· Pre-shipment export finance is given to exporters so they can buy raw materials that are used to manufacture final goods. Usually in the form of packing credit, it is given to exporters in exchange for an importer-placed export order. This credit will be readjusted once payment has been received from the importer.
· Post-shipment financing is available to businesses after their goods have been shipped.
· With bill discounting and invoice factoring, an exporter can offer an invoice to a bank or financial institution in exchange for a discount or a factored payment at a pre-determined discount rate.
· Letter of Credit
· Finance against allowances and subsidies given by the government