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September 2012 2 Min Read

A Cash Management Authority in Africa

A Cash Management Authority in Africa by Maurice Cleaves, Managing Director, Global Head of Cash Management, Barclays This month, Barclays is launching a highly innovative publication, ‘Africa – New Region, New Partner, New Growth’ in association with TMI....

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September 2012 7 Min Read

Centralisation and Bank Rationalisation in Central & Eastern Europe

Centralisation and Bank Rationalisation in Central & Eastern Europe by Yann Guengant, Director, Corporate Treasury, SITA Over the past six decades, air transport, IT and communications specialist SITA has developed a truly global portfolio of services, and prides itself...

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August 2012 7 Min Read

Fuelling Corporate Growth in Middle East & North Africa

Fuelling Corporate Growth in Middle East & North Africa by Asif Raza, Managing Director, Head of Treasury & Securities Services, MENA, J.P. Morgan, Farrukh Siddiqui, Managing Director, Regional Head of Trade, MEA, Treasury Services, J.P. Morgan, and...

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May 2012 5 Min Read

German Economy – Reforms Paying Off

German Economy – Reforms Paying Off by Stefan Schneider, Chief International Economist, Deutsche Bank Research While hard hit by the global recession, the German economy recovered strongly during 2009. With GDP growth of 3.7% in 2010 and 3.0% in 2011, respectively,...

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May 2012 7 Min Read

Partnering with Treasurers for Domestic and International Success

Partnering with Treasurers for Domestic and International Success by Andrej Ankerst, Head of Cash Management Germany, BNP Paribas As the effects of globalisation continue to extend, corporate treasurers in Germany are facing similar challenges to their peers in other parts...

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May 2012 6 Min Read

The Expanding Role of Today’s Treasurer in Germany

The Expanding Role of Today’s Treasurer in Germany by Robin Page, Chief Executive I am delighted to introduce this 2012 edition of A Treasurer’s Guide to Corporate Treasury in Germany – the most industrialised and populated country in Europe....

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May 2012 9 Min Read

Strategic Financing in Asia

Strategic Financing in Asia by Helen Sanders, Editor Few discussions about the growth of world trade can exclude Asia, particularly China, with reference to both intra-region and global trade patterns. With continued market uncertainty and speculation about the future shape...

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May 2012 11 Min Read

Meet the Chinese Consumer of 2020

Meet the Chinese Consumer of 2020 Evolving economic profiles will continue to be the most important trend shaping the market. by Yuval Atsmon and Max Magni, McKinsey Most large consumer-facing companies realize that they will need China to power their growth in the next...

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March 2012 7 Min Read

Leveraging Opportunities in China

Leveraging Opportunities in China An interview with Lisa Robins, Head of Global Transaction Banking, Asia-Pacific and Frank Wu, Head of Trade Finance and Cash Management for Corporates, Greater China, Deutsche Bank How do you see China’s ongoing importance as a...

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March 2012 8 Min Read

Chile, Peru and Uruguay: Small but Smart

Chile, Peru and Uruguay: Small but Smart by Florent Michel, Managing Partner, Latina Finance & Co Managing treasury and financing operations in Latin America remains more complicated than in many other places in the world. This is mainly due to cumbersome financial...

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February 2012 10 Min Read

Defining Treasury Policy for Emerging Markets

Defining Treasury Policy for Emerging Markets by Andrzej Polak, Assistant Treasurer, The Timken Company Every treasury department operates within a set of treasury policies that define the conditions within which financing, investment, cash and risk management decisions...

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January 2012 7 Min Read

Making the Most of the Renminbi Opportunity

Making the Most of the Renminbi Opportunity by Angela Koll, Specialist Sales Strategy, International Business, Commerzbank Moves towards liberalising the renminbi in China are good news for international companies looking to expand their trade business in the region, as...