TFG’s Deepesh Patel interviewed the new VP to learn what led her to BAFT, her view on fighting financial crime, and her insights into the progress made in the payments space.
Stablecoins are a class of cryptocurrency that seeks to provide stability for its users by maintaining its value by pegging it to that of a reserve asset, usually one of the current significant fiat currencies such as the dollar.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG: Winners of International Trade Awards 2022 in cooperation with BAFT announced
What is embedded finance, why are banks moving towards it, and how will this growing trend impact trade finance, asks TFG’s Carter Hoffman.
When using an usance or deferred letter of credit, the issuing bank must make payment by a preset date. This makes planning easier and unlocks working capital.
TFG’s Joana Fabiao sat down with Victoria Cleland, the Executive Director for Banking, Payments and Innovation at the Bank of England for City Week 2021,
With all eyes on financing, we should be careful not to disregard the role of payments in helping MSMEs plug into the global economy.
Philip Bowkley, co-chair of BAFT’s Global Payments Industry Council talks to TFG about the future of global payments, cash and liquidity
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.
Listen to this podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Podbean, Podtail, ListenNotes, TuneIn, PodChaser Season 1, Episode 30 Host: Deepesh Patel, Editor, Trade Finance Global Featuring: Dirk Bullmann, Innovation Team Leader,… read more →
Alfa-Bank and Novolipetsk Steel Company (NLMK), in cooperation with Commerzbank, Germany, and Vesuvius GmbH, Germany, have launched a pilot project of cross-border payments via the Marco Polo international trade finance network. For Marco Polo, it is the first Russian-German import-export operations financing project.
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 →
Last week, Dubai based TradeAssets announced the launch of a trade finance e-marketplace for banks. The banks, primarily Bangladeshi, are helping to bridge the gap in the secondary market for trade finance banks.
Just two days ago, Japanese financial institution Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) announced a successful proof-of-concept (POC) using R3’s Marco Polo trade finance platform. SMBC has been participating in a… read more →
Bank Payment Obligation can act as a gateway for further trade finance technologies, says new Commerzbank whitepaper The whitepaper, “Leading the path of digital evolution” explains how increased market adoption… read more →