Export Financing

Get the funds and insurance you need for export sales

Secure pre-export financing and protection against nonpayment when doing business internationally.

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Full support for your trade transactions

BB&T offers expert advice and assistance to help you finance your export sales, get non-payment protection and use foreign receivables as collateral. We offer a variety of programs insured privately or through the Export-Import Bank of the United States.

Working Capital Guarantee

A Working Capital Guarantee is financing provided through the Export-Import Bank of the United States to facilitate single or multiple export transactions.

This type of financing may include these conditions:

  • May be a revolving line of credit or transaction-specific
  • Must be fully collateralized
  • Allows a broad range of collateral

Export Credit Insurance

BB&T offers three short-term receivables financing programs, each one provided through the Export-Import Bank of the United States.   

  • Single Buyer Export Credit Insurance – Protects exporters when extending short-term credit to a single foreign buyer
  • Small Business Export Credit Insurance – For companies doing business internationally that qualify under the Small Business Administration as a small business with export credit sales not exceeding $5 million
  • Multi-Buyer Export Credit Insurance – For exporters selling goods to many different buyers; provided through private insurance carriers as well as the Export-Import Bank of the United States

Each of the financing programs has its own benefits.

  • Single Buyer Export Credit Insurance allows you to:
    • Get protection against nonpayment by foreign buyers for commercial or political reasons
    • Offer competitive credit terms to foreign buyers with little risk
    • Expand your borrowing capacity by using foreign receivables as collateral
  • Small Business Export Credit Insurance allows you to:
    • Take advantage of a cost-effective option designed specifically for small businesses
    • Get protection against nonpayment by foreign buyers for commercial or political reasons
    • Offer competitive credit terms to foreign buyers with little risk
    • Expand your borrowing capacity by using foreign receivables as collateral
  • Multi-Buyer Export Credit Insurance allows you to:
    • Extend protection to multiple countries, buyers and transactions
    • Get protection against nonpayment by foreign buyers for commercial or political reasons
    • Offer competitive credit terms to foreign buyers with little risk
    • Expand your borrowing capacity by using foreign receivables as collateral

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Corporate clients, call 800-240-2147.

Retail clients, call 866-228-4685.

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