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Hong Kong's blockchain-powered trade finance platform goes live

eTradeConnect will digitise the paper-intensive process.
2 years ago

Sibos 2018: How Japan's megabanks will digitalise trade finance processes using blockchain

They are part of a consortium of trade players working on a Trade Data Sharing Platform.
2 years ago

Myanmar to allow 13 foreign banks to offer import financing services

Only trade financing was previously allowed for foreign lenders.
2 years ago

ICBC inks deal with Germany's Commerzbank to finance Belt & Road projects

The German lender has committed to a business volume of $5b in the next five years.
3 years ago

Chart of the Week: Here are Asia's top trade finance banks

Bank of India is fast outpacing Japan's mega-banks.
3 years ago

ABN AMRO reveals Asia Pacific appointments in trade & commodity finance

Eugene Ganchev is the new Asia Pacific head of trade & commodity finance, whilst Gregory Vandeler is Asia Pacific head of agri-commodities & TCF coverage.
3 years ago

Asian banks may just be at the centre of the trade finance boom

The region is expected to account for over a third of trade flows by 2020.
3 years ago

Citi to co-finance trade in developing markets with Asian Development Bank

The two lenders can share risk on a funded basis.
3 years ago

UOB ties up with Santander UK to facilitate overseas expansion for SMEs

Businesses can gain access to the two banks’ product and service offerings.
3 years ago

Can trade finance plug the gap left by Australian banks' retreat from wealth?

Over a third of businesses expect trade finance demand to rise in the coming year.
3 years ago

Citi inks deal with BOC and CMB to explore co-financing Belt & Road projects

The bank has business coverage across 60 of 70 B&R markets.
3 years ago

No bank is an island: Beating trade finance challenges

Banks build alliances to tread tricky waters of technology and regulation.
3 years ago

Big Australian banks brace themselves for foreign competition in transaction banking

Corporate clients seek out new partners with trade finance capabilities.
3 years ago

Almost half of Chinese banks in Hong Kong to focus on RMB internationalisation in 2018

Hong Kong will be the first and biggest beneficiary of the trend.
3 years ago