Trade Finance TV
Trade Finance TV is the channel for importers, exporters, economists, governments, financiers, regulators, investors and fintechs. In other words, anyone who does business in multiple time zones with multiple currencies with many moving parts.
From coffee beans in Kenya to wind turbines in Australia, most trade is enabled by some form of credit. In each show there will be a deep dive into what goods and services are going where, what trade disputes do to economic wellbeing, and how the finance works.
This is your go to channel for everything from documentary credits to export and infrastructure finance with government agencies and commodity finance. Given the new normal of economic volatility – with geopolitical conflicts as ongoing disruptors of trade and supply chains – you need to be part of the conversation.
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Video 45: Trade Finance TV: 2022 – The Year of the Black Swan
As 2022 draws to a close, and the spectre of recession in 2023 looms, what can we make of the Black Swan events that shaped the past 12 months? Just as we were getting back to a new normal after Covid-19, the Russia-Ukraine crisis unfolded, with profound effects on energy markets.
Video 44: Trade Finance TV: Trade and Inflation
Resurgent inflation appears firmly bedded in for now and rising energy and food prices have impacted the cost of living in both developed and emerging economies. What is this doing to trade? How are governments responding?
Video 43: Trade Finance TV: Trade finance and investors
The uptake of assets under management in private debt stands at around US$800bn with more than 4000 investors. Given the short-term nature of trade finance lending along with low default rates, investors in the know have become very interested this particular asset class.
Video 42: Trade Finance TV: What next for refineries?
Against the backdrop that annual investment in clean energy needs to double to US$5trn a year to reach net-zero, according to the International Energy Agency, what does this mean for today’s refineries while the world transitions away from fossil fuels?
Video 41: Trade Finance TV: Securing critical commodities in a volatile world
“Russia typically supplies about 5% to 6% of global commodities, China has dominance, particularly, around the battery raw material supply chain and is increasingly taking ownership of the mining of these commodities,” opens Julian Kettle of commodities analysts Wood MacKenzie in this episode of Trade Finance TV.
Video 40: Trade Finance TV: Powering a clean tomorrow
How can we transition to net zero yet maintain energy supplies needed to keep up the output of copper, steel and aluminium needed for turbines, solar panels and electric vehicles? Oil still dominates the mix, but with demand for energy continuing to rise around the world as poorer economies come out of poverty and populations increase, where will the sheer scale of the renewable sources needed to replace oil and gas come from?
Video 39: Trade Finance TV: How is sustainable export finance stepping up?
Continuing the theme of sustainable finance from our previous episode of Trade Finance TV we welcome into the studio two experts on sustainable export credit agency finance, along with TXF Editor in Chief Jonathan Bell.
Video 38: Sustainable Finance In Action
COP26 emphasised that funding plays a huge role in achieving the agreed climate goals. “Every company, every financial firm, every bank, insurer and investor will need to change” says the UK Government.
Video 37: Trade Finance TV: How tech delivers ESG solutions in Africa
At the COP26 summit in Glasgow held in November 2021, there was a consensus that it was time to finish with the talk and get on with “walking the walk” of sustainability transition.
Video 36: Trade Finance TV: How should sustainable finance frameworks evolve?
At the COP26 in Glasgow held in November 2021, the importance of frameworks that everyone can agree for moving from talking the talk to walking the walk became very clear. The EU Taxonomy has covered much of that ground, but how do we make further progress?
Video 35: Trade Finance TV: Bye-bye cash? The future of money
With the Covid-19 pandemic accelerating the shift to digital payments, what does this mean for the future of money as we know it? Will cash disappear?
Video 34: Trade finance yesterday, today and what is driving tomorrow
Having heard from our young professionals in trade finance in 2019, two years on, it was time to talk to those at the other end of the career spectrum – who could look back on several decades with current insights.
Video 33: How ESG-aligned FX hedging shaped Primetals’ sustainability strategy
As companies set out on their environmental, social and governance (ESG) transition journeys, there are opportunities to use cash management FX hedging and trade finance tools to support them along the way.
Video 32: Financing ESG Transition
It has been two years since Trade Finance TV went on location to Amsterdam, covering the annual TXF Global Commodity Trade Finance event.
Video 31: After Greensill: the future of supply chain finance
The collapse of Greensill Capital could not have come at a worse time for the supply chain finance (SCF) ecosystem, with headlines continuing to link the insolvency to searching questions surrounding its longevity.
Video 30: Supply chain finance – the corporate perspective
What do corporates look for when selecting a supply chain finance provider? Cost, IT integration, choice of platform and type of funding are four key factors – along with longevity.
Video 29: Just In Time to Just In Case
A year on from Covid-19’s arrival, supply chains have moved from “just-in-time” to just-in-case”. But, as Falcon Group’s Americas CEO and Vice Chair John Ahearn observes, other factors are at play here, such as Brexit and trade wars.
Video 28: A new era for UK trade?
The EU/UK Trade Cooperation Agreement (TCA) was signed in the nick of time just before Christmas 2020, but will it stand the test of time and is it fit for purpose?
Video 27: America’s bounce-back from Covid-19
All elections have implications for the wider economic outlook, but given that the US economy (around US$22trn in GDP) is the world’s largest and touches most parts of the global system, the 2020 election result has particular nuances – especially in this time of Covid-19...