Category: Emerging Markets

A growing, sustainable Bangladesh depends on the banks, writes Commerzbank’s Alexander Rost in Global Banking and Finance Review

Writing for leading magazine, Global Banking and Finance Review, Alexander Rost, Regional Head Indian Subcontinent & ASEAN at Commerzbank, stresses that diversified and higher-value export trade is crucial to ensuring that Bangladesh continues on its promising development path. Key to this will be collaboration between local and global banks – those institutions with the infrastructure …

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Lesotho’s investment opportunities highlighted in GTR

On April 5th, the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council hosted a trade and investment delegation from Lesotho, led by Deputy Prime Minister Mothetjoa Metsing. The day’s investment forum – including roundtables, project showcases and keynote addresses – was held at London’s Malborough House, and demonstrated the mountain kingdom’s investment opportunities in the mining, renewable energy, …

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Commerzbank offers a blueprint for Croatia’s economic recovery in specialist trade magazine

Having ushered in a new government, marked a quarter of a century of independence, and posted the first positive economic growth after six years of recession, Croatia’s fortunes seem at last on the mend. Writing in specialist magazine, Trade and Forfaiting Review (TFR), Nicolas Adamovich – Commerzbank’s senior representative in the bank’s Zagreb office, and …

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Commerzbank looks towards a modern Bangladeshi economy in World Finance Magazine

Bangladesh’s economy continues to make progress, and is looking to cement its new status as a middle-income country. Writing in leading magazine, World Finance, Commerzbank’s Alexander Rost, Regional Head Indian Subcontinent & ASEAN, suggests that, to achieve this, a diversified economy is essential. This will require expanding new industries, reducing Bangladesh’s traditional overdependence on the …

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Falcon Group hosts roundtable on boosting British exports

Falcon Group recently hosted a roundtable discussion in London to explore the exporting landscape – examining the challenges, opportunities as well as solutions for long-term growth and boosting British exports. The roundtable, chaired by GTR, covered a number of topics, including the role of education in encouraging exporting, the impact of regulation on British exports, …

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Commerzbank’s new East Asian heads covered by the specialist press

Commerzbank has announced the appointment of two new representatives for their offices in Taiwan and Vietnam. Hans-Kurt Schäfer (right) will head the bank’s representative office in Taipei, taking over from Thomas Debelic (left) who is to lead the Ho Chi Minh City base. Commenting on the move, Schäfer says: “I am excited to be returning …

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ICC discusses how digital learning platforms are creating a new era of global education

In an article with Global Education Magazine, ICC’s John Danilovich discusses how digital learning platforms are breaking down barriers to education by no longer requiring individuals to be in a set place and time to study. The ICC Academy is purposefully delivered online – enabling professionals to study around their busy schedules while also accessing the highest-quality education. What’s more, …

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ICC discusses the importance of professional education with Myanmar Business Today

John Danilovich, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) discusses the role of professional education in eradicating barriers to economic growth in emerging and developing markets in an article in Myanmar Business Today. Globalisation is swiftly evolving the global business world by opening the doors to trade between more diverse sets of countries. While this growth …

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TFR’s cover story on Rwanda’s renaissance, with High Commissioner Williams Nkurunziza

In this month’s TFR, His Excellency Williams Nkurunziza, Rwandan High Commissioner to the UK, explains how Rwanda has managed to rise out of its troubled past to maintain one of the highest GDP growth rates in the world over the last decade. Nkurunziza illustrates in careful detail how strong leadership has strengthened infrastructure and encouraged investment, bringing the …

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