UBS Trade & Export Finance
Security in Financing

As a company involved in the export-import business, you are confronted with a wide range of risks. Risk evaluation is especially difficult when you are dealing with unfamiliar countries and new business partners. You are responsible for the solution of technical problems. We are responsible for hedging financial risks. You can count on UBS Trade & Export Finance, "TEF", with our wealth of experience and our global network of correspondent banks.

Documentary Credits

UBS documentary credits offer you a flexible means of payment and short-term financing that help you minimize the risks involved in the settlement of international trade.

Documentary Collections

The UBS documentary collection is a useful method of payment offering a relatively high level of security in international commerce compared with open account trading.

Bank Guarantees

A UBS bank guarantee is an effective way of securing performance and payment in an increasingly challenging business environment.

Export Finance

As a solution provider to Swiss exporters, UBS offers you individual financing solutions that optimally support the demands of your business.


Through our commodity trade finance units in Geneva and Lugano, you can profit from the global network and expertise of a leading international financial firm such as UBS.