RaboResearch - Economic Research

Economic Report

Mexico/Canada: are free-trade agreements with the EU beneficial?

We find evidence that the current bilateral trade agreement (BTA) between Mexico and the EU raised exports by 4%. An improved BTA between the EU and Mexico could mitigate some of the negative fallout of a potential NAFTA collapse, albeit to a small extent.

Economic Report Dutch version

The impact of Blockchain on trade finance

Blockchain is a technology which allows for an automatic and safe check and execution of transactions. Blockchain offers the opportunity to finance trade more cheaply and with less risk. Banks will remain an important player in trade finance.