Criminals must be prevented from using the financial system but misdirected efforts to stop crime can harm small businesses and the jobs they create
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.
The health crisis should drive us to aggressively digitize global trade and supply chains so we can make the economic recovery stronger and the economy more robust.
To level the playing field in Asia and the Pacific, women-owned companies need financial backing to support their importing and exporting needs.
While trade and finance are changing dramatically, trade finance is shifting more slowly. What does this mean for SMEs?
Trade finance loans help Pacific businesses address the region’s trade imbalance through exports.
Cold storage allows Mongolian farmers to meet long-term demand during the dzud.
While not a panacea, more access to trade finance can be part of the solution to foreign currency shortages in Papua New Guinea.
We need to protect the financial system from terrorism and money laundering. But the people of the Pacific should not pay the heaviest price.
Digital solutions can help fill in the trade finance gap for SMEs in Asia and the Pacific.