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SBA Export Loans

If you want to enter a new export market or expand an existing one, chances are you’ll need additional capital. SunTrust can help. Working with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), SunTrust offers financing that covers a wide range of export-related projects.

Through the SBA Export Working Capital and SBA Export Express programs, we offer both pre and post export working capital financing, which can support your sales to foreign markets without disrupting your existing domestic financing or cash flow.

Our global trade financing professionals will guide you through the process so that you get the right loan, right when you need it .1

To learn of SBA Export Express and Export Working Capital call 877.370.5108.

Flexible capital and borrowing

Export Express

  • Financing up to $500,000
  • Terms as long as 25 years, lines of credit up to 7 years

Export Working Capital

  • Financing up to $5 million
  • Terms of 12 months or less, renewable annually

Get started quickly

Export Express

  • Get an expedited application process and response
  • Use funds for export projects, including international trade shows, real estate and equipment
  • Enjoy completive rates and terms from 5 to 25 years, depending on how the proceeds are used
SBA Loans and Lines of Credit
What You Get

Export Express: Designed for export financing and market development or expansion needs of U.S. small businesses

Export Working Capital: Designed to assist U.S. small businesses seeking short-term working capital to fund direct export costs

Eligible Borrower

For-profit business, sole proprietorship that meets the SBA's size and industry guidelines, one full year of business operating history

Can not be used for start ups or acquisitions

Maximum Loan Amount

Export Express: $500,000

Export Working Capital: $5 million (advance rate of up to 90% of eligible foreign accounts receivable, purchase orders, and documentary credits and up to 75% of eligible export-related inventory)

Maximum Loan Term

Export Express: 5 to 25 year terms depending on use of proceeds; 7 years for lines of credit

Export Working Capital: 12 months, renewable annually

SBA Guaranty Fees

Export Express: 0.25% SBA fee for maturities less than 12 months, 2% fee on loan amounts less than $150,000, 3% fee on loan amounts greater than $150,000

Export Working Capital: 0.25% SBA fee

Maximum SBA Guaranty

Export Express: 90% up to $350,000, 75% up to $500,000

Export Working Capital: 90% up to $5,000,000


1Credit subject to normal criteria.

Approved to offer SBA loan products under SBA’s Preferred Lender program.

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