GTR Magazine - January / February 2014
The murky universe of trade sanctions has taken a dramatic twist – one which could change everything… Finbarr Bermingham reports
As banks in Asia wage pricing wars in their bid to win over large companies, who’s backing the SMEs doing business in the region? Shannon Manders reports.
Former colonial master Portugal is losing ground to rivals old and new along roaring Portuguese-speaking trade routes – and there’s a new player on the block. Finbarr Bermingham reports.
Congratulations to all the winners.
There is a growing clamour to add Nigeria to the BRICS league of developing economies (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) so that it becomes the BRINCS. GTR gathers representatives from a number of the countries to talk trade flows and finance, and to find out if the West African country would be a suitable addition.
A government clamp-down on gold imports is causing serious concerns for India’s jewellery industry. Shannon Manders speaks to Deep Roy, senior associate at Economic Law Practice in Mumbai about how the situation will pan out.
The biggest project financing of 2013 shattered multiple records on its way to being closed. Finbarr Bermingham explores the evolution of Sadara.
Hospital construction is an important area of infrastructure finance. But within that, the role of banks has been changing. John Ollett reports.
GTR hosts a roundtable to celebrate the future leaders of trade finance and to hear their thoughts on the prospects for the industry.
Liz Salecka examines the supply chain finance model of the future
Nordic corporates have been moving their production hubs closer to their main markets in Asia. Their traditional banks are hot on their heels, writes John Ollett.
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