Now is the time to benefit from our expertise in trade finance. In an ever-changing global business environment you need a banking partner with experience in trade finance. We provide timeous trade finance solutions to help you manage risks and negotiate credit terms, enhancing your ability to trade globally.
Safeguard your company against associated importing risks
Whether you trade on open account, Letters of Credit or on collection basis, Barclays bank can offer short-term financing to help facilitate your short-term working capital needs. Barclays will pay your suppliers and convert the payment into a short-term trade loan. Favourable interest will be accrued and charged in arrears upon maturity of the loan.
Letters of credit
Your supplier abroad may require you to provide an irrevocable letter of credit in their favour to secure a trade transaction.
We offer you a world of solutions to make exporting work for you
We’ll shoulder the risks of exporting with you
Exporting? We are with you all the way, from before and after shipment and with
tailor-made solutions to fulfil your trading obligations.
Receive cash immediately with forfaiting
We lead the way with forfaiting to help you eliminate risk
Forfaiting is a means of financing used by exporters that enables them to receive cash immediately by selling their medium-term receivables (the amount an importer owes the exporter) at a discount.
Under this specialised facility, we purchase obligations falling due at some future date arising from the sale of goods or services without recourse to the seller.
Let us help you streamline your payments to suppliers
Supplier finance made easier for you
Using our electronic banking system, payments to suppliers will be facilitated easily and will provide access to cash for your suppliers.
We can help to navigate all of your exporting needs
Trade solutions for company growth
We cover the whole spectrum of trade finance solutions to help you grow your company. From guarantees, bonds and indemnities to invoice and bill discounting, too.
Bank guarantees provide a number of advantages to both international and local businesses.
Different types of financial and commercial documents are exchanged during trade transactions, which provide evidence of a transaction as well as acknowledgement of debt.
Guarantees, bonds and indemnities
Invoice and bill discounting