The UK’s inflation rate remained at 6.7% in September, defying earlier predictions of a slight decrease. This rate is the highest among major advanced economies and sustains the possibility of… read more →
In the realm of trade, treasury and payments, the quest for seamless transactions and the bridging of technological divides has taken centre stage. At Sibos 2023 in Toronto, the panel “Corporate to Bank APIs for Guarantees – Are we Future Ready?” focused on the role of standardisation in driving technological development for the industry.
Finastra, a Worldwide Supplier of Financial Software and Platforms, has Joined Forces with ELCY, an Expert in E-commerce Systems for Managing International Trade Finance. Their Collaborative Effort is Aimed at… read more →
In this episode of Trade Finance Talks, TFG’s Deepesh Patel sat down with Raja Al Mazrouei, CEO of Etihad Credit Insurance, to discover how ECI is not only encouraging UAE businesses to tap into emerging regional and international markets but also enabling them to scale new heights and achieve sustainable growth.
To help drive digital adoption in trade, Stephenson Harwood, in alliance with Virtus Law LLP, has collaborated with Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) to release an article, TradeTrust-enabled Electronic Bills of Lading – A legal and practical analysis of their use in global trade.
Britain and South Korea have decided to prolong the duration of minimal or zero tariffs on mutual trade involving goods with components from the European Union, according to an announcement… read more →
At the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) 2023 Trade Facilitation Programme (TFP) conference in Vienna, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Rudolf Putz, head of the trade facilitation programme at the EBRD, looking back at his career with the EBRD.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG, 16th October 2023.
Sibos 2023, held this year in Toronto, allows industry stakeholders to come together to discuss industry trends and issues.
In this episode, Mark Abrams, Global Head of Trade Receivables Finance at Trade Finance Global was joined by Salman Khan Galindo, Portfolio Manager – Alternative Investments at Santander AM and Matt Taylor, Head of Alternative Debt at Legal and General Investment Management (LGM).
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has greenlit a $300 million policy-driven loan. This endeavour assists the Philippine government in establishing a resilient institutional and policy backdrop, aiming to augment Filipinos’… read more →
Vinay Mendonca, Chief Growth Officer, Global Trade and Receivables Finance at HSBC, sat down with Deepesh Patel at Sibos Toronto to discuss these shifts and how they are influencing trade finance.
According to a recent statement from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), global energy consumption is predicted to surge through 2050, potentially exceeding progress in energy efficiency. This spike can… read more →
On Tuesday, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) unveiled its most recent World Economic Outlook, adjusting its US growth forecast upwards while anticipating a slower rate of expansion for the euro… read more →
Five industry associations have backed an electronic bill of lading (eBL) by declaring they will secure a commitment from stakeholders to collaborate on driving digitalisation. DCSA, BIMCO, the International Federation… read more →