Opinion

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28 March 2016
With the global commodities markets now looking distinctly ursine, Philippe Chalmin looks at what this doing to producer...
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23 February 2016
Jean-François Lambert asks whether commodity trading is really understood at its heart, and applauds improved...
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14 January 2016
Rollo Tomasi reflects on how the plunge in commodities prices has been crashing trade finance parties around the world in 2015...
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12 January 2016
Jean-François Lambert gets out his crystal ball and finds that clues to what might happen in 2016 lie in OPEC, China and...
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12 January 2016
Following a year in which commodity prices have plunged and compliance costs have made some deals unattractive, how will trade...
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1 December 2015
As banks look to lighten balance sheets, the wider distribution of trade assets has become a key tool for success, writes Guy...
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10 November 2015
Employees must be skilled and prepared for different practices between counterparties to stay abreast of changes in the global...
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6 November 2015
After Sibos 2015, Clarissa Dann called round to the ANZ offices across the bay to learn more from panellists about the emerging...
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1 October 2015
While the size of the commodity finance pie has shrunk, China will go on growing, and that brings opportunities, says Bernard...
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1 October 2015
German savings banks (Sparkassen) have come a long way in supporting their owner-manager Mittelstand sector with working...
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4 September 2015
With ferrous and non-ferrous commodity prices going south and the spectre of Qingdao ever present, financing metals has never...
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2 September 2015
With the spectre of the Tutsi genocide of 1994 very much behind it, Rwanda is addressing infrastructure issues and is open for...
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3 July 2015
Two years ago, the International Chamber of Commerce launched the URBPO – the Uniform Rules for Bank Payment Obligations...
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