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Specialist press cover Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council and Ship Owners Association of Nigeria’s joint Maritime event

The Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) and the Ship Owners Association of Nigeria’s (SOAN) joint event “The Future of the Maritime Industry in Nigeria” at Marlborough House on 28th September was featured in All About Shipping, Hellenic Shipping News, Oil, Gas and Shipping Magazine, Marine Link, This Day and Marine Network. Investors, business leaders …

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ICC UK on CNBC discussing why businesses are concerned about Brexit

Early yesterday morning ICC United Kingdom’s Secretary General, Chris Southworth, appeared on CNBC’s Squawk Box Europe, explaining why British businesses are concerned about Brexit. In particular, Southworth explains how a miscommunication from government is of particular concern to businesses planning ahead. On a positive note, he comments that the Department for International Trade has already …

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iGTB’s Anand Pande cited in Trade & Forfaiting Review discussing world trade and the trend for de-risking

Anand Pande, Senior Adviser in Banking at iGTB and founder of the Growth Paradigm Partnership has been cited in Trade & Forfaiting Review in an editor’s piece on world trade and issues around de-risking and reduced correspondent banking networks. In a section of the article discussing widespread concerns that the world was shrinking away from …

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CWEIC’s Lord Marland in the Birmingham Post: With Commonwealth trade, Birmingham’s businesses have the edge

Chairman of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) Lord Marland has written an opinion piece in the Birmingham Post where he argued that Birmingham’s businesses have an advantage when it comes to exploring Commonwealth markets after the Brexit vote. To add to the Commonwealth Factor that UK companies already stand to benefit from with Commonwealth trade, Birmingham’s distinctive …

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Commerzbank’s first BPO transaction between China and Germany makes its mark on the specialist press

The Bank Payment Obligation (BPO) transaction covered the export of chemicals from China to Germany. The buyer, and Commerzbank’s client, was chemicals company TRIGON Chemie GmbH, based in Schlüchtern, near Frankfurt. The seller’s bank was the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) in Beijing. Transactions between the two were previously handled by documentary collection. …

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GTR Directory 2016 foreword: Deutsche Bank’s Daniel Schmand reflects on the year in global trade

Daniel Schmand, Deutsche Bank’s Global Head of Trade Finance, has written the foreword for this year’s GTR Directory 2016-2017 where he reflected on a somewhat turbulent year in global trade. Despite strong market headwinds resulting in a persistently challenging environment throughout the year, Schmand argued that trade finance providers who were able to keep pace …

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ICC United Kingdom discusses the implications of Brexit on the export freight industry in Export and Freight

The latest issue of Export and Freight features an interview with Chris Southworth, Secretary General of ICC United Kingdom – and Fred Osborn, National Chairman of the British International Freight Association (BIFA). The interview discusses the issues impacting the global freight industry, and how business and global government can collaborate to deliver growth. In particular, …

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Moorgate helps ICC UK create its first ‘G20: The Voice of UK Business’ magazine

Moorgate has helped the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) United Kingdom to produce its first annual G20 Magazine – released today. The first issue, ‘Challenging Times’ reflects much of the uncertainty in the UK as well as the global trade and business environment. Moorgate supported the initial planning of the overall magazine, while also drafting …

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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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Santander discusses Mexico’s mega-market in TXF

The Department for International Trade (DIT) Roadshow – sponsored by Santander –  brought together trade advisors as well as Santander’s Latin American specialist, Mauricio Munguia, as part of a wider strategy to deepen UK participation in Latin America. Munguia, together with Stephen Cartwright, the Head of Department for International Trade (DIT) Mexico and Angus Murray, …

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