International Services

Take your business around the world

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Make international trade part of your strategy for success

BB&T international specialists can help your company capitalize on the opportunities and address the challenges of international trade. A member of an extensive network of global correspondent banks, we offer a full range of services and strategic support to expedite your trade transactions, finance your exports, help you reduce trade risks, and mitigate foreign exchange exposure.

Foreign exchange

Manage, buy and sell foreign currencies through our corporate traders or online

  • Use a highly secure online trading platform
  • Get assistance from specialists in buying and selling foreign currencies
  • Hold foreign currency deposit accounts
  • Take advantage of personalized hedging strategies and common sense market guidance
  • Send foreign currency wires globally (where permitted by law)
  • Deposit or request checks and bank notes in foreign currencies

Import/export documentary services

Import and export goods to specification, on time, with no delays

  • Protect international trade transactions with letters of credit (LCs) or documentary collections
  • Benefit from having a confirming bank added to your export LCs
  • Use our state-of-the-art TradeAssist web portal to manage your LCs or documentary collections
  • Access to experienced associates who can provide you with assistance in structuring your trade transactions

Export financing

Get financing and insurance to successfully conduct international trade transactions

  • Secure financing to facilitate single or multiple export transactions
  • Get protection against nonpayment by foreign buyers
  • Offer competitive credit terms to foreign buyers with little risk
  • Expand your borrowing capacity by using foreign receivables as collateral
  • Take advantage of cost-effective financing options designed specifically for your business

Be prepared for opportunity

Responding to opportunities quickly is essential to success in the foreign exchange market. FXAccess BB&T Online FX Trading is a secure environment that allows you to execute currency trades online, in real time.

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Your business has our full attention

When you're ready to take your business to the next level, we'll be ready to offer a customized strategic plan to meet your needs.

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By phone

Corporate clients, call 800-240-2147.

Retail clients, call 866-228-4685.

Use our knowledge to your advantage

Leverage our financial knowledge and expertise to build your strategy for success and ensure a competitive edge for the future.

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