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Has blockchain finally transformed global trade?

March 12, 2021

Digitalised, distributed and disrupted – that’s global trade today. But not many technologies have stirred up so much interest than blockchain, especially for moving closer to paperless trade and reducing trade finance costs. For Standard Chartered, a major focus is on leveraging blockchain to digitise trade finance in a secure way while continuing to support clients in their financing transactions


In this podcast, Zelda Anthony, Executive Director DLT Strategy and Execution, and Samuel Mathew, Global Head of Documentary Trade for Transaction Banking at Standard Chartered share insights into the practical implementations of blockchain in trade, its biggest benefits to clients and what more can it do.