Category Archives: Trade Credit Commentary

Are China’s Banks About to Be Bailed Out? – Impact on Trade Finance

We know to mistrust any data coming from China, but certainly bank data on non performing loans even more so. Optimistic accounting can rule the […]

Early Days for Internet of Payments – How to Move from Hypothesis to Reality

Roger Bass is Founder, CEO and Principal of Traxiant, providing software and consulting to help banks and fintech providers in the B2B Payments and Financing […]

Are Payday Loans as Addictive as Cocaine?

Frank Lopez: Lesson number one: Don't underestimate the other guy's greed![laughing] Elvira Hancock: Lesson number two: Don't get high on your own supply. -Scarface 1983 […]

Revolution or Hype – Distributed: Trade Offers First Blockchain Conference on Trade and Financial Services

There is a ton of talk about blockchain and how distributed ledgers can solve so many issues, but what is really going on beyond proof […]

Analytics as a Service

Is real time data access about to become a service? Surprise, it already has.   Whether it’s a loan decision, or to assess whether a new […]

Are You Financing Your Competition?

You can have anything you want But you better not take it from me – Guns N' Roses, “Welcome to the Jungle” (1987) If you […]

5 Reasons Why Obama’s SupplierPay Isn’t Working

Trade Financing Matters welcomes this Guest Post from Ken So, CoFounder of Flowcast, a data science company helping companies optimize working capital. While the roster of […]

No Silver Bullet — Blockchain’s Future Impact on Trade & Supply Chain Finance

I have been asked repeatedly by many banks about blockchain developments around trade and supply chain. Blockchain applications around global trade finance are being planned […]

Exchange Summit Americas – From E-Invoicing to Supply Chain Financing

E-Invoicing is more than ever an important topic for the majority of companies around the world, especially in Latin America. With new government initiatives ahead, […]

Why Large Bank Safety is Really a Government Put

Global Finance recently came out with its 50 safest global and regional banks. It was basically a list of which banks had the highest credit rating […]

Why Walmart Does Not Delay Payment by One Day

My sister site, Spend Matters Europe, had an interesting post recently, The True Cost of Delayed Supplier Payments, contributed by a guest, Alan Day, founder […]