Export Financing

CIBC Trade Finance provides financing to qualified Canadian companies that have an export contract with a foreign buyer. On behalf of select Canadian exporters, CIBC Trade Finance may assume payment risks associated with international trade activities by discounting and/or re-financing Letter of Credit obligations.

Key benefits

1. Improves your cash flow

  • Provides exporters with faster access to the proceeds of their transactions without impacting their credit lines
  • Increases cash flow between shipment and payment dates

2. Access to trade finance expertise

  • Our trade finance experts provide you with structuring, mitigation and financing expertise and up-to-date country and trade risk guidance to support and expedite your trade transactions

3. Offers transaction-specific fees

  • Fees vary depending on the specifics of the transaction

Is it for you?

Export financing may be for you if you:

  • Sell goods or services abroad
  • Need financing to perform under an export contract
  • Want to reduce political, commercial and payment risk
  • Need cash flow between shipment and payment dates

Please note:

The above is intended to be only a general description of this product and its features. Certain conditions, restrictions and exceptions may apply. CIBC reserves the right to change or discontinue this product or any of its features at any time. This product and its features shall be subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable agreement governing its use. For more information, please contact our Trade Finance team.

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