NORTH AMERICA FACES CHALLENGES TO TRADE GROWTH

Market Analysis | Trade Finance
The outlook for trade finance in North America appears modestly positive. “Growth will be more in line with global GDP,” says Chris Lewis, executive vice president and group head, international trade services, Wells Fargo.

Trade Finance: Global Winners

By Gordon Platt GLOBAL WINNERS BEST TRADE FINANCE PROGRAM International Finance Corporation (IFC) IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, offers programs that focus on supporting trade in areas that have the greatest impact on the poor. Georgina Baker, ...

Awards: Trade Finance

EMBRACING THE MODERN ERA   By Gordon Platt   Global Finance presents the winners of its annual trade finance providers awards, incorporating the results of our first-ever trade finance readers’ survey.   The ancient business of financing trade is now ...

Trade Finance: Regional Winners

By Gordon Platt REGIONAL WINNERS AMERICAS Citi With its extensive presence in the US, Canada and Latin America, Citi is the largest service provider for private-labeled letters of credit and open account transactions. The bank’s global footprint enables it to ...

Winners’ Circle: Supply Chain Finance

LEADING THE PACK   By Kathryn Tully   Global Finance evaluates the Best of the Best Supply Chain Finance Providers in The Winners' Circle: an ongoing look at the top awards winners over the magazine's 25-year history, launched as part ...

Awards: Best Trade Finance Banks 2012

ANNUAL SURVEY AND AWARDS: LIQUIDITY AND REGULATIONS SQUEEZE TRADE FINANCE   By Gordon Platt   The global economy is threatened by a shortage of financing for international trade, as banks reassess their business models.   The availability and cost of ...

WORLD'S BEST TRADE FINANCE BANKS 2012

Global Finance names the World’s Best Trade Finance Banks 2012 NEW YORK, December 16, 2011 – Global Finance magazine ( GFmag.com ) has named the “Best Trade Finance Banks” by region and country in an exclusive survey to be published ...

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 ...