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International Business Credit With a membership of more than 1,100 global credit and trade finance professionals in 76 countries around the world, FCIB offers unique networking and educational opportunities, enhancing professional careers and improving company competitiveness and bottom line. FCIB is a division of and a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Association of Credit Management. Established in 1919, FCIB is internationally recognized as the premier association for executives in Finance, Credit and International Business. The Annual International Credit and Risk Management Summit held in Europe is an excellent opportunity to discuss hot topics specifically affecting the day-to-day workload of credit and finance professionals. FCIB delivers top-quality speakers in a relaxed atmosphere at some of the best venues around Europe. FCIB WORLDWIDE CREDIT REPORTS INTERNATIONAL CREDIT AND RISK MANAGEMENT ONLINE COURSE SM Every credit report is freshly investigated and personally verified by FCIB’s on the ground source providers. Understanding that one credit report provider can’t excel in every corner of the world, FCIB’s source providers are carefully chosen and vetted. Count on FCIB to select the best source for you. Developed in partnership with the U.S. Department of Commerce, this interactive, 13-week, instructor-led online course drills down into the core of international credit and risk management. Upon completion of the course, you will have the opportunity to take a certification exam to earn the prestigious CICP With no contract required and three delivery speeds from which to choose, FCIB credit reports — which include an advised credit recommendation and rating —   get a second opinion to supplement your investigation and credit decision process. (Certified International Credit Professional) lifetime designation. The International Certified Credit Executive SM (ICCE SM ) is an executive-level designation created for international credit and risk analysis professionals who are ready to make an impact on the world stage by excelling beyond their CICP designation. FCIB ANNUAL CONFERENCES Global @ Credit Congress is held in conjunction with NACM’s Credit Congress. It is the premier event for international credit and trade finance professionals worldwide to learn about the latest credit trends, review market intelligence and share practical experiences and solutions. The amount of information varies relative to each country’s commercial practices and laws but usually includes: • Advised dollar amount credit offering, based on report findings • Credit Risk Rating • Political Data • Economic Data • Business/Subject identification • Banking information • Business profile • Primary suppliers • Financial and legal records, including OFAC verification and compliance FCIB KNOWLEDGE AND RESOURCE CENTER Read breaking news, leverage free educational resources and stay on the cutting edge with recent third-party surveys. FCIB members have exclusive access to expert commentaries, sample forms, a discussion board and the World Trade Press ® A to Z Guide, a comprehensive online database containing business guides and providing in-depth coverage on 100 countries, representing 98% of the world’s trade. POLITICAL RISK NEWSLETTER AND COUNTRY REPORTS BY THE PRS GROUP In partnership with the PRS Group, FCIB brings you two “best in class” risk assessment projucts. Political Risk Newsletter (PRL) A monthly newsletter that includes the Political and Economic Forecasts Table, which has 18-month and 5-year forecasts for turmoil, investment, transfer, and export risk in 100 countries. It also provides forecasts of real GDP growth, inflation and current account. Country Reports Country Reports for 100 countries. Their primary source of the economic data contained in each country’s databank is the IMF. The IMF data is the most reliable, comprehensive, and timely source available for making comparisons between countries. FCIB and NACM members receive a 10% savings. www . nacm . org