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Standard Chartered Bank arranges a US$ 1.46 billion financing to fund the SGR Project

STANDARD CHARTERED BANK ARRANGES A US$ 1.46 BILLION FINANCING TO FUND THE SGR PROJECT

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - 14 February 2020: The Government of Tanzania Ministry of Finance has signed a facility agreement with Standard...

PODCAST: OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE NEW ISO 20022 FOR TRADE & TREASURY

 
 
 
Digital payments: Awareness is the catalyst for adoption

DIGITAL PAYMENTS: AWARENESS IS THE CATALYST FOR ADOPTION

In today's world, cheques and paper invoices really ought to have taken their place in the Retro Hall of Fame, alongside vinyl, polaroid...

Everything is being ‘Amazoned' - Leumi CEO's top 4 trends for 2020

EVERYTHING IS BEING ‘AMAZONED' - LEUMI CEO'S TOP 4 TRENDS FOR 2020

On Wednesday 5th February, Leumi UK - the London-based subsidiary of Israel's leading international bank - and LeumiTech, Leumi Group's...

 
 
 

TFG WEEKLY TRADE BRIEFING, 10TH FEBRUARY 2020

Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. Here are some of the last week's updates from the trade sector. Disruption in Chinese...

Trade Growth Prospects in the Asia Pacific: Overview from Bank of America

TRADE GROWTH PROSPECTS IN THE ASIA PACIFIC: OVERVIEW FROM BANK OF AMERICA

We caught up with Peter Jameson, Head of Trade and Supply Chain, Asia Pacific in Bank of America. We discussed the highlights of 2019...

 
 
 
NEWS: Envoy scales up its blockchain global trade finance platform following $13m equity investment by ADV

NEWS: ENVOY SCALES UP ITS BLOCKCHAIN GLOBAL TRADE FINANCE PLATFORM FOLLOWING $13M EQUITY INVESTMENT BY ADV

London, 4 th February 2020: Envoy Group, the innovative London based supply chain and trade finance team, is accelerating its expansion...

Protecting trade finance as an asset class: An insurer's outlook for 2020

PROTECTING TRADE FINANCE AS AN ASSET CLASS: AN INSURER'S OUTLOOK FOR 2020

We discussed with AIG some of the challenges and opportunities in the trade credit insurance sector. Enabling the much-needed reduction...

 
 
 

TFG TRADE BRIEFING, 3RD FEBRUARY 2020

Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. Here are some of the last week's updates from the trade sector. The Chinese central bank...

VIDEO: EBRD'S CHIEF ECONOMIST - BETTER GOVERNANCE, BETTER ECONOMIES

The title of the EBRD's transition report 2019-2020 - “Better Governance, Better Economies” - summarises its message well. Good governance...

 
 
 
Banking on change in 2020. ICC Banking Commission lays out the bumpy year ahead for trade - David Bischof

BANKING ON CHANGE IN 2020. ICC BANKING COMMISSION LAYS OUT THE BUMPY YEAR AHEAD FOR TRADE - DAVID BISCHOF

Shop Talk: As the most authoritative voice in the trade finance industry, ICC Banking Commission, maintains a permanent dialogue with...

International Trade Centre: Trade finance in Emerging and Developing Markets, Interview with Ian Sayers

INTERNATIONAL TRADE CENTRE: TRADE FINANCE IN EMERGING AND DEVELOPING MARKETS, INTERVIEW WITH IAN SAYERS

2019 has been a fairly promising year of growth for some emerging and developing markets, but with continued regulatory scrutiny, correspondent...

 
 
 

VIDEO: EUROZONE MONETARY POLICY OUTLOOK - AN ECB VIEW FROM YVES MERSCH

TFG's Editor, Deepesh Patel, spoke to Yves Mersch about the strategical priorities of the ECB in 2020. They discussed the importance...

The Asian Trade Finance Renaissance of 2020 - Accenture's Outlook

THE ASIAN TRADE FINANCE RENAISSANCE OF 2020 - ACCENTURE'S OUTLOOK

Shop Talk: With the growth of major players such as Ant Financial in Asia in 2019, TFG asked Accenture's European Banking Lead, Cecile...

 
 
 

TFG TRADE BRIEFING, 27TH JANUARY 2020

Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG. Here are some of the last week's updates from the trade sector. The chancellor, Sajid...

VIDEO: BAFT OVERVIEW OF TRADE FINANCE COMPLIANCE ISSUES & CHALLENGES

TFG Spoke to Stacey Facter, BAFT's Senior Vice President of Trade Finance Products, during the BAFT's Global Annual Meeting, held at...

