Opinion

UK-SMEs
4 July 2016
UK SMEs are doing themselves a massive disservice by failing to export to the Commonwealth - a trading bloc that gives them...
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1 July 2016
Jean-François Lambert reflects on a brighter picture for commodities and their financiers than that beheld at New Year...
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1 July 2016
Investor exuberance for China's exchanges coupled with laissez faire and underdeveloped regulatory standards are warning...
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27 June 2016
A change of government in Brazil heralds a change in tone, with Michel Temer’s interim government set to address the...
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20 June 2016
Talks just concluded in Auckland, New Zealand on Saturday show that plans for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (...
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1 June 2016
Jacco de Jong returns to his Trade Finance LinkedIn group to assess the traction of non-bank letters of credit and finds that...
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1 June 2016
Panelists at TFR's cross-border trade forum agree that while digitisation of trade is at various stages of adoption, it...
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1 June 2016
Jean-François Lambert asks why credit committees and regulators do not give transactions embedded in global supply...
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1 June 2016
Philippe Chalmin reflects on the recent decline in commodity trader financial performances and says that those who survive the...
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20 May 2016
Danske Bank's Lars Sjögren proposes that a time of digital disruption is a time of opportunity
Page 22 TFR April 2016
13 May 2016
Food production will have to double to feed the world's ten billion mouths in 2070, but how can this be achieved in a low-...
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12 April 2016
Michael Vrontamitis explores how banks and clients can work together to achieve internal stakeholder alignment
Page 54 TFR March 2016
30 March 2016
Clarissa Dann shares extracts of the Sibos Singapore 2015: Progressing the digital trade agenda. Are banks on board?
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