How Trade Finance Works

TIM offers Trade Finance to Australian businesses from early stage to mid-market companies with proven track records. With our strong financial position and expertise in cross-border transactions, it allow us to quickly structure the best funding solution for your business. Simple and straightforward!

Quick Online Application

It will only take a few seconds & will not affect your credit rating.

How Trade Finance Works for Importers

  1. You order goods from an overseas supplier.
  2. You receive the supplier’s invoice and send it to us as Good To Pay.
  3. We pay your supplier’s invoice.
  4. You receive the goods and pay us on agreed terms.
  5. If you don’t have funds available when the goods arrive then we can establish an Invoice Finance facility for you.
  6. Invoice finance is a flexible business funding option where we issue funds to you based on the invoice you have issued to your client. It’s much better than a business loan or overdraft, carries no hidden fees and funds are issued within 1-2 days of approval. All we charge you is a small fee when the client pays your invoice.
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How Trade Finance Works for Exporters

  1. You receive an order from an overseas customer.
  2. Based on the purchase order we provide you with the finance needed to manufacture the goods.
  3. Goods are shipped to the customer.
  4. The customer pays you for the goods as per your trading terms.
  5. You repay us when you receive the funds from your customer.
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Benefits of Trade Finance

Buy now, pay over time, mitigate risks and most importantly, free up working capital.

How TIM trade finance can help Importers:

  • More cost-effective and flexible than a business loan or overdraft.
  • Free up working capital. No need to have your money tied up for 6 -10+ weeks while goods are manufactured and then shipped.
  • Obtain early payment discounts as suppliers often offer a discount to early paying customers, particularly overseas ones.
  • Access overseas support. With people in Asia and the USA we can assist with product sourcing and quality control from the factory.
  • No hidden fees.
  • No property security required.
  • Quick and easy application process.
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How TIM trade finance can help Exporters:

  • More cost-effective and flexible than a business loan or overdraft.
  • No need to have your own money tied up in the manufacturing process. Get access to the cash required and only repay it when your overseas customer pays for the finished goods that have been delivered.
  • By paying your suppliers upfront, it allows you to get early settlement discounts from your suppliers resulting in cost savings.
  • No hidden fees.
  • No property security required.
  • Quick and easy application process.
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Are you an importer or an exporter facing working capital issues? Fill out our quick application form to get in touch with one of our friendly advisers and find out how trade finance can help your business.

Click on the button below to get started. It will only take two minutes and won’t affect your credit rating.