 
 
 
PODCAST: Trade IX and Pole Star Deep Dive: DLT in the Maritime and Shipping Space

PODCAST: TRADE IX AND POLE STAR DEEP DIVE: DLT IN THE MARITIME AND SHIPPING SPACE

Today we're delighted to be joined by Simon Ring at Pole Star and Nick Barnes at TradeIX and the Marco Polo Network. This podcast is...

Is AI the top technology trend for 2020? An Asian Development Bank Trade perspective for the next decade

IS AI THE TOP TECHNOLOGY TREND FOR 2020? AN ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK TRADE PERSPECTIVE FOR THE NEXT DECADE

We heard from Steven Beck, Head of Trade Finance at the Asian Development Bank, giving his musings on 2019, a year of uncertainty in...

 
 
 
BCR's Michael Bickers: Will Supply Chain Finance Overtake Traditional Factoring in 2020?

BCR'S MICHAEL BICKERS: WILL SUPPLY CHAIN FINANCE OVERTAKE TRADITIONAL FACTORING IN 2020?

Michael Bickers, MD, BCR Publishing walked us through the trends in supply chain and receivables finance in 2019, arguably one of the...

Dr Rebecca Harding: ‘Trade deal is a PR win for Trump with security questions unanswered'

DR REBECCA HARDING: ‘TRADE DEAL IS A PR WIN FOR TRUMP WITH SECURITY QUESTIONS UNANSWERED'

Commenting on this evening's signing of the ‘phase one' trade deal, TFG spoke to Dr Rebecca Harding, trade economist and CEO of Coriolis...

 
 
 



Aston Villa 2-3 Tottenham Hotspur: Son Heung-min rescues last minute win for...

Aston Villa 2-3 Tottenham Hotspur: Son Heung-min rescues last minute win for Tottenham

MATT BARLOW AT VILLA PARK: Tottenham Hotspur sealed a dramatic late win against Aston Villa as Son Heung-min capitalised on a costly Bjorn Engels error to close the gap on... Read more ...

Caroline Flack's death being kept from Love Island stars as ITV bosses...

Caroline Flack's death being kept from Love Island stars as ITV bosses cancel tonight's show

CAROLINE Flack's death is being kept from the Love Island stars as ITV bosses cancel tonight's show. The former Love Island presenter, 40, was found dead in her flat after... Read more ...

Arsenal 4-0 Newcastle: Hosts hit four to secure second league win for Mikel...

Arsenal 4-0 Newcastle: Hosts hit four to secure second league win for Mikel Arteta

IAN LADYMAN AT THE EMIRATES STADIUM: Arsenal secured their first victory in the Premier League since beating Manchester United on New Year's Day with a 4-0 victory against... Read more ...

Dancing On Ice's Joe Swash breaks down as he sends message to Caroline...

Dancing On Ice's Joe Swash breaks down as he sends message to Caroline Flack's family

DANCING ON ICE star Joe Swash broke down as he choked back tears on the ITV series this evening after taking to the ice for his latest routine. Following his performance, he... Read more ...

Olly Murs' heart is 'forever broken' following the death of Caroline Flack

Olly Murs' heart is 'forever broken' following the death of Caroline Flack

The television presenter tragically passed away at the age of 40 on Saturday , and on Sunday morning, Olly Read more ...

5 talking points as Mesut Ozil and Alexandre Lacazette back in the goals in...

5 talking points as Mesut Ozil and Alexandre Lacazette back in the goals in Arsenal win

Arsenal beat Newcastle 4-0 at the Emirates on their return to Premier League action after the winter break, with Nicolas Pepe sparking a quick-fire double before Mesut Ozil and... Read more ...

Pep Guardiola's passionate training ground message to Man City players...

Pep Guardiola's passionate training ground message to Man City players following UEFA ban

According to the Athletic , Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola told his players that “Now, more than ever, we have to show them that we are not money, we are talent,”. The... Read more ...

Olly Murs shares heartbreaking tribute to Caroline Flack as former Love...

Olly Murs shares heartbreaking tribute to Caroline Flack as former Love Island presenter dies aged 40

Olly Murs has paid tribute to Caroline Flack A heartbroken Olly Murs has paid a poignant tribute to Caroline Flack in the wake of the former Love Island presenter's tragic... Read more ...

Ex-Man United boss Jose Mourinho jokes about Man City's 2018 title after...

Ex-Man United boss Jose Mourinho jokes about Man City's 2018 title after UEFA ban

According to the Manchester Evening News , former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho joked about Manchester City's 2018 Premier League title after his current side... Read more ...

Love Island US host Arielle Vandenberg mourns death of UK's Caroline Flack

Love Island US host Arielle Vandenberg mourns death of UK's Caroline Flack

Love Island US host, Arielle Vandenberg, has broken her silence on the death of UK host, Caroline Flack. The 33-year-old called her suicide 'the most tragic thing ever.' Read more ...