The ITFA Board is pleased to announce that ITFA and GTR (Global Trade Review) have renewed their partnership agreement for the second year running. As in the past, 2016 will see the two institutions working together for the mutual benefit of the trade finance and forfaiting community.
Signed last month, the formal agreement will ensure that ITFA and GTR will join forces to provide their uttermost to the industry. By combining their strengths and areas of expertise, they are sure to influence the trade finance market in a positive manner.
Shannon Manders, GTR editor, commented on the agreement:
''As part of this ongoing agreement, we will seek to collaborate as institutional partners at one another’s events and co-operate on industry-related survey generation and interpretation. GTR’s news stories will also continue to be accessible via the ITFA website.
The renewal of the agreement is certainly an indication of the growing need for independent news and market analysis amongst ITFA members and the wider trade finance industry. In turn, it will enable GTR to broaden its global reach though ITFA’s respected network of professionals.''
Lorna Pillow, ITFA’s head of communication and membership, comments by adding:
''ITFA prides itself in being the voice of the secondary market for trade finance, whilst also focusing on matters that are relevant to the whole trade finance spectrum. As far as ITFA is concerned, we always strive to achieve the best position for all members of our rapidly growing Association. By partnering with GTR again this year, we are continuously demonstrating and reminding our members of our constant commitment to provide them with more information and value, which is one of ITFA’s fundamental goals.''