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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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CWEIC’s Oliver Everett discusses Commonwealth opportunities for UK businesses following the Brexit vote in Business Quarter magazine

Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) CEO Oliver Everett has been featured in Business Quarter magazine where he discusses how Commonwealth markets offer a range of benefits for UK companies looking to continue trading overseas in the wake of June’s Brexit vote. Everett noted that there is likely to be an increased level of attention …

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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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Writing for The BRICS Post, Commerzbank’s Alexander Rost sees great things for India’s exporting future

In an exclusive opinion piece for specialist publication, The BRICS Post, Alexander Rost, Commerzbank’s regional head for the subcontinent and ASEAN countries, explores the successes of the Indian economy, and argues that it could reach new heights by expanding the profile of its export trade. Rost notes that, as a member of the ‘BRICS’ group …

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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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