GTR News Brief

GTR News Brief Episode 5

June 17, 2020

Host Felix Thompson gives a breakdown of the major stories in trade and trade finance news this week.

A shipping industry group is calling for the sector to boost the take-up of the electronic bill of lading through standardisation., the blockchain-based trade finance platform, has cut around half of its workforce after struggling to secure funding from several of its member banks and one external investor.

Meanwhile senior reporter John Basquill provides an update on Brexit negotiations and the UK's trade talks with Japan. 

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