The Local Currency System – SML – resurfaces as an alternative to recover trade flows not only in the Mercosur but also in other regions of the world which can implement it.
Unpacking previous events, TFG heard from FCI’s Secretary General Peter Mulroy, comparing how the factoring and receivables industry has fared during previous crises and what we can learn moving forwards.
Now is the time for trade finance institutions to take the lead in efforts to strengthen SME resilience and leave them in a position to be able to bounce back in the aftermath of the pandemic.
ICC Banking Commission has released its 2019 Trade Register Report, revealing COVID-19’s potential to disrupt global trade.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. The severe contraction of economic activity due to COVID-19 are being felt around the world. Associations are calling for state backed support for the private credit insurance market as the impact of bank lending severely impacts critical supply chains.
ICISA calls for a systematic approach across the EU to meet the demands of the crisis triggered by Covid-19. This coordination would enable economic sectors to still continue trading on a level playing field.
Trade finance has been helping SMEs, middle market businesses, and the corporate sector to manage their financial issues. Here is all you need to know about how it suits your business.
Industry bodies called for further government support towards supporting the global trade industry (multilaterals, banks and insurers), as the coronavirus pandemic continues to disrupt all areas of the economy.
TFG spoke to Mishal Ruparel, General Manager at Banking Circle, about the new applications of technology in banking to help better serve the underbanked SMEs. Using AI-driven credit scoring and new approaches to analyse credit card transaction data, Banking Circle’s proposition is game-changing the world of SME finance.
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