11/11/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/11/2020 08:42
For the sixth year in a row, Credit Agricole Bank has held its traditional event «Macroeconomic review: summary and trends, 2020-2021». Given the enhanced safety measures due to the confinement, this year event was held online and brought together about 300 participants, in particular, corporate and premium customers of the bank. In his welcome speech, Carlos de Cordoue, the CEO of the bank, focused on the new reality in which the business and the society found themselves.
'I am happy that it has been the sixth time that we meet at our traditional annual event. Unfortunately, we are behind the screen this year. At the same time, I believe that more than ever, there is a need to share about the economic situation. Nobody can ignore that we are facing a powerful second wave of the corona pandemic. We know that we will have to live with it for a certain period of time. But (and maybe this is a good news), we have learnt to live with this virus. For us it has been a hudge opportunity to develop our digital channels. We will continue to support our customers and participate in the development of Ukrainian economy», ─ Carlos de Cordoue, the CEO of Credit Agricole Bank, told.
As part of the online event, the reputable experts of the NBU, Credit Agricole Bank and the Group presented relevant macroeconomic trends in Ukraine and globally.
Dmytro Sologub, Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine, presented the NBU Macroeconomic and Policy Outlook.
Tania Sollogoub, coordinator of country risk and geopolitical analysis in economic research block Credit Agricole Group, shared the information about macroeconomic impacts of COVID-19 on the emerging countries, as well as major geopolitical risks.
Oleksandr Pecherytsyn, Chief Economist, Credit Agricole Ukraine shared the analysis about the impact of COVID-19 on the Ukrainian economy.
About Credit Agricole:
JSC «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 bancassurance 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 Premium 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 280 000 active private and 17 000 corporate customers, including international corporations, large Ukrainian companies and representatives of small and medium business. Credit Agricole Bank is a socially responsible bank that confirms its status by the large number of projects implemented under the Corporate Social Responsibility Program 'We Care!'.
Viktoriia Torianyk, head of public relations and internal communications at credit Agricole Bank
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