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Export finance

Food and Agricultural Produce
From India
To Georgia
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Andrea T.
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Sep 25, 2020
What role does export finance play in the market?

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Amber S.
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Sep 25, 2020

Export finance, which is used to cover the time between an export order being placed and payment being made, is a means of facilitating international trade. Financing can play a role, for instance, when exporters may need to protect against the higher risk of payment default by an unknown buyer situated in a foreign legal system; because export orders often require more working capital, relative to sales, than domestic orders and exporters may wait an average of three to five months between shipment and payment; or buyers require funds from a financial institution to purchase goods and services.

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