A joint Scandinavian venture has trialled digital Export Letters of Credit (LCs) as part of a secure data sharing experiment. The technology group Wärtsilä has joined forces with SEB and… read more →
Payables finance is changing, often driven by the demands of corporates, looking for inclusive and sustainable programmes when considering who to select for supply chain financing (SCF) programmes.
Trade Finance Global (TFG), the leading trade finance fintech, has been selected to join the Mayor of London’s scaleup programme.
Standard Chartered sees co-creation and innovation as a crucial aspect and is committed to continue this momentum of ‘more action, less talk’ by bringing the industry together
Many new fintechs are fielding trade transaction cloud platforms that combine video technology with non-bank trade finance that is going to fill the vacuum created by the banking industry.
DeFi has unleashed a wave of innovation, offering exciting opportunities and the potential to create a truly open, transparent, and immutable financial infrastructure.
TFG heard from IFC’s Qamar Saleem on the impact of Supply Chain Finance on domestic banks (and in turn, MSMEs,) in emerging and developing markets.
Banks, fintechs, and other vendors have a pivotal role to play in this situation to support communities and try to help the economy moving in the short and long term.
Correspondent Banking should in the future reinvent itself to accompany to be an ideal companion to technical assistance and be a key milestone potential ahead for the Africa market.
By eliminating unnecessary paperwork, Port Community Systems contribute to sustainable transport logistics and support the ambition of meeting global carbon reduction requirements.
Trade digitization and electronic documents will be the new-norm as a result of the COVID19 pandemic which will accelerate the transformation process.
Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. Countries around the world continue to ease lockdown restrictions. The collapse in the oil price and shrinking demand has sent inflation rates tumbling. Governments in the West are spending and borrowing on a vast scale as they counter the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. Economies around the world continue to open up in support of generating economic activities, limited by social distancing restrictions.
With the outcome of Brexit negotiations still shrouded in uncertainty, a priority for the UK remains to establish lasting, meaningful trading relationships with key partner states. As Joshua Allsopp of Leumi UK explains, Israel has become an important partner for the UK in several industries.
TFG caught up with Steve Lotito, Managing Director & Head of Trade Finance-North America, Transaction Banking at MUFG. Steve is also in the Board of Directors of BAFT. There are many challenges and opportunities facing the trade finance business that requires daily attention to the most senior Business Heads.