Structured Trade Finance: Basics

Structured Trade Finance: Basics

Intuition Publishing Pty Ltd
Updated Sep 24, 2020

Structured trade finance (STF) is designed to address risks related to the performance or completion of a transaction (performance risks). We compare structured trade finance with that of traditional trade finance and we discuss the entities that provide structured trade finance and the types of lending they offer. There are of a number of risks that come with structured trade finance and we look at those before concluding with the benefits and drawbacks of structured trade finance.