Key Charts - Size and Structure
The Changing Winds of Trade Finance in Asia
- The use of trade finance is an important funding method in Asia, one of the most vibrant, influential regions of the world.
- However, due to regulatory and other barriers, there is a large gap in its supply and demand.
- Currently, the industry is being transformed by an increasing desire to marry trade finance with the wider capital markets, as well as by the internationalization of the renminbi (RMB).
Source: BIS, company press releases, SWIFT.