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Operating internationally

Explore our recent research and insight into international business banking, trade, exports and the global economy along with our Global Corporates and Financial Institutions newsletters.

March 2017

A quarterly newsletter for financial institutions, discussing key issues and opportunities for the sector, including innovation, regulation, and topical economic trends.

March 2017

A quarterly newsletter for international businesses, discussing trends in global corporate treasury, economic developments and emerging commercial opportunities.

May 2016

Corporates should be aware of a number of SEPA-related developments taking place in 2016.

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May 2016

The UK has a proud history as a trading nation, but its share of global exports has steadily declined over recent decades. Barclays has commissioned this research into the outlook for UK trade over the next 10 years.

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October 2015

Current global trading opportunities present growth prospects that UK businesses are well placed to take advantage of. With British products and services being seen as high quality in overseas markets, the right support can make international expansion the next step in the growth journey for many companies.

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May 2015

The pace of economic and currency liberalisation is picking up in China. Barclays believes it is time to unleash the dragon and debunk some of the myths about doing business in the world’s largest consumer market.

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Launching mobile money solutions in Africa

April 2015

In this article, Helene Rosenberg, Director, Cash Origination, Barclays, outlines best practices for companies seeking to launch mobile money solutions in Africa. What are the challenges and opportunities for corporates treasurers based in other jurisdictions?

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Mobile money in Africa

April 2015

Mobile money continues to see rapid growth in Africa and is of major interest to many businesses – from financial institutions and tech firms, through to governments. In this article, we explore how mobile money works, its potential uses for corporates, and the drivers for successful business adoption.

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