In this article, the Bank of China’s John Omoti takes us on a tour of supply chain finance: its ancient past and its digital future
TFG heard from IFC’s Qamar Saleem on the impact of Supply Chain Finance on domestic banks (and in turn, MSMEs,) in emerging and developing markets.
TFG’s Ross McKenzie spoke to Singapore based Mike Walker, Finastra, discussing the relationship between banks and corporates, and a reality check on the current state of technological innovations and digitization to open up opportunities in trade and SCF.
The first estimates for the factoring industry worldwide in 2019 have been announced today by the FCI Secretary General at BCR’s 20th RFIX event
Sustainability is no longer an adjunct to good business, but pivotal to it. TFG heard from Standard Chartered Bank, on the difficulties MNCs face
The most recent version of the EU Federation (EUF’s) Industry Standard Whitepaper has been recently updated and published with the finalised market data for 2018
Final analysis of data collated by the EU Federation for the Factoring and Commercial Finance Industry (EUF) shows that in 2018 factoring and commercial finance volumes in the EU grew overall by 7.9% to €1.73 Trillion, 80% of which was domestic business and 20% international.
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.
TFG exclusive podcast with komgo, we heard from CEO Souleïma Baddi talking about bringing blockchain and distributed ledger technology to commodity finance.
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 →