Opinion

Trade_Enabler_Turkey_Landscape
28 April 2017
Adnan Yıldırım, the new CEO of Turk Eximbank, speaks to Katharine Morton about his plans to build on Turkey's reputation as...
Great.wall.of.China
18 April 2017
Washington had hoped the TPP would one day give it access to China's protected markets but with its demise, US companies...
Trade_digitisation
18 April 2017
Cliff Evans looks at the digital and robotic disruptors threatening to turn trade finance on its head but have so far only...
Lambert_Jean.Francois__WEB
18 April 2017
Jean-François Lambert looks at how uncertainty is becoming the 'new normal' in dollar/commodity relationships
Trade_cross_roads
21 March 2017
Bob Ronai takes the ICC's approach to tracking and updating banking practices to task, and suggests the international...
Lambert_Jean.Francois__WEB
20 March 2017
Jean-François Lambert looks at the last hurrah of 2016 and early 2017 which brought up three notable developments for...
Wagner.Morales (2).jpg
20 March 2017
Brazil must do more to find foreign markets for its goods and services because domestic consumption will struggle to provide...
Wire_walk
20 March 2017
The reasons and unintended consequences of derisking in correspondent banking were debated in BAFT's Europe Bank to Bank...
Lambert_Jean.Francois__WEB
23 February 2017
Jean-François Lambert reflects on the unexpected events 2016 brought and ponders whether the end of the commodities...
Philippe.Chalmin web
22 February 2017
Philippe Chalmin looks at the detail of the unlikely 2016 OPEC agreement as oil exporters seek better tidings following their...
Lambert_Jean.Francois__WEB
30 November 2016
Commodity trading houses, because of their upstream position in the value chain, control a significant share of commodity flows...
Philippe.Chalmin web
30 November 2016
China's domination of commodities such as coal means that a single policy change in Beijing can affect global prices - the...
De-risking
30 November 2016
Panellists agree de-risking has unwittingly excluded too many jurisdictions from the international financial system, and the...
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