Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. Aung San Suu Kyi’s whereabouts are unknown following a military coup in Myanmar. The UK meets its first major vaccine target, with a record number of jabs administered over the weekend. Redditt day traders have switched their sights to silver after sending GameStop share prices soaring last week.
We take a look at the role of multilaterals and public-private partnerships can help the trade finance community achieve sustainability objectives.
How can SME Climate Hub create an ecosystem to enable SMEs to leverage climate action as a powerful means of increasing their competitive advantage and help in accelerating the race to a net-zero future?
The magnitude and complexity of the OBOR project creates numerous policy challenges for countries in the region seeking to benefit from its implementation thus, the need for policy cooperation.
The value of Trade Finance Programs, which if combined with regulatory and technological innovation, is destined to hasten the closing trade finance gap and bring broader positive economic outcomes for nations.
TFG heard from Beata Javorcik at University of Oxford, discussing corporates addressing climate change.
TFG heard from the EBRD around their ambitious Green Economy Transition (GET) approach, including the Green TFP which has supported more than 600 foreign trade transactions with a total value of more than €400 million since 2016.
The title of the EBRD’s transition report 2019-2020 – “Better Governance, Better Economies” – summarises its message well. Good governance matters. It matters at the level of countries, subnational regions and firms…
TFG are delighted to be Media Partners of the TXF Political Risk & Insurance conference in London on the 4th December, and to ensure you’re up to speed with this ever-changing environment, we caught up with leading experts in CPRI ahead of the conference.
The EBRD’s Trade Facilitation Programme (TFP) was developed to promote and facilitate international trade to, from and within economies where the EBRD invests. Under the TFP, guarantees are provided to international commercial banks (confirming banks), thereby covering the political and commercial payment risk of transactions undertaken by issuing banks. Since the TFP programme was initiated in 1999 the EBRD has financed more than 24,000 transactions for a total of more than €19 billion.