Executive Insights is a series by Shipping and Freight Resource that provides useful insights and thoughtful analysis on what is happening in the maritime, shipping, freight, logistics, supply chain, and trade … Read more..
We have all heard the oft repeated phrases “we need to digitize”, “we will digitize”, “digitization is the future” etc but a lot of this is followed by inaction leading … Read more..
Leading hyper growth FINTECH in trade and supply chain finance #dltledgers has appointed Sanjeev Chatrath as their new Chief Revenue Officer with over 25 years of experience in Financial Services, … Read more..
Contour, the Singapore-based global trade finance network has today announced its partnership with CargoX, a blockchain platform for transferring documents and data including a certified electronic bill of lading solution. … Read more..
Standard Chartered announced the successful completion of the first cross-bank Letter of Credit (LC) transaction between Vietnam and Thailand conducted over blockchain, in partnership with Asian Development Bank (ADB), Bank … Read more..
In anything that we do in life, the first time is a scary thought – first time on a bike, first time driving a car, first time swimming, first date, … Read more..
Trade as we know it (or don’t know it) has been around for centuries in various forms across various time-lines.. Starting from trade on the Silk roads around 1st century … Read more..
Incoterms 2020, the 9th version of the Incoterms® rules has been in the making for a while now.. Following its introduction in Incoterms® in 1936, these international commercial (Inco) trade … Read more..
On June 23rd 2016, a 51.9% majority of British voters elected for their country to leave the European Union. This referendum started the nation along a two-year journey to part … Read more..
2018 was a catalyst for technological innovation in the trade and receivables space, which in turn, has helped enhance and facilitate global trade.. For banks, corporates and SMEs involved in … Read more..
A Currency Swap is a pact between two countries that allows trading in their own currency and payments to import and export trade at pre-determined exchange rates without bringing in … Read more..
Continuing with our educational series on Trade Finance, in this article we look at who Trade Finance Providers are and what their role is in International Trade transactions.. The lengthy … Read more..
Continuing with our educational series on Trade Finance, in this article we look at Import and Export Finance and how it works in international trade. Moving raw materials, incomplete goods … Read more..
At first glance, trade finance offers huge benefits to all parties involved in an international transaction. Importers can invest in profitable new international ventures without extracting capital from their business … Read more..
Trade Finance and Transport are intricately linked in the process of global trade.. In Part 3 of the Trade Finance series, we take a look at how these two are … Read more..