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Trade Solutions

Having supported clients in international trade for decades, we have built the global networks, local support and expert solutions to help you trade efficiently and securely – and expand your trading opportunities with confidence.

What is trade finance?

Trade finance is a suite of financial products that facilitate trade flows and transactions between importers and exporters, across both domestic and international markets.

What can trade finance do for your business?

  • Our trade finance solutions can help you mitigate risk, ensure payment security and maximise your working capital
  • Barclays trade services, whether you are an importer or exporter, can give you the confidence to enter new trading partnerships and markets.

Why Barclays trade solutions?

  • Through our global network of offices and Relationship Directors, we can support your trade activities in multiple markets
  • Our Trade Specialists provide international expertise that you can access locally
  • Our solutions incorporate features developed over many years of supporting clients in international trade
  • As no two transactions are the same, we create solutions to meet your specific corporate needs each time
  • You can also access the full range of Barclays’ trade-related expertise, such as foreign exchange management, risk management and international payment services.

Find out about trade solutions

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