Supporting the sustainability transition in commodities

The global push towards the adoption of greater environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices presents unique challenges for commodity producers, which will need to innovate and rebuild their growth agenda in order to keep pace. The structured commodity finance Emea team at Crédit Agricole CIB outlines the role of banks in developing sustainability-linked transactions to … Baca Selengkapnya

FATF recognizes France’s effectiveness in the fight against financial crime

The International Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has just published its evaluation report of the French system for the fight against money laundering, le financement du terrorisme et de la prolifération (LBC-FT). The excellent results obtained place France at the forefront of countries effectively combating financial crime. France is assessed as very effective in the … Baca Selengkapnya

Getting to Know Élisabeth Borne, France’s new PM

French President Emmanuel Macron picked Labour Minister Elisabeth Borne as his new prime minister as he prepares for legislative elections in June. Borne, 61, will be the first woman named as prime minister since Edith Cresson briefly occupied the office during the presidency of Socialist leader Francois Mitterrand in the early 1990s. A soft-spoken career … Baca Selengkapnya

G20 Nations Optimistic Bali Guidelines Will Help Global Economic Recovery

The preparation of Bali Guidelines became one of the outcome documents of the implementation of the G20 1st Tourism Working Group. The delegates strongly support the Bali Guidelines which is centered on the welfare of local communities and creative economy actors. “We will ensure that tourism can create more and better jobs. This includes expanding … Baca Selengkapnya

Jokowi Lifts Cooking Oil Export Ban

The Indonesian President Joko Widodo, or Jokowi, in a press conference on Thursday, announced that he will officially lift the ban on cooking oil exports which will be effective on Monday, May 23. Jokowi first suspended exports of the commodity and its raw materials on April 28 this year following a meeting on the fulfillment of people’s needs, especially … Baca Selengkapnya