Trade & Structured Export Finance

With a proven range of products that conform to international standards, regulations and practice, our services aim to meet the financial needs of the production and trade cycle, such as mitigating the typical risks of foreign trade, sales or purchases financing, and assuring the payments’ execution or receipt.

Services

TRADE & STRUCTURED EXPORT FINANCE

Our main Trade Finance services include: 

  • Documentary collections and payments: solutions to contribute to business growth and reduce the risks of non-payment in international trade.

    • Documentary credits (Import/Export), notification and confirmation of letters of credit issued by Financial Institutions;
    • Documentary collections (Import/Export), collection of commercial documents through a bank. 
  • Trade and Structured Export Finance: solutions to manage the risks associated with activities on international markets and support companies aiming to expand into new markets.

    • Export L/C Discount, conversion into cash of receivables represented by deferred payment commitments arising from the use of a documentary credit;
    • Import L/C Discount, service for importing customers that allows them to advance payment to foreign suppliers at favourable conditions;
    • Buyer's credit, loan granted to a foreign operator, intended to finance the settlement for supplies of machinery, plants or works execution by Italian companies;
    • Supplier's Credit, discounting of bills with transfer of the "Supplier's Credit" SACE policy to Italian exporting customers selling capital goods and associated services;
    • Confirmation of Letter of Credit with post-financing, provision of a payment and financing (post-financing) commitment in favour of the issuing bank, which allows on-demand payment of the supply to the beneficiary on a pro-rata basis. Available also with SACE insurance cover for political and commercial risks;
    • Confirmation of Letter of Credit or provision of other commitments, with mitigation through Multilateral Agencies - TRADE FACILITATION PROGRAM (TFP), cooperation with Multilateral Financial Agencies and Institutions within the TRADE FACILITATION PROGRAMS, for exporting customers;
    • Pre-export finance and pre-purchase agreements, advances granted to manufacturers in view of future sales;
    • Inventory financing, to guarantee to the manufacturer the necessary working capital.

FINANCING OF WORKING CAPITAL

Solutions to make the business more efficient, optimising liquidity management.

  • Export financing: short-term loans that make it possible to obtain immediate liquidity by converting into cash receivables from foreign counterparties in advance for supplies of goods or the provision of services. The advance may be made on foreign supplies already performed or to be performed.

  • Import financing: short-term loans for importing companies aimed at settling the purchase of goods and services from foreign suppliers, to provide liquidity to importers of goods to meet their purchase costs.

  • Commercial loans: financing of advance payments due according to the trade contract and part of local expenses of the exporter.

INTERNATIONAL GUARANTEES AND STAND-BY LETTERS OF CREDIT 

Instruments that facilitate international trade, hedge the foreign counterparty risk and make it possible not to immobilise money or securities, replacing collateral and security deposits. They may be issued to the seller against the buyer's insolvency or to the buyer against various defaults by the seller.

CHANNELS 

Solutions for Trade Finance digitalisation and improved efficiency of the bank-customer dialogue.

  • Inbiz Trade Services: the platform for the fully digital and innovative management of documentary credits, international guarantees, documentary remittance and domestic guarantees.

  • Foreign Operations Journey: an innovative digital platform that provides, with a single dashboard, the tools and information needed for international trade activities.
    For more information, visit the Foreign Operations Journey page (Italian only).

  • Green Trade and Inbiz Forex: simple and innovative platforms for Trade services to independently manage foreign exchange risk.

Discover our Corporate Internet Banking platform.

PROMOTIONAL MESSAGE
For the contractual conditions of mentioned products and services, please consult the relevant information sheets available on Intesa Sanpaolo bank website as well as in the bank branches.
The granting of loans and the issue of guarantees are subject to the bank approval.

GTB Brochure
GTB Brochure
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Financial Institutions Brochure
Financial Institutions Brochure
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Buyer's Credit
Buyer's Credit
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Discounting SACE
Discounting SACE
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Documentary Credit for Import and Export activities
Documentary Credit for Import and Export activities
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LC Import Pro soluto discount
LC Import Pro soluto discount
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Stand by L/C
Stand by L/C
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Supply Chain Finance
Supply Chain Finance
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Trade Finance
Trade Finance
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Web Invoice Advance
Web Invoice Advance
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