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Trade Finance Services

Personal relationships, global capabilities

As international markets accelerate, Zions Bank offers the advantage of serving both local and foreign-based businesses. Current knowledge of the ever-changing international market and the capability to handle documentary credits and foreign exchange are key factors that contribute to Zions Bank's effectiveness and efficiency.

Trade Finance Services*

Export, Standby and Import Letters of Credit

Find an explanation of the various types of letters of credit and how they're typically used.

Export Bill Discounting

Zions Bank's parent company, Zions Bancorporation purchases, on a without recourse basis, unconditional debt obligations that arise from the supply of goods and/or services provided for under an export Letter of Credit.

Letter of Credit, Required Documents

The Bill of Lading, Order Bill of Lading, Airway Bill of Lading (Straight Bill of Lading) and the Commercial Invoice are the most common documents required in an Import or Export Letter of Credit.

Government International Finance Programs

Several US Government agencies and other multilateral development organizations provide financial services and incentives for US businesses seeking to enter the international marketplace.

Foreign Exchange Services

Foreign Exchange Services are an invaluable tool in a rapidly changing worldwide marketplace.

Foreign Exchange Rates

View up-to-date currency exchange rates and how to place orders for foreign currency and/or foreign drafts.

Wire Transfers

Zions Bank offers electronic funds transfer service for your convenience. Zions transmits your payment instructions using FEDWIRE® and SWIFT communications networks; and notifies you when you receive funds. Please contact your Financial Center for information.

Contact Zions Bank International Banking

801-844-7255 (Mon. to Fri. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT.) for more information, to make comments and ask questions.

* Some options are subject to credit approval, terms and conditions may apply.


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