Trade Services for Financial Institutions

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    Drive global trade with a partner you can trust


As one of the leading trade banks, we understand the needs of our financial institution partners. Our partners can leverage our knowledge of the rapidly changing landscape and gain a competitive edge with our large customer base and transparent pricing. Our investments in technology and trade expertise ensure that our partners enjoy efficient, accurate and timely processing, while being assured of quality and service.

The UOB Advantage


Strong credit rating

Our strong credit standing is proof of our long-standing credibility, leaving you assured of a long-term partnership and uninterrupted service for your clients


Leading bank in Asia

With an established regional footprint across Asia, we are well-positioned to partner financial institutions, as they expand their business to capture new growth opportunities in Asia


In-depth understanding of Asian markets and their regulatory environments

Our experienced trade specialists have deep local market knowledge and understanding of the rapidly changing landscape in Asia


Experience in the SME market

Leverage our knowledge, experience and deep understanding of the SME market to better fulfil the business needs of your clients


Bank to bank financing

Access to short-term financing to support your clients’ trade transactions


Award winning Trade Service

Our proven track record is testament of our commitment to excellence. Find out more about UOB’s latest awards

Product Offerings

We offer a comprehensive suite of trade finance products and services to our financial institution partners:


Export Letter of Credit (LC) Service

Advise and add confirmation to LCs


Export Collection Service

Handling of Documents against Payment (DP) or Acceptance (DA)


Banker’s Guarantee (BG) and Standby Letter of Credit (SBLC)

These can be issued from any branch or subsidiary within UOB’s extensive network


FI Trade Loan

Provide short term financing to Financial Institutions


Risk Participation/Distribution

Participate in trade-related transactions and undertake underlying credit risk of the obligor bank

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