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With the seller not only contracting for carriage to the buyer's country but also contracting for delivery to occur there - the difference between the C rules and the D rules - the seller not only bears the transit risk but potentially puts itself in jeopardy of breaching the sales contract.
With commodities like food and energy resources scarcening in the face of climate change and the Ukraine-Russia conflict, all eyes are turning towards Africa as a possible solution.
Conflict with Russia has created a multitude of substantial repercussions for economies around the world, not least an ongoing disruption within the global energy market.
In addition to the joint sanctions placed on Moscow by the UK and other NATO countries in February, Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures have confirmed that UK private energy firms no longer import any oil or gas from Russia.
HSBC has completed its first sustainability-linked trade finance transaction with Hong Kong-based garment maker Epic Group. The pricing of the facility was tied to Epic Group’s performance in areas such… read more →
As the economic fallout from COVID-19 mounts, protests in emerging and frontier markets are set to swell with millions of newly unemployed, underpaid and underfed citizens, posing a risk to… read more →