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ICC Banking Commission’s Olivier Paul provides a view from ICC in GTR

In a recent article for GTR, Olivier Paul, ICC Banking Commission’s Head of Policy, discusses how the Banking Commission’s role will be critical as the trade finance industry adapts to unprecedented change. Olivier examines the current challenges facing trade finance – including the regulatory landscape, the technological evolution of the industry and the inclusion of new …

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ICC Banking Commission’s 2017 “Rethinking Trade & Finance” report covered by specialist press

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission has published the 2017 edition of its annual “Rethinking Trade and Finance” report, based on responses from banks across 98 countries. This year’s report singles out the imbalance of demand and supply in the global market, citing the approximate US$ 1.6 trillion of unmet demand. In addition, …

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ICC Banking Commission “Rethinking trade and finance” report featured in Nordea Insights

In its most recent newsletter, Nordea Insights – the Nordic banking organisation – has published an interview covering the latest ICC Banking Commission “Rethinking Trade and Finance” report. The interview, which features responses from a number of Banking Commission Executive Committee members, delves into various aspects of the report – including digitalisation and standardisation, sustainability …

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ICC United Kingdom’s Chris Southworth discussing UK trade negotiations on Sky News

This afternoon, ICC United Kingdom’s Secretary General, Chris Southworth, appeared on Sky News – commenting the importance of transitional arrangements during Brexit negotiations. The interview took place after the Confederation of British Industry strongly urged Government to keep Britain in the single market and customs union until a final Brexit deal with the European Union is …

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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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