Tag: trade finance

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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Commerzbank is top for German trade in Trade & Forfaiting Review’s ‘Excellence Awards’

Commerzbank has been named the ‘Best Trade Bank in Germany 2016’ by leading specialist magazine, Trade & Forfaiting Review (TFR). Commenting on the award, Commerzbank’s Dr Bernd Laber, Divisional Board Member, remarks: “We are absolutely honoured to be acknowledged as number one in our home market. It is no doubt down to our unwavering commitment …

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ICC United Kingdom’s Chris Southworth discusses why we need to listen to the global business community in TFR blog and TXF article

In a recent blog post for TFR, Chris Southworth – Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce United Kingdom – explains why the global community is concerned about the outcome of the EU referendum. He maintains that in challenging times, the UK will not solve its problems by cutting ties with its neighbours. In …

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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 experts discuss the trade potential of Brazil and India in the specialist press

In an exclusive interview for BRICS Business Magazine, Thomas Krieger and Alexander Rost – Commerzbank’s respective regional FI heads of Latin America and the Indian subcontinent – offer their insights on the trading potential of Brazil and India. 15 years after Goldman Sachs identified the so-called ‘BRICS’ group of major emerging global powers, the economic fortunes …

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BPL Global celebrates Paris subsidiary’s milestone and the unwavering political risk market with TFR

To mark the 15th anniversary of their Paris subsidiary, BPL Global celebrated at the British Ambassador’s grandiose residence in the French capital. Joined by Trade and Forfaiting Review along with leading figures in the trade finance, and credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) industries, BPL Global’s leaders highlighted the key pressures for the market today: the …

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Commerzbank’s Robert von Oldershausen examines the resilience of Chile’s economy for FTSE Global Markets

In an article for leading financial magazine, FTSE Global Markets, Robert von Oldershausen, Commerzbank’s Senior Relationship Manager for FI Latin America, explores the economy of Chile, and assesses its capacity to weather current challenges. The article notes that Chile has been at the forefront of Latin American economic growth since the 1980s, posting impressive rates …

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GT News reports on Falcon Group Dubai forum

Are alternative forms of finance still worthy of that name, or are they now part of the mainstream? This was one of the key themes for the Falcon Group’s seventh annual Trade & Corporate Finance Forum held last month in Dubai. In an article for GT News, Will Nagle provides an overview of the event …

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Commerzbank’s Angela Koll defines Supply Chain Finance in Trade Finance Magazine

Interviewed in leading publication, Trade Finance Magazine, Commerzbank’s Angela Koll, Product Manager, Trade Services, has been a key member in drafting standard definitions for Supply Chain Finance (SCF). The magazine covered the launch of the set of definitions – the first of its kind – at the 4th Annual Supply Chain Finance Summit in Singapore, on …

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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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