Trade finance

International and domestic trade is highly complex and involves a web of intricate risks. Trade Finance delivers fast, efficient, reliable and comprehensive solutions for every stage of a client's trade value chain to support their foreign trade activities

Trade Finance offers comprehensive solutions along the client’s trade value chain by combining international trade risk mitigation products and services with custom-made solutions for structured trade and export finance.

Our fully integrated global network spans over 80 locations in over 40 countries, delivering excellent services, innovative solutions and considerable trade expertise.  We enable our clients to manage risks and other issues associated with their import and export and domestic trade transactions, including international trade products, financial supply chain management, custom-made and performance-risk finance solutions for structured export and commodity trade finance.

Global solutions for specific needs

Our range of solutions seamlessly covers classic trade flow products, all aspects of structured trade and export finance and innovative trade partnership banking capabilities

Our trade finance expertise covers trade finance for corporates, trade finance for financial institutions, structured trade and export finance and structured commodity trade finance

International and domestic trade is highly complex and involves a web of intricate risks
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Many corporations are looking for innovations to strengthen relationships with core suppliers and improve the economics of their supply chains
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Guarantees and standby letters of credit secure risks from international trade activities along the customer’s supply chain to secure performance obligations arising from commercial, contractual or legal obligations, but also to enable advance payments in favour of the client
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Constant developments in international markets open up new opportunities and growth potential for international trade. That is why it is vital that structured trade transactions require an experienced banking partner with an international network to provide financing, risk management and, if necessary, support in both clearing and hedging of FX risks
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Global recognition


Euromoney Trade Finance Survey 2017, January 2017

  • Best Global Trade Finance Provider

Three consecutive years


Global Finance, Best Trade Finance Bank Awards 2016, January 2016

  • Best Trade Finance Bank in Germany

TXF News, Exporters' Choice Awards 2015, January 2016

  • Deutsche Bank has been rated one of the best banks to work with according to an independent survey of exporters