Trade & Supply Chain Finance 2011

WEATHERING THE STORM   Following the 2008 financial crisis, trade finance was a term often uttered in the upper echelons of global political circles. Treasury secretaries bandied the term around at G20 meetings, stressing the importance of keeping the wheels ...

Awards: Best In Supply Chain Finance

ANNUAL SURVEY: SUPPORTING ROLE   By Anita Hawser   Banks and nonbanks are driving steady growth in both the volume and the sophistication of supply chain finance.   The global financial crisis provided a “light bulb” moment for many buyers ...

Going Under

COVER STORY: THE NEW OIL SHOCK   By Michael Shari   Triggered by street battles in OPEC member states and exacerbated by news of radiation leaking from Japanese nuclear reactors, the oil shock threatens to derail the world’s economic recovery. ...

Best Trade Finance Banks 2011

TRADE FORECAST: CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF PROTECTIONISM   By Gordon Platt   Bankers are optimistic that financing will be available to support projected growth in world trade, but regulatory change and currency wars have them on edge.   Trade ...

WORLD'S BEST TRADE FINANCE BANKS 2011

Global Finance names the World's Best Trade Finance Banks 2011 NEW YORK, December 17, 2010 – Global Finance magazine (GFmag.com) has named the "Best Trade Finance Banks" by region and country in an exclusive survey to be published in the ...

Global: G20's Mantra Covers Big Differences

MILESTONES: GLOBAL   By Gordon Platt   Comic relief: G20 leaders laugh despite deficit deadlock At last month's Seoul summit of the G20—or the G19+1, as one senior Asian central bank official recently dubbed it—the US was isolated from the ...

Global: Basel III Debate Over Trade Finance

NEWSMAKERS: GLOBAL   By Anita Hawser   Nivison: Trade is different When the new Basel III capital adequacy proposals were announced back in the summer, some members of the banking community breathed a sigh of relief as the timeline for ...

Supply Chain Finance

GATHERING MOMENTUM   Moderated by Joseph Giarraputo   At a roundtable in London, Global Finance brought together leading figures in the supply chain finance field to discuss key developments in the industry.       Tom Dunn Orbian Thomas Dunn ...

Trading Up

ANALYSIS — ASIA'S EXPORTERS   By Thomas Clouse   Asia’s exporters are all benefiting as China’s manufacturers begin to move up the value chain.   The Asian economic miracle is hardly a new story, but every once in a while, ...

WORLD'S BEST SUPPLY CHAIN PROVIDERS 2010

Global Finance names the World's Best Supply Chain Finance Providers 2010 NEW YORK, May 19, 2010 – Global Finance magazine (www.gfmag.com) has released its third annual rankings for the World's Best Supply Chain Finance Providers to be published in an ...

Slow Take-Off

READERS' CHOICE AWARDS   By Paula L. Green   Best Hotels & Airlines   Business travel is slowly recovering from a recession-induced slump.   The corporate clampdown on travel budgets that began during the global recession is gradually easing, and ...

Treasury & Cash Management Awards

Awards Ceremony   New York City   In late April, over 50 people came to the New York Harvard Club to celebrate the winners of Global Finance's seventh annual Best Treasury & Cash Management Awards. Cash management banks maintain that ...

Best Supply Chain Finance Providers 2010

ANNUAL SURVEY —BEST SUPPLY CHAIN FINANCE PROVIDERS 2010   Joining The Chain Gang   By Anita Hawser   The leading players in the supply chain finance business demonstrate the benefits of innovation and commitment to a growing market.   A ...