Conference and Co-operation Partners of the 32nd Conference


Founded in 1999, ITFA – The International Trade & Forfaiting Association (previously known as International Forfaiting Association – IFA), is the worldwide trade association for companies, financial institutions and intermediaries engaged in trade and the origination, structuring and distribution of trade debt.  ITFA as an association also represents the wider trade finance syndications and secondary markets for trade assets.ITFA presently has more than 150 members, located in over 40 different countries. These are classified under a variety of business sectors, with the most predominant being the banking industry. Others include forfaiting, insurance underwriters, law firms as well as other institutions having a business interest in the areas of Trade Finance and Forfaiting.ITFA prides itself in being the voice of the secondary market for trade finance, whilst also focussing on matters that are relevant to the whole trade finance spectrum.For membership fees/benefits and any further information about ITFA, please send an email to
The Hungarian Banking Association is the professional advocacy association of the Hungarian banking sector, coordinating and representing the views of the banking community. The Association was founded in 1989 and currently it has 47 members. Its most important function is to represent the members’ interests vis-à-vis third parties.  At an international level HBA became a full member of the European Banking Federation in 2004 and has developed bilateral relations with the banking associations of several countries in order to exchange experience on a regular basis and facilitate technical training.