Istanbul 2014 ICC Banking Commission Meeting

          The Banking Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) held its second 2014 bi-annual meeting in early November. The key theme for the meeting was Trade Finance: Growth Engine for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs).

          Hosted by the ICC Banking Commission and ICC Turkey, the event was an important gathering of over 500 bankers, business leaders, finance experts, lawyers and government officials from more than 55 countries worldwide.

          The four-day event (from 3-6 November 2014) provided trade finance professionals from corporations, international bodies and financial institutions, a unique opportunity to debate the challenges for trade finance around the world, and a great venue to network.