International trade

Whether you trade internationally from the UK or have overseas operations, our services can help you maximise your international trading potential. Our specialist international teams have extensive experience in the key areas of trade finance and supply chain management. They can help you build the right solution to take advantage of opportunities for your business, whether you’re importing or exporting.

International cash management

We can provide banking solutions so that you can access currency accounts across the world.

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Supporting your international trade ambitions

Whether you are an exporter or importer, entering new markets can bring significant rewards. We have the experience and expertise to support your international trade ambitions.

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Risk management

We offer a range of global foreign exchange services, delivered with the highest level of service.

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Trade finance

Trading internationally involves risk - the time between the start and completion of a transaction is often longer than trading within the UK.

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Trade services

Whether your aim is to streamline payment, protect your operations or form smooth supplier relations, we can help you trade across borders. Having the right type of financing in place, with the right financial provider, plays a big part in international business success.

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Trading in China

If you’re importing from, or exporting to, China, your business needs to be able to trade in one of the world’s key currencies, the Renminbi (RMB).

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The International Trade Portal

International Trade Portal is a powerful insight platform that helps you identify the best market for your product or service, buyers and suppliers you may wish to work with overseas, and trading requirements and conditions for your chosen market.

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Products and services

Sign-up to our Trade Portal

Get a 30 day trial or register for free permanent access as a Bank of Scotland customer.

What solutions are right for my business’ international needs?

Our handy tool can help you find out what products and services can support your business to trade internationally.

Products terms & conditions

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Economics and insight

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