Frankfurt’s International Network

Frankfurt’s location in the heart of Europe supports its international orientation. For centuries, the city has been a major transportation hub in Europe and home to one of the world’s most important trade and exhibition centres. All these factors make the Frankfurt Rhine-Main region one of the most important economic regions on the continent – and for its residents a region with high quality of life.

Delegation Trips

Frankfurt Main Finance strives to strengthen the city’s international network and offer a dialogue platform. An important instrument are high-level delegation trips to significant partner cities.

Cooperation

Another important objective of the initiative is to expand the city’s international network and cooperation. In this regard, emerging markets are amongst the most important partners.

COVID-19 Scenarios and their Socio-Economic Implications by Prof. Alexander Van de Putte (AIFC)

Z/Yen Group Limited held a private online meeting on 15. July 2020 with representatives of international financial centres from the City of London, Abu Dhabi, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Luxembourg, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Astana, Frankfurt and many more. The main aims were to work closer together and to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on global financial centres, […]

Negative interest rates. The new normal? – AFCA Think Tank Working Paper by Hubertus Väth

Abstract: The concept of negative interest rates appears anathema to conventional economic thinking, and it is rarely discussed in economic literature. However, this changed when central banks began cutting their leading interest rates below zero. First in Sweden in 2009 and then in Switzerland, Denmark, the eurozone and Japan. Negative rates became a part of […]

First Virtual Food for Thought Event with Bryan Stirewalt

To what extent does the Covid19 crisis influence the development of new technologies? What impact does the home office have on the work of a regulatory authority? These and other questions were the focus of our first Virtual Food for Thought webinar this morning with Bryan Stirewalt, CEO of the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA). […]