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Alticom: a smart strategy for smart data | ING WB

Being a pioneer when you have been in business for 60 years is challenging but Alticom, a Netherlands-based transmission tower operator and …

Poland best European economic performer

Poland has positioned itself as a regional economic leader, and taken a prominent position in international supply chains from west to east. Being …

Poland, the high-potential EU corridor

Poland’s transformation in the past quarter of a century has been astounding. But the country’s best days are ahead of it. Poland’s population is …

TNT - aligning in CEE

See how we helped TNT Express streamline their payments and cash management in Central & Eastern Europe.<p>The business of TNT Express’ services require …

The new abnormal

Will tomorrow’s economic reality be the same as today’s? ING’s chief economist Mark Cliffe argues that the economic situation in the world is far …

World, here I come - Our new advertising campaign | ING WB

International business is the theme of a new advertising campaign of ING Commercial Banking, entitled ‘World, here I come’. In the months ahead, this …

ING’s Annual Report 2014 published | ING WB

Would you like to know how we empower people to make smart financial decisions and how we create value for customers and society? You can find out in …

Join us on social media | ING WB

Would you like to get a fresh perspective on international business? Share in our various views on regions and sectors? Keep up to pace with …

The economic effects of Russian sanctions | ING WB

The effect of the ban on Western food products by Russia has put downward pressure on EU exports to Russia. Directly through the loss of food exports …

Ready for Brexit? | ING WB

ING recently published the ‘Ready for Brexit?’ report, written by ING’s senior economist James Knightley, which looks at the possible effects of the …

2015: Reasons to be optimistic | ING WB

Looking ahead to 2015, an economist would have no difficulty drawing up a ‘misery list’. Let me nonetheless try to identify some rays of hope in the …

Code red for the US? | ING WB

Last Sunday, I was waiting at Schiphol airport for my flight to Los Angeles to head off on a one-week trip to the US. Via the west coast to New York …

Selling sand in Dubai... | ING WB

...applying wasta in Kuwait, and feathered 'hand luggage' in Qatar.<p>“After eight years I travelled to Dubai again. Back in 2007 the purpose was to …

Sustainability approach to lending will future-proof our business, and yours too | ING WB

ING is integrating sustainability into its lending approach. Christopher Steane, global head of Lending Services at ING Commercial Bank, explains how …

Perfect timing for a new player in the circular economy | ING WB

Virtually all waste can be given a new life as raw material. Ruud Sondag is convinced of it. Together with fellow shareholders Kick Scholten, Egbert …

The history of the ING lion

ING’s orange lion goes way back to ING’s Dutch roots. Orange is the national colour of the Netherlands, and the lion the country’s national symbol. …

VW and Skoda, the story of a successful alliance

The story of the acquisition of carmaker Skoda by the VW Group in 1991 is not just a textbook example of a great brand strategy. It also demonstrates …

Learning the local flavours

Expansion into C&EE means more than just ‘copy and paste’ for Belgian food company.<p>Ter Beke NV, the Belgian fresh food group with operations across …

Defying the economic gloom

The ICT revolution is entering a new phase, says ING’s chief economist Mark Cliffe. People and knowledge are connected not just ‘anytime and …

European heritage

While Europe has a rich palette of languages, peoples and customs the continent also has its shared cultural heritage. Peter Steinz’s book Made in …

Combining CEE knowledge and structured finance strenght | ING WB

ING combines its deep understanding of CEE and the region’s leading business sectors with its acclaimed capabilities in structured finance to give …

Increasing focus on cash management in CEE | ING WB

<i>By Andre Rijs, Head of TS Sales CEE at ING</i><p>Unlike much of Western Europe, most CEE countries use national currencies rather than the euro. Moreover, …

Evolution in the CEE lending market | ING WB

The corporate lending market in Central & Eastern Europe is experiencing a cautious recovery. Stefan Verhoeven, Head of Corporate and FI Lending for …

Developments in metals and mining | ING WB

Companies in the metals and mining sector in CEE, which is dominated by Russia but with major production in Ukraine, Kazakhstan and elsewhere, are …

FX hedging to the fore | ING WB

Corporates’ use of hedging – most notably of FX – has risen markedly since the financial crisis began. While regulatory change looks set to …

Source of opportunities | ING WB

Countries in CEE must work on increasing their energy supplies if their emerging markets are to grow. At the moment the emphasis is still on …

Unique opportunities in CEE agriculture | ING WB

<b>Increasing support in Russia</b><p>Support for agriculture varies across CEE. In Russia, the government has significantly increased its focus on agriculture …

Syndicated lending and financing projects | ING WB

Syndicated lending is a vital tool in financing a wide variety of infrastructure projects such as road and rail or gas and electricity distribution …