Trade Finance Survey 2018: Plugging the trade finance gap
The impediments to providing more trade finance to emerging-market clients are well known, but that does not make them any easier to overcome.Could the ultimate solution be in turning trade finance into an attractive asset class for institutional investors?
Trade and export finance continues to compare favourably to other asset classes, – ICC Trade Register
Default rates for a range of trade finance products ranged from 0.03% to 0.24%, demonstrating the extremely low level of credit default risk such activities present banks and other financial institutions, according to the 2017 ICC Trade Register
Basel III: five truths about the journey ahead
Although the final Basel III package of banking reforms was agreed by regulators at the end of last year, the trade finance industry still has questions around the exact impact – and whether or not finality has indeed been reached.