We take a look at the role of multilaterals and public-private partnerships can help the trade finance community achieve sustainability objectives.
Covid-19 pandemic, the rise of techno-nationalism, US-China trade war, and Singapore string of frauds – just how well are the Asian markets responding to these issues?
TFG heard from ICC’s Secretary General John Denton and talked about actions needed from governments, private sector leaders and international institutions to ensure the continued viability of our MSMEs.
Banks, fintechs, and other vendors have a pivotal role to play in this situation to support communities and try to help the economy moving in the short and long term.
TFG heard from Noviland’s Francois Jaffres on the real challenges of COVID-19 on purchasing PPE from Chinese suppliers and the impacts on payment terms such as LCs
“WTO economists believe the decline will likely exceed the trade slump brought on by the global financial crisis of 2008-2009″
Sustainability is no longer an adjunct to good business, but pivotal to it. TFG heard from Standard Chartered Bank, on the difficulties MNCs face
Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) has been around for several years and has its roots in the world of cryptocurrencies, often referred to as Blockchain. Having brought some very interesting opportunities to the Banking market, attention was sparked in other industries such as Insurance, Healthcare, Shipping, Supply Chains, Manufacturing and Trade Finance.
The risks of a full-on trade war between the US and EU are increasing. Since the international system of trade finance is shaped by new challenges and opportunities, global supply… read more →