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TFG Weekly Trade Briefing, 5th December 2022

Your Monday morning coffee briefing from TFG:

New Trade Finance Talks issue launched – Pay to play: overcoming challenges in the payments sector

RELEASED: TFG’s video series in partnership with ITFA

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Digital fuel monitoring lays the groundwork for decarbonising mines sites

BREAKING: TradeLens to be discontinued, Maersk and IBM announce

UCP 600: technical advisory briefing #4 on lost documents 

The evolving payments landscape: how data-sharing makes all the difference

What a strong US dollar means for the world

How ISO 20022, RTP, CBDCs, and other industry initiatives are changing the payments ecosystem

New Trade Finance Talks issue launched – Pay to play: overcoming challenges in the payments sector

In the November edition of Trade Finance Talks will explore these topics but also how, in an increasingly digital world, the payments industry has found itself evolving at a rapid pace.  Read more →

RELEASED: TFG’s video series in partnership with ITFA

Behind the looking glass: trade finance insights you don’t want to miss. Read more →

Digital fuel monitoring lays the groundwork for decarbonising mines sites

Recognition at the COP27 climate summit that “old economy” minerals are critical to the global energy transition brings new demands for the extractive industry to track their own emissions if they are to meet internal pledges to decarbonise. Read more →

BREAKING: TradeLens to be discontinued, Maersk and IBM announce

On Tuesday, Maersk and IBM announced that TradeLens, their collaborative blockchain-based global trade platform, will be withdrawn from the market. Read more →

UCP 600: technical advisory briefing #4 on lost documents 

Since the UCP 600’s adoption in 2007, concern has persisted over what the Article 35 rule actually requires of an LC issuer if documents get lost in transit between banks. Read more →

The evolving payments landscape: how data-sharing makes all the difference

The evolution of cross-border payments is more exciting than ever. However, for banks, the priority is to use the payment data for compliance and differentiation. So, get your data in order. Read more →

What a strong US dollar means for the world

The strength of the US currency has amplified already existing headwinds for the world economy. But while central banks have kept up the fight to protect their currencies from depreciation, a USD reversal is something only the Fed will be able to engineer. Read more →

How ISO 20022, RTP, CBDCs, and other industry initiatives are changing the payments ecosystem

New transaction banking initiatives are changing traditional payment processing paradigms. Read more →

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