Bonds, Guarantees and Indemnities

In a competitive marketplace, Barclays’ trade finance bonds, guarantees and indemnities can elevate your credibility and attractiveness as a trading partner – assuring customers worldwide of your commitment to deliver.

Solutions to raise your trading profile

To be successful in trade, you want to demonstrate that your business can meet its contractual obligations.

  • Our range of bonds, bank guarantees and indemnities provide your customers with a clear financial commitment to supply goods as agreed
  • Using standard or bespoke wording, they can be issued for domestic or overseas contracts, for any amount (subject to availability of suitable facilities) and in any freely traded currency
  • By demonstrating your financial credibility, see how our solutions can help open up more opportunities for your business.


What can bonds, guarantees and indemnities do for you?  

  • Provides your buyer with a clear financial commitment to supply goods or services as agreed by contract
  • Demonstrates your financial credibility and makes your proposition more attractive to buyers
  • Issuing bonds and guarantees in the buyer’s own currency gives you greater negotiating flexibility
  • Can be issued by Barclays from the UK as well as through our extensive international network of branches and partner banks
  • Can be issued to support you throughout the life cycle of the contract

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Client Story

JCB Global

During a partnership of more than 70 years, Barclays has helped construction equipment maker JCB expand into new markets and finance continuous product innovation.

Important information 

For all the products in our range of Bonds and Guarantees we will provide you with a documented facility setting out our terms and conditions.

You will need to provide an indemnity to us to cover us for demands, costs and expenses in relation to the guarantee.

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