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Workshop on “trade finance infrastructure”

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Overview of Trade FinanceLEE Yow JinnInternational Trade Institute of Singapore1Outline• Definition• Trade Finance and Trade Facilitation• Key Issues In Trade Finance • Trade finance tools and instruments2DefinitionThe institutions, laws, regulations and other systems related to the following three activities: 1. Provision of capital to firms that are engaging in international trade transactions, 2. Provision of support services to manage the risk involved in these transactions, and 3. Provision of international payment mechanisms.3Main Players• Government agencies• Banks & other Financial Institutions• International Agencies4Role In Facilitating And Promoting TradeTraders need to secure financing so that the transaction may actually take place. • Manage cash flow, risks and costs.• Raise fund and capitals• Access Credit InformationThe faster and easier the process of financing an international transaction5TRADE DEVELOPMENT STRATEGYTRADE INFRASTRUCTURE TRADE TRADE RELATIONSFACILITATION DEVELOPMENTPROMOTION MANAGEMENTTRADEFINANCE6Trade Finance and Trade7Key Issues In Trade Finance• The mechanics & systems for arranging for and receiving payment• The Legislation and custom requirements of the export and import countries• Foreign exchange policy and other risks associated with international trade• The institutions - the operations of the banking system in operating the trade finance instruments, and payments and ...

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Overview of Trade Finance
LEE Yow Jinn
International Trade Institute of Singapore
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Definition
Outline
Trade Finance and Trade Facilitation
Key Issues In Trade Finance
Trade finance tools and instruments
2
1. 2. 3.
Definition
The institutions, laws, regulations and other systems related to the following three activities: Provision ofcapital to firmsthat are engaging in international trade transactions, Provision of support services tomanage the riskinvolved in these transactions, and Provision of internationalpayment mechanisms.
3
Main Players
Government agencies
Banks & other Financial Institutions
International Agencies
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