A battle over the soul of supply chain finance is raging as fintechs slam banks as outdated, banks accuse fintechs of being lightweights and the rating agencies who insist that trade credit is not debt
Instead of faster payments, treasurers need faster collections. Axiata’s finance transformation head believes treasurers can save a lot of money for their companies if they can get departments to work together
If traditional industries are the ground troops in the looming conflict, cross-border e-commerce platform Youkeshu is China’s militia. Its CFO talks trade warfare, hedging strategy and bank relationships.