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BIS Releases Report on Trade Finance Developments and Issues; BAFT Contributes to Analysis

by Patrick Devilbiss | Feb 06, 2014
On January 31, the Study Group established by the Bank for International Settlements Committee on the Global Financial System released a report on the structure and recent evolution of the global trade finance market, and the interplay between changes in trade finance and international trade. Read the Document
On January 31, the Study Group established by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Committee on the Global Financial System (CGFS) released a report on the structure and recent evolution of the global trade finance market, and the interplay between changes in trade finance and international trade. In particular, it reviews the available data sources and what they reveal about the size and evolution of the market, sheds light on the performance and impact of trade finance during recent episodes of funding strains in global markets, and examines how ongoing structural changes may affect the market's future resilience. BAFT was one of the private sector organizations consulted in the formation of the report and studies on trade finance markets prepared by BAFT contributed to the analysis by the CGFS.

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