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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...
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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...
Jakarta_Skyscraper_Night.jpg
18 May 2017
With a robust rate of economic growth, low current account deficit, a conservative fiscal deficit and inflation at a...
Cloud_Supply_Chain
5 May 2017
Enrico Camerinelli and Mike Walker look at what emerging technologies, digitisation and changing demands from banks...
Landscape_SCF_Trade
5 May 2017
Financing trade is increasingly seen as an element within corporates' holistic working capital and liquidity...
Lighthouse_Keepers_ECAs
5 May 2017
As global economic uncertainty has risen, so too has the relevance and attractiveness of export credit agencies....
Ship_Receivables_Purchase_TFR_Fundamentals
5 May 2017
The Global Supply Chain Finance Forum and its member organisations, BAFT, EBA, FCI, ICC and ITFA, released the '...
Fence_US_Sanctions
5 May 2017
Michael O'Kane provides an update on the state of play for sanctions against Russia and Iran, the increasing...
Farmland_Campofrio
28 April 2017
Campofrio Food Group’s treasury and investor relations director, Luis Montesinos Ballesteros, talks to...
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