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Trade Finance and Supply Chain Finance

BAFT is the leading global association for international transaction banking. As a worldwide forum for analysis, discussion, and advocacy in international financial services, BAFT provides support to members that are active in trade finance.

Specifically, BAFT is the voice for the global trade finance community. In addition to tracking strategic global trade policy developments , BAFT provides practical guidance papers and tools including standardized legal documentation as well as a forum for discussion on topical trade finance challenges. 

BAFT tracks and delivers thought leadership, best practices, training and education and connects the global community of trade practitioners.

BAFT is the voice for the global trade finance community. In addition to tracking strategic global trade policy developments , BAFT provides practical guidance papers and tools including standardized legal documentation as well as a forum for discussion on topical trade finance challenges.

Back to the drawing board for supply chain finance?

In this industry briefing, we explore the evolution of the supply chain finance payables finance technique from an accounting, corporate, and bank perspective, highlighting its core principles and their misuse. Supply chain finance has a vital role to play in the post-pandemic recovery, as well as helping to accelerate ESG and sustainability initiatives.

 
Leadership and Working Groups
  • BAFT Global Trade Industry Council (GTIC)
  • Global Trade Committees: Trade Finance, Supply Chain Finance, Compliance and Asia Trade
Our Priorities
  • Review of standardized trade finance documentation to address market changes, i.e., replacement of reference rates post LIBOR
  • Digitizing delivery of trade products and instruments
  • Developing definitions and standards for sustainable trade finance
  • Providing guidance on trade industry best practices

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Our Experts

Stacey Facter
Senior Vice President, Trade Products

Contact: [email protected]

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