Trade finance survey 2010: In world trade, banks turn out not to be the villains
Their problems have highlighted the importance of trade finance in maintaining the flow of goods. Laurence Neville reports on what is being done to sustain a vital economic function
|About the trade finance survey|
The survey is designed to give our readers valuable information on the trade finance market and the opportunity to rank trade finance providers across a selection of service categories and an overall global ranking of providers as rated by their clients.
UNTIL THE FINANCIAL crisis, trade finance was the oxygen of world trade: an essential ingredient to sustain life but one rarely given much consideration because of its elemental nature.