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International banking services of State Bank of India are delivered for the benefit of its Customers, Non-Resident Indians,

Foreign nationals, Foreign entities and banks through a network of 172 foreign offices in 34 countries, spread over all time zones. The network is augmented by a cluster of Overseas and NRI branches within India and correspondent links with  over  700 leading banks of the world. Bank's Joint Ventures and Subsidiaries abroad further augmenting   the Bank's international presence.

The services include NRI Banking, Corporate lending, handling Letters of Credit and Guarantees, short-term financing, collection of clean and documentary credits and remittances..

Products & Services

Export Services

With our large network of over 13,542 branches in India and 172 foreign offices in 34 countries abroad across all time zones, we offer you the best of services, wherever you are want to export to.  We also  provide advisory services  on any aspect of your trade including document preparations and also provide  you working capital finance to assist you to source your raw materials. Request your buyers to advise documentary credits through us and enjoy  immediate benefits   through our large network presence.

Our product ranges are as under:

Pre-Shipment Credit

We offer export bill purchase to provide post shipment finance to exporters at very competitive rate of interest. If the export documents under Letters of Credit do not have any discrepancies, we can consider negotiating them and paying you the discounted value of the invoice immediately. Discrepant documents will be negotiated  at our discretion, depending on the value of the business connections.

Post Shipment Credit

We offer export bill purchase to provide post shipment finance to exporters at competitive rates of interest. If the export documents under Letters of Credit do not have any discrepancies, we can consider negotiating them and paying you the discounted value of the invoice immediately. No need to have any facilities, and funds will be advanced to you immediately. If documents are discrepant, we may negotiate it under reserve, at our discretion, depending on the value of the business connections.

Export Collections

You can leverage upon our extensive branch networks,   and we will ensure speedy handling of Export Bills documents.

  • Import Services

With our large network of   branches   and  with  well experienced staff   you can be rest assured  of   speedy processing of all your  import documents
Our Product range includes:

Import Finance

Whether you import using documentary credits or collections, we are prepared to consider providing import finance to  you at a very competitive interest rate.

Import Collections

With the leverage of our wide branch network, we handle Collection of Import Bills speedily.

Letters of Credit

The Bank offers Letters of Credit to facilitate purchase of goods in international trading operations. Backed by the Bank's strong reputation, you will be able to build better trust in trade and forge business relationships faster. The bank's vast network of branches and correspondent banks enables your enterprise to sustain a seamless flow of business on a wide platform.

Shipping Guarantees

We issue shipping guarantees, allowing you to take the goods from the shipping company without the bill of lading. We issue the shipping guarantees immediately so that you will get your goods on time. All shipping companies universally accept our shipping guarantees

Correspondent Banking

The Bank has correspondent banking relations with 591 top ranking banks in 123 countries. Apart from this, the Bank has its own network of more than 13,542 branches in India and a network of 172 foreign offices in 34 countries , spread over all time zones. This network forms the foundation for all international operations of the bank.

How we can help you?

Our Correspondent Relations section helps local banks to handle their collection and remittances business at a nominal fee, specially, for their transactions with India.

Our Strengths
  • Stand by Letter of Credit
  • Buyers Credit