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 | June 14, 2018

Brazil – Government says there’s a deal to halt strike by truckers. | Venezuela – Venezuelan ex-pats send home money to keep families afloat. | Perú – Peru is entering into free trade agreement with Indonesia.| México – Japanese, Mexican foreign ministers promise early implementation of TPP.


June 13, 2017 Newsletter

THE REGION Colombian airline granted 15 years to operate in Argentina  Colombian-based airline Avianca can begin flying in Argentina on July 11 after winning a concession to operate in the country for 15 years, the City Paper in Bogota reports. The carrier plans to service 16 routes in the country. The airline plans to invest about…