Antiquated processes hobble many trade finance systems, resulting in risk and higher costs. IBM Blockchain solutions for trade finance are built on our market-leading blockchain services and platform — helping you establish new trading partnerships, uncover new liquidity pools and create new business models. Now you can rely on distributed ledger technology, smart contracts, enhanced security, built-in governance and extensive control capabilities for real-time access to trade finance data.
of SME trade finance requests are denied¹
trillion USD is the resulting global trade finance gap¹
Quickly process credits and guarantees electronically, gain deep insights into client financial positions and transaction histories, and monitor transactions from start to finish.
Discover revenue opportunities through a new class of transparent, risk-mitigated and standardized trade finance and trade credit insurance solutions.
Foster greater trust and transparency in cross-border trading. Enjoy first-mover advantages by convening new trade networks and creating new trading hubs.
We’re reinventing complex trade processes to help start, accelerate and innovate blockchain networks — including the successful production development of we.trade, now comprised of 15 banks across Europe.
Our unrivaled experience in strategy, rapid product development, governance and regulation helps blockchain networks expand membership — and join forces with others.
IBM knows trade and trade processes, complex systems integration, regulated industries, and — with 500+ client engagements to date — how to unlock blockchain value. We provide the entire stack to run your business.
Join us in a business network that is making international trade faster and more efficient. we.trade is a blockchain-based platform shared by 15 major European banks that is working with IBM to help speed its global commercialization. The we.trade blockchain platform reduces friction and eases the trading process for participating companies, creating an ecosystem of trust for global trade. Its standardized rules and simplified trading options decrease risk and increase trading opportunities for banks and SMEs. (PDF, 710 KB)
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