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Our sector expertise

We know our stuff and our clients trust us to deliver tailored solutions to meet their needs.

With deep sector knowledge across 7 sectors and 29 subsectors, our expertise helps you navigate through the highs and lows of economic cycles. It's a testament to our lasting and trusting partnerships that 80% of our business is recurring.


Commodities, food and agriculture

Commodities, Food & Agri is a global team, consisting of more than 250 professionals dedicated to providing financial solutions to clients.


Corporate Sector Coverage

Corporate Sector Coverage (CSC) covers a broad range of corporate clients across various value chains and industries, including Industrial Manufacturing, Construction, Building Materials, Food- and Non-Food Retail as well as Services.



The energy sector consists of conventional and renewable power generation, transport, and storage and covers activities across the oil and gas value chain.



Infrastructure finance is the funding of assets, equipment, services, and facilities which provide essential needs for society and are vital for any economy to thrive.


Real estate finance

ING is one of the top five largest real estate banks in Europe and a market leader in the Netherlands. We have dedicated commercial real estate specialists in all major commercial real estate markets globally who are known for their long track record and extensive market expertise.


Financial Institutions

Financial Institutions is a value-enhancing sector expert and ING's enabler for Originate to Distribute, Open Banking, Funding and Reciprocity activities. We do this by differentiating the client experience through specialised sector knowledge.


Technology, media, telecom and healthcare

The Technology, Media, Telecom and Healthcare sector team provides its over 700 clients worldwide with advice, highly competitive banking products and services. In addition, the team is supported by worldwide based parent account managers, local account managers and product experts.


Transport and logistics

One of the core competencies housing directly within the Transport and Logistics team is the origination and execution of asset-based financing solutions in relation to the acquisition of aircraft, ships/vessels, rolling stock, and container boxes by our clients.

Sector insights that may be relevant for you


World trade: big shifts and weaker growth in 2023

World trade has been falling, but we still expect growth to return this year. We do notice large shifts in world trade as advanced economies – especially the US – are diversifying input sourcing. With extreme pandemic effects fading, supply chain problems are unlikely to return at the scale seen in recent years.


Energy, metals, and agriculture: a look into commodities demand

Demand remains a key concern for the oil market, while for grain markets, a resumption of Black Sea shipments has helped ease some supply worries.


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