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On 18 October, 2017, Credit Agricole Bank held a traditional autumn event for corporate customers “Macroeconomic review: summary and trends”. The event took place in InterContinental hotel and was attended by around 200 corporate and premium customers. The purpose of the event is review and discussion of the latest macroeconomic trends in Ukraine and worldwide, sharing experiences and networking.
“Our bank is organizing this event for the third time in a row, and we are happy to see more and more guests interested in the expertise provided by Credit Agricole. We are glad as well that more and more our colleagues from Group’s countries like France, Germany, the UK, and Sweden joined the event. We are pleased that our traditional economic review generates so much interest as this is a great opportunity to meet in informal atmosphere and share the experience of Credit Agricole with our customers” Jean-Paul Piotrowski, the Chairman of the Management Board, said in his welcome speech. “As for our plans for the next year, we will continue to support our MNC in partnership with Credit Agricole Group and will go on to make the promotion of our local corporate clients outside Ukraine. We will also increase our contribution to the local economy in financing visibly the middle corporate and SME segments. In parallel we have decided to accelerate the implementation of our investment plan in different areas such as the digital transformation of the bank and the reconfiguration of the network for better servicing our clients”. Mr. Piotrowski also added, that Credit Agricole Bank is planning to keep the set vectors of development, to participate actively in the development of the agro-agri sector which is a key priority for Credit Agricole Bank.
Three speakers, namely from Credit Agricole Group (France), Credit Agricole Bank (Ukraine), and the National Bank of Ukraine, presented their analytical reviews of the economy of Ukraine, Europe, and the world.
Tetiana Sologub, Senior Economist at Credit Agricole S.A., France, presented an analysis of the influence of geopolitical factors on Ukraine's macroeconomy.
Dmitry Solohub, Deputy Chairman of the National Bank of Ukraine, highlighted the key trends in the development of Ukraine's economy over the last year in his speech.
Vadim Ganah, a Member of Board of Credit Agricole Bank responsible for financial markets, presented the macroeconomic forecast for Ukraine for 2018 and drew attention to the situation in the financial and banking sectors.
During the event, the bank presented a newly published infographic guide "Agribusiness of Ukraine" to its customers, as well as showed them a 3D video about the premium banking outlet.
About Credit Agricole:
PJSC «CREDIT AGRICOLE BANK» is a modern universal bank owned by the leading financial group in Europe – Credit Agricole Group (France). The Group is a major partner of the French economy and one of the largest banking groups in Europe. It is a leading retail bank in Europe, having the largest portfolio of assets under management, being first in the field of bank insurance and third - in project financing in Europe. Credit Agricole has been operating in the financial market of Ukraine since 1993 and renders the entire range of banking services to private individuals, including VIP clients, and business. The Bank pays special attention to cooperation with agricultural enterprises. Reliability and business reputation of CREDIT AGRICOLE in Ukraine is confirmed by the highest possible FITCH ratings, leading positions in bank sustainability, bank deposit reliability and bank profitability rankings, as well as by 300 000 active private and 18 000 corporate customers, including international corporations, large Ukrainian companies and representatives of small and medium business.
Viktoriia Torianyk, Head of PR and Corporate Communications at Credit Agricole Bank.
Phone: +38 044 581 07 45, e-mail: Viktoriia.Torianyk@credit-agricole.ua