Best Commodity Finance Bank

In the "Best Bank in China" run by Economic Observer, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (ICBC) was named "Best Commodity Finance Bank of the Year" in recognition of its excellent performance in commodity finance business. Commodity finance is a new growth point in ICBC's trade finance business and plays an important role for ICBC to adjust its credit structure and improve the financial services offered to companies. In the Millward Brown Optimor's 2009 ranking of Top 100 Most Valuable Brands, ICBC ranked top of all financial institutions.

Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking has strong position in structured finance with prestigious Awards for Excellence from Trade Finance Magazine. In Export Finance, it was named "Best Export Finance Arranger" for the eighth consecutive year. Reflecting its commitment to global commodities through its Natural Resources & Energy Financing Group, Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking was also named "Best Commodity Finance Bank".

Standard Chartered Bank was named Best Commodity Finance Bank in the Trade Finance Awards for Excellence 2008. Standard Chartered PLC is a leading international bank, listed on the London, Hong Kong and Mumbai stock exchanges. In 2010 Standard Chartered joined the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, an important honor recognizing the Bank's performance in stakeholder engagement, human capital development, risk and crisis management, financial inclusion and climate-change governance.

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