TFG spoke to Torsten Pull, SVP, General Manager of Corporate Banking at Finastra on the digitalisation of trade and supply chain finance.
Last week, Dubai based TradeAssets announced the launch of a trade finance e-marketplace for banks. The banks, primarily Bangladeshi, are helping to bridge the gap in the secondary market for trade finance banks.
For those who are unfamiliar with the term, blockchain works as an incorruptible digital ledger that records various transactions, which have taken place in a particular asset, whether it be cryptocurrency or smart contract.
Just two days ago, Japanese financial institution Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) announced a successful proof-of-concept (POC) using R3’s Marco Polo trade finance platform. SMBC has been participating in a… read more →
Before there was software available for people to do their taxes, there was only one way to submit a tax return – on paper. After some time, the number of… read more →
London, 31st January 2019. Trade Finance Global are delighted to announce a strategic media partnership with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) for their 2019 ICC Banking Commission Annual Meeting.… read more →
Euro Exim’s Compliance and Operations Head Graham Bright spoke to TFG on their decision to join other global Ripple participants for the first project, namely using the xCurrent service where… read more →
An interview with Christian Lanng, Founder, CEO and Chairman of Tradeshift, talking about supply chain innovation and digitalisation for trading corporates and SMEs. Tradeshift drives supply chain innovation for the digitally… read more →
The Singapore arm of Standard Chartered announced yesterday the completion of its first blockchain based lend in Singapore, facilitating the shipment of chickpeas from Agrocorp International, based in Australia, to… read more →
An interview with Raj Uttamchandani, Executive of Trade Finance Market, talk about the provision of liquidity for global trade amongst SMEs. Trade Finance Market – founded in 2015 to utilise… read more →
Last week HSBC announced that it had settled over three million foreign exchange transactions since the launch of ‘FX Everywhere’ in the last year. A move to orchestrate cross-border FX… read more →
We spoke to Mariana Gomez on Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) and Trade Finance, evaluating some of the real world applications of blockchain in trade finance. We spoke to their Distributed… read more →
We spoke to Marilyn Blattner-Hoyle on Blockchain and Trade Finance, taking a look at some of the real world applications of blockchain in trade finance, specifically how AIG are utilising… read more →