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Trade Finance

Trade finance, also known as transactional finance, provides funding for companies to pay suppliers for the purchase of finished goods, normally against orders or where there is a proven demand for the product.Trade finance is usually provided by the more traditional banking route - overdrafts, invoice discounting and factoring, letters of credit and other schemes.A growing number of financial organisations are identifying compelling opportunities in the provision of trade finance. These non