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Trade Services

Your cornerstone to achieve your goal and prepare you for the unexpected future with financial help.

We help companies pivot into more profitable directions where they can expand and grow. The Bank renders a comprehensive package of International Banking services to its esteemed customers, facilitates international payments, handles import and export transactions, and provides expert advice to customers to ensure the smooth flow of cross-border trade, and above all to the entire satisfaction of all parties involved.

Major services
  • Import and Export Letters of Credit (L/C)
  • Cash against Document (CAD)
  • Foreign Transfer Services, both incoming and outgoing;
  • Sales and Purchase of Foreign currency
Requirement for trade service approval
  • Foreign exchange application permit;
  • Three copies of the Performa invoice;
  • Photocopy of valid trade license for foreign trade, investment, or industry;
  • Insurance certificate;
  • Ownership certificate from country of purchase in case of used vehicles;
  • Additional documents may be required from concerned governmental authorities depending on the goods to be imported;
  • Waiver letter from Ethiopian shipping lines for shipment of C&F delivery terms from ports the carrier calls;
  • Approved purchase order for imports through CAD;
  • Copy of TIN certificate;