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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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In Banking Technology, Deutsche Bank’s James Binns talks risk mitigation through strengthening supply chains

Head of Working Capital, EMEA at Deutsche Bank, James Binns, explains how supply chain financing can be utilised to generate internal sources of funding and buffer shocks from various sources. With geopolitical uncertainty on the rise, stable sources of liquidity and improved supply chain health are more in demand than ever, and can be created through …

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Commerzbank making headway towards digitisation – Angela Koll in Gtnews

As trade moves into the digital era, treasurers are increasingly demanding contemporary solutions from their banks to save time and money. As such, in a guest opinion for gtnews, Angela Koll, Product Manager Trade Services Advisory at Commerzbank, explains how the Bank Payment Obligation (BPO) has real potential to bring trade finance into the electronic …

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Commerzbank in Trade Financing Matters: the great bank retreat

This week, Frank Carr-Allinson, Head of Trade Services Advisory at Commerzbank, writes for Trade Financing Matters on how increasing compliance costs are causing many banks to scale back their correspondent banking networks – and what this means for global trade. To read the full article please click here

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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