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Trade finance assets poised for tokenisation: StanChart

Trade finance assets could become a major tokenized asset class by 2034, making up 16% of the projected $30.1 trillion global tokenized asset market, according to a paper by Standard Chartered and Synpulse.

With global trade expected to grow to $32.6 trillion by 2030, the digitalization of trade finance assets makes them ideal for tokenization. Despite being underinvested, tokenization can address trade finance challenges and close the $2.5 trillion global trade finance gap.

But the shift will require industry-wide collaboration, with banks bridging traditional and tokenized markets to enhance efficiency, transparency, and access to capital.

Article by Asian Banking and Finance. Read more here or in the PDF below.

Trade finance assets poised for tokenisation_ StanChart _ Asian Banking & Finance
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