Your Monday coffee briefing from TFG:

VIDEO | Citi on navigating volatility and incorporating ESG finance principles into trade finance

The African payments landscape: COVID-19, interoperability, SMEs

PODCAST | Part 1: Increasing access to financing and empowering women-owned or women-led MSMEs

PODCAST | Part 2: Enablers that empower and support women-owned or women-led MSMEs

VIDEO | Enhancing Tunisian trade during uncertain times

Enigio now offering FIATA members trace:original solution for eBLs

US and UAE agree to invest $100bn into clean energy

DCSA on why the industry must act to accelerate eBL adoption

VIDEO | Citi on navigating volatility and incorporating ESG finance principles into trade finance

Citi has been working collaboratively with its institutional clients to incorporate more sustainability-based principles into their everyday operations. Read more →

The African payments landscape: COVID-19, interoperability, SMEs

Trade Finance Global’s (TFG) Annie Kovacevic spoke with Mpho Sadiki, head of realtime payments at BankservAfrica, to learn more about what’s in store for the continent. Read more →

PODCAST | Part 1: Increasing access to financing and empowering women-owned or women-led MSMEs

Anabel González, WTO deputy director-general, hosted a roundtable discussion at the WTO Public Forum in September 2022 discussing technology’s role in bridging the financing gap that women-owned MSMEs face. Read more →

PODCAST | Part 2: Enablers that empower and support women-owned or women-led MSMEs

To learn more about how the WTO is championing women-led MSMEs, Trade Finance Global (TFG) moderated a panel discussion at the WTO Public Forum in September 2022 with leaders in the field. Read more →

VIDEO | Enhancing Tunisian trade during uncertain times

TFG spoke to a Tunisian banker at EBRD 2022 about the state of play in Tunisia and why the Russia-Ukraine conflict has so severely impacted the country economically. Read more →

Enigio now offering FIATA members trace:original solution for eBLs

Enigio AB signed an agreement on 31 October, 2022, with the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) to add its trace:original to the solutions supporting the electronic bill of lading standard (eBL). Read more →

US and UAE agree to invest $100bn into clean energy

In a strategic partnership between the UAE and the US, the two countries have signed the PACE and agreed to invest $100 billion in the production of 100 gigawatts of clean energy worldwide by 2035. Read more →

DCSA on why the industry must act to accelerate eBL adoption

At Sibos 2022, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Niels Nuyens, program director at Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA), to learn more about digitalisation in the shipping space. Read more →