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We connect you to seamless Africa China trade

Looking for an unrivalled competitive advantage when trading with China as an African business, or with Africa as a Chinese business? We have formed a formidable partnership with the world’s biggest bank, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), to link you to export and import opportunities offered by the African and Chinese economies.

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Cut through the complexities of importing with our trusted partners

We’re here to help you connect to Chinese Suppliers and Manufacturers, making the import process simpler.
We recognise what matters to you and we make it happen.

Ready to take the next step?

Let Stanbic Bank connect you to Africa-China growth opportunities!

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There are numerous reasons why you should use our import finance to grow your business. You can transact on our user-friendly Business Online platform, get a pre-approved Working Capital Facility and enjoy stress-free Foreign Exchange Telegraphic Transfers. We also issue Red Clause (advanced payment) Letter of Credit, offer Documentary Inwards Collections Import Financing, Transit Insurance, Vehicle & Asset Finance and Cash Management Facility.

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We bring a unique revolution to export financing and guarantee you more benefits to reap from. From access to our Business Online platform to International Debit Card Foreign Exchange Conversion Facility, Pre-shipment Financing, Letter of Credit, Marine Cargo Insurance, Transit Insurance, Documentary Outward Collections, and Global Market Research & Advisory services, we help you get a stable footing on what you do and grow your business to unbelievable heights.

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Revolving Short Term Loan

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