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Background

Trade finance helps to make international supply chains work smoothly and efficiently. Finance costs in the supply chain can be material. As a general principle, supply chains are most efficient when…

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Bank Relations & KYC

Industry roundup: 7 October

by Graham Buck

Piles of dollars

News in brief featuring NatWest's AML lapse and BNY Mellon joins Marco Polo network

Digital Trade Finance

Driving digitisation in trade finance

by Ben Poole

Digital supply chain

A paper from SWIFT looks at how trade has been impacted by the pandemic and what is needed to successfully facilitate digitisation in this area.

Digital Trade Finance

Marco Polo aims to be big in Japan

by Ben Poole

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SMBC has executed its first live transaction on the blockchain-based digital trade platform for a Japanese corporate.

B2B Spending

Global B2B spending set to surge

by Ben Poole

B2B dollars

An Amex survey finds 70% of businesses are optimistic for the year ahead, with many increasing spend on digital initiatives to drive growth.

Trade Digitisation

Digitising Islamic trade finance

by Ben Poole

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The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation recently conducted its first transaction with partners on Bolero’s trade finance platform.

Trade & FSC Management

Supply chain finance world rocked by Greensill woes

by Ben Poole

Financial calculations

Credit Suisse has suspended two supply chain finance subfunds linked to the firm, while GAM Investments ends a 5-year partnership by closing a fund.

Digitisation

Digitising Indian treasury and trade services

by Ben Poole

Indian flag rippling

As a report shows the country's trade infrastructure is transforming, Icici Bank has set up a platform for foreign companies expanding to India.

Best of 2020

CTMfile’s Top 10 for 2020

by Ben Poole

2020 businessman

Our top 10 most read articles for 2020 show what has been top of mind for treasurers in a turbulent year.