Trade and Working Capital

Trade Finance 

To grow or not to grow is a decision faced by every business at one time or another in its life cycle.  Helping you make the most of these pivotal moments of truths is FAB’s range of Trade Finance solutions that are perfect for business expansions, potential risk mitigation or cash flow management. 

Designed with a high degree of agility and flexibility, our solutions give you unparalleled control over your capital, letting you focus on what matters most – growth and expansion.

Trade Finance solutions include:

Letters of credit

A written undertaking from a bank to make payment to the beneficiary up to the amount stipulated, provided the terms and conditions of the credit are complied with.

Letters of guarantee

A written undertaking from a bank on behalf of the client, to pay a supplier or seller if the client breaches their contract.

Bills for collection

Import bills for collection: Import collection means handling by your bank (FAB) of documents forwarded by the remitting bank, in accordance with the instructions received, to deliver them against payment, and acceptance of Bill of Exchange or other terms and conditions.

Trade financing

Trade financing is a form of finance designed to bridge the gap between the time goods are purchased and the time they are sold by the importer.

Supply chain financing

Financing the payables in and out of a business across its supply chain.

Asset-based financing

Where a post-shipment trade loan facility is extended against the import of equipment structured by a trade instrument like LC, SBLC, LG, Bill of Exchange, Promissory Note or trade loans facility. At times, Trade Credit Insurance or ECA cover can be obtained to cover the payment risk of the importer/corporate. The average life of post-shipment financing could be between 1 – 3.5 years, either amortized or a bullet repayment.

FI Trade Finance

  • Reimbursement Financing
  • FI Trade Loans / LOU Financing
  • Multilateral Trade Facilitation Program


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