Tag: international trade

Not on Olympic form? Commerzbank’s Thomas Krieger explains how Brazil can get back in trading shape in International Trade Magazine

As the Olympic opening ceremony takes place in Rio de Janeirio this Friday, all eyes will be on Brazil and its struggling economy. In an article for the latest issue of specialist commerce publication, International Trade Magazine, Thomas Krieger, regional head of Latin America at Commerzbank, explains that Brazil’s economy is tied to its export trade; …

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Commerzbank’s experts talk to the FT’s The Banker about the importance of sustainable trade

In a video interview with The Banker – published by the Financial Times – Commerzbank’s experts, Ruediger Geis, Head Product Management Trade, and Ruediger Senft, Head of Corporate Responsibility, discuss how financial institutions play a decisive part in driving sustainability in world trade. Referring to a recent Commerzbank report, Insights: Scenarios for the Future of …

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Santander’s John Carroll joins ICC United Kingdom to lead new Trade and Investment Policy programme

John Carroll – Head of Product Management and International Business, Santander UK Corporate & Commercial – has joined the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) to relaunch and lead its new Trade and Investment Policy programme in the UK. The programme engages the ICC network to help promote international trade and investment as engines for economic growth and …

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Commerzbank’s Thomas Krieger outlines Brazil’s trading prospects in the specialist press

Offering his insights to specialist magazine, The BRICS Post, Thomas Krieger, Regional Head of Latin America at Commerzbank, argues that if Brazil is to move on from a series of economic setbacks, it must ramp up its trade. The Latin American economy has certainly suffered in recent years – facing corruption scandals, low commodity prices …

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Commerzbank offers a blueprint for Croatia’s economic recovery in specialist trade magazine

Having ushered in a new government, marked a quarter of a century of independence, and posted the first positive economic growth after six years of recession, Croatia’s fortunes seem at last on the mend. Writing in specialist magazine, Trade and Forfaiting Review (TFR), Nicolas Adamovich – Commerzbank’s senior representative in the bank’s Zagreb office, and …

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S&P navigates 2016’s shipping sector in the specialist press

This year is set to unleash stormy conditions for the global shipping industry. Writing in specialist shipping magazine Maritime Reporter, Izabela Listowska, Director at S&P Ratings, argues that overly large fleets are chasing too little trade and negative consequences for employment in the industry could be on the horizon. Meanwhile, a potential rebound in oil …

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Commerzbank looks towards a modern Bangladeshi economy in World Finance Magazine

Bangladesh’s economy continues to make progress, and is looking to cement its new status as a middle-income country. Writing in leading magazine, World Finance, Commerzbank’s Alexander Rost, Regional Head Indian Subcontinent & ASEAN, suggests that, to achieve this, a diversified economy is essential. This will require expanding new industries, reducing Bangladesh’s traditional overdependence on the …

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New era, new challenges: Commerzbank looks to Croatia’s future in regional publication

This year marks 25 years of an independent Croatia. It also marks a possible turning point in its political future, as a new coalition government, headed by a technocrat prime minister, takes the reigns. Yet Croatia’s economic footing is not so secure. Six years of recession hit the country hard, and GDP growth was only …

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BNY Mellon’s Dominic Broom features in Global Finance’s TCM Supplement

Correspondent banking continues to be the life-blood of international trade, yet the relationships that underpin the correspondent banking model are undergoing unprecedented change. In Global Finance, Dominic Broom, Head of Treasury Services EMEA, BNY Mellon, discusses how the ongoing cost of compliance, coupled with large fines on banks for non-compliance with anti-money laundering and other …

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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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