Having joined Spain’s Banco Santander in 1997, Alberto Amo spent eight years as a corporate banking director before gravitating towards trade finance.
Since 2000, global trade flows have trebled to US$18.5 trillion. Yet many challenges to the adoption of trade finance products remain.
Parker Norfolk’s Richard Bishop discusses best practices for capitalizing on trade opportunities while simultaneously ensuring sound risk mitigation.
Despite concerns over public sector corruption and debt sustainability, Ghana’s economy is set to grow at a sustained record pace in 2019, opening up fresh opportunities on the back of… read more →
Part 3 of 3. TFG spoke to Robert Besseling, a partner at Exx Africa, about the most stable countries in Africa, in terms of their debt position. Exx Africa is… read more →
Part 2 of 3. Debt sustainability in African countries in a huge concern, with recent IMF ratings plunging for both Zambia and Ethiopia. Off the back of this drop in… read more →
Part 1 of 3. Mounting concerns over Africa’s debt sustainability are frustrating key investment decisions and infrastructure financing. In this special 3 part report, Exx Africa identifies the countries in… read more →
What are the true economic risks versus the rewards of Blockchain in trade finance? We spoke to trade finance expert Herbert Broens on his views. Blockchain and trade finance; economic… read more →
TFG spoke to Robert Besseling, a partner at ExxAfrica, about the state of political, economics and growth in Africa. ExxAfrica is a bespoke advisory business that analyses and forecasts political… read more →
The latest technology has significantly transformed the operations and data handling processes involved in trade finance. TFG spoke to Herbert Broenes about the digitalization of credit risk management. Credit Risk… read more →
There are a number of different types of finance which can facilitate the trading of goods and services both globally and domestically. The trade finance industry also supports and accommodates… read more →