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Ruediger Senft outlines Commerzbank’s commitment to sustainable trade in the UN’s flagship corporate sustainability publication

  In an exclusive contribution to the United Nations 2016 Global Compact Yearbook, Ruediger Senft, Head of Corporate Sustainability at Commerzbank, shows how trade can support sustainable development in the world economy. His article, ‘Sustainable Trade and the Role of the Banking Industry’, highlights the key role financial institutions can play in ensuring that the …

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Falcon’s Emma Clark says trade with emerging markets is essential post-Brexit in TFR

Although many UK companies haven’t considered trade with emerging markets in more than a generation, they present a consumer base of over half a billion people, with spending set to reach over US$20trn by 2020. Certainly, one silver lining of Brexit is that UK exporters will be encouraged to further afield to markets they were …

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Commerzbank’s new report on Sub-Saharan Africa makes its mark on the specialist press

Commerzbank has released a major new study on trade and economic prospects in Sub-Saharan Africa. The report, ‘Tackling the Headwinds after the Economic Turnaround’, shows that after a promising decade – marked by strong economic growth of around 5% per year, underpinned by booming trade in raw materials and inflows of foreign capital to infrastructure projects – …

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ICC’s Henri D’Ambrières in International Banker: Supporting trade in unstable regions

Henri D’Ambrières – Senior Technical Advisor on the Trade Register at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission – recently discussed how to support trade in unstable regions in International Banker. While many banks are de-risking and retreating from emerging markets, banks still operating in politically or economically unstable regions can actually capitalise on …

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World Finance names Commerzbank ‘Best Commercial Bank in Germany’

Recognising the years spent assisting German companies engage in international trade, leading magazine, World Finance, names Commerzbank ‘Best Commercial Bank, Germany’ in  yet another award for 2016. The magazine notes Commerzbank’s comprehensive range of products and services to over 100,000 German clients, its role as the country’s leading financer of SMEs, as well as its …

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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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Report on ICC United Kingdom’s Summer Reception published in GTR

The latest issue of GTR reports on ICC United Kingdom’s Summer Reception, ‘trade, tax and geopolitics,’ held in May. In his keynote speech, Sir Martin Sorrell expressed his concerns about the Brexit debate, and explained why many businesses now see uncertainty as the new norm. The article also describes the panel discussions – highlighting the …

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Commerzbank welcomes new Global Head in its new edition of FI.News

Commerzbank has released the latest issue of its biannual newsletter, FI.News, available in 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 welcomes Dr. Bernd Laber, the new Global Head of Transaction Services and Financial Institutions. In his debut …

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In Global Trade Review, Commerzbank’s Robert von Oldershausen discusses the key developments in the Chilean economy and what it means for its banking landscape

In the latest edition of specialist commerce magazine, Global Trade Review, Commerzbank’s Robert von Oldershausen, senior relationship manager for FI Latin America, offers his insights on the Chilean economy. The article, ‘Chile’s Balancing Act‘, notes that the export-dependent country is struggling in the face of low commodity prices and weak demand in global markets – particularly for …

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Commerzbank’s Angela Koll identifies trading challenges and solutions ahead of Sibos 2016

Offering her insights to the latest edition of Sibos Issues – the official newsletter of the 2016 global banking conference in Geneva – Angela Koll, Commerzbank’s vice president of specialist trade and supply chain finance, suggests that recent innovations in digital payments can improve transparency across supply chains, help bring trade finance to new markets, and free up …

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