Award winning in Australia

ING Best Bank in the World 2017 (Global Finance)
ING Wholesale Banking in

Australia

With more than 26 years of consecutive annual economic growth, Australia has the distinction of having the longest period of recession-free growth among all developed countries in the world. It is also a trusted, reliable supplier of high-quality natural resources, food, education and tourism to the world. In this regard, Australia is the leading global producer of iron ore and gold, and one of the world’s largest LNG exporters. It also ranks high in global rankings for major agricultural commodities production, size of managed fund assets, popularity for students studying overseas and its international tourism market.

ING commenced coverage of wholesale banking clients in Australia in 1997. In 2013, our wholesale banking business was integrated with our retail banking business to form a singular banking presence. Today, we have more than AUD 57bn in lending assets and close to 1,400 staff members in Australia.

The wholesale banking team has dedicated resources on the ground, with expertise in sectors such as infrastructure, energy (oil & gas, utilities, power and renewables), real estate, food & agriculture and financial institutions.



ING participates in Asia’s first social covered bond for Korea Housing Finance Corporation

November, 2018

ING and Korea Housing Finance Corporation (KHFC) have worked together to deliver the inaugural social covered bond in Asia. KHFC is a state-run enterprise responsible for enhancing the welfare of people and national economic development by supporting the Korean government’s housing welfare policy.

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A trade war is the number 1 risk for global markets

April, 2018

China has retaliated to US plans to impose tariffs on its goods. Stock markets have fallen after this tit-for-tat action. So, where are we and what's likely to happen next? Watch the video.

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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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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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ING Best Bank in the World 2017 (Global Finance)

August, 2017

Global Finance magazine has announced the winners of its World’s Best Global Banks 2017 Awards, where for the first time ever it has named the Best Bank in the World. The winner is ING.

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