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Manama - Kingdom of Bahrain

Phone : +973 17295154

Fax : +973 17295156

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Applications and Tenors


What is Discountable


Export credit agencies and forfaiting







Frequently Asked Questions



BFC extends its services to cover following areas :
  • Bank Guarantee (BG)
  • Certified Post Dated Cheques (CPDC)

  • Promissory Notes (PN)

  • Onwards Bill of Collection (OBC) avalised and guaranteed by the issuer financial institution and Banks.

  • Documentary Letter of Credit (DLC).

  • Bills of Exchange

  • Usance LC’s
  • Pre-export Finance

  • Arranged Structure Finance

  • Equipment Finance to Importers from foreign Suppliers

  • Export Credit Insurance
In addition, BFC solicited third party non-payment risk coverage against commercial and political risk of the issuing/organizing Bank from an acceptable Trade Finance Insurance company and Islamic Corporation for export and import etc.


Typical Application And Tenor :

  1. Commodities (oil, coal, rice, grain, etc.) Financed from 90 days to 18 months.

  2. Services (engineering,design, maintenance, etc.) Financed from 180 days to 3 years.
  3. Technology (software, computers, communications, etc.) Financed from 180 days to 5 years.
  4. Capital equipment (machine tools, generators, tractors, etc.) Financed from 2 to 7 years.
  5. Turn Key Plants (power generation, asphalt production, etc.) Financed from 3 years to 7 years
  6. Construction/Project (hospitals, airports, factories, etc) Financed from 3 years to 7 years


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