Trade Finance Program Highlights | Asian Development Bank

Program Highlights (2016)


$3.09billion Transactions supported
$25.60 billion transactions from 2009-2016

$1.77billion Cofinancing
$15.04 billion in cofinancing from 2009-2016

2,079 Number of transactions
13,105 transactions from 2009-2016


1,597 SMEs supported
9,204 SMEs supported from 2009-2016

200+ Number of partner banks

20 TFP countries, with Bangladesh, Mongolia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Viet Nam the most active


Program Summary (2016)

  • Products: Credit Guarantee (CG), Risk Participation Agreement (RPA), and Revolving Credit Facility (RCF)
  • Participants: More than 210 banks: 70+ Issuing Banks and 140+ Confirming Banks
  • Exposure limits: Participating bank limits vary based on credit assessments
  • Tenor: Maximum 3 years, but average tenor of portfolio is less than 180 days
  • Coverage: Up to 100% per individual transaction under CG and RCF; up to 50% under RPA
  • Types of transactions: Letters of credit, guarantees, discounting, trade loans, and other instruments
  • State-owned banks eligible? Yes, TFP support covers state-owned banks and transactions involving state-owned companies
  • Currencies: US dollar, euro, yen, and yuan

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