Wednesday, 13 November

With more than 300 delegates from more than 145 nations gathered in Greece at the EBRD’s Trade Facilitation Programme Trade Finance (TFP) Forum 2019, it was clear that 20 years after the TFP’s foundation, countries lacking in correspondent banking lines need this trade leg-up more than ever. Clarissa Dann reports from Athens. One could be […]

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BACK FROM THE BRINK by Clarissa Dann, Deutsche Bank

Wednesday, 2 October

As the International Trade & Forfaiting Association met in Budapest for its 46th Annual Conference, flow reports on how heads of trade agree that in times of economic stress, flight to trade finance instruments of trust seems to be on the rise. The end of civilisation as we know it or are we back from […]

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SPRINGBOK TO ACTION By Clarissa Dann, Deutsche Bank

Tuesday, 16 October

Without risk distribution, the estimated US$1.5trn trade finance gap would be even larger. Industry gatherings such as the International Trade and Forfaiting Association’s (ITFA) annual conference bring dealmakers together from all over the world. Clarissa Dann reports on its 45th appearance, this time in Cape Town, South Africa. When it comes to originating and distributing […]

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