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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
  • Repay the loan when your customer pays you
  • Available to businesses with a turnover of over £2m
  • Existing customers, please contact your Relationship Manager for more information

Our Trade Loan in detail...

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, 185KB)

Ready to enquire

Existing NatWest business customers

If you’re an existing customer, please contact your relationship manager for more information on how Trade Loans could help your business.

New customer

If you’re a new customer with an annual turnover of less than £2 million, you can give us a call on 0345 050 1420. If it’s over £2 million, call us on 0345 050 1421. 

Customers with hearing and speech impairments can contact us by using our Relay UK Service: 18001 0345 050 1420 if your turnover is less than £2 million and 18001 0345 050 1421 if it's over £2 milion.

Customers with hearing and speech impairments can contact us by using our Relay UK Service: 18001 0345 303 0077.

For more information on accessibility visit: https://www.business.natwest.com/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.

Other Trade Finance options

We offer a wide range of trade finance products, discover how these could help out with your business needs…

Bonds & guarantees, and standby letters of credit, provide companies with additional protection in respect of their business or customers, performance or financial obligations. We can issue guarantees on your behalf or receive and validate guarantees issued by other banks in your favour.

Provide a secure method of settlement and reduce the risk of non- payment for delivered goods. Once issued they are legally binding, irrevocable and cannot be cancelled unless all parties agree.

Documentary collections provide a secure way to make and receive payments during international trade.

To compare all of our Trade Finance products, see our Trade Finance Homepage

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