Trade Finance August 12, 2022
China’s currency woes – How do China’s politics affect international trade?
The jury is still out as to whether or not China presents an untapped resource which rewards the brave...
Trade Finance July 7, 2022
How to manage currency risk for your business
Managing currency risk for a business can be challenging. There are multiple factors which can impact a company’s exposure...
Trade Finance June 29, 2022
How to open a US bank account from abroad
There are several options which you can decide to choose when opening a US bank account from abroad. Most...
Trade Finance March 11, 2022
Understanding currency volatility: an overview
When it comes to business, it’s important for organisations that trade globally to have a keen understanding of currency...
Trade Finance February 21, 2019
What is a business trade cycle?
A business trade cycle or simply “the trade cycle” is the cycle countries go through as collective economic activity...
Trade Finance February 12, 2019
What is trade finance in banking?
Trade finance in banking is something of a misnomer. It has very little to do with the actual finance...
Trade Finance January 31, 2019
The Cheapest International Money Transfer
If you look up the term “cheap” in any online dictionary, there are several meanings and connotations but none...
Trade Finance January 29, 2019
What is an Acceptance?
In a commercial negotiation, there are many common elements that contribute to the final contract.The financial component is often the...
Trade Finance December 19, 2018
Can I agree a tailor-made arrangement with a payments firm according to my volume?
The range of choices available to businesses who have exposureto foreign exchange risk has mushroomed over the past few years as...
Trade Finance December 12, 2018
Exchanging Currency – how do I ensure value for money?
I just buy currency when I need it, why would I change? Two of the great unanswerable questions asked by Finance Directors,...
Trade Finance October 29, 2018
What is open account trading and how can I secure my payment?
Open Account Trading Open account trading is one of many methods of receiving payment from a customer of a business....
Trade Finance October 25, 2018
90 Day Credit Terms vs. Receiving Goods Immediately
90 Day Payment Terms Ninety-day payment terms and receiving the goods immediately are two entirely separate parts of the same...