Trade Finance

Makes global trade happen

We have dedicated teams in the Nordics, Baltics and in the major global financial centres that will help you minimise your risks while building trust with your trade counterparties. Our extensive knowledge about corporates business processes together with our award-winning trade finance services simplifies the process of international and domestic trades.

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    Spotlight on China

    Nordic companies are seizing trade opportunities in China.

  • Spotlight on China
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    Make global trade happen

    Up to 90% of global trade relies on financial instruments to mitigate risks and allow smooth cash flows.

  • Make global trade happen
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    Financial sanctions

    It is prohibited to trade with some businesses, people and countries and the lists of who is covered change fast. Nordea has rigorous process to help you avoid the pitfalls.

  • Financial sanctions
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    A wave of regulation now affects international trade. Nordea works tirelessly to help you be compliant and reduce risk across your international trade.

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  • Case Study

    Volvo Group Case Study

    Read how Nordea helped Volvo Group digitise their trade finance business management system, helping them on the road to speedier processes, real time reporting, and better inter-bank coordination.

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Trade with confidence

  • Trade Finance Net Services
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    Trade Finance Net Services

    Our pioneering online transactions and communication service gives you all the tools you need to manage your trades.

  • Risk management
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    Risk management

    At Nordea, we have the experience and solutions to help you manage all elements of risk in your trades.

Thought leadership in trade finance

Help for every trade

  • Guarantees


    We can offer a number of different guarantees to secure the fulfilment of contractual obligations, such as payments.

  • Forms


    Get the form you need to ensure your trade will be secure and succesfully.

  • Export DC

    Export DC

    A Documentary Credit helps your company to hedge against the risks related to exports trading.

  • Import D/C

    Import DC

    As a buyer Documentary Credit is an excellent method of payment.