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Global Trade Finance Solutions

Irish business today has earned great success on the world stage. We are taking our product and service expertise and innovation to markets all over the world. Our reputation for quality and delivery is excellent. Entrepreneurs competing internationally need a bank with local Irish presence combined with top international credentials.

As emerging markets become more lucrative for Irish businesses, there is an increasing demand for documentary products to help mitigate global financial and country risk. To help you compete in the global marketplace, Ulster Bank offers solutions tailored to meet your international banking needs and manage the risks involved in doing business globally.

Working with The RBS Group and our worldwide correspondent network of more than 2,500 banks, we can provide you with an expansive global network, key contacts for full business services and sophisticated international trade and finance expertise.

Our experienced staff are committed to providing you with a financial package specifically tailored to meet your international trading needs.

We want your business, we will do our utmost to retain that business and you can be assured that we will service that business. A description of the main documentary products used in international trade can be located on the Global Trade Finance website for further reference, and our team will be happy to discuss what works best for your business.

Letters of Credit

  • Import letters of credit
  • Confirmed export letters of credit
  • Unconfirmed export letters of credit
  • Discounting import letters of credit
  • Discounting export letters of credit


  • Import collections
  • Export collections
  • Expedited collections
  • Discounting export collections
  • Discounting import collections
  • Import collections bearing our "Pour Aval"

Bonds and Guarantees

  • Bonds and guarantees
  • Standby letters of credit
  • Issuance through extended RBS Network

Please contact us for more information on

  • MaxTrad - online trade channel
  • Supply Chain Finance

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