World trade is central to economic growth and as we emerge from the pandemic, trade is paramount in enabling the global economy to recover. Is the time really now, for digitising trade, and how can advance the dialogue to reduce friction, costs and risk?
SWIFT’s upcoming SR 2021 release is set to bring some significant changes to trade finance messaging standards – specifically those relating to guarantees
Interbank and bank-to-corporate messaging remains a challenge, and whilst the industry welcomes moves towards structured data and SWIFT’s new messaging types, there are still challenges.
TFG heard from Joel Schrevens, China Systems, shedding light on trade data. Is SWIFT MT7xx or ISO20022 the right way forward? Why didn’t the BPO take off?
ISO 20022 is the new global language for payments messaging, helping make the quality of data, richer, structured and more meaningful. The payments industry continues to change rapidly and is certainly something that is discussed by most heads of treasury and trade. There is a constant need to adopt global standards within the financial community, and ISO 20022 is one standard that’s taking the lead.
All IBAS GTF – Global Trade Finance Factory user banks, including ABN AMRO Bank, have adhered to the SWIFT Release 2018 standards since switchover on 18 November 2018 London –… read more →