Our research and analysis on Trade Finance
The following in-depth pieces represent our archive of research and analysis on Trade Finance.
Thai banks must embark on geographic diversification to expand revenue stream
Date: Nov 29, 2013 | Author: Bertrand Pigeon
With an increasing number of Japanese SMEs using Thailand as a platform to further their investment interests in ASEAN, Thai banks must step up their game to capitalise on this opportunity.
Optimising use of Rmb crucial for corporates keen to leverage on growing Asia trade scene
Date: Nov 13, 2013 | Author: Esther Tan
“The global financial supply chain as seen from inside an emerging market” dialogue, held during The Asian Banker’s RenminbiWorld Conference 2013, discussed opportunities and challenges arising from increased renminbi adoption.
“Intra‐Asian trade is on the rise, local banks must up their game”
Date: Nov 13, 2013 | Author: Lisa Robins
Lisa Robins, Asia Pacific Head of Global Transaction Banking at Deutsche Bank, feels that it is critical for banks to take a hands-on and flexible approach to leverage burgeoning intra-Asian trading relationships.
Transaction bankers remain bullish about prospects in Asia
Date: Oct 03, 2013 | Author: Research
Despite ongoing uncertainty and volatility in the region’s financial sector, transaction bankers are optimistic about trade in the region in the face of a US recovery and anticipated volume growth.
More challenging times ahead for APAC banks
Date: Oct 03, 2013 | Author: Foo Boon Ping
The Asian Banker observed a significant slowdown in banks’ profitability, liquidity and asset quality from last year, as the industry’s aggregate strength score also declined.
“Having the early mover advantage when entering frontier markets can make a difference"
Date: Oct 01, 2013 | Author: Esther Tan
Venkatesh Somanathan, director of regional trade finance product management at Deutsche Bank, discusses overcoming hurdles faced in frontier markets such as Mongolia and Myanmar.
Sibos 2013: Regulation, opportunities, operational excellence
Date: Sep 06, 2013 | Author: Magessan Raj
With focus on Asia as the next growth platform, transformation is also occurring elsewhere in transaction banking, particularly in market infrastructures.
“Global interest in trade partnerships with Africa cannot be overstated”
Date: Sep 05, 2013 | Author: Aneish Kumar
Aneish Kumar, managing director and country executive at BNY Mellon India, feels that establishing domestic bank partnerships is key to tapping burgeoning trade opportunities in Africa.