The subject of trade finance, particularly on a global basis, is extremely wide-ranging and impacts on the daily life of the world's population.
In essence it encompasses the trading of goods and the provision of services or performance across international borders, with a view to securing payment and/or financing with minimal risk.
Origins of International Trade
International trade relates to the exchange of goods, services or performance between entities in different countries or regions. The difference when compared to domestic trade is that the goods, services or performance cross a nation's borders.
This subject is covered in far greater detail within our training module ‘introduction to international trade finance' which can be purchased at https://www.tradefinance.training/shop/