Understanding International Trade Finance

Accounting and Finance

PI ETA Consulting Company
* Role of banks in the delivery of International Trade Finance products.
* How to apply and advice on the various methods of Trade Settlement and their benefits.
* Risks of International Trade finance to the buyer and seller.
* Using Trade Finance Instruments to mitigate risks.
* Types of financing associated with International Trade.
* Structuring Trade and Foreign Exchange solutions.
* Be introduced to Structured Trade & Commodity Financing.
Seminar Facilitator(s):
Mr. Adam K. K. Wong
B. Acc, FCPA, Certified Professional Trainer
This is primarily ilt training
workshop / seminarThis is a workshop seminar
instructor led trainingThis class may be available at a classroom in Singapore, Singapore, or at one of these training facilities: Singapore, Singapore,
Course Level:introductory
Duration:2 days
Training Presented in:English
Training Provided by PI ETA Consulting Company
  • R asked: . Role of banks in the delivery of International Trade Finance products? . Using Trade Finance Instruments to mitigate risks? . Risks of International Trade Finance to the buyer and seller
  • A asked: What are the various trade finance products used in International Market
  • M asked: i would like to know is there any one month course in international trade concerning with preparing trading documents and finance. how much will it cost,
  • A asked: I would like to know if there are any specific course on Settlements and Clearing?
  • H asked: I would like to hve a proper understanding of Trade Finance, processes involved, documentation etc. Since I'm new to Commercial ing I would like to have an indepth understanding of Trade finance so that I can implement my learning in my core job.
  • S asked: how is international business financed?

Understanding International Trade Finance Seminar Schedule

March, 2017
29th Mar   Concorde Hotel, Singapore (Orchard Road)   [Register]
May, 2017
18th May   Concorde Hotel, Singapore (Orchard Road)   [Register]
June, 2017
21st Jun   Concorde Hotel, Singapore (Orchard Road)   [Register]
Understanding International Trade Finance
Comments from past participants:
"Adam has a very good trade finance product knowledge and a strong Relationship Management background. The Seminar is very beneficial to me in terms of trade credit facilities calculations."
Ms. Worapol Aramkul, Siam Commercial Bank, Thailand.
Class of January 2008
"The seminar well illustrates the roles and risks involved in the Trade Finance and Facilitation process. Our understanding of the variety of instruments and terminology is compounded by pertinent questions and reiteration by theinstructor. The section on how to analyse clients cashflow requirements to determine credit limits gives us a useful perspective. Certainly a recommended seminar "
Ms. Anita Ng, Bayerische Hypo- und Vereinsbank AG, Singapore.
Class of July 2008
"The seminar is very helpful for new market participants like me. The facilitator explained from the basics and it was detailed."
Ms. Fransisca Rahman, Bank Indonesia, Indonesia.
Class of October 2009
"The seminar was delivered in a way that the complexities of trade finance became understandable. The practical insights shared by the facilitator were helpful in understanding the subject matter in a clear and effective manner."
Ms. Laarni Agcaoili, Rabobank International, Singapore.
Class of October 2009
"Good. Adam is clear in his explanation. He makes sure everyone is clear before he moves on."
Ms. Tan Wee Fung Jazzlyne, Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd, Singapore.
Class of February 2011
"Adam has immense knowledge in banking. He is patient and willing to repeat if he senses participants have difficulty understanding. Class is well paced and many illustrations given to make lesson relevant to work."
Ms. Lau Kee Yin Joanne, Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd, Singapore.
Class of February 2011
Seminar Background
This 2-day intensive programme is designed to give participants an understanding of risks in international trade finance products to enable them to establish the most appropriate trade finance.
Seminar Content
* Overview of International Trade
* Risks in International Trade
* Impact of INCOTERMS 2000 on the Movement of Goods, the Responsibilities of Both Buyer and Seller
* Trade Documentation
* Methods of Payments and the Risk for The Various Parties
- Choice of payment terms
* Documentary Collection
- Parties of a collection
- Features of a collection
* Letters of Credit
- Banker / Customer relationship
- Risk factors when issuing letters of credit
- Sight / Term LCs
- LC Confirmation
- Payment guarantee
- Transferable LCs
- Back to back LCs
- Revolving LCs
- Red clause LCs
- Green clause LCs
* Role and Considerations of
- Issuing bank
- Advising bank
- Negotiating bank
- Confirming bank
* Common Discrepancies
* Bonds and Guarantees
- Bid / Tender bonds
- Performance bonds
- Advance payment bonds
- Retention bonds
- Maintenance / Warranty bonds
- Customs bonds
- Shipping guarantees
* Bank Financing Associated with International Trade
- Types of Import Financing
- Types of Export Financing
* Fraud
- Examples
- Warning signs of fraud
* Structuring Trade Finance Lines
- Determine working capital requirement
- Structuring import lines
- Structuring export lines
* Structuring FX Lines
* Structured Trade & Commodity Financing
- What is structured trade and commodity financing?
- Why is structured trade financing required
# Risk analysis
# Analysing obligor s risks
- Mitigating Transaction Risks - Commodity Financing Models
Benefits of Attendance
This course will teach participants about the various methods of settlements for import / export transactions. With the product knowledge gained, participants will be able to:
* Identify the most appropriate products which will meet customer needs
* Assess various risks to both bank and customer in international trade transactions explain and identify ways of mitigating risks
* Gain an overview on Structured Trade & Commodity Financing
Who should attend?
* For bankers who need to propose trade finance solutions for customers
* For bankers who need to have an understanding of trade finance products in the course of their work
* For corporate treasurers who needs to understand the workings of international trade finance practices
About The Training Provider: PI ETA Consulting Company
PI ETA Consulting Company - "Risk Management in any organization is everyone's business, not just the CEO, CFO and the CRO's " - Dr. Jeffrey C. K. Lim Ph. D., C. Sci., C. Math., FIMA, FRM, PRM, B. Fel. PI ETA Consulting Company is a Treasury and Risk Management Consulting Company * Back-to-basics Seminars * Consulting Services * In-house Software Systems
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