How effective technology and financing can bring international shipping into the twenty-first century
An introduction to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Sustainable Trade Finance working group
Trade receivables securitisation to the rescue? Businesses will need to become securitisation savvy if we are to plug the trade finance gap
Ignore pressures to retrench. Trade finance infrastructure needs to grow now more than ever.
We should be careful not to underestimate the importance of geography in any plan for post-Brexit trade
In early 2021, we are still emerging from the economic wreckage caused by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic – what are the key financing trends?
Digitalising these documents may seem like a bridge too far for some banks, but the risks of not investing in these technologies are comparatively greater.
The resilience of global supply chains lies with…ANY IDEAS? Alexander Malaket explains what COVID-19 means for future access to trade finance
2020 was a terrible year for Asia but for some less than for others. Alicia Herrero Garcia outlines what’s in stock for markets in Asia in 2021
Announced: latest confirmed speakers for the UK-Japan Free Trade Summit: A Shared Political, Economic and Financial Vision for Mutual Benefit (20 January).
Trade Finance Global’s Editor Deepesh Patel hears from Robert Plehn, Head of Capital Markets, GE Capital, Jerome Farges, Head of Corporate Securitisation, Societe Generale, Steven Hollands, Managing Director, Greensill Capital, Jeremy Levy, Partner and Baker McKenzie.
A documentary trade credit (DTC) is a trade finance substitute for a commercial bank documentary letter of credit. A DTC is issued and negotiated under the same UCP guidelines as a documentary letter of credit; except the funds supporting the instrument are available with a third party international escrow company instead of a commercial bank.
Covid-19 lockdowns have disrupted global supply chains across the board and placed the concepts of reshoring and resilience on every policymaker’s lips. A new report from Euler Hermes examines how the pandemic could push manufacturers to rethink their supply chain strategies.
We heard from Natasha Condon, Global Head of Core Trade at J.P. Morgan, on her take of how the trade finance market has fared in recent months, since joining the bank in 2020.
SWIFT and Lloyds Banking Group announce world’s first go-live of gpi Instant connection in the UK, with benefits extending far beyond.