TXF China 2019
TXF China brings an exclusive group of senior structured finance professionals together in Shanghai for a day of collaborative discussion of regional opportunities and productive network building.
In the fourth of this series of Risky Business podcasts Coriolis Technologies CEO Rebecca Harding talks to TXF’s Katharine Morton about how the internal challenges of the EU continue to pull at the union. Is trade the way out of its problems?
In a ramp up of the US-China trade wars, the US is accusing China of being a currency manipulator in order to gain trade advantages. But, asks Jonathan Bell, is this simply a Chinese response to lessen the impact of US trade tariffs, part of a more aggressive stance from China or is it part of a much more complex overall picture?
Does technology hold the solution to more accessible financing and cheaper cost of debt for SMEs? Sunita Mehta, vice president of FI & Trade at Stern International Bank, and Sam Permutt, director at Stern International Bank, see a digital future for what is still a largely analogue trade finance industry.
Shariah-compliant international factoring can work well within the wider context of a burgeoning global Islamic finance market. Yuce Uyanik, who is on the legal committee of FCI, the industry body for international factoring, explores the potential.
Cofco has signed the largest loan for an agri trading company yet which is linked to sustainability elements. Jonathan Bell examines this growing trend within agri-finance and importantly, how the Chinese trader is helping to push for increased traceability of soy beans.