January BUlletin: Mega Trends and Trade

09/01/2020
Publications

Exploring the macro forces impacting trade, 2019 H1 Industry Data Snapshot + Analysis of the Economic Outlook for 2020

We are pleased to share with our readers the first edition of the BUlletin for 2020, featuring:

• Snapshot of 2019 H1 Data for the export credit and investment insurance industry
Summary of our December round table discussion on 'Mega Trends in Trade' 
• Economic Outlook for 2020
, by guest contributor Glen Hodgson, Chief Economist of International Financial Consulting Ltd

Plus!

Introducing the next generation of industry leaders through the BU's 'Young Professionals Initiative' + essay competition runner up Burak Alp Arslan of Turk Eximbank
Academic paper on the Legal Nature of Buyer Credit Insurance and Guarantees from BU internship researcher and King's College London PhD candidate, Cheng Lin

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January BUlletin: Mega Trends and Trade

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Publications
Exploring the macro forces impacting trade, 2019 H1 Industry Data Snapshot + Analysis of the Economi...

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Upcoming meetings

04-06 Mar 2020

2020 Digitalisation Specialists Meeting, Como, Italy

Como, Italy
Specialist meeting to discuss developments in the field of digitalisation and customer experien...
15-17 Apr 2020

Claims and Recoveries Specialist Meeting 2020

London, United Kingdom
The 2020 Claims and Recoveries Specialist Meeting will take place on 15-17 April, in London, UK...
28-29 Apr 2020

IfTI Global Symposium 2020

Offenburg / Gengenbach, Germany
The 2020 Symposium will discuss prospects and practical issues how public and private actors ca...
11-15 May 2020

Spring Meeting 2020

Budapest, Hungary
The 2020 Spring Meeting will take place in May - hosted in Budapest by EXIM Hungary.
17-18 Sep 2020

Project Finance Specialist Meeting

Zurich, Switzerland
The 2020 Project Finance Specialist Meeting will take place on 17-18 September, in Zurich, Swit...
12-16 Oct 2020

Annual General Meeting 2020

Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
The AGM 2020 will take place in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, hosted by KAZAKHEXPORT
23 Nov 2020

BU-ICISA Regulatory Seminar

London, United Kingdom
The 2020 Regulatory Seminar will take place on 23 November, in London, UK