The age old problem of document digitization in trade has probably been around since goods were traded using stone tablets in the Mesopotamian era. So who’s making a dent using blockchain / distributed ledger technology? From the updated WTO / TFG periodic table of projects in trade, we reveal 12 projects tackling this head on.
With electronic document rules in place, it is now the role of key players and regulators to go ahead and enable trade finance to take advantage of digital innovation.
If regulators and established FIs are to place their faith – and their capital – in Blockchain, it must have a financial crime control framework to match efficiency of the solutions blockchain offers.
As we enter into a new decade, TFG spoke to trade experts to give their bets and views for 2020 in terms of trade and supply chain finance. OCR or ML? AI or DLT? Buzzwords and hype or reality?
With the departure of we.trade’s cofounder Roberto Mancone – TFG investigates the significant challenges on the road ahead for the blockchain platform.
Blockchain and the distributed ledger technology (DLT) behind it have huge potential to transform the administrative processes that eat up time and cause so much anxiety in international trade and shipping.
In this edition of Trade Finance Talks, we’re going to be hearing from Alisa DiCaprio, Head of Trade and Supply Chain at R3 on Corda, blockchain and data exchange in trade
In this edition of Trade Finance Talks, we speak with Roberto Mancone at we.trade, and Daniele Gnagnarella. Here, we discuss how they are changing the face of trade and receivables finance, and the Consortia 2019 event in May
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 →
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 →
Europe’s alternative finance market has exploded over the last 5 years, now worth an estimated €7.7bn according to the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance. The UK alone has grown by… read more →
Technology and regulations are opening up new opportunities in partnerships, particularly in the new environment of disrupters, intermediaries and paperless trade. This article reviews some of the opportunities, challenges and… read more →
In recent years, the trade finance landscape has seen immense change, driven by a multitude of factors, including policy, consumers, technology and protectionism. A few years ago we were debating… read more →