ICC Global Report on Trade Finance 2010

ICC Global Report on Trade Finance 2010

At the request of the WTO, the ICC Banking Commission has undertaken another global trade finance Survey to gather reliable quantitative and qualitative data for the trade finance market and to gauge the outlook for trade in 2010.

The purpose of the Survey is to obtain information from the marketplace that reflects current commercial and operational practice in the international trade finance banking community that can facilitate the formulation of a coherent response to the problems being faced in trade finance.

Contents

SECTION 1. BACKGROUND

SECTION 2. TRADE DEVELOPMENT AND PROSPECTS

SECTION 3. TRADE FINANCE STATISTICS AND TRENDS

SECTION 4. FACILITATING TRADE IN TIMES OF TURBULENCE

SECTION 5. THE CHANGING REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT: RISKS AND OPPORTUNITIES

SECTION 6. OUTLOOK 2010 AND BEYOND

SECTION 7. CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS