Conventional and Islamic Documentary Credits, Trade Financing Instruments, Bank Guarantees and Trade Fraud Management

This two (2) days course is designed for Bank Managers, executives of Trade Finance and Audit Departments, Credit and Marketing Managers, Lawyers, Importers, Exporters and Manufacturers, who need to understand international trade financing and the risks and fraud involved in trade. 

Course Objectives: 
This course is designed to provide participants with the opportunity to learn:
• The operations of the various Trade Financing instruments and Bank Guarantees under Conventional & Islamic Concepts
• To interpret the ICC Publications, viz: ISBP; UCP 500, URC 522, URDG 458 and URCG 325 in respect of Documentary Credits, Documentary Collections and Bank Guarantees.
• The special requirements of Islamic trade financing and Bank Guarantees
• To manage, control and monitor routine import and export operations effectively
• To provide practical solutions to customers trade related problems
Target Audience: 
Course Outlines: 

Parties involved in international trade

Requirements and Risks of both Buyers and Sellers

Methods of payments


Common trade documents

Documentary Collections under Conventional & Islamic concepts

  • Advantages and disadvantages in trading under Doc Collections URC 522

Documentary Credits (DCs). Under Conventional & Islamic

  • Various types of Conventional and Islamic DCs
  • Advantages and disadvantages in using DCs

UCP 500


Shipping Guarantees

Checking trade documents drawn under DCs Discrepant documents

Financing imports under:

  • Bankers Acceptances
  • Foreign Currency Term Loan (FCTL)
  • Islamic Bankers Acceptances (AB-i)Trust Receipts
  • Islamic Trust Receipts (TR-i)
  • Murabaha Working Capital Finance (MWCF)
  • Usance DCs

Financing exports under DCs:

  • Advising inward DCs to beneficiaries
  • Confirming DCs to beneficiaries
  • Purchasing / Discounting Bills
  • Islamic Bills of Exchange Purchased / Discounted
  • Negotiating DC Bills
  • Islamic Foreign Bills Negotiated
  • Export Credit Refinancing
  • Islamic Export Credit Refinancing

Other services and financing instruments.

  • Promissory Notes
  • Forfaiting
  • Suppliers’ Credit Financing
  • Bilateral Payments Arrangements
  • Marine Cargo Insurance
  • Export Credit Insurance

Bank Guarantees

  • Tender  Bond
  • Performance Bond
  • Advance Payment Guarantees
  • Immigration Bond
  • Custom Bond

Fraud Management

  • Various Trade Risks
  • Red Flags in DCs
  • Fraud Prevention 

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Jimmy Ong Tel: ‭+60 16 216 1383‬ (Call on Whatsapp for free)