Tag: trade finance

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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Trade Finance reports on release of new terminologies at ICC’s Annual Supply Chain Finance Summit

Trade Finance magazine’s latest issue reports on the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Academy’s 4th Annual Supply Chain Finance Summit, held in Singapore in March, which gathered together leading experts and practitioners from across the globe. The Summit explored the latest trends in trade finance, the causes behind the rise in supply chain finance (SCF), …

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A growing, sustainable Bangladesh depends on the banks, writes Commerzbank’s Alexander Rost in Global Banking and Finance Review

Writing for leading magazine, Global Banking and Finance Review, Alexander Rost, Regional Head Indian Subcontinent & ASEAN at Commerzbank, stresses that diversified and higher-value export trade is crucial to ensuring that Bangladesh continues on its promising development path. Key to this will be collaboration between local and global banks – those institutions with the infrastructure …

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Where next for Croatia’s trade? Commerzbank looks at the country’s business environment in European Business magazine

The past year has seen a host of new political and economic developments for Croatia. A business-friendly government, a supportive banking sector, and a return to economic growth have all boosted the outlook for import and export trade. According to Nicolas Adamovich, President of the German-Croatian Chamber of Industry and Commerce, and Senior Representative at …

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ICC’s Daniel Schmand discusses under-representation in Africa in Moneyweb podcast

In a podcast for South African publication Moneyweb, Daniel Schmand, Chair of the ICC Banking Commission, speaks about ICC’s efforts to tackle problems around trade and supply-chain finance on the continent – an issue hindering foreign direct investment, prosperity and job creation. The podcast focuses on the ICC’s annual meeting, held in Johannesburg, which focused …

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ICC’s Alexander Malaket discusses the growing traction of trade finance in GTNews

In a recent article for GTNews, Alexander Malaket, Deputy Head of the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) Executive Committee, discusses how ongoing dialogue across the trade finance industry is prompting a rise in awareness around trade finance and a shift towards a more positive attitude. He explains that for global trade flows to increase and for …

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ICC’s Daniel Schmand discusses the impact of post-crisis regulation on African SMEs in Global Banking and Finance Review

In a recent article for Global Banking & Finance Review, Daniel Schmand, Chair of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission, provides an insight into how the global financial crisis has negatively impacted small and emerging market companies, particularly those in less secure regions such as Africa. He explains that post-crisis regulation, and the …

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ICC’s Henri D’Ambrières discusses the importance of reliable data on low risk trade finance in TXF

In a recent article for TXF, Henri D’Ambrières, Senior Technical Adviser on the ICC’s Trade Register, explains how the recent Trade Register findings provide the most comprehensive and conclusive evidence of low-risk trade finance to date. He explains that the data – which presents a particularly positive image of the trade finance industry – is …

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