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Trade Finance

Boubyan Bank Trade Finance Department offers innovative and simplified solutions to the most complex deals and helps you manage your international trade transactions more efficiently.

 Our Trade Finance Department supports every aspect of your documentary trade transactions - from issuing, advising, amending, confirming and paying of Import and Export Letters of Credit and Bank Guarantees to handling of your Export and Import Documentary Collections. We also arrange Islamic Trade financing for all your import payables.

Furthermore, we are introducing our Customer Enterprise Application (online trade system) wherein you can perform all Trade Transactions right from the comfort of your office. We have people with high level of expertise and experience in trade services to provide services to suit your specific requirements and to your full satisfaction.



Aletter of Credit is a written document issued by the Bank at your request as a Buyer/Applicant to pay the Seller/Beneficiary. It acts to assure payment to the Seller/Beneficiary of a certain sum of money as stipulated in the LC, provided that certain documents have been presented to the Bank and the Seller/Beneficiary complies with the terms and conditions of the LC.


A Murabaha Letter of Credit  is issued under a Murabahah contract and thereafter the goods purchased will be sold to you at a marked up price for a deferred payment. Essentially, the Bank will purchase the goods/services you require and then sell them to you with payment being made in installments or as one lump sum account.


An binding written obligation issued under contract of Kafalah by the Bank to assure payment in case of demand by the beneficiary. The Bank, in essence, acts as a guarantor for your purchases to secure your business requirements.