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China’s rising costs sending European manufacturers home

China’s rising costs sending European manufacturers home

The growing cost of production in China is forcing some European companies to take their outsourced manufacturing back home after years spent in the region as the profit margins that lured them to Asia are steadily eroded.   Source: Journal of Commerce Read more: http://www.joc.com/international-trade-news/china%E2%80%99s-rising-costs-sending-european-manufacturers-home_20150104.html

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TradeRiver USA CEO Layla Hollender takes part in the LendIt Conference

Are U.S. small and medium sized businesses aware of alternative finance sources?

Are U.S. small and medium sized businesses aware of alternative finance sources?

Hey, U.S. businesses, and what do you think about this? Leave your comments. SMEs unaware of alternative providers It seems that there is growing evidence that small and medium size enterprises are not aware of the alternative finance providers. A few months ago a report was published by HM Treasury which stated that the majority Read More >

Reverse factoring – an innovative trade finance mechanism

Reverse factoring – an innovative trade finance mechanism

With the growth of international trade, finding reliable and affordable financing mechanisms has become a challenge. Traditional options are not always sufficient and available for small and medium sized businesses. Here’s where reverse factoring comes into the scene. An article by capgemini-consulting.com gives an overview of this innovative trade finance mechanism: http://www.capgemini-consulting.com/blog/procurement-transformation-blog/2013/09/reverse-factoring-innovative-financing-to-strengthen