Open account business drives economic activity worldwide, and during times of volatility, uncertainty and of course, the pandemic, the need for solutions when it comes to receivables finance has never been more pronounced.
TFG’s editor, Deepesh Patel had the pleasure of speaking with Stacey Facter from BAFT, Christian Hausherr from Deutsche Bank AG and the Global Supply Chain Finance Forum and John Monaghan from Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions at BAFT’s Virtual Global Annual Meeting.
FCI Academy announces the opening of the certificate programmes and the specialized online courses to all industry stakeholders.
Factoring, as an important method to extend credit, is a type of financial transaction where the creditor assigns its receivables to an assignee at a discount. In recent years, there has been a large growth of factoring transactions around the world.
We take a dive into the world of Letters of Credit (LCs) and Standby Letters of Credit – some of the essential tools in cross-border trade transactions.
Teaching businesses to unlock working capital and grow their operations through factoring education programmes (FCI)
Trade receivables securitisation to the rescue? Businesses will need to become securitisation savvy if we are to plug the trade finance gap
As Africa enters a revolutionary period of intra-continental trade, factoring will be crucial to the growth of MSMEs.
TFG heard from Robert Meters on the significant role of trade credit insurance in the current economic crisis the global trade is facing.
With factoring and receivables finance volumes continuing to show modest growth around the world, TFG caught up with FCI’s Secretary General, Peter Mulroy, in an association update for the latest issue of Trade Finance Talks.
TFG heard from WOA’s founder, Erik Timmermans, on the latest in receivables and open account trade in 2020, the impact of the COVID pandemic on the RF community, and what we could expect for the remainder of the year.
SMEs need to re-think their innovation strategy including digitalisation as the pandemic has accelerated the shift to digital technology in trade.
The FCI Annual Review is a globally recognised publication in the world of Factoring and Receivables Finance.
Debtor Finance is a simple, viable alternative to consider for relatively quick access to working capital funding.
Trade digitization and electronic documents will be the new-norm as a result of the COVID19 pandemic which will accelerate the transformation process.