How to Access Trade Finance

A Guide for Exporting SMEs

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This guide helps small exporters understand how to obtain finance, outlining the credit process of financial institutions, pre-application preparation, finding appropriate lenders and loan repayment. Models for business plans and loan requests are included. The guide also examines barriers to finance for small firms, and what financial institutions perceive as lending risks.

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Being a responsible borrower: Repayment stage

If you want a long-term partnership with your lender, you must establish your reputation as a good payer, abiding by your loan agreement and paying on time. In this way, subsequent requests for financing will cost less because you will have additional collateral: your good reputation.

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