Articles 2015

Below are recent articles authored by Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions experts. Many of these articles have been featured in industry journals. All files are in PDF format unless otherwise indicated.

  • Navigating the AEC Landscape: Strategies for Insurers in ASEAN
    The clock is counting down to the ASEAN Economic Community’s (AEC) grand goal to achieve regional integration by the end of the year. Whether the deadline can be met or not, the game plan to transform ASEAN into a land with free-flowing goods, services, investment and talents has already set the momentum going as global and local insurers reposition themselves to capture promising opportunities from the world’s fastest economic engines. Published: August 2015
  • Solutions for Releasing Trapped Cash
    Igor Podbolotov, EMEA Liquidity Management Services, and Fernando Almansa, EMEA Cash Management Market Manager, outline the different solutions for releasing trapped cash. Published: July 2015
  • Basel III Implications in Asia: A Transaction Banking View
    Basel III is the latest buzzword in banking and finance across Asia's markets. Particularly in Singapore, Hong Kong, China, India and Australia, regulators are now focusing on Basel measures as this important regulatory change is meant to be fully implemented by January 2016. Published: July 2015
  • Case Studies: Treasury Today Adam Smith Awards 2015
    The Treasury Today Adam Smith Awards recognize best practice and innovation in Treasury management. Read the stories of Citi’s winning clients. Published: July 2015
  • Emerging Markets Continue to Advance
    South-South trade and investment flows will increasingly shape the global economy in the years to come, write David Aldred, EMEA Industrials Sector Head for Treasury and Trade Solutions and Yusuf Ali Khan, Head of Trade for Middle East, North Africa, Pakistan and Turkey at Citi. Published: July 2015
  • Reaching new heights
    Etihad Airways’ ambitious supply chain finance programme with Citi is one of few in the middle east and the first for an airline outside the US. Deputy Treasurer at Etihad Airways, explains what’s involved. Published: June 2015
  • Dubai: your gateway to Africa
    Setting up a regional treasury centre in Africa is a notoriously intricate process. Read more on this article featured in Treasury Today - written by David Aldred, TTS Sales Head for Middle East, N.Africa, Pakistan & Turkey and Geoffrey Gursel, TTS Sales Head for Sub-Saharan Africa. Published: June 2015
  • Partnering for Growth and Competitive Advantage in CEE
    Yuri Avramenko, Director, Head of Sales in Russia, CIS, Central and Eastern Europe, Treasury and Trade Solutions, Citi Published: May 2015
  • Renminbi Liberalization: Evolving Opportunities for Multinationals
    Michael Guralnick, Global Head of Corporate & Public Sector Sales and Global Marketing, is featured in an article discussing Renminbi Liberalization and the Evolving Opportunities for Multinationals. Published in Global Finance: May 2015
  • Payments as a Customer Connection Lever
    Ambrish Bansal, Market Manager for Corporates and Financial Institutions at Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions, assesses the evolution of digital payment flows and how to turn a payment into a strategic customer connection asset. Published: April 2015
  • The Treasurer – Basel III
    Ruth Wandhofer, Global Head of Regulatory and Market Strategy, authored an article detailing what the Basel III net stable funding ratio means for corporates. Published in The Treasurer Magazine March 2015
  • Getting the Most out of your Liquidity under New Regulations
    Michael Berkowitz, North America Head of Liquidity Management Services, assesses the implications and valuation of deposits under new regulations. Published in Treasury and Risk Special Report: March 2015
  • How Treasurers Can Be Bulls In a Bear Market
    John Landry, Head of Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) in Canada, assesses opportunities for treasurers to confront the issues facing them and their organizations head on and enact positive measures in a volatile climate. Published in Canadian Treasurer: Spring 2015
  • Optimising Liquidity in a Shifting World
    Amit Agarwal, EMEA Head of Liquidity Management Services, Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS); and Steven Elms, EMEA Head of Industrials Sector Sales, TTS, assess the new liquidity landscape and how treasurers can prepare. Published in Treasury Today, April issue.
  • Capitalising on the New Digital Africa
    An article featured in Treasury Management International, authored by Peter Crawley, TTS Head, Sub-Saharan Africa and Geoffrey Gursel, TTS Sales Head, Sub-Saharan Africa. Published: March 2015
  • Demystifying Africa: Realising the Potential of the New Digital Era
    A selection of articles and case studies, which showcase the growth opportunities offered throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. Published: March 2015
  • Boost your Global Payments and Receivables IQ
    It can sometimes be hard for the treasurer to know where to focus their efforts. We examine why global payments and receivables deserve some extra attention, and outline practical steps and solutions to help treasurers on the path to optimisation. Published: March 2015
  • The Beating Heart
    Article assessing the centralisation of treasury activities in the UAE authored by David Aldred, TTS Sales Head for Middle East, North Africa, Turkey and Pakistan at Citi. The Middle East Treasurer. Published: February 2015
  • Preservation to Growth in Global Liquidity Management Article
    Citi’s seniors in Global Liquidity Management provide the key themes and talking points covered in Liquidity Management Forum held in London. Published: January 2015
  • One Step Beyond: Taking Supply Chain Finance to the Next Level
    Citi, which won this year’s GTR Leaders in Trade Award for Best Supply Chain Finance Bank, has stayed ahead of the competition by responding to corporates’ need for global supplier programmes, writes John Monaghan, global head of supply chain finance at the bank. Published: January 2015

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