Trade finance, International trade finance

Trade Finance

Is your business looking overseas for customers and revenue growth?

SunTrust can help you secure the financing you need to boost exports and build your international sales.

When you partner with SunTrust, you can count on expert advice and guidance from experienced trade finance specialists, along with competitive rates and flexible financing terms that fit your company’s needs.

We're proud to note that SunTrust has been named the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Export Lender of the Year for three consecutive years, providing working capital loans to U.S. exporters. We also work closely with the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank), which lets us offer an even wider range of financing options.

Ex-Im Bank and SBA Export Working Capital

SunTrust is a preferred lender in the SBA’s Export Working Capital Program and the Ex-Im Bank’s Export Working Capital Program1. In fact, for three consecutive years, SunTrust was honored as Export Lender of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration for providing working capital loans to U.S. exporters.

Our specialists can help you with pre- and post-export financing to provide funding for procurement, inventory, receivables or production of orders.

Medium-term Buyer Financing

Exporters are often asked to provide the financing to help close a sale. This is particularly true in emerging markets, where interest rates are high and bank financing is limited.

Through our partnership with the Ex-Im Bank, SunTrust can provide financing to qualified overseas buyers of U.S. products and services.

A variety of goods and services are eligible, as long as they meet the Ex-Im Bank U.S. content requirements.1 Repayment terms up to 5 years are generally available for exports of capital equipment and services, depending on the amount of the financing.

SBA Export Financing

As a preferred SBA Lender, SunTrust makes Export Express loans to exporters who have been in operation for at least one year and meet other SBA criteria for eligibility.

Our Export Express program allows us to approve SBA-qualified loans with our own paperwork, documents and guidelines—and in less time than the standard SBA approval process.

Disclaimers

1Visit www.exim.gov for content requirements.

Financing subject to standard credit criteria. Important Note: In all cases, SBA policy requirements supersede SunTrust’s credit quality requirements.

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