Trade Finance

EADB commenced trade finance activities (whose focus is on export finance) in 1997. The product has been useful to the commodity exporters, particularly in coffee and cotton subsectors. Trade finance activities also provide a standard and secure mode of disbursement to enterprises wishing to acquire specialised capital goods with the proceeds of the loan funds.

Key features include commercial documentary letters of credit and Standby Letters of Credit origination, confirmation, amendments and payments to support international and regional trade.