You are a financial institution willing to grow or invest in Commodity Trade Finance.

As a financier or investor, you aren’t closely involved in international trade and commodity markets.

To ensure success, you want to appraise your competitive position and strategic options before committing to any investment.

You may also need to get your organization ready to grow this business securely and profitably.

These challenges are real but not overwhelming.

Together, we may bridge the gaps and put your CTF business on a solid foundation for continued success.

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication

Leonardo da Vinci

A successful CTF business transcends three dimensions:



Risk management

Business processes

Commodity Finance Group may accelerate your business development along these lines.

We provide strategic advisory, financial marketing, risk management, and business process integration services in high-growth markets.

A holistic approach will help you make informed decisions and avoid costly mistakes.

One team, three perspectives:

Ruslan Kharlamov


Ruslan has more than two decades of international trade and business development experience.
Prior to Commodity Finance Group, he managed an international trading company with $1–$2 billion annual sales.

Carlo Gorini


Carlo has decades of international banking experience.
Prior to Commodity Finance Group, he managed a credit portfolio of more than $1 billion at the world’s largest commodity finance bank.

Dominique Cantoni


Dominique has decades of international shipping, chartering, and ship management experience.
He brings to the team well-rounded expertise in world shipping and international shipping law.

You can expect from us:


As outsiders, we provide impartial analysis of business opportunities in relation to your resources and long-term objectives.


Our expertise spans all aspects of international commodity trade, finance, and transportation.


As down-to-earth practitioners, we preach what we practice, not the other way around.


We energize and motivate people around us because we like what we do.

Full alignment

To prevent conflicts of interest, we never work for competing organizations at the same time.


Seeing the big picture helps us speak plain language, decode complexity, and simplify your decision-making.

Gain insight

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Commodity Finance Group SA


Z.A. La Piece 1

1180 Rolle



Phone: +41-21-544-16-20

Fax: +41-21-805-05-00

Email: info@commodityfinance.ch

Skype: commodityfinance


Call us to discuss your goals: +41 21 544 16 20

Or write to us and we’ll get back shortly

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