The very public implosion of a high-flying boutique finance firm has left ripples in the Supply Chain Finance industry. Should we reverse this outcome?
Shop Talk: TFG sat down with Peter Mulroy, Secretary General of FCI, to discuss his views, from an FCI perspective on the factoring and SCF industry in 2019, as well as his thoughts for what could be in stock for 2020. Hold on tight!
Looking at the bigger picture of international trade flows and supply chains is crucial when looking at helping businesses access finance. We heard from Tony Brown at the Annual WOA Convention, discussing the world of open account pre- invoice, including purchase orders, transportation, distribution and pre-shipment finance.
In 2018 the world factoring industry volume continued its upward trend with a total reported figure of over 2,767 billion euro representing over 6% growth compared to the previous year.
We had the pleasure of speaking to Mr R. Yüce Uyanik, a member of the FCI Legal Committee, on international factoring as a solution for the economic crisis on SMEs.… read more →
Following the FCI’s recent appointment of Mr Lin Hui, Chapter Director of NE Asia, we asked him about some of the top trends in China and beyond, the impact of… read more →
Following the FCI’s recent appointment of Ms. Betül Kurtulus, Chapter Director of Central & Eastern Europe, South East Europe (Balkans), and the Middle East, we asked her about some of… read more →
This year marks the 100th anniversary of voting rights for women. We have the most diverse parliament in our history and our second female Prime Minister. It’s a well-known fact that… read more →
Singapore is home to more than 218,000 Small-Medium Enterprises (“SMEs”), defined domestically as firms with annual sales of less than S$100 million or less than 200 employees. These firms employ… read more →
There are more than 200,000 SMEs in Singapore making up 99% of enterprises, employing two-thirds of the workforce, and accounting for about half of Singapore’s GDP. We spoke to Mr… read more →
We heard from Bolero’s Jacco de Jong at the BCR Supply Chain forum in London. Bolero has a vision for trade digitisation. Bolero is about connecting parties, banks and networks… read more →
FCI, the global representative body of nearly 400 members for the Open Account Factoring and Receivables Finance Industry together with Demica, the leading independent provider of Working Capital and Finance… read more →
Top 10 questions on trade finance, covering Letters of Credit, Bills of Lading, Avalization, Documents, Reverse Factoring and Bank Guarantees. Read our Q&A.