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Africa China Agent Proposition

Africa China Agent Proposition

The importing process from China comes with its own set of risks and challenges for African importers. Because we understand the risks that you may face when trading with China, Standard Bank has introduced the Africa China Agent Proposition. The offering was designed to assist you with connecting with the right suppliers in China and to help you source and validate the quality of goods.

Some of the benefits

Seamless negotiations

Not only do we connect you to an officially nominated and accredited Chinese Trade Agent to negotiate the best prices and trade conditions on your behalf, we also provide translators to facilitate trade discussions

Sourcing suppliers and goods

Our Chinese Trade Agent will source the right suppliers for your business as well as source and validate the quality of goods

Logistics are taken care of

We handle travel and shipping logistics, so it’s one less thing for you to worry about

Quality guaranteed

We guarantee that the quality of goods from the suppliers recommended by our Chinese Trade Agent will meet the quality paid for by you
What you get

Our Africa China Agent Proposition will support you during the different stages of your trading journey:

Pre-Shipment

  • Travel logistics
  • Supplier sourcing
  • Goods quality validation
  • Transactional banking capability
  • Working capital facility

Shipment

  • Foreign exchange telegraphic transfers
  • Issuance of letter of credit (LC)
  • Discounting of LCs
  • Documentary inwards collection
  • Import financing
  • Transit insurance

Post-Shipment

  • Working capital lines
  • Cash management facility
Frequently Asked Questions
Please see our Frequently Asked Questions
Get in touch

Email: [email protected]
Tel: 010 249 0173

Business hours: Monday – Friday: 08:00 – 16:30

  • What you get
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Get in touch

Our Africa China Agent Proposition will support you during the different stages of your trading journey:

Pre-Shipment

  • Travel logistics
  • Supplier sourcing
  • Goods quality validation
  • Transactional banking capability
  • Working capital facility

Shipment

  • Foreign exchange telegraphic transfers
  • Issuance of letter of credit (LC)
  • Discounting of LCs
  • Documentary inwards collection
  • Import financing
  • Transit insurance

Post-Shipment

  • Working capital lines
  • Cash management facility
Please see our Frequently Asked Questions

Email: [email protected]
Tel: 010 249 0173

Business hours: Monday – Friday: 08:00 – 16:30

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