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.
TFG heard from Dr. Deborah Elms, CEO, Asian Trade Centre on the impact of COVID19 for businesses in Asia Pacific and how governments and policymakers can accelerate the economic recovery.
WOA took the initiative to survey members, partners and industry leaders in June 2020 about how the virus has affected performance of factoring and commercial finance firms globally.
SMEs need to re-think their innovation strategy including digitalisation as the pandemic has accelerated the shift to digital technology in trade.
The Business Plan outlined new objectives that will allow UKEF to adapt its support for SMEs, help businesses across all the regions of the UK, access UKEF products, and focus its activity on sectors and countries.
Farmers are losing money regardless of their size, defaulting on existing facilities, and as such financiers are exiting structured commodity finance due to credit and compliance risks.
COVID-19 has dominated the headlines for the last few months. But now, with the negotiations stepping up and the transition set to end by December, Brexit is moving back into the limelight.
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.
The number of recorded daily new COVID-19 cases worldwide hit a new record last week with Latin America and the Caribbean now accounting for the largest number of cases by major region.
As the lockdown eases the global economy is starting to come back to life. The UK started to emerge from lockdown, with people who are unable to work at home ‘actively encouraged’ to return to work. From next Monday all non-essential shops will be allowed to get back to business.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. Economies around the world continue to open up in support of generating economic activities, limited by social distancing restrictions.
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.
Putting up a business typically involves complex financial processes—the kind that can be overwhelming for anyone who’s new to the field. To avoid getting into monetary troubles, it’s important that owners get all their finances ironed out right from the start.
To really move global trade to the next sustainable, transparent, fair, free and efficient stage that younger generations rightly expect to see, we need to find effective ways to replace age-old ways of doing business with a modern standards framework and modern technology.
Brexit’s greatest roadblock currently takes the form of a 310-mile border spanning the Irish countryside. How come?