Importers & Exporters

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Importers and Exporters

Our experienced International Trade Team can assist you in developing your international trade business to its full potential.

With an in-depth understanding of Global Markets and, in particular, strong experience in the Middle East and North African and Mediterranean regions, we offer a complete range of International Trade products and services, including:


  • Documentary Letters of Credit, Documentary Collections, Clean Payments for Import/Export Transactions
  • Risk Mitigation Tools for your Foreign Exchange Exposure
  • Finance options that will assist you in maximising your cash flow
  • Foreign Exchange – we can assist you with Foreign Exchange Contracts, Foreign Currency Transaction Accounts and Foreign Currency Term Deposits.
  • Access to our Treasury Team (within Australia 02 8262 9050  from overseas +61 2 8262 9050) for via email
  • Access to our Trade Specialist Team (within Australia 02 8262 9136 or 03 9656 8531; from overseas +61 2 8262 9136 or +61 3 9656 8531)

Trade Finance

Trade Finance is a short term, self-liquidating loan for a maximum of 180 days inclusive of Supplier Credit. Trade finance is structured to fit in with a client’s trade or working capital cycle and can be utilised as a pre-shipment or post-shipment facility.


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Clean Payment

Making a Clean Payment is the simplest way of making a payment for the import of goods and can be effected via SWIFT. This payment method represents different types of risk depending on if you are an importer or exporter and whether there is prepayment involved.



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Documentary Collection & Credit

An Export Documentary Letter of Credit (Export L/C) issued by a reputable bank is an instrument that may provide you with a degree of comfort in knowing that your payment for the export of goods will be forthcoming, provided the terms and conditions of the letter of credit are met.



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Correspondent Banking

Are you a non-Australian Bank looking for a correspondent Bank in Australia with the right expertise?



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