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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: 30 November

by Graham Buck

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Report predicts open banking market to grow 28% to US$15bn in 2021; New trade finance vision outlined by the ICC; Wise partners with Fruugo

FX Management & Crypto

Industry roundup: 18 November

by Graham Buck

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Reserve Bank of Australia hedges bets on digital currency; Absa Bank partners with the IFC on trade finance ; SA payments fintech Ozow raises US$48m

Regulation & Tax

Industry roundup: 1 November

by Jack Large

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AMEX business account; CDCS coverage and concerns grow; New tax rules; Commerzbank joins Tradeteq

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.

Trade Finance

Trade finance trends in a post-pandemic world

by Ben Poole

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BofA's Baris Kalay discusses how areas such as working capital management and supply chain resilience have come to the fore this year.

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.