Trade Finance

The term ‘Trade Finance’ is usually linked to businesses that trade internationally, however domestic trade can also be supported.

This is a complex area of business finance.  All products within Trade Finance are used to support a business’ working capital cycle.

Facilities exist to support the Importing and Exporting of goods.

Some of the more common terms used in Trade Finance lingo include:

  • Letter of Credit
  • Documentary Letters of Credit
  • Standby Letters of Credit
  • Bank Guarantee
  • Import Loans
  • Export Loans
  • Bill of Lading
  • Documentary Collection


Given the complex nature of Trade Finance, facilities and pricing are bespoke and tailored to the individual circumstances of the business.

Acceptable customer types include:  Limited Company (Ltd) or Limited Liability Partnership (LLP).

Some examples

Case Studies

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