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Competition in commodity trade financing heating up

COMPETITION in the commodity trade finance sector in Singapore is stiffening. Continued growth in commodity trade flows into Asia, coupled with banking regulations, is fuelling a rise in the use of structured inventory financing in Asia.

Top execs praise Budget but also see limitations

SINGAPORE'S top executives praised Budget 2014's proposed measures to improve productivity and innovation, but also noted areas where more could be done.

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