Abis Soetan, Fitch Ratings

"To make use of the momentum, the trade finance assets industry needs to get instruments that investors can understand," Abis Soetan, Fitch Ratings

In the run up to the 9th Alternative and Receivables Finance Forum, Michael Bickers meets with Abis Soetan, Director, Fund and Asset Manager Group, Fitch Ratings, to talk about the potential interest from a broader range of investors in trade finance as an asset class; challenges of rating trade finance assets and creating an infrastructure for investing in them; standardisations; and tools for assessing trade finance funds, as well as the best conditions for the industry to grow.