The inclusion of an Argentine bank in ADB's Trade Finance Program is an important step toward realizing the potential for trade between Asia and Latin America.
2015 was already tough, and we're moving into the new year with few signs that trade will pick up – but our team is enthusiastic about tackling 2016 challenges.
Cold storage allows Mongolian farmers to meet long-term demand during the dzud.
Digital solutions can help fill in the trade finance gap for SMEs in Asia and the Pacific.
Public open trading windows, smart contracts, or government-issued e-currency are just a few examples of how digitization is changing how people trade.
We need to better explain and implement free trade agreements, support other fast-growing emerging markets, keep closing trade financing gaps, and embrace new technologies to bring in more players.
ADB’s Trade Finance Program is helping local businesses in the Pacific get the support they need to conduct overseas trade.
The buyer-centric approach is making waves as a viable way for banks to facilitate more access to credit for SMEs in Asia and the Pacific.
GLEIF will be a critically important contribution to help realize many of the current developments in fintech, and to spur more growth in cross-border trade.
Peer-to-peer data sharing is being tested in Georgia, Cambodia, Indonesia, and Myanmar.