Deepesh Patel, Editor at TFG summarised the key themes discussed during ICC Mexico’s three-day virtual event on The Digital Future of Trade and Supply Chain Finance.
In partnership with ICC Austria, Trade Finance Global’s Editor, Deepesh Patel, hears from Kwabena Ayirebi from AfreximBank and Isaac Mahanke from Standard Bank about trade digitisation, compliance and risk in a post-COVID-19 world.
Kenneth Wong, Director, Global Transaction Banking, TD Securities, talks about the changing payments landscape, cross-border payments and digital currencies.
Misr Technology Services (MTS), which operates Egypt’s National Single Window for Foreign Trade platform (Nafeza), has authorized CargoX to act as the blockchain document transfer gateway for the Advance Cargo Information (ACI) System.
WTO, TFG and ICC have today launched their latest publication ‘Accelerating trade digitalization to support MSME financing’
You might have heard a lot of hype around these things called NFTs, or non-fungible tokens. How can these digital things be selling for millions of dollars? TFG investigates
Ziyang David Fan at World Economic Forum discusses how TradeTech can help build a resilience in global value chains (GVCs)
There is immense synergy to be unlocked between SMEs and trade finance funds by working closely together and developing relationships that allow for a level of comfort on both sides of the coin to be developed over time.
With competitive digital economy, Colombia will be able to plan for post-pandemic recovery and strengthen regional economies to adopt smart solutions linked to the Internet of Things that allow them to compete in global value chains.
TFG heard from World Economic Forum’s Ziyang Fan on bringing policymakers, innovators and technologists together to work hand in hand to solve some of the global challenges.
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.
As advocates of DLT in global trade and commerce, TFG are partnering with 101 Blockchains to promote the education of specific technologies that are currently available.
Interbank and bank-to-corporate messaging remains a challenge, and whilst the industry welcomes moves towards structured data and SWIFT’s new messaging types, there are still challenges.
TFG heard from Finastra and Cognizant discussing trade and supply chain trends in Asia for 2020. Accounting for half of global GDP, what are the biggest challenges that lie ahead?
Money fuels serious crime, including drugs trafficking, human slavery and terrorism. Managing financial crime risk while keeping up with the speed at which trade finance and payments technologies are emerging presents a huge challenge for banks around the world. TFG heard from Standard Chartered’s Global Co-Head, Financial Crime Compliance, David Howes.