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Susan_Ross
8 August 2017
Susan Ross and Stephen Taylor share a broker's view on unfunded risk transfer in the London market
ASEAN
27 July 2017
Economic integration is vital for the Asean to realise its potential and shield itself from external threats, but...
Field_Harvest
28 June 2017
As the monsoon in Asia and El Niño remain a possibility, and unfavourable weather threatens the quality of the...
Rainforest_Growth_Asia_World_Bank
26 June 2017
The East Asia and Pacific region is expected to grow by 6.2% in 2017 and 6.1% in 2018, with the only threat to growth...
Mountain_Parachute
26 June 2017
Hannah Fearn looks at the different instruments financial institutions use to share the burden of risk and what steps...
Dockyard
26 June 2017
Panellists at the ICC Academy Supply Chain Finance Summit look at where the barriers to collaboration lie and what a...
Motorway_TFR_Fundamentals
21 June 2017
TFR features the Global Supply Chain Finance Forum's standard definitions of loan or advance against...
Asia_Trade_Corporate_Cash_Management
21 June 2017
Banks have responded to corporate demands and started to align their cash and trade services in Asia, but they need...
Bahrain.jpg
21 June 2017
Theodore Karasik and Andrew Vought look at the effect Bahrain’s domestic instability has had on the country...
Copper_Pipes
21 June 2017
The price of copper could fall by as much as US$400 per tonne by the end of the year, despite a similar rate of...
Road
9 June 2017
The global scale and ambition of China's belt and road initiative provides many opportunities but businesses...
Puzzle
30 May 2017
Gianluca De Stefano offers a breakdown of three widely used inventory financing techniques and the costs and benefits...
Pipes_2.jpg
30 May 2017
TFR features the Global Supply Chain Finance Forum's standard definition of factoring
Standard_Chartered
30 May 2017
Banks and fintechs have made a lot of progress in developing trade digitisation solutions. The next step is to focus...
Trade_Digitisation_Traffic
30 May 2017
Online marketplaces have the potential to overtake the trade digitisation trend and reinvent trade finance practices...
Digitisation
30 May 2017
Binyamin Ali looks at where the trade industry is in the journey to digitisation and how the problem of fragmentation...
Islamic_Finance
30 May 2017
The International Trade Centre provides a breakdown of the most widely used Islamic finance structures and how they...
Oil_Field
22 May 2017
US oil production is set to increase in 2017 following a year-on-year decline in 2016, but cost inflation and...
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