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Trade Loans

Fund your exports, imports and UK trading activity

How can a short term Trade Loan help your business?

  • Tailored loans to a specific contract or contracts
  • Cover the funding gap between you paying your suppliers and being paid by your customer
  • No need to build funding requirements into your annual overdraft
  • Repay the loan when your customer pays you
  • In some cases we can provide a greater level of credit than we may be able to with an overdraft or business loan
  • Available to businesses with a turnover of over £2m

Our Trade Loan in detail...

Fixed interest rate

Short term funding

Only take the credit you need

Working with you

To find out more about Trade Loans, take a look at our Fact Sheet (PDF, 101KB)

Ready to enquire

Is your business turnover
Thanks, now tell us what type of customer you are

A Trade Loan is only available for businesses with a turnover of over £2m

There are various working capital solutions available to businesses.

Please visit our Loans and Finance page to discover additional lending options.

A Trade Loan is only available for businesses with a turnover of over £2m

There are various working capital solutions available to businesses.

Please visit our Loans and Finance page to discover additional lending options.

Do you require a Trade Loan for more than £250k?
Thanks, please tell us what sort of customer you are

Ready to enquire about a Trade Loan?

Simply tell us a little about your business and your needs, and we’ll be in touch by the end of the next working day to talk through possible solutions tailored specifically for you.

Alternatively, you can always talk to your relationship manager or give us a ring on the number below.

Contact us on: 0345 050 1421

Relay UK Service: 18001 0345 050 1421

For more information on accessibility, visit: https://www.business.rbs.co.uk/business/accessibility.html

Calls may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes. To see how much your call might cost, visit the call charge information page

Lines are open 9.00am-5.00pm, Monday to Friday (except public holidays).

Ready to enquire about a Trade Loan?

Simply tell us a little about your business and your needs, and we’ll be in touch by the end of the next working day to talk through possible solutions tailored specifically for you.

Alternatively, you can always talk to your relationship manager or give us a ring on the number below.

Contact us on: 0345 050 1421

Relay UK Service: 18001 0345 050 1421

For more information on accessibility, visit: https://www.business.rbs.co.uk/business/accessibility.html

Calls may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes. To see how much your call might cost, visit the call charge information page

Lines are open 9.00am-5.00pm, Monday to Friday (except public holidays).

A Trade Loan is only available for businesses with a turnover of over £2m, needing to borrow over £250k

There are various working capital solutions available to businesses.

Please visit our Loans and Finance page to discover additional lending options.

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