Tag Archive: CEE

UniCredit’s David Vials on how digital trade finance tools can help UK corporates capitalise on CEE potential in FX-MM

Central and Eastern Europe – a region containing many high-growth markets – is increasingly attractive as a trade destination for UK corporates. However, heightened counterparty risk and local market complexities can stymie progress. Writing in FX-MM, David Vials, Head of Corporate Coverage for UK & Ireland at UniCredit, explains that the way to negotiate these …

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UniCredit’s David Vials in TMI: digital tools can help UK Corporates seize CEE potential

UK corporates are increasingly looking beyond Western Europe for growth. Central and Eastern Europe, with over 100 million consumers and a combined GDP of over GBP 1tr, is a region of remarkable potential and increasingly part of the discussion. Nevertheless, increased risk from local counterparties, and cultural and regulatory complexities can hinder successful trade. Writing …

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UniCredit’s David Vials explains how digital tools can help UK corporates capitalise on CEE potential in GTR

UK corporates are increasingly looking to trade with partners in Central and Eastern Europe – a region of remarkable potential. However, heightened counterparty risk and local market complexities can prove to be stumbling blocks. Writing in Global Trade Review, David Vials, Head of Corporate Coverage for UK & Ireland at UniCredit, explains that the way …

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Commerzbank scoops the award for “Best Trade Finance Bank in CEE & CIS” in bne Intellinews

bne Intellinews, the magazine focusing on business, economic and political news in emerging markets, has recognised Commerzbank as the “Best Bank for Trade Finance” in both Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). In the magazine’s latest issue, Holger Kautzky, Commerzbank’s Head of Financial Institutions, calls the award “a testament …

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Paolo Spada writes for Die Bank on banks’ role as advisors in the CEE region

Doing business in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) is a high stakes game, says Paolo Paolo Spada, head of CEE Global Transaction Banking at UniCredit, writing for German magazine, Die Bank. The region certainly boasts many opportunities: most of its countries are relatively free from debt, and their growing middle class populations are enjoying increasingly …

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Corporates in emerging markets need expert guidance from their banks, says UniCredit

Writing for Global Banking and Finance Review, Head of GTB in CEE for UniCredit, Paolo Spada, says that many corporates are now recognising that they need to position themselves strategically within CEE in order to fully enjoy the fruits of long-awaited recovery. But previous speculation – regarding the probability of convergence between the business landscapes …

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