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News
12 November 2015
US-based agricultural processing firm Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has said it is ramping up pressure on US House and Senate to approve the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), an accord among 12...
After the thaw
News
12 November 2015
Florence Eid-Oakden reviews how Iran is slowly returning to the fold and the implications for trade
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News
12 November 2015
ANZ has appointed Helen Mason as the head of Europe, the Middle East and America (EMEA) and network countries for global transaction banking (GTB) in London on 12 November, 2015. Mason will...
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News
12 November 2015
essDOCS appointed Andre Toet to the role of chairman of the board of directors (or as executive chairman) on 6 November 2015. Toet replaces Barry Williams, who is due to stand down from his two...
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News
10 November 2015
Paul Mitchell has joined Falcon Group from GE Capital to run the finance provider’s Australia and New Zealand division. Mitchell, formerly the general manager of business development in...
Mayanmar
Opinion
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 financial sector in Myanmar now that the US sanctions restrictions...
Clothed in opportunity ADB web
Feature
5 November 2015
Edward Faber explains how ADB has been scaling up its trade finance support in Bangladesh and why this vibrant economy needs to put its political aside to realise its potential
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Feature
5 November 2015
Justin Yifu Lin shares his perspective on what has held Africa back from realising its development potential, and how it could jumpstart industrialisation and structural transformation
Within reach, within reason web
Feature
5 November 2015
Thanks to a resilience born in conflict, Bangladesh is looking forward to a brighter future. But that future needs better infrastructure to diversify exports, and a stable investment environment....
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News
12 October 2015
Magdalena Mielcarz has been hired as Citibank’s EMEA head of channel & enterprise services (CES), part of the bank’s treasury and trade solutions team in London. Magda will drive...
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News
8 October 2015
Trade ministers from 12 countries closed a deal liberalising global trade on the biggest scale in decades on 5 October 2015.   The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal, which is aimed at...
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News
16 September 2015
Benjamin Sirgue has been appointed as Natixis’ new head of structured and asset finance of the Americas Platform. Sirgua joined CDC Projets in 1999 and leaves his role as global head of...
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Technology Update
16 September 2015
Blur Group has appointed Robert Michael Wirszycz to its group as a non-executive director. Wirszycz is an adviser, non-executive chairman and mentor for various businesses including Innovation...
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News
11 September 2015
Noreen Doyle has been appointed chair of the British Bankers Association (BBA). Doyle’s role will take effect on the 17 October 2015, making her the first woman to chair the association, as...
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News
10 September 2015
Banker Louis Taylor will replace former risk manager David Godfrey as head of the UK’s export credit agency UKEF in October. Taylor is currently chief operating officer of the group...
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News
9 September 2015
The lifting of nuclear-related trade and financial sanctions on Iran, should it materialise, would be credit positive for Iranian banks, stated Moody's Investors Service in a report published...
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News
8 September 2015
Specialist financial institution Falcon Group has signed a joint venture with the Vietnamese government to strengthen the country’s trade relations with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the...
Stamping out Corruption
Feature
3 September 2015
Corporate governance across the Middle East can be patchy, with anti-corruption laws not always consistently enforced or followed. While notable improvements are underway in many countries, lenders...
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