Tag Archive: #trade finance

Emma Clark, Falcon Group’s Head of Business Development, UK and Europe, makes the case for emerging markets in Trade Finance

With steady growth rates, an abundance of natural resources, and a potential customer base comprising most of the world’s population, emerging markets offer huge growth opportunities for those companies thinking of expanding operations overseas. But exporting is not without its obstacles. In fact, business growth and access to adequate and flexible funding in the current …

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Crown Agents Bank’s Duarte Pedreira cited on the impact of banks’ de-risking in MoneyWeb

Duarte Pedreira, head of trade finance at Crown Agents Bank Banks, offers his insights on the impact of banks’ de-risking efforts on trade finance in leading South African finance magazine, MoneyWeb. In the article, ‘Bank de-risking to affect foreign currency transactions, trade finance’, he explains that as international banks have become more risk-averse, in order to …

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As the regulatory bar rises, Crown Agents Bank’s Richard Jones looks for commitment to trade finance in Trade & Forfaiting Review

In an article for leading publication, Trade & Forfaiting Review, Richard Jones, CEO of Crown Agents Bank, explains that a strong commitment to trade finance in developing economies – combined with adequate investment in due diligence – can help mitigate the unintended consequences of regulatory compliance. The article, ‘Counting the Cost’, stresses that new regulatory …

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BNY Mellon and GTR host roundtable in Madrid to discuss the evolution of Spanish trade and the payments industry

Trade financiers have experienced dramatic change in recent years, with the global financial crisis, European debt levels and the slowdown in China just some of the recent obstacles to hit global trade. At a roundtable in Madrid, GTR and BNY Mellon gathered a group of Spanish transaction bankers together to discuss the impact of the …

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