Tag Archive: trade finance

ICC’s Georges Affaki in Banker Middle East on why trade disputes can end positively

In this month’s Banker Middle East, Georges Affaki – Chairman of the Legal Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission – explains why DOCDEX’s new rules present a cooperative solution for solving trade disputes in the Middle East. Allowing international bankers and traders the expert support needed to solve trade finance disputes, …

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Commerzbank’s Alexander Rost explores the role of banks in Bangladesh’s development for Trade and Forfaiting Review

Bangladesh’s economic story is remarkable. The country’s poverty rate has halved since 2000, and its development target of becoming a “middle-income economy” by 2021 has already been met. Bangladesh is therefore looking forward to a brighter future. But securing that future means Bangladesh needs better infrastructure to diversify exports, maintain trade, and ensure a stable …

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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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Ground-Breaking ICC Academy goes live

The International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) educational platform, the ICC Academy has gone live – providing millions of business professionals and students around the globe with access to a new standard in business education. Commonwealth Bank of Australia, DBS, OCBC Bank, Banco Santander, and Standard Bank have been announced as “early adopters” of ICC Academy …

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ICC highlights the unique role of SMEs as boosters of trade in TXF

Following the release of its 2015 Global Survey on trade finance, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) talks to TXF about the importance of securing financing for SMEs in order to boost global trade. Vincent O’Brain, chair of the ICC Banking Commission Market Intelligence, discusses the impact of trade finance gaps and regulatory initiatives on …

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Commerzbank’s Barbara Herbert and Michael Rugilo discuss trade prospects with RMB for Trade & Export Finance

As RMB gains traction as a world currency, the opportunities for cross-border trade with China and within Asia  continue to grow. But in the light of recent media coverage of a devaluing currency and slowing Chinese growth, what can corporations do to secure and advance their trade operations using RMB? Barbara Herbert, renminbi specialist and Michael …

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James Binns, Deutsche Bank, discusses Financial Supply Chains in Global Banking & Finance Review

James Binns, Managing Director, Head of Working Capital, EMEA, Deutsche Bank, writes on financial supply chain solutions for the bi-annual print version of Global Banking and Finance Review. Binns explains how this stable form of financing can improve supply chain relationships, and mitigate risk by enhancing visibility over the financing throughout the supply chain environment …

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Deutsche Bank releases research on how supply chain financing strengthens trade

In its recent whitepaper, Deutsche Bank explores how supply chain finance solutions offer an internal, secure source of funding that strengthens rather than weakens the supply chain environment, guarantees ethical financial treatment of trading counterparts of all sizes, and optimises use of working capital. The whitepaper explains how these solutions offer the following benefits- and how such …

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BPL Global’s Dubai office opening makes a splash in the specialist press

BPL Global, the specialist credit and political risk insurance broker, last week announced that it will open a representative office in Dubai. The opening takes the number of BPL Global offices to five – joining London, Paris, Singapore and Hong Kong. The Global network – created by BPL Global and bringing together a number of …

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Deutsche Bank’s Daniel Schmand in GTR on his vision for the ICC

In this month’s GTR, the magazine asked Daniel Schmand – Head of Trade Finance & Cash Management Corporates EMEA at Deutsche Bank, and the new chair of the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) Banking Commission – about his plans for the latter. Daniel answered questions on the challenges facing trade finance, his views on alternative financiers …

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