Blockchain trade finance solutions

Reinvent trade and trade finance with our network-convening expertise and the industry’s leading platform

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Overview

Pull down invisible barriers to growth

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.


60% of SME trade finance requests are denied¹ 1.5 trillion USD is the resulting global trade finance gap¹

Benefits

Reimagine what’s possible in trade A better trade experience is here for buyers and sellers of all sizes. IBM Blockchain for Trade Finance solutions can help you. Lower risk and operational costs Quickly process credits and guarantees electronically, gain deep insights into client financial positions and transaction histories, and monitor transactions from start to finish. Find new opportunities and markets Discover revenue opportunities through a new class of transparent, risk-mitigated and standardized trade finance and trade credit insurance solutions. Establish leadership in a new era of trade Foster greater trust and transparency in cross-border trading. Enjoy first-mover advantages by convening new trade networks and creating new trading hubs. Leadership in trade facilitation 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. Network-convening prowess Our unrivaled experience in strategy, rapid product development, governance and regulation helps blockchain networks expand membership — and join forces with others. Trusted business expertise 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. IBM is a Leader in IDC’s MarketScape Blockchain Services 2020 study

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