Traditional Trade Finance Challenges

Traditional Trade Finance Challenges

Trade finance is a centuries old industry that remains true to its traditional business model. Traditional it is, but the industry has seen little to no change or adaptation over the past decade despite the digital disruption present in all business sectors. Whether the business of trade addresses the shifting landscape or not, the trade finance industry is increasingly faced with both opportunities and threats.

International Trade Outlook

International Trade Outlook

It is widely believed that 2019 will end up being a year of steady consolidation leading to at best, low growth and at worst, stagnation.  Concerned observers point to contractions being experienced across the board in Asia, and the inability of China to absorb additional consumption capacity.