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ICC release 2015 Trade Register, revealing low risk in trade finance

This year’s International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission’s Trade Register illustrates the favourable risk profile of trade finance. The ICC Trade Register – now in its fifth year – includes 13 million transactions from 2007-2014, and encompasses a total exposure of over US $7.6 trillion. The significant increase in data size for this year’s …

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ICC discusses the need of diversified funding options for SMEs in World Commerce Review

Despite playing a vital role in facilitating trade – both as principal traders and as part of global supply chains – small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are struggling to access funding. Indeed, data from ICC’s latest Global Survey on Trade Finance – which surveyed 482 banks across 112 countries – shows that SMEs are finding …

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BNY Mellon examines fintech’s impact on the trading arena in TXF

As technology innovation occurs at an increasingly rapid pace, even the traditionally slower to adapt trade sector is becoming ever-more used to change and is subsequently far more responsive and inclined to be receptive to innovative solutions than in the recent past. In the Sibos edition of TXF‘‘s The TXF Chronicle, Dominic Broom, Head of Treasury …

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BNY Mellon’s Italy client advisory panel featured in GTR

The global transaction banking landscape continues to transform at an astonishing rate, with developments in technology, shifting trade corridors and economic influence, and new regulatory demands all contributing to a trade arena that is undergoing significant change. At a BNY Mellon-hosted roundtable in Verona, GTR magazine sat down with a number of Italian banks to …

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Commerzbank’s Alexander Rost explores the role of banks in Bangladesh’s development for Trade and Forfaiting Review

Bangladesh’s economic story is remarkable. The country’s poverty rate has halved since 2000, and its development target of becoming a “middle-income economy” by 2021 has already been met. Bangladesh is therefore looking forward to a brighter future. But securing that future means Bangladesh needs better infrastructure to diversify exports, maintain trade, and ensure a stable …

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Commerzbank launches October issue of FI.News at Sibos

Commerzbank has released its latest issue of its biannual newsletter, FI.News, which is available in both print and 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 focuses on the “conundrum” of compliance in the financial world – how to …

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Commerzbank’s Barbara Herbert and Michael Rugilo discuss trade prospects with RMB for Trade & Export Finance

As RMB gains traction as a world currency, the opportunities for cross-border trade with China and within Asia  continue to grow. But in the light of recent media coverage of a devaluing currency and slowing Chinese growth, what can corporations do to secure and advance their trade operations using RMB? Barbara Herbert, renminbi specialist and Michael …

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Deutsche Bank releases research on how supply chain financing strengthens trade

In its recent whitepaper, Deutsche Bank explores how supply chain finance solutions offer an internal, secure source of funding that strengthens rather than weakens the supply chain environment, guarantees ethical financial treatment of trading counterparts of all sizes, and optimises use of working capital. The whitepaper explains how these solutions offer the following benefits- and how such …

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Falcon Group collaborates with Vietnamese Government to boost trade with UAE

Falcon Group has signed a “Joint Venture Co-Operation” agreement with the Government of Vietnam in order to strengthen the country’s trade relationships with the United Arab Emirates.The agreement, which aims to expand Vietnam’s mainstay exports, and optimise trade flows between the two regions, was signed and formalised at the Falcon Group office in Dubai on …

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A spotlight on the LatAm-China trade corridor: BNY Mellon in Trade & Export Middle East

Economic relations between the Middle East and Latin America have expanded considerably in recent years as both look to diversify their trading partners and leverage the plethora of so-far untapped opportunities each region has to offer. In Trade & Export Middle East, Cristiane Gomes and Bana Akkad Azhari, BNY Mellon Treasury Services’ Heads of Relationship Management …

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