Global Shortage of Personal Protective Equipment amid COVID-19: Supply Chains, Bottlenecks, and Policy Implications
This brief examines the global shortage of the personal protective equipment (PPE) needed to tackle COVID-19 and suggests policy implications.
Effective Practices in Trade Finance Examinations
This brief provides a guideline for an effective examination process of trade finance businesses to address issues associated with anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-financing of terrorism (CFT).
Trade and the Legal Entity Identifier
This brief discusses the features of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) as a unique and secure system to facilitate business transactions, risk evaluation, and money lending.
2019 Trade Finance Gaps, Growth, and Jobs Survey
This brief presents results from the 2019 ADB Trade Finance Gaps, Growth, and Jobs Survey, which quantifies global market gaps for trade finance and the impact on growth and jobs.
Legal Entity Identifier Accessibility: A Survey by the Trade Finance Program
This brief examines the accessibility of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) system for developing countries in Asia.
Trade Finance Scorecard: Regulation and Market Feedback
This Scorecard is a new tool to help implement effective measures to fight money-laundering and terrorism financing while addressing market gaps from their unintended consequences.
2017 Trade Finance Gaps, Growth, and Jobs Survey
This brief discusses the 2017 ADB Trade Finance Gaps, Growth, and Jobs Survey which quantifies global market gaps for trade finance and the impact on growth and jobs.
2016 Trade Finance Gaps, Growth, and Jobs Survey
The ADB trade finance survey quantifies market gaps for trade finance and explores their impact on growth and jobs.
2015 Trade Finance Gaps, Growth, and Jobs Survey
Respondents to a 2015 survey believe the availability of trade finance has improved globally. However, data indicate that gaps are increasingly pronounced in emerging economies.
ADB Trade Finance Gap, Growth, and Jobs Survey
Trade finance gaps are a persistent feature of the global trade landscape. Yet the reasons gaps exist and the populations which are most impacted vary both temporally and geographically.