New survey finds worsening global shortage of trade finance

Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and African countries are suffering the most from a deepening global trade finance gap according to the ICC 2016 Global Survey on Trade Finance.


ICC Trade Register continues to showcase the low risk nature of trade finance

Data from the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) Trade Register, now in its sixth year, shows the low risk nature of trade finance when judged against comparable asset classes, such as corporate and small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) lending.


ICC Banking Commission Global Survey highlights impact of trade finance gap on SMEs

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission has released the results from its 2015 Global Survey on trade finance – highlighting the impact of the trade finance gap on SMEs, the impact of regulation on correspondent banking, as well as positive trade finance trends, particularly with regards to export finance.


ICC report proves trade finance is low risk, asks regulators and G20 to unlock trade

The rules set by bank regulators impose unwarranted capital requirements that choke trade and have adverse impacts on growth. A new report issued today by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) shows that trade finance is a relatively low-risk asset class that should not be feared by banks, nor overregulated by governments.


Banking Commission Survey confirms trade finance supply/demand imbalance

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission has released its 2017 report entitled Rethinking Trade and Finance. Based on the Global Survey on Trade Finance – with 255 responses from banks located in 98 countries, as well as insight and commentary from expert contributors – the report is the most comprehensive gauge of the trends and outlook of the global trade finance industry.


Uneven market conditions and uncertain regulatory landscape hampering trade finance, ICC survey shows

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) 2013 survey on trade and finance, released today, has found that a continued shortage of trade finance for international trade remains a major challenge for economic recovery and development, with many traders depending on overdraft and other corporate loans to finance exports and imports.


New ICC report says low-risk trade finance not to be feared


The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) today issued Global Risks – Trade Finance 2013 providing a timely, accurate and comprehensive outlook on the risks in trade finance from the global trade finance industry’s perspective.


Global economy will remain on shaky ground, says new ICC trade finance survey

The global economy is still on shaky ground, and despite budding signs of recovery, evidence is not strong enough to conclude that the current recession is waning, according to an ICC report on trade finance released today.


International Chamber of Commerce, Asian Development Bank set up trade finance register

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have created a database of trade finance transactions that show the low-risk nature of lending and guarantees to support imports and exports.


New ICC report confirms trade & export finance are not risky business

The low credit risk level of trade and export finance products continues to compare favourably to that of similar asset classes, shows the 2017 ICC Trade Register.