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Importing and exporting goods can feel like a gamble – our services for importers and exporters can help you manage the risks to make sure you get paid for what you send and receive what you order.
We can hold your payment for goods that you're importing until your supplier sends us documents proving they've shipped the goods.
With an import collection, your supplier gets their bank to send us documents proving that they’ve shipped the goods you’ve ordered and asks us to collect payment on their behalf.
Trade finance loans are short-term borrowing facilities that can help fund cash flow through the trade cycle. Get in touch with our business banking team to talk about how a trade finance loan could work for you.