We interviewed Geoff Brady, Head of Global Trade & Supply Chain Finance (GTS) at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. We talked about the physical and financial aspects of the supply chain management, about the importance of Blockchain Consortia in the trade finance space and the BAML’s agenda for the rest of the year.
TFG spoke to the author of ‘Digital Ecosystems within Trade Finance’, a BCG, SWIFT and ICC report on the state of networks and consortia, the key problem points within trade and trade finance, as well as the current barriers in terms of digitalisation both from a corporate and bank perspective. Deepesh spoke to Sukand Ramachandran at BCG about how global trade is changing and the role of digital ecosystems within this.
Industrial-grade equipment is still very much in demand, considering that there is a prevailing construction boom across all global sectors, most especially residential and commercial real estate. We are seeing this industry growing in size each year. The market size for construction equipment is expected to grow at around $80 billion by 2020.
The logistics industry specializes in the safe and timely delivery of goods. Without a supply chain, the entire world would quite likely grind to a halt. Thus, it should come as no surprise that the logistics industry is moving ahead in leaps and bounds. Take a look at some of the most exciting developments to come along in recent years.
What does China’s continued growth and autocracy mean for Chinese businesses and financing the supply chain? TFG heard from Simon Kleine, Director at East & Partners Europe
How are working capital finance schemes and the availability of KYC and AML tools considered amongst UK and European corporates? TFG heard from Simon Kleine, Director at East & Partners Europe, on the key considerations amongst UK and European supply chains.
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 →