ING Best Commodities Trade Finance Bank in the world 2018 (Global Trade Review)

Global Trade Review magazine has announced the winners of the GTR Leaders in Trade Awards 2018. ING was named winner for Best Commodities Trade Finance Bank in the world during an award ceremony held in London on 26 April.

The GTR Leaders in Trade Awards highlight excellence in the trade, commodity, supply chain, export finance and fintech markets. ING was the proud winner for the Best Commodities Trade Finance Bank, after being shortlisted together with other global top commodities and trade financiers, Rabobank and Societé Générale.

“Over the last decade we have created ING’s strong global commodity brand and this is recognized in the market” said Anthony van Viet, ING’s global lead Trade & Commodity Finance. “Add strong commodity sector expertise, innovation, the quality or our offering around ING’s global network and the appreciation by our customers of ING’s services and you have a winning formula.”

This formula has gone beyond the traditional TCF (trade & commodity finance) and SCF (structured commodity finance) offerings, and include strong collaboration with the teams in corporate finance, energy, metals & mining, transactions services and financial markets.

“This award is an affirmation of what our clients tell us: that they appreciate ING as a bank that consistently delivers on promises, leveraging innovatively through its global network, products and deep sector expertise in Commodities. Clearly, we are blessed to have many fantastic “client-obsessed” colleagues amongst us.” Lynn Ng, Global Cluster Head of Commodities, Food & Agri added.



ING is a global leading commodity bank with around 235 FTE’s in the front office spread over 11 locations servicing companies engaged in the trading, processing, storage and distribution of physical commodities around the globe. ING’s activities cover in energy commodities (crude oil, oil products, gas), metals and agri commodities.

GTR magazine is the world’s number one trade finance magazine, providing essential news and analysis for companies and organisations involved in international trade. It is read by and features the industry’s top financial institutions, corporates, insurers, traders, law firms, brokers, consultants and regulators, and is distributed from both London and Singapore to over 90 countries.

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