Trade Finance

We support growth of businesses through our bespoke trade solutions. Discover our Trade Finance solutions which support your growth.


Smoother trading

Our Trade Financing solutions aim to simplify and minimize the risks involved in international trade transactions, making them more efficient and secure. It includes key instruments that supports growth. We provide financing solutions for import/export transactions, mitigating risks through insurance and guarantees, and providing working capital solutions to support the smooth flow of goods and services inland and across borders.  

As the key financial engine of the UAE's economic diversification and industrial transformation agenda, we have the mandate and the resources to support all your trade finance needs.

We provide favorable long-term repayment solutions, unlike any other UAE bank.

Applying for trade finance is as simple and straightforward as you’d expect from EDB.

Simply reach out to a member of our Trade Finance team here.

What are the eligibility criteria for obtaining financing?

The eligibility criteria vary depending on the nature of the project or business. Generally, factors such as creditworthiness, business viability, and alignment with EDB's strategic objectives and focus areas are considered.

How can I apply for financing?

To apply for financing you can either call us or sign in on the website and complete an initial application form.  You will be required to upload relevant documentation.

What are the trade finance solutions offered for importers?

• Import Letters of Credit.
• Inward Documentary Collections.
• Loan against Imports/Trust receipts.
• Shipping Guarantees.

What are the trade finance solutions offered for exporters?

• Export Letters of Credit.
• Outward Documentary Collections.

What are the working capital financing solutions offered?

Our working capital solutions are flexible. Provides you with liquidity to grow your business by supporting procurement and sales.

• Invoice Financing (Supply and Purchase).
• Financing solutions for sales and purchase invoices.

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