Tag Archive: export trade

ICC UK’s Chris Southworth discussing latest GDP figures and Brexit on Sky News

Earlier today, Chris Southworth, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) UK was interviewed on Sky News following the release of the latest UK GDP figures from the Office for National Statistics. The figures reveal that GDP grew by 0.5% in the three months to the end of September, down from the growth …

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ICC United Kingdom’s John Carroll disproves trade myths in City AM

John Carroll, Head of ICC United Kingdom’s Trade and investment Policy Committee, tackles the myths put forward about free trade in an article released in City AM earlier this week. With a growing anti-trade sentiment evident around the world, the article tackles five particular myths about free trade and also puts forward the case for …

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ICC United Kingdom discusses the implications of Brexit on the export freight industry in Export and Freight

The latest issue of Export and Freight features an interview with Chris Southworth, Secretary General of ICC United Kingdom – and Fred Osborn, National Chairman of the British International Freight Association (BIFA). The interview discusses the issues impacting the global freight industry, and how business and global government can collaborate to deliver growth. In particular, …

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ICC United Kingdom’s John Carroll on the importance of reclaiming the global trade narrative in Financier Worldwide

In a recent article for Financier Worldwide, John Carroll, Head of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) United Kingdom’s Trade and Investment Policy Committee, makes the case for reclaiming the global trade narrative. Certainly, an anti-trade sentiment that has emerged in recent years, contributing to the rise of protectionist measures worldwide – evident in the …

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Santander explores Chile’s retail sector as featured in Retail Week

With steady economic growth, rising incomes and an expanding middle class, Chile presents a range of vibrant and exciting retail investment opportunities. In a recent article for Retail Week, Santander’s Latin America Desk Head, Mauricio Munguia, explores the opportunities the country presents to UK retailers. With many Chileans working their way up the social and …

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Smoothing UK-Argentina trade flows: Santander’s Mauricio Munguia & UKTI’s Tim Hanson talk to GB&FR

During a recent UKTI roadshow – aimed at encouraging an increase in exports to Latin America – Santander’s Latin America Desk Head, Mauricio Munguia, spoke to UKTI Country Officer for Argentina, Tim Hanson, about prospects in Argentina – as reported in Global Banking & Finance Review. More specifically, the discussion touched upon the new government, …

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Santander’s Mauricio Munguia discusses infrastructure opportunities in Infrastructure Investor

With 10 infrastructure initiatives in the pipeline for 2016-2018 – pegged at around US$4.1 billion of potential investment over the next year – Chile offers an abundance of public-private partnership (PPP) opportunities for companies across the world. Writing for Infrastructure Investor, Santander’s Latin America Desk Head, Mauricio Munguia, explores the private sector opportunities available to …

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Writing for The BRICS Post, Commerzbank’s Alexander Rost sees great things for India’s exporting future

In an exclusive opinion piece for specialist publication, The BRICS Post, Alexander Rost, Commerzbank’s regional head for the subcontinent and ASEAN countries, explores the successes of the Indian economy, and argues that it could reach new heights by expanding the profile of its export trade. Rost notes that, as a member of the ‘BRICS’ group …

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In the latest edition of TFR, Commerzbank’s Ruediger Geis discusses the role of bank financing in Germany’s Mittelstand

Cited in leading publication, Trade & Forfaiting Review, Ruediger Geis, head of product management for trade at Commerzbank, contributes his expertise to an extended feature on the financing of the German SME sector, otherwise known as the Mittlestand. In a comprehensive overview of the key institutions responsible for smoothing the flow of finance to the sector, …

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