• Extensive network

    Build your business by leveraging our extensive international network that spans over 50 countries

  • Dedicated Specialists

    A team of trade specialists to help you with your trade finance needs

  • Cross Border Expertise

    Experienced RMs from our major markets with expertise in local country business environment to serve your cross border need


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Import Services
  • Letter of Credit

    A letter of credit from us assures that payment will be made to your supplier after documents that comply with the letter of credit have been received.

  • Shipping Guarantees

    We understand the need for your goods to be cleared expeditiously. A shipping guarantee issued by us in favour of the shipping company allows you to take delivery of your goods before you receive the bills of lading from your supplier.

  • Trust Receipt / Import Loan

    We can assist you in meeting your immediate payment obligations as an importer by bridging the gap between making payment to your suppliers and receiving payment from your buyers.

  • Bonds and Guarantees

    We offer tailored solutions to meet your needs for performance bonds and bank guarantees.

  • Import Invoice Financing

    We can help you raise short-term pre or post shipment finance using commercial invoices (not proforma invoices) and transport documents. This applies for both domestic or cross border trade

Export Services
  • Export Invoice Financing

    You can apply for financing against an invoice as soon as it is issued, instead of waiting the entire credit period for the buyer to make payment.

  • Export Bills for Collection

    Enjoy simplified tracking and reconciliation of your export collections when you choose our documents against acceptance, documents against payment of clean collections services. Facilities for discounting of your export collections are also available.

  • Export Letter of Credit Advising

    Benefit from prompt advising of export letters of credit issued by banks within our wide international network.

  • Export Letter of Credit Confirmation

    Upon confirmation, be assured that payment will be made in accordance with the letter of credit after documents that comply with the letter of credit have been presented to us.


  1. Where can I find the trade application forms?

    The trade application forms can be downloaded here.

  2. Where are the trade service counters located?

    The Trade Service Counters are located at the following locations

    Standard Chartered Bank (Singapore) Limited [BRD]
    6 Battery Road 4th Floor
    Singapore 049909

    Standard Chartered Bank (Singapore) Limited [CBP]
    Trade Services Centre
    Standard Chartered @ Changi
    7 Changi Business Park Crescent Level 01
    Singapore 486028

    (Operating hours – 9.30am to 4.00pm, Mon to Fri)

  3. What are the services provided at the Trade service counters?
    • General Trade Inquiries
    • Inquiry of incoming Export LC
    • Trade submission status
    • Outstanding trade bills inquiries
    • Paid trade bills inquiries
  4. What are the contact details of the trade services hotline?

    The trade services contact details are as follows:

    Trade Fax No
    (65) 6536 1981 – BRD [Exports / Shipping Guarantee]
    (65) 6446 7823 – CBP [Imports, including Invoice Financing]

    Client Services Hotline
    1800 743 3000 / +65 6743 3000 & PRESS “2”

    (Operating hours – 9.00am to 6.00pm, Mon to Fri)

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