China’s government expects trade with countries within the initiative to grow from the current figure of US$1 trillion to US$2.5 trillion within five years.
The fifth Supply Chain Finance Summit, held in Singapore earlier this month, focused on the factors shaping the region’s supply chain finance.
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The steady transformation of the peer-to-peer lending market has seen institutional funders increasingly come on board.
The world’s emerging markets, particularly those of Asia, offer some of the best prospects globally for strong growth in the years ahead. How to companies and treasury departments meet the various challenges of these regions in order to reap the benefits?
Two decades into the 21st century, international trade still relies heavily on paper documentation. IT entrepreneur Roberto Capodieci believes that blockchain is set to transform the process and shake up supply chain finance.
Alternative financiers are no longer merely filling the gaps left by more traditional financiers; they are becoming pioneers of the digital age of small business funding by delivering cutting edge digital solutions that are transforming the SME market.
The AIIB, which has lent US$1.7bn to support Asian infrastructure projects since its launch, says it is unconcerned by president Trump’s protectionist stance and expects 25 more countries to join.
Global infrastructure projects attracted a record US$413bn of investment in 2016, driven higher by aggregate transaction value of $131bn in Asia.
The globalised world has seen corporate treasurers working for the first time with a host of different partners, suppliers and customers. It's one in which risk becomes part of the everyday operations.