Trade Finance Program Highlights | Asian Development Bank

Program Highlights (2017)


$4.48billion Transactions supported
$30.09 billion transactions from 2009-2017

$2.81billion Cofinancing
$17.85 billion in cofinancing from 2009-2017

3,505 Number of transactions
16,607 transactions from 2009-2017


2,822 SMEs supported
12,213 SMEs supported from 2009-2017

240+ Number of partner banks

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


Program Summary (2017)

  • Products: Credit Guarantee (CG), Risk Participation Agreement (RPA), and Revolving Credit Facility (RCF)
  • Participants: More than 240 banks: 85+ Issuing Banks and 150+ 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 RMB

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