Key Benefits of Trade Finance

Key Benefits of Trade Finance

Aidan Applegarth

30 years: Commodity & trade finance

In Aidan's previous video, he clarified some terms closely related to trade finance to provide a better understanding of the basics. In this video, Aidan discusses the key benefits of trade finance, namely its transparent and self-liquidating transactions, its earnings potential, and cross-sell potential.

In Aidan's previous video, he clarified some terms closely related to trade finance to provide a better understanding of the basics. In this video, Aidan discusses the key benefits of trade finance, namely its transparent and self-liquidating transactions, its earnings potential, and cross-sell potential.

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Key Benefits of Trade Finance

6 mins 15 secs

Overview

Global trade finance optimises complementary skill sets and facilitates a focus on capabilities rather than product. In short, a Global Trade Finance approach ensures the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. With this being said, there are a variety of benefits that come from global trade finance that have real, widespread benefits.

Key learning objectives:

  • Know what the variety of benefits of trade finance are

  • Understand how an investors risk changes as they increasingly utilise trade finance

  • Recall what the earnings potential is when using trade finance

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Aidan Applegarth

Aidan Applegarth

Aidan spent some 30 years building up Trade and Commodity Finance (TCF) businesses for banks in the UK, Europe and Asia. He is now a consultant providing training and practical guidance to banks and other lenders wishing to develop a TCF proposition and also advises a number of Trade Finance funds on Credit and Operational Risk.

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