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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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India on the fast-track: Lord Marland featured in India Global Business

The May/June 2016 issue of India Global Business has featured a commentary by the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council Chairman Lord Marland, in which he argues that the modern Commonwealth can be a key instrument for Indian business. India’s prominence within the Commonwealth is central to Marland’s argument; it is both the first republic to have …

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BPL Global celebrates Paris subsidiary’s milestone and the unwavering political risk market with TFR

To mark the 15th anniversary of their Paris subsidiary, BPL Global celebrated at the British Ambassador’s grandiose residence in the French capital. Joined by Trade and Forfaiting Review along with leading figures in the trade finance, and credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) industries, BPL Global’s leaders highlighted the key pressures for the market today: the …

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Birmingham and Bristol Business Post features Oliver Everett on CommonwealthFirst

The Birmingham and Bristol Business Post has published an article by Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) CEO Oliver Everett discussing CommonwealthFirst, a major new initiative aimed at boosting UK SME exports to high-growth Commonwealth markets. Everett points out that UK SMEs, vital contributors to the UK economy, are collectively failing to take advantage of …

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BNY Mellon features in three articles in the latest edition of TFR

The latest edition of TFR features thought-leadership contributions from three key BNY Mellon spokespeople across three separate articles. In an exclusive piece, BNY Mellon chief currency strategist, Simon Derrick, discusses how there is plenty to suggest that the yen, rather than the euro, will weaken if levels of risk tolerance improve. To read this article …

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