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Trade Finance TV:  Distributing trade finance assets – the new era

Clarissa Dann: Welcome to Trade Finance TV – I’m your host, Clarissa Dann. Joining me today are my co-presenter Deepesh Patel from TFG, Claudia Dos Santos from Lloyds Banking Group, Christoph Gugelmann for Tradeteq, Jonathan Lonsdale from Santander and Dominic Capolongo Longo from LiquidX. Deepesh Patel: Thank you for the opportunity, Clarissa, and it’s great…

3 months ago

Trade Finance TV: Quo vadis trade finance digitalisation?

Clarissa Dann: Welcome to Trade Finance TV. The new Electronic Trade Documents Act, or ETDA, has come into force now. And this is accelerating trade finance going digital. We’ll be discussing whether end-to-end trade finance is ever likely to be adopted and how far along the process are we. Michael, Dave, Andre and Stuart, welcome…

4 months ago

Trade Finance TV: How can we reduce trade finance fraud?

Clarissa Dann: Welcome to Trade Finance TV. Our guests in this episode discuss trade related fraud and what can be done to keep ahead of the criminals. So why do fraudsters target trade finance? Claudia, do you want to take it away? Claudia Hussy, Deutsche Bank: Trade finance is still very heavy on paper, so…

7 months ago

Trade Finance TV: why are rare earth metals pivotal to global trade?

Clarissa Dann: Rare earth metals are essential raw inputs used to manufacture more than 200 commercial products, and the global supply chain for these rare earth metals is very fragile and vulnerable to geopolitics. So our guests on Trade Finance TV today will take a closer look at what is being done to manage this…

9 months ago

Trade Finance TV: Managing trade finance risk

Clarissa Dann: The ICC Trade Register 2022 highlighted yet again the low default rate of trade finance. Export letters of credit showed exposure weighted default rates as low as 0.02%. Trade’s record for safety has shaped prudential regulation and has been attracting investors. Our experts in the studio today have spent their careers managing trade…

11 months ago

Trade Finance TV: Banking on uncertainty

Clarissa Dann: While trade bounced back from COVID-19 and supply chain crises in the first half of 2021, this hasn’t lasted, has it? We have in the studio today three trade experts who will be sharing their outlook on what will drive trade in 2023. Dr. Rebecca Harding: The good news is that the recession…

12 months ago

Trade Finance TV: Asia’s journey to net zero

Clarissa Dann: I’m Clarissa Dann and you’re watching Trade Finance TV. Please welcome Alex Whitworth, Matt Moodey, and my co-presenter Katharine Morton. As Asia increases renewable energy output and transitions away from fossil fuels, what’s the impact on trade and project finance? So the recent Black Swan events, have they put back progress? What do…

1 year ago

Trade Finance TV: 2022 – The Year of the Black Swan

Clarissa Dann: I’m Clarissa Dann and you’re watching Trade Finance TV. Please welcome Ehsan Ul-Haq, Sapna Sapra and Peter Sidorov and of course, my co-presenter Katharine Morton from TXF. We are looking back at 2022, from the Black Swan event in the form of the Russia-Ukraine crisis and the very real possibility of power rationing…

1 year ago

Trade Finance TV: Trade and Inflation

Clarissa Dann: I’m Clarissa Dann, and you’re watching Trade Finance TV. Please welcome Brett Ryan via the video link. Dr Rebecca Harding and my co-presenter TXF’s Katharine Morton. Inflation looks firmly positioned for now doesn’t it? Rising energy and food prices have impacted the cost of living in both developed and emerging economies. We are…

1 year ago

Trade Finance TV: Trade finance and investors

Clarissa Dann: I’m Clarissa Dann and you’re watching Trade Finance TV. We will be discussing trade finance as an asset class. Please welcome Jason Barrass, Geoff Wynne, Ian Henderson, Ian Duffy and of course my co-presenter, Katharine Morton. Katharine Morton: Thanks very much, Clarissa. Yes, we’ve been following this trend with interest at TXF, particularly…

1 year ago

Trade Finance TV: What next for refineries?

Clarissa Dann: We’re in the midst of what The Economist has called the most serious energy shock since the Middle Eastern oil crises of 73 and 79. There are shortages and fragility everywhere you look. And the International Energy Agency estimates that annual investment in clean energy needs to double to USD 5 trillion a…

2 years ago

Trade Finance TV: Securing critical commodities in a volatile world

Clarissa Dann: Welcome to Trade Finance TV. With no sign of the Russia-Ukraine conflict stopping anytime soon and China’s zero-covid policy locking down Beijing and Shanghai. What does this mean for the supply of particular commodities and what should other economists do about this? Aife Howse: For the world to access the metals it needs…

2 years ago