Tag Archive: Emerging Markets

Santander’s John Carroll discusses taking UK-Chile trade to the next level

The annual Canning Lecture – delivered this year by H.E Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile – gave a compelling insight into the investment opportunities available to those UK companies looking to export to the region. In a blog post for LinkedIn Pulse, John Carroll sheds light on the key areas for investment. Of particular interest, …

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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 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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James Binns, Deutsche Bank, advises on mitigating geopolitical risk in The Treasurer

Geopolitical risk was a key concern in 2014 – and will continue to be an increasingly prominent one for treasurers everywhere. But what do we mean by geopolitical risk, and what can be done to manage exposure and plan contingencies? In this month’s edition of The Treasurer, James Binns – MD, head of working capital, EMEA, at …

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Commerzbank’s Latin America Head writes for Latin Trade Magazine on China-LatAm trade

With emerging markets playing an increasingly important role in global trade flows, China’s trade with Latin America has flourished over the past decade. But how is this trade corridor likely to develop in the future and what are some of the challenges that will subsequently arise for both the local banks and their corporate clients? …

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S&P talks to Infrastructure Investor about geopolitical risk

In this month’s copy of Infrastructure Investor Michael Wilkins, Managing Director of Infrastructure Finance at Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, discusses geopolitical risk. Indeed, its definition is hard to pin down, but Wilkins proposes that “geopolitical risk is caused by tensions between different states and regional conflicts”. While geopolitical risk may be difficult to define, …

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Commerzbank Central Asia expert cited in April issue of Global Finance

In an in-depth Global Finance feature exploring the latest economic developments in Central Asia, Commerzbank’s Regional Head for CIS, the Baltics and Mongolia, Axel Bommersheim, explains that Central Asia is much more than natural resources and argues that many potential investors are simply unaware of how much is going on in the region. Commerzbank’s latest …

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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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