Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG: The UK has signed its first from-scratch free trade deal of the post-Brexit era with Australia.
Like many organisations during the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Trade and Forfaiting Association (ITFA) has had to adapt to a changing business landscape.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. Sixty-seven countries signed a landmark WTO deal set to cut the cost of global services trade by $150 billion per year.
In October this year, the International Trade and Forfaiting Association (ITFA) published its long-awaited harmonised Basel III-compliant trade credit insurance policy form.
Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. Stagflation: Over 80% of US and UK businesses have been hit by increased costs due to inflation. The Bank of England’s (BoE) chief economist backs the case for raising interest rates, and the BoE warns that a CBDC could reduce commercial bank despotis by 20%. The U-shaped recovery – ICISA’s Richard Wulff discusses trade credit insurance and its bounce back from the pandemic. Dr. Joanna Burch-Brown explores the EU taxonomy and the ethics of green finance. And European gas shortages are expected to push up fertiliser costs and food prices.
Like many products within trade finance, trade credit insurance has endured serious volatility during the last 12-18 months, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Last week, at the ITFA Annual Conference, TFG’s editor, Deepesh Patel, sat down with Sean Edwards, chairman of ITFA.
Our Editor, Deepesh Patel, sat down with Meera Saunders, Underwriter within the Trade Finance team at AIG to discuss the complexities of AIG’s new instrument: a trade credit bridge.
Trade and economic activity are advancing at a rapid pace across the Middle East. How are governments across the region evolving and harnessing opportunities to enable high-speed economic activity?
TFG interviewed Robert Meters (RM), Head of Marketing and Sales, Global Business & Financial Services at SCHUMANN to discuss how the trade credit insurance has changed as a result of the covid-19 pandemic.
The temporary Trade Credit Reinsurance (TCR), created by the government and the Association of British Insurers (ABI), allowed over half a million businesses to stay afloat, provided certainty to firms across the UK and safeguarded jobs, is now set to come an end on the 30th of June.
Trade credit insurance remains critical in the economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s why.
The first half of 2021 should be similar to the year 2020, marked by the strongest global recession since the end of the Second World War.
How can EXIP policies help bridge the trade financing gap? TFG heard from UKEF about the need to rethink operations and accelerating the need for more buyer protection
How will the crisis affect the technical underwriting methodology of credit insurers and the crisis as accelerator of digitization?