Month: October 2019

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Documentary credits in the digitalisation era

The automation of documentary credit processing is now possible for both exporters and importers. The result is improved visibility and cost control for this means of payment which, for over a century, has contributed to the development of international trade within a secure framework. International trade has continued to develop since the end of World…
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How trade finance is surfing on the technological wave

Trade finance, traditionally a banking activity renowned for its widespread use of “paper”, is now undergoing a transformation. The digitalisation of documents, the creation of the Bank Payment Obligation (BPO), the emergence of FinTechs are propelling these banking activities into the future by giving them a technological flavour. But new players are emerging: is this…
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