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Media Releases

On this page you will find a list of East’s regular media releases reporting the latest findings across the firm’s comprehensive Australian and Asian market research programs.

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Latest Media Releases From East & Partners

20 MayJune 2018 (United Kingdom) – UK Businesses Cut Back Use of the Euro in First Half of 2018
As the UK heads towards Brexit, and withdrawal from the EU, UK businesses are dramatically reducing their use of the Euro in currency payments – down by 5 percent when trading internationally since the start of the year

07 May 2018 – Positive growth forecast for Australian trade finance
Trade Finance markets are bracing for transformative change in 2018, new research from East and Partners has found.

23 April 2018 – Chinese Yuan engagement being sustained by Asia
The Chinese Yuan is expected to stay flat against the US dollar over the coming year as the currency’s appreciation pace comes to a halt, new research from East and Partners has found.

09 April 2018 – New Growth Driven ‘Bottom Up’ by Equipment Finance
Asset & Equipment financing represents an integral part of improved productivity, innovation, working capital management and capital expenditure growth in Australia.

12 March 2018 – Internet and mobile payment platforms are the key product priorities for merchants
Australian businesses report that just 6.6 percent of all payments in 2017 were made with cash, down 56 percent from 2012, new research from East & Partners has found.

19 February 2018 – Major Australian banks face foreign competition for corporate clients
HSBC Bank Australia is gaining ground among the middle-market as a preferred transaction banking (TB) provider, as Corporates seek out Cross-Border Payment and International TB capabilities, new research from East & Partners shows.

29 January 2018 – What are the keys to winning trade finance business in Asia?
Competition within Asia’s trade finance market is heating up, according to new research from East & Partners Asia.

10 January 2018 – Biometric authentication favoured by Asia’s Top 1000
Biometric and pattern-based authentication are rapidly gaining acceptance among Asian corporates amid rising concern over identity theft and fraudulent activity, new research by East & Partners Asia has found.

18 December 2017 – Pessimistic Outlook for Aussie Dollar
Despite global markets navigating uncertain futures, Australian businesses predict a weakening of the Australian dollar against four key currencies, new research from East & Partners
has found.

17 December 2017 (United Kingdom) – UK Small Business Preps for Brexit with Growing use of FX Hedging
As UK business prepares for Brexit, small firms are managing their FX risk more and more as they look to increase trade internationally, and exporters forecast increased growth in FX turnover, according to East and Partners latest UK Business FX Market Analysis report for the second half of 2017 released this week.

11 December 2017 – What Payments Features Are Asia’s Top 1000 Corporates Hungry For?
Data and business analytics are at the top of a majority of Asia’s corporate payment infrastructure wish lists, new research from East & Partners Asia has found.

20 November 2017 – Asia Pacific Corporates Unprepared When Facing Risk Management and Compliance Concerns
While cybersecurity is at the forefront of risk and compliance concerns for corporates in Asia Pacific, current risk management strategies are found to be ineffective, new research from SWIFT and East & Partners Asia has found.

20 November 2017 (United Kingdom) – UK Businesses Set to Cut Back Use of the Euro
As the UK continues its political negotiations to leave the EU, UK businesses are forecasting that they will reduce their use of the Euro in currency payments when trading internationally in the next six months. 

13 November 2017 – Global corporates chasing technology innovation in banking
Some of the world’s largest enterprises are prepared to switch financial providers should their banks not keep up with technological innovation, new research from East & Partners has found.

17 October 2017 – Regional and non-bank providers making head way in Asia’s Spot FX market
Although international providers remain dominant, regional banks, and non-bank foreign exchange providers are gaining traction in Spot Foreign Exchange (FX) market share across Asia, new research from East & Partners Asia has found.

11 September 2017 – Asian enterprises bullish on euro and pound into 2018
The research is derived from direct interviews with 1,571 importers and exporters with annual turnover of US$1 – 100 million based across Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines.

29 May 2017 – Top enterprises set to stray from domestic banks for supply chain funding
Domestic banks are in the firing line as the world’s largest companies seek to streamline their global supply chain funding, an exclusive report from market analysts, East & Partners has found.

26 April 2017 – Is a cashless society fact or fiction?
Australian merchants have reported that cash receivables plummeted by 46 percent between 2010 and 2016, new research from market analysts East & Partners has found. Should this trend continue, cash payments across all Australian businesses is predicted to fall below five percent by 2019 and then hit two percent within the next five years.

6 March 2017 – Trust in short supply as Top 3 dominates Trade Services in Asia
A staggering 75 percent of Corporates in Asia say that when it comes to Advice, they would use referrals or personal networks over their own bankers, the latest research from banking analysts East & Partners Asia (E&P) has found.

 

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