industry to make significant progress, it’s essential for all stakeholders to align their efforts. Pamela Mar, Managing Director of ICC Digital Standards Initiative (DSI), is at the forefront of addressing this issue.
In a recent conversation at Sibos, Toronto, TFG’s Deepesh Patel sat down with Steven Beck, Head of Trade and Supply Chain Finance at the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Together, they explore the reasons behind the staggering expansion of the trade finance gap, which has now reached a staggering $2.5 trillion.
Live from Sibos in Toronto, TFG’s Deepesh Patel spoke with Tracey Black, the CEO and President of Payments Canada. In a financial sector renowned for its stability and robust regulatory environment, Payments Canada has been entrusted with the pivotal task of modernising payment systems.
To celebrate National Poetry Day, TFG thought we would honour the industry that makes the world go round!
In a rapidly evolving world, where businesses are constantly seeking ways to streamline their operations and enhance efficiency, the trade finance sector is no exception.
One year after our last conversation at Sibos 2022 in Amsterdam, Trade Finance Global spoke with Ben Ellis, SVP and Global Head of Visa B2B Connect, in Toronto to get answers to these questions on cross-border payments.
At Sibos Toronto, TFG’s Deepesh Patel spoke with Rogier van Lammeren, Managing Director, Head of Trade & Working Capital Products at Lloyds Bank, and Patrik Zekkar, CEO of Enigio.
Currently responsible for 3% of global greenhouse gas emissions, maritime transport must decarbonise whilst facing extensive costs and adverse economic operating environments, as well as increasing geopolitical risks.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG, 2nd October 2023.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has recently unveiled its latest Regional Economic Prospects report. The report provides a comprehensive overview of economic trends across various regions for the year 2023, revealing a diverging pattern of growth.
The livestream is an integral part of FCI’s 55th Annual Meeting in Marrakech.The annual meeting is a focal point in the industry calendar, covering a spectrum of topics from the launch of the UNIDROIT Factoring Model Law to the rise of receivables exchanges and marketplaces.
The increasing frequency, intensity, and unpredictability of climate crises have significant implications for the sustainability of sovereign debt due to the impacts on debtors’ repayment abilities.
For centuries, trade documentation has been a time-intensive and resource-demanding process, involving a multitude of stakeholders and a deluge of paperwork. Central to this process is the bill of lading, the most critical document in international trade.