International

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Web-Based Tools That Facilitate and Secure Your Import-Export Operations

Global markets mean international trade is a key part of doing business. Whether you're looking to do business abroad, boost your company's current growth, develop promising markets, or create a new supply network, National Bank's Global Trade Solutions are just what you need! This online platform offers tools to help you manage your import-export financing operations.1

Fast, Secure and Easy to Use

Secure and efficient, the world-class Global Trade Solutions platform will allow you to manage and track your international operations online, at your convenience.

Practical and Personalized

Whatever the size of your business, you'll have quick online access to your primary import-export banking operations and the associated documentation:

  • Documentary credits (letters of credit)
  • Letters of guarantee (including standby letters of credit)
  • Documentary collections 

 

Increase Your Productivity

This efficient management tool will also help you optimize your processes, and keep better control over your operations. For example, you could:

  • Submit requests to issue documentary credits, and carry out other related transactions
  • Receive documentary credits and letters of guarantee issued on your behalf
  • Submit requests to prepare collection orders
  • Consult detailed reports
  • View the details, and monitor the status of operations completed or in progress
  • Reduce transactional risk by controlling access to your operations
  • Save time, and reduce paperwork

Discover the Platform

Whether you are an importer or an exporter, National Bank's online Global Trade Solutions platform provides ideal management tools to optimize your operations, reduce your costs, and minimize your risk!

  • If you are a client, and already have an access code:
     
    Click here to access the platform.

  • If you are a client, but do not have an access code: 

    Contact your Account Manager, or visit the closest National Bank branch.

  • For more information:

    Contact us at import.export@nbc.ca

Accessibility, Ressources, Expertise

By choosing National Bank’s International department to assist you with your business operations outside Canada, you’ll enjoy all the benefits of our accessibility, resources and expertise.

 

Accessibility

Thanks to National Bank's team of international trade managers located throughout Quebec, Ontario, Western Canada and the Atlantic Provinces, you have fast, direct access to personalized advice. If you're doing business internationally, be sure to contact your regional manager who will be pleased to assist you.

Read more about how National Bank has helped this particular business grow internationally.

Resources

With our advanced technology and a global network of partners and alliances, National Bank is well positioned to support you in international markets.

Minimum recommended screen resolution: 1024x768

This table details out the software required to run all portal features, including reporting.

Client Software Version(s) Operating  Systems Java Runtime Environment
Internet Explorer
32 bit
IE 8, 9, 10, or 11 Windows
  • Oracle 6 (Minimum Version 45)
  • Oracle 7
Adobe Reader 10.1 Windows  

This table displays the additional browsers that can run the portal application only. Please note reporting is not supported with these browsers.

Client Software Version(s) Operating Systems Java Runtime Environment
Internet Explorer
64 bit
IE 8, 9, 10, or 11 Windows
  • Oracle 6 (Minimum Version 45)
  • Oracle 7
Firefox Current release Windows
  • Oracle 6 (Minimum Version 45)
  • Oracle 7
Chrome Current release Windows
  • Oracle 6 (Minimum Version 45)
  • Oracle 7
Safari* Current release iOS for iPad N/A

* Viewing of images is not supported in Safari due to Java limitations.

Expertise

National Bank’s International department includes a team of specialists available to efficiently process your transactions. You can count on the expertise of our many specialists who have extensive experience in doing business abroad.

International Products and Services

To facilitate and secure your international transactions, we offer a complete range of effective products and services, which can be customized to meet the needs of your business, no matter how big or small.

 

1. There is no cost to access the Global Trade Solutions platform; however, fees may apply for operations completed via the platform. For fees currently in effect, please contact your Account Manager or your Manager – International Trade.

2. Access to the online portal is provided free of charge for National Bank clients. However, transactions carried out via the online portal are billed in accordance with the pricing in effect when they are carried out. For applicable pricing, please consult the Import Export Products and Services fee guide available in branches.

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