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ICC welcomes enhanced focus on trade finance in UN Financing for Development review - The FINANCIAL

Published: Thu, 25 May 2017 07:46:00 GMT


The FINANCIAL

ICC welcomes enhanced focus on trade finance in UN Financing for Development review
The FINANCIAL
The FINANCIAL -- The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has welcomed official recognition of the estimated US$1.6 trillion trade financing gap in the United Nations' (UN) annual Financing for Development (FfD) review. In an intergovernmental text ...

UN to review “chronic” trade finance gap - Global Trade Review (GTR)

Published: Wed, 24 May 2017 14:31:45 GMT


Global Trade Review (GTR)

UN to review “chronic” trade finance gap
Global Trade Review (GTR)
The United Nations (UN) has committed to review the trade financing gap and its underlying causes as part of its annual assessment of progress in mobilising finance to support sustainable development. “We note that many micro, small and medium-sized ...

China's yuan slips to 7th place in global trade finance - SWIFT - Nasdaq

Published: Thu, 25 May 2017 03:33:26 GMT


Nasdaq

China's yuan slips to 7th place in global trade finance - SWIFT
Nasdaq
HONG KONG, May 25 (Reuters) - China's yuan slipped to the seventh-most actively traded currency in the league tables for global trade finance, transaction service provider SWIFT said. A struggling overseas offshore market in the renminbi has hurt the ...

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ICC calls for UN action to address trade finance gap - International Chamber of Commerce

Published: Mon, 22 May 2017 12:39:07 GMT


ICC calls for UN action to address trade finance gap
International Chamber of Commerce
In trade finance, banks help mitigate traders' risks by bridging the time-lag in international transactions between the manufacture of goods, shipment and the receipt of payment. Such bank-intermediated transactions now represent more than a third of ...

India's Kotak Mahindra Bank Completes Blockchain Trade Finance Test - CoinDesk

Published: Wed, 17 May 2017 13:33:13 GMT


CoinDesk

India's Kotak Mahindra Bank Completes Blockchain Trade Finance Test
CoinDesk
One of the largest private sector banks in India has tested a blockchain trade finance solution focused on end-to-end financing. As reported by The Economic Times, Kotak Mahindra Bank, partnered with Deloitte on the project, which focused on digitizing ...
Indian Kotak Mahindra Bank launches end-to-end blockchain-based trade financingEconoTimes
Kotak Mahindra Bank enables blockchain based trade financing ...Economic Times
KMB cuts turnaround time for trade finance - Outlook IndiaOutlook India
Hindu Business Line
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Providing Preshipment Finance to Resellers in Africa - Spend Matters

Published: Tue, 23 May 2017 06:13:00 GMT


Providing Preshipment Finance to Resellers in Africa
Spend Matters
I recently had an opportunity to catch up with Chris Hale from Kountable. Kountable is doing some real trade finance, providing preshipment finance to resellers in Africa. That is a high value added function to many of the large manufacturers who know ...

Indian Bank Completes Trade Finance Blockchain Trial - ETHNews (press release) (blog)

Published: Wed, 17 May 2017 19:29:49 GMT


ETHNews (press release) (blog)

Indian Bank Completes Trade Finance Blockchain Trial
ETHNews (press release) (blog)
Indian private-sector lender Kotak Mahindra Bank has completed India's first trade finance transaction using blockchain technology. According to the Economic Times, Kotak teamed with Deloitte to reduce the wait times of Letter of Credit (LC ...

16 Leading Financial Institutions Pioneer Use Of Global Platform For Trade Finance Risk Distribution - Exchange News Direct

Published: Tue, 16 May 2017 10:29:28 GMT


Global Trade Review (GTR)

16 Leading Financial Institutions Pioneer Use Of Global Platform For Trade Finance Risk Distribution
Exchange News Direct
CCRManager Pte Ltd, a global trade FinTech company, today announced the launch of an innovative new electronic platform developed for the distribution of trade finance, supply chain finance and working capital assets. Bank of China, DBS Bank, ICICI ...
CCRManager unveils an electronic platform for distribution of trade finance assetsThe Tech Portal
FIs back new trade distribution platformGlobal Trade Review (GTR)

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Home / Events / Financing Entrepreneurship for 2030: Trade Finance and Correspondent Banking - International Chamber of Commerce

Published: Mon, 22 May 2017 14:11:35 GMT


Home / Events / Financing Entrepreneurship for 2030: Trade Finance and Correspondent Banking
International Chamber of Commerce
The importance of short-term finance to support global trade—known as “trade finance”—is explicitly recognised in the Addis Ababa Action Agenda. Trade financing is an essential tool to support the growth of entrepreneurs and small businesses in ...

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Indian Bank Kotak Mahindra Implements Blockchain in Trade Finance - CryptoCoinsNews

Published: Thu, 18 May 2017 07:55:13 GMT


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Indian Bank Kotak Mahindra Implements Blockchain in Trade Finance
CryptoCoinsNews
A traditionally paper-intensive process, trade finance transactions are enabled by a letter of credit (LC). The letter sees bank guaranteeing a buyer's payment to a seller on an agreed date and is a critical document in any trade finance transaction ...
Kotak Mahindra Bank lowers time for trade finance- The New Indian ...The New Indian Express
Kotak Mahindra powers up blockchain-based trade finance tech ...IBS Intelligence (blog) (subscription)
Bank Blockchain Pilot in India Sees Transactions Going From ...CoinTelegraph
Dalal Street Investment Journal
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