The Letters of Credit (LC) process is perhaps one of the more recognisable elements of trade finance that needs innovation. TFG spoke to Carl Wegner, CEO of Contour to find out more
For Africa, the trade finance gap has been estimated at USD 110-120 billion. TFG spoke to Afreximbank on the challenges/ opps that lie ahead.
TFG spoke to Olena Gryniuk at SME Banking Club to explore these in relation to CEE.
TFG spoke to Global Trade Solutions CEO on the potential for DLT to help alleviate issues around port congestion in the shipping industry.
Macro uncertainty continues to be a key factor impacting growth as we continue to see a slowdown in trade flows. TFG spoke to BofA’s APAC team
With Vision 2030, Saudi Arabia has embarked on the boldest model of economic and social reform anywhere in the world. TFG spoke to SABB about this transformation in raising the Kingdom’s non-oil trade from 16% to 50% of GDP.
Recent trade developments with the US and China had accelerated a trend of companies in the South-East Asian region
Africa is home to 1.3 billion people spread across 54 countries, 20 of which have economies set to expand by an average of 5% or higher over the next five years. We spoke to BACB’s CEO about export opportunities in Africa.
Envoy Group, the innovative London based supply chain and trade finance team, is accelerating its expansion following a $13 million institutional investment committed from Alcedo Digital Ventures. With its end-to-end solution focused on Latin American trade, the company can now process significantly greater trade volumes and launch new functionality, including the NVOY Stellar based tokenised payment solution for frictionless and zero cost payment of cross border trades and related services.
Trade Finance Global spoke to Wenhui LIANG at the WTO Global Trade and Blockchain Forum, on the nature of the current state of the global trading and blockchain adoption in global trading.
Geneva, 2nd December 2019. Today, at the WTO’s ‘Global Trade and Blockchain Forum’, ICC, TFG and WTO released a white paper combining over 200 responses from banks, corporates, fintechs and associations in the trade sector, as well as over 20 consortia, on the broader impact that distributed ledger technology (DLT) is having on the trade industry.
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New York – 19 September, 2019 – Bank of America announces that it is joining the Marco Polo Network, the largest and fastest growing trade finance networks leveraging Corda distributed ledger technology to provide transformative solutions to global trade participants.