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Our research and analysis on Trade Finance
The following in-depth pieces represent our archive of research and analysis on Trade Finance.
Chinese banks must be able to adapt to current market dynamics to stay competitive
Date: May 16, 2013Remarks by Fan Wenzhong, director general, international department, CBRC, at the China International Banking Convention 2013, on the changing banking landscape in China.
Author: Fan Wenzhong
Categories: Basel III, Capital & Strategic Issues, China, Operational Risk, Regulation, Retail Banking, Risk and Regulation, SME Banking, Trade Finance, Transaction Banking
Keywords: The Asian Banker, China International Banking Convention 2013, Fan Wenzhong, CBRC, FATCA, Market Risk, Credit Risk
Key drivers behind Chinese banks going international
Date: May 10, 2013Proceedings report from The Asian Banker’s dialogue on "Building the International Presence of Chinese Banks" on key factors affecting the competitiveness of Chinese banks in a global environment.
Categories: China, Customer Centricity, Innovation, Rmb, Technology & Operations, Trade Finance, Transaction Banking
Keywords: ICBC, Rmb Internationalisation, Bank of China, China Construction Bank, China Merchants Bank, Agricultural Bank of China, China Minsheng Bank
Full participation integral to financial integration in ASEAN
Date: May 08, 2013Proceedings report from the International Banking Conference 2013, held in conjunction with The Asian Banker Summit 2013 on ASEAN financial integration and the transaction banking industry today.
Categories: Basel III, China, Regulation, Risk and Regulation, Rmb, Trade Finance, Transaction Banking
Keywords: Asian Banker Summit 2013, OECD, APN SEPA, FATCA, Dodd-Frank Act, BIS, Shadow Banking, Supply Chain Financing
China Minsheng Bank creates scale and diversifies risks to drive profitability
Date: Apr 10, 2013Dong Wenbiao, chairman of China Minsheng Bank, discusses the reorganisation of the bank’s main business lines and redefines the rules of the game for MSE businesses.
Author: Foo Boon Ping
Categories: Cash, Treasury & Trade, Trade Finance, Transaction Banking
Keywords: China Minsheng Bank, Dong Wenbiao, MSE, NSOE, ACFIC
Opportunity for Asia to capitalise on lessons from market integration initiatives in Europe
Date: Feb 19, 2013Satvinder Singh, global head of trust and securities services and cash management for financial institutions at Deutsche Bank discusses how the bank seeks to help customers negotiate the “new normal”.
Author: Foo Boon Ping
Categories: Trade Finance, Transaction Banking
Keywords: Deutsche Bank, ASEAN Trading Link, CCP, CEE, Target-2 Securities, CSD
E.Sun Bank casts gaze to Southeast Asia and China to deliver future growth
Date: Feb 05, 2013Joseph Huang, president of E.Sun Bank, discusses the bank’s strategies to boost market share and capture additional revenue growth.
Author: Baron Laudermilk
Categories: Cards, Data & Analytics, Deposits and Liabilities, FSI Customer Relationship Management , Retail Banking, Taiwan, Trade Finance, Transaction Banking
Keywords: E. Sun Bank, Joseph Huang, Chinatrust Commercial Bank, Citibank Taiwan, Data Mining, CRM
Indonesian transaction banks intent on improving host-to-host connectivity in 2013
Date: Dec 18, 2012Proceedings report from The Asian Banker Breakfast Roundtable Dialogue in Jakarta on key competitive factors and IT investment focus for Indonesian transaction banks.
Author: Levina Lim
Categories: Cash, Treasury & Trade, Indonesia, Operational Risk & Security, Payments, Technology & Operations, Trade Finance, Transaction Banking
Keywords: MIS, STP, Value-Added Connectivity, Delivery Mechanisms
Customisation and end-to-end information integration key focus of Malaysian transaction banks
Date: Dec 17, 2012Proceedings report from The Asian Banker Breakfast Roundtable Dialogue on key trends and best practices in transaction banking, key areas of concern and investment focus among Malaysian transaction banks.
Author: Levina Lim
Categories: Cash, Treasury & Trade, Operational Risk & Security, Payments, Technology & Operations, Trade Finance, Transaction Banking
Keywords: Malaysia, Revenue Management, Data Security, Customer Segmentation, End-To-End Automation