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Global Economic Outlook
September 15 2014 11.00am - 12.00pm


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An informative teleconference for all international credit professionals. Join Byron M. Shoulton, vice president and international economist at FCIA Management Company, Inc., for his economic outlook on today’s global markets.

Explore the future of European and US recovery efforts and learn what the geopolitical risks are for improved global trade. What can we expect in the way of growth for China, Russia and the Middle East. Expand your knowledge on these and other global economic trends.

Registration Fees

FCIB Members-only : FREE



11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST



Byron M. Shoulton
Vice President/International Economist
FCIA Management Company, Inc.

byron shoultonByron M. Shoulton has been Vice President/International Economist for FCIA Management Company, a sub of Great American Insurance Co. since 1992. He joined FCIA in 1980 as a Latin American Analyst focusing on the Latin American debt crisis during which U.S. exporters faced record trade losses. In 1984, he became the Director of County Analysis and assumed responsibilities for global country analysis in managing FCIA's global credit and political risk portfolio. In 1987, he became the International Economist which was the precursor to his current position.

His major responsibilities include monitoring global economic, trade & political trends impacting trade finance risks; conducting quarterly country rankings used to establish country credit limits and to price coverage of such risks for 130 countries; conducting country risk assessment on specific trade credit transactions; managing country database for tracking major economic/political trends globally; serving as chief FCIA contact globally for country risk intelligence gathering; providing advice to underwriters, senior management, brokers, banking clients and exporters on country conditions, trade policies, in major markets; traveling internationally on country fact-finding missions to help gauge country risks assumed under FCIA insurance policies; writing and editing quarterly 'FCIA Country Update' for distribution to clients; and, speaking at trade seminars. He was educated at the Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C.



Instructions to join the teleconference will be sent to the registrant's email address the day before. Remember! please log-in at least 15 minutes prior to the teleconference commencing to ensure ample time for technical assistance if needed.Earn



FCIB Members-only Teleconferences have been awarded ICEU points. Participants will receive  2 education and 2 participation points for their involvement.