Risks and Benefits to Using Escrow Services in International Trade

First, what is an escrow service? An escrow service is a third party contractor that will agree to facilitate a transaction between a buyer and seller. The escrow service accepts funds from the buyer and when payment is verified, notifies the seller that payment has been made. The seller is then expected to ship conforming goods to the buyer, and the escrow service uses tracking information to…


TLA TIMES | September 18, 2018

PERU – Christians, soccer fans brawl over land next to stadium. | BRAZIL – Amazon announces it will sell clothes on Brazilian site. | ARGENTINA – Argentina government asks IMF to speed up timetable on loans. | MEXICO – Avocados not only make great dip, they can be turned to plastic.