The trade finance business of ADB’s Trade & Supply Chain Finance Program (TSCFP) fills market gaps for trade finance by providing guarantees and loans to banks. TSCFP’s trade finance business continues to support billions of dollars of trade throughout the region, which in turn helps create sustainable jobs and economic growth in Asia’s developing countries.
The TSCFP works with over 200 banks in 16 countries to provide companies with the financial support they need to engage in import and export activities in Asia’s most challenging markets.
In 2021, TSCFP’s trade finance business supported 6,800 transactions worth a total of $8 billion, including $5.4 billion in co-financing, and helped 2,858 small and medium-sized enterprises, and 2,300 trades between developing Asia countries. The most active TSCFP countries are Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Uzbekistan, and Viet Nam.