As we bid farewell to 2023, it’s time to reflect on the dynamic landscape of global trade and finance. At Trade Finance Global (TFG), the past year has been marked by significant achievements, insightful discussions, and a growing community. Let’s take a closer look at the highlights, top trends, and standout moments that shaped the trade finance journey in 2023.

🌠 Top highlights of 2023 

  • The launch of TFG Distribution Finance
  • $789,532,290 closed 2023 finance facilities
  • 3,700,000 social media impressions
  • 81,800,000 Google impressions
  • 650 pieces of content
  • 24 podcasts
  • 50 videos 
  • 6 magazines, with 10,000 online readers and distribution at 70 partner events
  • 5 webinars
  1. UCP 600 and Letters of Credit
  2. SWIFT MT760
  3. DDU: Delivery Duty Unpaid
  4. Free Carrier (FCA)

📰 Top Headlines

  1. Breaking: King signs off the Electronic Trade Documents Bill
  2. Marco Polo Network runs insolvent with €5.2m debts
  3. How do banks talk to each other and what are the different types of messages used by SWIFT?
  4. Letter of Credit: How to prepare “draft”

🎙️ Top Podcasts

  1. Cloaked in trade: Unmasking the underworld of trade-based money laundering
  2. Trade and receivables finance, in football terms
  3. Factoring in the UAE: Developments and global implications
  4. From policy to practice: navigating the road to digital trade in 2023

▶️ Top Videos

  1. Explanation of the UCP 600 rules and history of UCP 
  2. Think data, not documents: advancing MLETR in 2023
  3. SWIFT thinking: what the MT760 changes mean for Standby Letters of Credit
  4. The outlook for trade and investment in 2023 – how the market is changing for trade assets

As we wrap up 2023, Trade Finance Global extends a heartfelt thank you to all our readers, viewers, listeners, followers, and subscribers for being part of this incredible journey!

See you in 2024, as we continue to explore, discuss, and navigate the ever-evolving world of global trade and finance!