About us

GTR Global Trade Review Where trade talks


Established in 2002, Global Trade Review (GTR) is a world-class independent publishing and events company, offering a one-stop shop of news, events and services for companies and individuals involved in global trade.

GTR’s editorial team provides high-quality journalism and unrivalled coverage of the trade, export, commodity and supply chain finance markets, as well as the political risk and trade credit insurance, treasury and fintech sectors.

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GTR’s editorial team publishes daily news stories to the website and a quarterly print publication.

Coverage is segmented into five GTR regions – AfricaAmericasAsiaEurope and Mena – and two sectors – Fintech and Sustainability.

The printed magazine is read by and features the industry’s top financial institutions, corporates, insurers, traders, law firms, brokers, consultants and regulators, and is distributed to over 90 countries.

Our multimedia section offers videos and podcasts for further insight into the goings-on in global trade, featuring expert interviews, event discussions and market reports.

As well as being available in print and online, subscribers can also access the GTR magazine and GTR+ publications on the GTR app, available on Android and iOS devices.

GTR’s editorial team prides itself on meeting the highest standards of ethical and professional journalism in terms of accuracy, reliability, independence, integrity, credibility and honesty. Review GTR’s Editorial Code of Conduct for more information.


Complementing the magazine is GTR+, our range of special-edition publications that provide even greater detail on sectors and regions that we cover in the main magazine: Africa, MENA, Supply Chain Finance and Insurance.

Available in print, online and on mobile.


As the leading specialists in international trade, export, commodity and supply chain finance conferences, GTR holds over 18 events around the world each year in countries such as Nigeria, India, UAE, Singapore, Turkey, South Africa, Sweden, Kenya and many more.

With strong focus placed on exciting emerging markets, GTR is the company that goes to places others in the industry don’t, understanding that networking, engagement and facilitation directly on the ground is the best way to get business done. We invest heavily in making sure our agendas are always timely and relevant to reflect changing market needs.

Enjoying close working relationships with the industry’s primary decision makers, GTR events provide an invaluable resource for anyone working in the world of trade. Featuring discussion and debate on the most up-to-date market trends via interviews, panel discussions, case studies and extensive audience participation, with networking forming an integral part of all GTR events.

Don’t miss our seasonal GTR Drinks networking gatherings for additional chances to connect with your trade finance community.

Plus, GTR Training, GTR Women in Trade Finance and GTR Future-Proofing Trade finance events – coming to a city near you soon!


Led by seasoned industry experts, GTR Training platforms seek to provide an atmosphere conducive to learning, helping participants improve their working knowledge in an environment that is stimulating, challenging and fun.

GTR Training initiatives can either take place around a GTR conference, or as a standalone training day for an individual company. All formats are designed to encourage interaction, providing an ideal forum for collaboration, forward-thinking and increasing practical know-how.


Recognised as the most comprehensive contact listing of service providers to the industry, the GTR Directory has firmly established itself as the definitive ‘Who’s Who?’ of trade finance.

Soon to be on it’s 19th edition, it has a global circulation of 8,000 copies and is distributed at all our conferences, plus many external industry events. Our close working ties to the leading trade and export organisations around the world ensure that we reach the markets that matter.

The GTR Directory is available in print, online and on mobile.


The weekly global GTR eNews delivers the latest industry news to over 30,000 recipients, while our regional GTR events eNewsletters provide updates on and from our events.

Register to received GTR eNewsletters or update your eNewsletter preferences via your profile.


Each year GTR recognises the market’s pioneering institutions and top performers from around the world in the GTR Leaders in Trade Awards & GTR Best Deals Awards. Highlighting excellence in the trade, commodity, supply chain, export finance and fintech markets, these coveted awards are highly regarded in the industry.

The prestigious award ceremony in April, open to all, provides ideal networking opportunities as well as the chance to catch up with friends and acquaintances from the market.

GTR also recognises regional Leaders in Trade in Mena, Africa and Asia. More information is available on the GTR Awards page.


Based out of London, Singapore, and Hong Kong, GTR Ventures is the world’s first investment platform dedicated to trade and supply chain. In exclusive partnership with Global Trade Review (GTR), the world’s leader in global trade and trade finance intelligence, publishing, news and events, GTR Ventures mobilizes private capital for trade and trade finance, investing in and supporting the development of trade-focused fintech companies (tradetechs) while working with multiple stakeholders to integrate technology into trade. GTR Ventures focuses on four main investment areas: transaction banking (trade finance, treasury, & cash), trade insurance & risk management, SME finance & supply chain and physical trade.

GTR Design

GTR Design endeavour to provide clients with the most relevant and creative solutions every time. The same could be said for any design studio. But our straightforward, honest approach means that our clients trust that we’ll always be upfront with them. If we don’t feel we can deliver – for whatever reason – we never say we can. We like to think it’s the one thing that sets us apart.

Our approach has ensured that we continue to attract and impress new clients from industries as diverse as oil & gas, legal, events and not-for-profit – and we’d love the chance to impress you too – so if we sound like the kind of design team you’d like to work with, be sure to get in touch.

Contract publishing & event management

GTR offers a bespoke publishing service and an event management service. We provide support at all stages of the publishing process, including editorial, design, advertising, production and distribution. Clients have included the ITFA, BAFT, Berne Union, Omni Bridgeway and Emea Finance magazine. We also offer management for third-party events, drawing on experience gathered from over a decade of running our own market-leading conferences, seminars and events globally.


As the world’s leading trade, commodity, export and supply chain finance publisher and event organiser, GTR offers advertisers unrivalled exposure via gtreview.com, the quarterly GTR magazine, annual GTR+ publications, the GTR Directory, the official GTR podcast channel, and GTR eNewsletters. Plus addition channels including email, web and newsletter banners, app and more.

Advertising with Global Trade Review is a great way to position your organisation as an industry leader. With over 1.6 million website pageviews in 2022 alone and 60k+ social media followers, GTR‘s channels are a perfect platform for you to reach out to those that matter most to your business, providing many new digital opportunities to profile your company. For more details, please contact us.

See our What is trade finance? page to learn more about the industry.

See our CSR page for an update on various partnerships and charity initiatives we’re involved in.

And finally, take a look at our awards & accolades page!

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