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We are well positioned to facilitate your international trade with our seamless and efficient payment methods, including Import and Export Letters of Credit (LC) as well as Guarantees.

What you get

Payment and documentary collections 

  • We offer all types of bonds and guarantees, as well as import finance 
  • We provide a safe and secure environment to trade with international buyers across our African footprint of 19 countries 
  • We advise and assist you with various regulatory requirements by issuing and tailoring letters of credit to meet the needs of the parties involved 

Open Account Trade Products 

  • We offer multiple open account products including Supplier Finance & Receivables Discounting 
  • As a seller, these can improve your liquidity and working capital metrics by discounting trade receivables 
  • As a buyer, these can enhance your potential to negotiate extended payment terms with suppliers to improve cashflow and working capital metric  

Telegraphic transfers 

  • Our award-winning Telegraphic Transfer is also available to ensure you send your payments to international suppliers on time 
  • We keep you up to date with an automated email message to confirm the completion of your transaction 
How to get it

Kindly contact your relationship manager for assistance.   

You can also visit your nearest Standard Bank branch for more information

Why talk to us

In today’s business environment, buyers and sellers often trade on open account terms. Achieving effective and flexible cash flows is essential to the success of your company when trading. With in-depth knowledge of various sectors and industries across the world of trade, Standard Bank understands that each company is different. We have a suite of products that are aimed to meet the varying needs of your business

 

  • What you get
  • How to get it
  • Why talk to us

Payment and documentary collections 

  • We offer all types of bonds and guarantees, as well as import finance 
  • We provide a safe and secure environment to trade with international buyers across our African footprint of 19 countries 
  • We advise and assist you with various regulatory requirements by issuing and tailoring letters of credit to meet the needs of the parties involved 

Open Account Trade Products 

  • We offer multiple open account products including Supplier Finance & Receivables Discounting 
  • As a seller, these can improve your liquidity and working capital metrics by discounting trade receivables 
  • As a buyer, these can enhance your potential to negotiate extended payment terms with suppliers to improve cashflow and working capital metric  

Telegraphic transfers 

  • Our award-winning Telegraphic Transfer is also available to ensure you send your payments to international suppliers on time 
  • We keep you up to date with an automated email message to confirm the completion of your transaction 

Kindly contact your relationship manager for assistance.   

You can also visit your nearest Standard Bank branch for more information

In today’s business environment, buyers and sellers often trade on open account terms. Achieving effective and flexible cash flows is essential to the success of your company when trading. With in-depth knowledge of various sectors and industries across the world of trade, Standard Bank understands that each company is different. We have a suite of products that are aimed to meet the varying needs of your business