Tag Archive: ICC

ICC Chairman, Sunil Mittal, talks free trade and protectionism on Ian King Live

Yesterday evening, Sunil Mittal, Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), appeared on Sky News’ Ian King Live, discussing his concerns about the growing movement away from free trade. The interview came ahead of the ICC’s World Trade Agenda Day in London today. To watch the full interview, please click here.



ICC Banking Commission’s 2016 Global Survey reported in Moneyweb

Following the release of ICC Banking Commission’s 2016 Global Survey on Trade Finance, Moneyweb – the tier-one South African publication – has reported on the latest Survey’s findings. The Survey found that SMEs bear the brunt of the global shortage of trade finance, facing 58% of rejections for trade finance proposals. In addition, the rate …

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ICC’s Henri D’Ambrières in International Banker: Supporting trade in unstable regions

Henri D’Ambrières – Senior Technical Advisor on the Trade Register at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission – recently discussed how to support trade in unstable regions in International Banker. While many banks are de-risking and retreating from emerging markets, banks still operating in politically or economically unstable regions can actually capitalise on …

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Moorgate’s clients scoop five golds at this year’s TFR Awards

  Moorgate’s clients came away from this year’s Trade & Forfaiting Review Excellence in Trade Finance Awards with an impressive haul of five wins as Deutsche Bank, ICC Banking Commission, UniCredit, Falcon and Commerzbank all received gold accolades. In a revised format whereby only category winners are recognised, UniCredit triumphed in the close-fought contest for “Best …

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ICC Banking Commission’s Alexander Malaket discusses refining the regulatory balance in Treasury & Risk

In a recent article for Treasury and Risk, Alexander Malaket – Deputy Head of the Executive Committee, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission – discusses the search for the optimal balance between implementing essential regulation and encouraging global growth. Trade finance is a key factor in emerging-market development and the expansion of trade. Yet, …

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ICC’s Henri d’Ambrieres explains how to mitigate risk in volatile regions for The Asset

Avoiding the risk of defaults by counterparties in volatile regions is vital. Henri d’Ambrieres, senior technical adviser at the ICC Banking commission, describes for The Asset how companies across Asia can take steps to do so. The ICC banking commission’s latest Trade Register Report shows few defaults globally in trade and export, giving it a …

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ICC, iGTB and S&P Global on why the Middle East is key for trade finance

In their April/May edition, Trade Finance explores the developments in Middle Eastern trade finance in a special feature on commodities. In the three page spread, we learn from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission’s Vincent O’Brien, chair of the Education and Market Intelligence Group, that a perceived increase in risk in the Middle East …

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Trade Finance reports on release of new terminologies at ICC’s Annual Supply Chain Finance Summit

Trade Finance magazine’s latest issue reports on the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Academy’s 4th Annual Supply Chain Finance Summit, held in Singapore in March, which gathered together leading experts and practitioners from across the globe. The Summit explored the latest trends in trade finance, the causes behind the rise in supply chain finance (SCF), …

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ICC’s Daniel Schmand discusses under-representation in Africa in Moneyweb podcast

In a podcast for South African publication Moneyweb, Daniel Schmand, Chair of the ICC Banking Commission, speaks about ICC’s efforts to tackle problems around trade and supply-chain finance on the continent – an issue hindering foreign direct investment, prosperity and job creation. The podcast focuses on the ICC’s annual meeting, held in Johannesburg, which focused …

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ICC’s Alexander Malaket discusses the growing traction of trade finance in GTNews

In a recent article for GTNews, Alexander Malaket, Deputy Head of the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) Executive Committee, discusses how ongoing dialogue across the trade finance industry is prompting a rise in awareness around trade finance and a shift towards a more positive attitude. He explains that for global trade flows to increase and for …

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