Global Trade Portal

Frequent importers and exporters can substantially reduce administration with Barclays Global Trade Portal, enabling trade documentation to be set up, issued and tracked online in real time – anywhere in the world.

Solutions to your objectives

  • Enables frequent exporters and importers to manage all letters of credit and collection transactions from a single online platform
  • Provides real-time information on all transactions with 24-hour global access via desktop or laptop
  • Includes online templates and models to minimise re-keying and transaction processing times
  • Available to clients who hold a Barclays UK bank account and make more than 10 trade transactions per month.

Trade Solutions

With an international network of local trade specialists, we offer a range of solutions to help you execute and expand your trading activities with confidence.


Barclays Trade and Working Capital Webinars

Trade & Working Capital webinars for corporates operating internationally.

How can the Global Trade Portal support your business?
  • Online templates simplify letters of credit and collection transaction applications – significantly reducing administration for high-volume trade activity
  • Electronic copies of all documents and correspondence are provided
  • Real-time transactional information is available through an Enquiry & Report function and documentation such as payment advice notifications
  • Multiple users can log in from any location around the world, 24 hours a day
  • Authorisation limits can be set for individual users. Security token authentication at the individual user level provides advanced multi-level security
  • Automatic upgrades and support are provided by a dedicated team.

Important information

Minimal technical specifications are needed to run Global Trade Portal effectively. Administrator access is needed to update or install third party components needed to support Global Trade Portal. We can provide further details on enquiry. The product referred to in this webpage is subject to separate terms and conditions.