Since 2000, global trade flows have trebled to US$18.5 trillion. Yet many challenges to the adoption of trade finance products remain.
TFG’s Editor, Deepesh Patel, spoke to Yves Mersch about the strategical priorities of the ECB in 2020. They discussed the importance of central banks’ independence for the foreseeing of their mandates. The ECB’s mandate is to ensure price stability…
With the development of more interconnected alternative finance options for businesses and the emergence of open banking in the marketplace, the option of Peer-to-Peer (P2P) lending is seeing a great increase in popularity over the years among its SME audience.
Certificates of Origin, alongside with the ICC Incoterms® rules, are some of the most crucial trade documents which authenticate the origin of any goods which are exported. Trade Finance Global spoke to CO experts, traders, shippers and producers, compiling a list of the most common mistakes when preparing Certificates of Origin, and how to avoid them.
Sullivan’s Geoffrey Wynne highlights the key legal and regulatory themes to pay attention to in 2019.
Trade Finance Global caught up with Charles Nahum at Finacity, looking at the state of the trade receivables securitisation markets in 2019
Fourteen leading global financial institutions have launched the Trade Finance Distribution (TFD) initiative to use technology and standardisation for the wider distribution of trade finance assets.
Supply chain is at the core of any international business, and managing this with a close eye is important for any treasury manager, FD or MD. Companies which have their… read more →
Basel III – A Guide to Basel and what it means for banks Basel III regulation affects lending from banks. Alternative finance and ‘fintech’ encompass many different elements which are… read more →
We spoke to Jacco de Jong, Managing Director, essDOCS Consulting about his history and career in trade finance, as well as his views on recent changes and the future of… read more →
Barlcays culled its entired export finance team on January 22nd 2016, as part of a wider cull in its banking department. Trade Finance Global investigates the changes in trade and… read more →