Celebrating human versatility

At ING, we believe successful client solutions are achieved by combining hard and soft skills. It is the versatility of people that is the real differentiator in banking: the personal commitment and dedication of our people and the vision and perseverance of our clients.

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Circular economy

The circular economy is an exciting and inspiring approach to create a new economy, a new way of consuming, using and producing products.

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Focus on our clients

Clients are at the heart of ING’s business. We have developed case studies to highlight how our unique collaborative approach results in partnerships with long-term benefits.

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The impact of new business models

This edition of our online magazine The View looks at the risks and opportunities created by new platforms and circular and sharing models.

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ING WB profile

ING Wholesale Banking meets your international needs with a local presence in 40 countries. Our global franchises serve a wide range of organisations, including corporates, multinational corporations, financial institutions, governments and supranational bodies.


Opportunities and challenges for tangible goods subscriptions

April, 2018

Now that we subscribe to music, are tools and toiletries next? Read the ING report.

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Central and Eastern Europe’s FDI proposition: Ready, aim and invest

April, 2018

Despite the recent rise in protectionist sentiment, Eurozone growth is showing some real momentum. Capacity constraints are close to being reached, and if the strong demand for new orders is to be filled, investment will be a necessity. Read the report.

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Unfair trade: Does President Trump have a point?

April, 2018

According to President Trump, the US trade deficit is the result of unfair trade policies by other countries. In his view, there isn't a level playing field between the US and many of its trading partners. Read ING's analysis.

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Training not tariffs: How to protect US free trade victims

April, 2018

Instead of unleashing a trade war against China and criticising European trade policies, US workers would be better off if Trump adopted European-style labour policies, says ING's economist Raoul Leering.

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Trade Wars: Episode 1 – The Presidential Menace

April, 2018

Four scenarios for how trade wars could unfold and how costly a global trade war would be for major economies - as well as the implications for the US dollar and global risk sentiment.

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Brexit - Half way there

March, 2018

With one year to go until the UK formally leaves the EU, talks are entering the most difficult phase yet. Read ING's outlook for the UK economy, negotiations and markets.

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Trade war between EU and US, a lose-lose situation

March, 2018

Trade wars are good and easy to win, according to US President Trump, but higher tariffs lead to few winners and many losers. If the current ‘tit for tat’ rhetoric between the US and EU really results in a trade war, neither will walk away scot-free

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Another blockchain milestone in trade finance

February, 2018

ING has tested the application of blockchain technology in trade finance in partnership with consortium R3 and trade finance platform TradeIX. The initiative, called Marco Polo, allows trade participants to connect in real time and automate financing before and after shipment, making trade finance safer, simpler, and more flexible.

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Fintechs grow closer to banks

February, 2018

24 January 2018 - A survey (not published) held by ING Bank and Illuminate Financial has found that fintechs and banks believe they are partners in disrupting the financial services market.

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ING awarded Benelux M&A Financial Adviser of the Year 2017

December, 2017

ING Corporate Finance was recognised as the best Benelux M&A Financial Adviser of the Year 2017 by Mergermarket.

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ING Wholesale Banking shapes future to support clients

November, 2017

On 21 November, ING Wholesale Banking announced a number of initiatives aimed at further enhancing client centricity, addressing clients’ daily challenges and their strategic needs.

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3D printing: a threat to global trade

October, 2017

3D printing is a rising threat for world trade. According to a new ING report, world trade will be 23% lower in 2060 if the growth of investments in 3D printers continues at the current pace. If investments accelerate domestically printed goods could already wipe out 40% of world imports in 2040.

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ING Best Bank in Western Europe 2017

March, 2017

Global Finance magazine has announced its 24th annual awards for the World’s Best Banks. In the Western European region, ING has been selected as the Best Bank in Western Europe 2017 overall, as well as Best Bank in Belgium.

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ING named Global Bank of the Year by The Banker

December, 2016

ING has been awarded as the best bank in the world. This year, ING even won a total of four awards at ‘The Banker’s’ Best Bank Awards 2016. Besides Global Bank of the Year, ING was named Best Bank of the year 2016 in the Netherlands, in Belgium, and in Western Europe.

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