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13 January 2016
Now that Mauricio Macri's 'Macrieconomics' is leading Argentina's trade renaissance, what does this mean for international banks that had previously shunned the country? Ivan...
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News
11 January 2016
In the Bank of International Settlement’s September 2015 quarterly report, it commented that the Chinese authorities’ decision in August 2015 to allow the renminbi (RMB) to depreciate...
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11 January 2016
Nanno Kleiterp is due to step down from his position of chief executive officer (CEO) and chairman of the management board at FMO. The date will mark the end of his four year term as CEO....
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7 January 2016
The International Chamber of Commerce has hired Vijey Ananda as commercial director of the ICC academy. Ananda will develop the Academy’s growth by planning and executing its services...
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5 January 2016
With effect from 1 January 2016, the EU and Ukraine has applied the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) which forms part of the Association Agreement signed in June 2014. EU...
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4 January 2016
A record accord on climate change limiting global atmospheric temperatures was reached by delegates from around the world in Paris on 15 December 2015.   The agreement, which takes on the...
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31 December 2015
Cargill elected its protein and salt business leader Todd Hill to its board of directors on 23 December 2015. Hall joined Cargill 33 years ago in 1982 and held general management positions with...
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18 December 2015
The international Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) and the Kingdom of Morocco signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on 25 November 2015 to strengthen cooperation and coordination in...
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News
17 December 2015
ANZ has appointed Mike Lim to the role of global head of trade, for global transaction banking (GTB) with immediate effect. Lim will take responsibility for ANZ’s trade product suite, and...
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17 December 2015
Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) has appointed Hervé Le Corre as global head of infrastructure finance, who starts on 4 January 4, 2016.  Hervé will...
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Blog
8 December 2015
The imposition of blanket sanctions and extensive trade restrictions by the US, EU and other countries on Iran’s financial, banking and energy sectors has crippled its economy in the past few...
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News
8 December 2015
Yangon, the Myanmar port blacklisted by the United States Treasury department, has had its sanctions relaxed to facilitate trade flows. According to Reuters (8 November 2015), Citigroup had...
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4 December 2015
Myanmar lender Co-operative Bank (CB Bank) has become the first bank in the country to provide financing to exporters. The bank launched its initiative yesterday in Yangon. U Kyaw Lynn, its...
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News
26 November 2015
ANZ China has given the green light for the People's Bank of China (PBoC) to set up a free trade unit (FTU) in the bank’s Shanghai branch. Shanghai’s Free Trade Zone (SFTZ) gives...
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24 November 2015
President of China Xi Jinping’s state visit to the UK between 20-23 October 2015 established fresh trade ties between the countries. TFR has compiled a list outlining the opportunities and...
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News
18 November 2015
Global Trade Development Week 2015 (GTDW) took place at the Ritz Carlton in Dubai’s DIFC district between 27 and 29 of October, which marks the forum’s sixth edition. The event took...
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17 November 2015
Anglo-Australian mining company BHP Billiton has set up a review of its joint ventures after two dams at a Samarco iron ore mine in Brazil burst, displacing 600 people and killing 11 on 5 November...
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16 November 2015
Holman Fenwick Willan’s (HFW) commodities practice has hired Philip Prowse from Clyde & Co law firm as partner in its London office. Jameel Tarmohamed joins Prowse as associate having...
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