Trade Finance

31 May 17
Chinese corporates have signalled the strongest shift towards international banks.
3 May 17
Mark Borton reveals why the blame is usually on 'trade' when things go wrong and a bank is fined.
3 May 17
ANZ and DBS are amongst the banks working with SWIFT.
27 Apr 17
Corporate clients won't need physical documents for international payments.
31 Mar 17
Participants include BOCHK, BEA, Hang Seng, HSBC, and StanChart.
24 Mar 17
It accounted for 17.3% of the banks' balance sheets.
10 Mar 17
It's the first bank to have a transfer service for the 10 Asean currencies and the yuan, yen and won.
7 Mar 17
The bank aims to boost value of border trade by US$22m.
7 Mar 17
SWIFT recently announced the appointment of Lisa O’Connor as Head of Standards, Asia Pacific, based in Hong Kong.
10 Feb 17
Hong Kong's yuan banking business is thriving.
25 Jan 17
Asian banks that step up to expand services to SMEs, embrace digitisation, and harness blockchain may find the risks well worth the rewards.
7 Oct 16
61% of respondents to the ICC Banking Commission’s latest Global Survey reported a shortfall in global trade finance.
13 Sep 16
According to a release, Jae-Sun Rah has been appointed Director, Head of Trade Finance & Working Capital Advisory – South Korea...
26 Jul 16
He will report to Asia Pacific CEO Francisco Aristeguieta.
16 Mar 16
Relying on poor spelling should not be a security policy.
29 Feb 16
It's the second most used currency for payments with China and Hong Kong.
24 Feb 16
DBS expects minimal specific provisions for this portfolio in 2016.
3 Feb 16
Yuan continues to gain favor after inclusion in the IMF’s SDR Basket and Implementation CBIS.
27 Jan 16
The new initiative will start from early 2016.
11 Dec 15
It will start from early 2016.
8 Dec 15
To facilitate more FDI into the archipelago.
10 Nov 15
This marks an additional means of cash liquidity for local businesses.
9 Nov 15
The bank also signed an MoU with IE Singapore.
20 Oct 15
Despite their significant role in facilitating trade, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are struggling to access funding.
20 Oct 15
The industry could save up to $4 billion annually.
16 Oct 15
He expects intra-ASEAN trade to hit the US$1 trillion mark in 2020.
13 Oct 15
The goal is for BTMU to become a top 5 global player in transaction banking.
8 Oct 15
The CIPS is a clearing system for cross border RMB payments.
6 Oct 15
Loans for use outside HK were down 2.2%.
30 Sep 15
Analysts worry if credit selection has been bit aggressive.
8 Jul 14
On the sanctions front, the EU recently lifted all sanctions against Myanmar (the UN does not sanction Myanmar at all), however, the US approach...
30 Jun 14
“Moving forward in unity to a peaceful and prosperous community,” the Myanmar slogan echoed as it chaired the 2014 ASEAN summit....
16 Jun 14
Last October’s penny stock crash that wiped out an estimated S$8 billion and rattled Singaporean investors’ confidence prompted the...
11 Apr 14
The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) announced its intention to widen the official ±1%...