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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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ICC and Commerzbank interviewed in TXF following the release of Supply Chain Finance terminologies

In a recent interview for TXF, The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Commerzbank discuss the release of ICC’s official set of definitions for supply chain finance (SCF) and its techniques – and the challenge to convince stakeholders to adopt these new definitions. Alexander Malaket – Deputy Head of the ICC Banking Commision’s Executive Committee …

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New era, new challenges: Commerzbank looks to Croatia’s future in regional publication

This year marks 25 years of an independent Croatia. It also marks a possible turning point in its political future, as a new coalition government, headed by a technocrat prime minister, takes the reigns. Yet Croatia’s economic footing is not so secure. Six years of recession hit the country hard, and GDP growth was only …

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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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Commerzbank’s sustainable trade report makes a splash in the specialist press

The future of a sustainable world economy depends on mitigating ethical, social and environmental risks to trade. Commerzbank, having produced a major new report in March 2015 that identified the drivers of sustainable trade, has followed up with a second report on the subject this year. Titled Insights: Scenarios for the Future of Sustainable Trade, …

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Commerzbank’s Axel Bommersheim explores Central Asia’s new ‘Silk Road’ for FX-MM Magazine

Central Asia and Mongolia have witnessed tremendous economic development, rapid industrialisation and high foreign investment over the past two decades – offering new opportunities for global businesses to increase their trade with the region. Thus, corporates are now looking to capitalise on initiatives for the new ‘Silk Road’, which will see better trade corridors connecting …

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Commerzbank’s Alexander Rost explores the role of banks in Bangladesh’s development for Trade and Forfaiting Review

Bangladesh’s economic story is remarkable. The country’s poverty rate has halved since 2000, and its development target of becoming a “middle-income economy” by 2021 has already been met. Bangladesh is therefore looking forward to a brighter future. But securing that future means Bangladesh needs better infrastructure to diversify exports, maintain trade, and ensure a stable …

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Commerzbank launches October issue of FI.News at Sibos

Commerzbank has released its latest issue of its biannual newsletter, FI.News, which is available in both print and interactive e-book format. The newsletter offers a range of insights from Commerzbank’s Financial Institutions experts, along with all the latest news, views and updates. This edition focuses on the “conundrum” of compliance in the financial world – how to …

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Commerzbank’s Barbara Herbert and Michael Rugilo discuss trade prospects with RMB for Trade & Export Finance

As RMB gains traction as a world currency, the opportunities for cross-border trade with China and within Asia  continue to grow. But in the light of recent media coverage of a devaluing currency and slowing Chinese growth, what can corporations do to secure and advance their trade operations using RMB? Barbara Herbert, renminbi specialist and Michael …

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