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Trade Loans

Promptly pay your supplier while receiving extended credit terms and improve your cashflow.

Is it right for you?

  • Trade Loans are an important & well-established trade finance technique. Particularly suited to wholesalers & manufacturers, they can be used for regular or one-off purchases of goods & raw materials
  • Finance can be provided until payment from the on-sale of goods is received
  • Supports UK-based companies with short-term borrowing needs of between 30 and 364 days
  • Minimum facility: £250,000

How it supports your business

  • May reduce overall borrowing costs
  • Offers you a means of financing regular or one-off purchases of goods and raw materials through a simple-to-draw, fully revolving facility
  • Provides funds until you receive payment from the on-sale of goods
  • Can be used on open account, collections or documentary credit terms
  • Offers the capability to accommodate both your high-volume and bespoke transactions, and can be structured to match your trading cycle
  • Makes funds available to pay Import Collections and Import Letters of Credit at sight, while extending your working capital
  • Enables you to potentially enhance your reputation with suppliers by allowing you to accept shorter payment terms
  • Offers funds in sterling and most major currencies with fixed interest rates

Important information

The products referred to in this webpage are subject to separate terms and conditions.

Talk to us

Find out more about our Trade Loans by talking to your Relationship Director.

New to Barclays? Our experienced UK-based team can listen to your business need, offer assistance on-the-spot or put you in touch with the right specialist at Barclays. Call us on:

0800 015 4242*

Alternatively we can call you back or you can email us with your query.

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Bonds, Guarantees and Indemnities

Demonstrate your financial credibility and tender competitively for business with bonds and guarantees issued by Barclays.

LC Discounting

Improve your cashflow by receiving money due to you under a Letter of Credit.

Letters of Credit

Securely settle overseas trade by protecting yourself against payment default and trading risks.

Trade Collections

Receive and make payments efficiently and securely for your exports and imports.

How can we help?

To discuss switching to Corporate Banking at Barclays, call us on: 0800 015 4242 *