Monday, 26 April 2021 06:12

Mitigram expands with 4 new Sales Directors

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The trade finance gap represents the cumulative amount of requested trade finance that is rejected. In 2019, the Asian Development Bank estimated that the global trade finance gap was at USD 1.5 trillion, but amid the fallout from the pandemic this figure has skyrocketed. A new research from the International…
The world economic crisis resulting from the pandemic has affected almost all countries in the world. The recovery is now expected in most regions, thanks to a catch up effect, expectations of a vaccine and very supportive fiscal policies.The crisis will nevertheless have lasting effects. It will bring or accelerate…

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Friday, 06 November 2020 02:59

Innovation might close trade finance gap

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COVID-19 has shown to the world the true colors of centralizing manufacturing in one country, China. As the economy stopped during the first lockdown, corporates started considering the idea of distributing their manufacturing needs across the globe, mostly towards new emerging markets. That is, however, easier said than done.

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Wednesday, 22 July 2020 04:36

How COVID-19 is changing trade finance needs

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Economic statistics for growth (or should we say contraction) look like something from another era: Eurozone -5,5%[i], advanced economies -6,1%[ii]. World merchandise trade volumes are expected to decrease between -13% and -32%, depending on the scenario laid out by the WTO[iii].
Rolls-Royce has signed a five-year term loan facility, supported by a partial guarantee from UK Export Finance (UKEF). The £2bn deal, which has not yet been drawn, was led by JP Morgan with backing from Citi, HSBC and Crédit Agricole. The amount guaranteed by UKEF has not been disclosed, but…

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  • Time to move beyond frauds
    Time to move beyond frauds

    Join Mitigram's Head of Asia Johan Egnell discussing the latest Trade Finance developments in Asia with Sales Director Toh Bee Lian.

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    • Date Wednesday, 11 August 2021
    • Time 3:30PM SGT
    • Duration 45 minutes
    • Speakers Johan Egnell, Head of Asia and Toh Bee Lian, Sales Director
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