News

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22 September 2014
Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) has announced senior appointments in...
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22 September 2014
Trade finance education providers ifs University College is offering two exam sittings per year for its international...
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22 September 2014
Global economic activity is expected to strengthen over the next year, supported by robust growth in the US and UK along with a...

Face to face

Carole Berndt
Clarissa Dann collars Carole Berndt after her surprise move to RBS and hears about the three pillars of GTS...
Alain Raes
In the run-up to Sibos Boston 2014, SWIFT’s Alain Raes reflects on new trade flows and the impact of regulation on...

Blog

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Time flies when you are having fun. Having nudged past my third anniversary at the TFR...
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Bitcoin has followed a volatile path to growing acceptance since its creation in 2009...

Commodities

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Two updates from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) provide helpful updates on changes in energy supply, with...
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The Cooperativa Cafetalera Capucas Limitada (COCAFCAL), an organisation of small producers of coffee located in the...

Regions

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After Chinese President Xi Jinping visited the South Korean capital, Seoul in early July 2014, the neighbours strengthened...
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Clarissa Dann takes a closer look at the increasing volumes of south-south trade and how banks have an opportunity to finance...

Features

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Clarissa Dann takes a closer look at the increasing volumes of south-south trade and how banks have an opportunity to finance it - and manage the risk
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While West Africa is a land of opportunity for commodities financing, significant risks remain. Hugo Williamson provides an evidence-based overview of why...
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As regulatory red tape makes trade finance transaction costs unattractive, treasurers are struggling to access bank liquidity. Is there a way through this?...
Energy pipeline
Now that EU sectoral sanctions target Russian energy production, how will this effect overall supplies - and pricing? Hans van Cleef demonstrates how...

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Reports & Data

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Trade finance education providers ifs University College is offering two exam sittings per year for its international...
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Global economic activity is expected to strengthen over the next year, supported by robust growth in the US and UK along with a...

Opinion

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Bernard Goyder weighs up the damage of the Qingdao port metals fraud and says the pain felt by banks staring at no collateral...
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TFR's forfaiting and factoring roundtable agrees that while standardising definitions are an important...

Technology update

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19 August 2014
Recognised leading financial software company, Misys, has acquired Custom Credit Systems (CCS), a US-based provider of...
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7 August 2014
Interested shippers and forwarders can now make use of the FIATA (Fédération Internationale des Associations de...
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29 July 2014
As a global provider of food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services, Cargill, one of the world’s...
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