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NEW York-headquartered trade finance marketplace LiquidX has managed to get DBS, South-east Asia's largest lender, onboard its network - the first bank here in Singapore to do so.

ON THE surface, it might seem like a logical conclusion to make that trade financing volumes are shrinking in line with the global slowdown on the back of the US-China trade conflict.

[SINGAPORE] The US$9 trillion business of financing global trade needs to go digital, according to South-east Asia's second-biggest lender.

STANDARD Chartered's Singapore unit has pulled off its first cross-border trade finance transaction on a blockchain-based platform, after previous initiatives by other arms of the global lender....