News

2 December 2016
The Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) has invested €40m in the debut, seven-year, €130m, privately placed...
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2 December 2016
Rwanda’s success story was set out in some detail (September 2015) by the former Rwandan High Commission to the UK,...
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30 November 2016
General Electric (GE), the Trade Bank of Iraq, and Standard Chartered have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to bring...

Face to face

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Stefano Favale, head of global transaction banking at Intesa Sanpaolo, talks to TFR at Sibos Geneva 2016 about recovery from the...
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Andrew England, director and head of strategy at iGTB, tells TFR that banks are sprucing up their legacy systems, partnering...

Blog

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Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world," said...
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In the wee hours of 9 November 2016, Donald Trump became the US president-elect. Thus...

Commodities

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China's domination of commodities such as coal means that a single policy change in Beijing can affect global prices - the...
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Frank Rijkers says exchange rate volatility could tip the scales as he separates the bloomers from the free fallers in...

Regions

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General Electric (GE), the Trade Bank of Iraq, and Standard Chartered have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to bring...
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Dr Benedict Okey Oramah reviews the prospects for African trade in a climate of low commodity prices and explains how the...

Features

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Dr Benedict Okey Oramah reviews the prospects for African trade in a climate of low commodity prices and explains how the continent is taking back control of...
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Frank Rijkers says exchange rate volatility could tip the scales as he separates the bloomers from the free fallers in agricultural commodities
Take-off
However small a business is, the ability to penetrate overseas markets is key to not only growth but ensuring a diverse client and revenue source. Alexander...
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Michelin was lagging behind the market average with 57.5 days payable outstanding, and implemented a supply chain finance programme to improve its working...

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Reports & Data

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The ICC and CBI have joined forces to publish a useful guide aimed at helping small and medium-sized businesses in the UK...
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Frank Rijkers says exchange rate volatility could tip the scales as he separates the bloomers from the free fallers in...

Opinion

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Commodity trading houses, because of their upstream position in the value chain, control a significant share of commodity flows...
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China's domination of commodities such as coal means that a single policy change in Beijing can affect global prices - the...

Technology update

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30 November 2016
Mahindra Group and IBM have started work on a blockchain-based supply chain finance (SCF) platform to help suppliers gain...
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29 November 2016
Atlas Copco has chosen one of Global Trade Corporation’s (GTC) flagship digital platforms to digitise a large segment of...
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2 November 2016
China (84.4%) and India (76.9%) are continuing to lead the global adoption of fintech financial services, the first World...
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