Trade Finance

Inside Asian Development Bank's $118m modernisation programme

The bank is digitising its systems; streamlining financial and administrative services and setting up a digital sandbox.

Inside Asian Development Bank's $118m modernisation programme

The bank is digitising its systems; streamlining financial and administrative services and setting up a digital sandbox.

HSBC targets Korean bank tie-ups for blockchain platform

It aims to launch the Voltron platform to rapidly streamline trade financing.

Hong Kong's blockchain-powered trade finance platform goes live

eTradeConnect will digitise the paper-intensive process.

Sibos 2018: How Japan's megabanks will digitalise trade finance processes using blockchain

They are part of a consortium of trade players working on a Trade Data Sharing Platform.

Myanmar to allow 13 foreign banks to offer import financing services

Only trade financing was previously allowed for foreign lenders.

ICBC inks deal with Germany's Commerzbank to finance Belt & Road projects

The German lender has committed to a business volume of $5b in the next five years.

Chart of the Week: Here are Asia's top trade finance banks

Bank of India is fast outpacing Japan's mega-banks.

ABN AMRO reveals Asia Pacific appointments in trade & commodity finance

Eugene Ganchev is the new Asia Pacific head of trade & commodity finance, whilst Gregory Vandeler is Asia Pacific head of agri-commodities & TCF coverage.

Asian banks may just be at the centre of the trade finance boom

The region is expected to account for over a third of trade flows by 2020.

UOB ties up with Santander UK to facilitate overseas expansion for SMEs

Businesses can gain access to the two banks’ product and service offerings.

Can trade finance plug the gap left by Australian banks' retreat from wealth?

Over a third of businesses expect trade finance demand to rise in the coming year.