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Trade, Finance, and Development: Getting the Institutions Right - ICTSD Bridges News

Published: Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:34:52 GMT


ICTSD Bridges News

Trade, Finance, and Development: Getting the Institutions Right
ICTSD Bridges News
Broad agreement was reached among the members of the E15 Expert Group on Trade, Finance and Development, convened by ICTSD and the World Economic Forum in partnership with the Center for International Development at Harvard University, that ...

Dubai's Government Launches Blockchain Trade Finance Trial With IBM - CoinDesk

Published: Tue, 07 Feb 2017 08:08:15 GMT


Dubai's Government Launches Blockchain Trade Finance Trial With IBM
CoinDesk
On the tech side, the public-private initiative is utilizing the Hyperledger Fabric blockchain protocol – as well as IBM's cloud computing resources – as part of a solution aimed at harmonizing the trade finance lifecycle within a single platform. The ...
Dubai Govt. Partners IBM Over Blockchain Trade Finance ProjectCryptoCoinsNews
IBM, Dubai-Based Partners to Support Blockchain Initiative on Trade Finance, LogisticsGovConWire
IBM launches blockchain trade finance initiative in DubaiEconoTimes
International Business Times UK
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Trade finance: an attractive asset class - Financier Worldwide

Published: Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:06:17 GMT


Financier Worldwide

Trade finance: an attractive asset class
Financier Worldwide
And while acknowledgement of the advantages of trade finance – both traditional and supply chain finance – is growing among policymakers, political and academic circles, trade finance is still not the first thing to spring to mind when considering ...

ADB moves in Myanmar as trade finance hopes grow | Global Trade ... - Global Trade Review (GTR)

Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:55:08 GMT


Global Trade Review (GTR)

ADB moves in Myanmar as trade finance hopes grow | Global Trade ...
Global Trade Review (GTR)
Hopes of opening the Myanmar trade finance sector are growing, after the Asian Development Bank (ADB) issued its first guarantee in the country. As part of its ...
ADB, SHB strike deal to provide trade loans - Economy - Vietnam ...Viet Nam News

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Make Argentina Great Again - Spend Matters

Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:31:33 GMT


Make Argentina Great Again
Spend Matters
I recently listened to a podcast from Planet Money titled “the Phone at the end of the World.” It was 2011, and Argentina had just reelected Cristina Kirchner President. Her whole platform was bring manufacturing from Asia and Mexico to Argentina. Does ...

Trade finance modernization turns towards blockchain - Euromoney magazine

Published: Thu, 02 Feb 2017 15:18:40 GMT


Trade finance modernization turns towards blockchain
Euromoney magazine
A study of European treasurers by working capital fintech C2FO finds that 75% are focusing on investing in trade finance technology in 2017. Colin Sharp, senior vice-president, EMEA at C2FO, says the shifting macroeconomic environment is pressuring ...

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British Arab Commercial Bank bets on trade finance - African Business Magazine (press release) (subscription) (blog)

Published: Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:02:37 GMT


African Business Magazine (press release) (subscription) (blog)

British Arab Commercial Bank bets on trade finance
African Business Magazine (press release) (subscription) (blog)
Growing trade routes between Africa and the rest of the world have been buoyed by the pervasiveness of trade finance – where banks and other institutions facilitate cross-border trade through various financial means. According to the same report from ...

Central Bank may liberalise trade financing for foreign banks - Myanmar Times

Published: Mon, 20 Feb 2017 03:22:47 GMT


Central Bank may liberalise trade financing for foreign banks
Myanmar Times
The Central Bank of Myanmar may allow foreign banks to launch trading services if local banks are unable to facilitate trade financing for importers and ...
ADB Trade Finance Program Marks Milestone with First Transaction ...CFO innovation ASIA

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IIB agrees pilot financing deal for Russian-Romanian trade - bne IntelliNews

Published: Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:13:24 GMT


IIB agrees pilot financing deal for Russian-Romanian trade
bne IntelliNews
The International Investment Bank (IIB) is expanding its trade financing operations with a €2.25mn one-year pilot loan to Russia's B&N Bank, the Moscow-based lender said in a statement on February 20. The short-term targeted trade related loan (TRL ...

Tanzania: UK to Double Trade Finance - allAfrica.com - AllAfrica.com

Published: Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:29:24 GMT


Tanzania: UK to Double Trade Finance - allAfrica.com
AllAfrica.com
British Prime Minister's Trade and Investment Envoy to Tanzania Lord Hollick has announced doubling of UK's government trade support for Tanzania to 750 ...

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