Supply chain dynamics and global trade finance gap

Supply chain dynamics refer to the various factors and forces that affect the flow of goods and services within a supply chain. These dynamics can include factors such as consumer demand, production capacity, transportation networks, and regulatory environments, among others.


One of the key challenges facing global trade finance is the so-called "trade finance gap," which refers to the difference between the amount of trade finance that is available and the amount that is needed to support global trade. This gap is particularly acute in developing countries, where many small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) face difficulty accessing financing to support their international trade activities.


One of the main reasons for the trade finance gap is the lack of access to information and capital for many SMEs. Many SMEs, particularly in developing countries, do not have the financial resources or credit history to qualify for traditional forms of trade finance, such as letters of credit or export credit insurance. As a result, they may be unable to secure the financing they need to participate in global trade.


In addition, the complexity and uncertainty of global supply chains can make it difficult for banks and other financial institutions to assess the creditworthiness of potential borrowers and manage the risks associated with trade finance. This can make it challenging for them to offer trade finance products and services to SMEs, even if they are willing to do so.


Overall, addressing the trade finance gap will require a combination of efforts to improve access to information and capital for SMEs, as well as efforts to develop more innovative and inclusive trade finance products and services that can support the needs of SMEs in global supply chains.


Qube Supply Chain Finance Added Value

PRI® Supply Chain is a proprietary payables & receivables management platform, supported by Qube Servicing, generating improvement of working capital by accelerating the payment cycle and turning receivables into cash faster.

The PRI® Supply Chain platform manages, controls and monitors , on a daily basis as well as intraday, all tasks defined as part of supply chain finance to ensure:


PRI® Supply Chain has been developed based on the in-depth experience with supply chain finance as well as receivables finance with the objective to have a fully front-to-backend automated supply chain finance platform based on historic and actual creditor data which to provide full insight & transparency which will be evidenced by demo on request.

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