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At ING Commercial Banking, we want you to find useful insights that help you to establish your own view, and have a better understanding about the trends shaping the markets in Europe and globally.

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Dutch wind growth

ING is helping to realise the largest ever Dutch lake shore wind project Westermeerwind.

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Crowley re-charts the course

Crowley Maritime sets new sustainability standards with the construction of two new bespoke LNG-powered cargo vessels in the US

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Ralph Hamers' view on ING's results

Read the latest edition of ING's quarterly magazine ing.world, starting with a video interview with CEO Ralph Hamers about our progress in the second quarter of 2014.

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Russian sanctions: 130.000 European jobs at stake

August, 2014

For the EU the total effect of the Russian food import ban potentially adds up to a yearly production loss of US$ 6.7bn. This this would put 130,000 jobs at stake, according to a ING report published on 20 August.

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Drop in Eurozone PMI reinforces growth concerns

August, 2014

August’s fall in the Eurozone “flash” composite PMI reading will reinforce concerns about the fragility of the Eurozone’s economic recovery. The composite index fell from 53.8 to 52.8, fully reversing last month’s unexpected increase.

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New head Natural Resources and Structured Metals and Energy Finance ING Frankfurt

August, 2014

ING Commercial Banking Frankfurt continues its growth path and announces the appointment of Crina Nechifor as head of Natural Resources (NR) and Structured Metals and Energy Finance (SMEF).

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Growing opportunities for (Dutch) companies in Vietnam

June, 2014

ING’s role in the recent Dutch trade mission to Vietnam was highlighted this week in the Dutch dailies De Telegraaf and Het Financieele Dagblad. In both publications Remco Gaanderse, head of ING’s representative office in Vietnam, underlines ING’s expertise, network and active role in trade relations in the country.

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More crowd-checking, less fact-checking

June, 2014

Journalists widely use social media posts despite having doubts about their reliability, as emerged from the Social Media Impact (#SMING14) survey conducted by ING among an international group of journalists and PR professionals. PR professionals believe that news is becoming less reliable as a result as journalists do less fact-checking.

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ING Best Bank in Western Europe 2014 (Global Finance)

March, 2014

ING has been awarded ‘Best Bank in Western Europe 2014’, as well as ‘Best Bank in Belgium’ and ‘Best Bank in the Netherlands’ by Global Finance magazine.

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Export credit facilities for RusHydro

March, 2014

In March 2014, ING-DiBa AG/Commercial Banking in Germany arranged two export credit facilities for RusHydro, one of Russia’s largest energy companies. The two credit facilities in total of € 190m will be used for the modernisation of the Saratovskaya hydropower plant.

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SEPA end date formally extended to August

February, 2014

On 18 February 2014, the European Council adopted the regulation for postponing the end date for the migration of domestic credit transfers and direct debits to SEPA Credit Transfers and Direct Debits to 1 August 2014.

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ING Best Trade Finance Bank 2014 the Netherlands (Global Finance)

January, 2014

ING has been awarded ‘Best Trade Finance Bank 2014 in the Netherlands’ by Global Finance magazine at the BAFT-IFSA Global Annual Meeting on 21 January. ING also won the ‘Best Trade Finance Bank 2014 in Romania’ award. Winners were chosen by country, region and globally.

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