Supply Chain crunches may ease by second half of 2022

Supply Chain crunches may ease by second half of 2022

Supply chain disruptions aren’t expected to ease until the second half of 2022 The supply chain bottlenecks that have become a fixture of global trade will persist well into next year, according to industry forecasts, but are likely to ease by the start of 2023. A sudden plunge in goods demand at the beginning of […]
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WTO: Trade slowing due to supply chain issues

WTO: Trade slowing due to supply chain issues

WTO: Trade slowing due to supply chain issues   Following a rapid recovery in global goods trade levels in the early months of the year, supply chain issues in critical sectors and gridlock in the shipping sector are dampening prospects for international commerce, newly released data from the World Trade Organization (WTO) show. The WTO […]
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Standard Chartered and Linklogis establish JV to drive sustainable trade finance.

Standard Chartered and Linklogis establish JV to drive sustainable trade finance.

Standard Chartered and Linklogis establish JV to drive sustainable trade finance. Joint venture to launch Olea, a digital blockchain-enabled trade finance platform Standard Chartered, a leading international banking group, and Linklogis, a leading supply chain finance technology solution provider in China, today announced a joint venture to establish Olea, a fully-digitised trade finance origination and […]
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Singapore Retains Top Spot Amongst World Maritime Centres

Singapore Retains Top Spot Amongst World Maritime Centres

Singapore Retains Top Spot Amongst World Maritime Centres The Xinhua-Baltic International Shipping Centre Development Index, published by Chinese news agency, Xinhua, and global maritime data provider, the Baltic Exchange, has ranked Singapore as the top global shipping centre for the eighth year running. The index is an independent ranking of the performance of locations around […]
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Supply Chain Financing: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Supply Chain Financing: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Supply Chain Financing: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly Interesting article by Baldev Bhinder @ Blackstone & Gold Last week, the financial world has been captivated by the crisis engulfing Greensill. It is reported that the London based supply chain fintech could be facing insolvency after Credit Suisse froze $10 billion worth of investment […]
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