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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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Commerzbank explains how treasurers can gain from RMB internationalisation in AFP’s newsletter

The recent turbulence in China’s markets, coupled with RMB’s devaluation, has caused much consternation among investors and companies alike. However, writing for AFP Online’s Global Treasury and Finance Insights newsletter, Michael Rugilo, Asia Expert, and Barbara Herbert, Renminbi Specialist, at Commerzbank, reveal how treasurers can cope with a volatile currency – arguing that with the correct treasury setups, embracing …

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Commerzbank’s Christian Hoppe nurtures emerging fintech talent in Euromoney

The evolution of next-generation technology for banking platforms is a vital component in modern financial services. But while many institutions either rely on in-house work or outsource to third-party providers, some, like Commerzbank, see the value in cultivating new technological talent by supporting the development of emerging players in the industry. In an article for Euromoney, Christian Hoppe, …

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Commerzbank’s Regional Head of the CIS, Baltics and Mongolia writes for the EBRD Trade Exchange Magazine

The biannual Trade Exchange magazine of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) was published this week providing all the latest news and updates on the development bank’s Trade Facilitation Programme. In this issue, Commerzbank’s Axel Bommersheim writes on why the Central Asian republics and Mongolia are expected to experience above average economic growth, …

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Commerzbank opens new Representative Office in Ivory Coast

Commerzbank has announced it will open a representative office in Abidjan, the economic capital of Ivory Coast. The office will be headed up by Konrad Engber, who was formerly Commerzbank’s representative in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Tripoli, Libya. With the addition of the new office, Commerzbank is now present in 7 locations across Africa. The new representative office will …

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