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Managing & Expanding Your Business Through Trade Financing
Have Better understanding of: -Trade financing instruments -Difference between paying interest upfront and later -Funding rates and financing rates of banks - With or without recourse trade financing Learn how to: - Save, reduce or avoid bank trade products’ charges - Mitigate and manage trade risks - Use bank trade products to enhance business volume and profits
Date : September 21, 2016
Time : 08:30 AM - 05:30 PM
Venue : Petaling Jaya - The Royale Chulan Damansara
Country : Malaysia
Companies have used trade finance instruments to manage risks when exporting and importing goods internationally. Trade finance ensures that cross-border business is protected against late payments, delayed delivery, geopolitical instability, currency fluctuations, and other known and unknown risks. Trade finance facilities can also improve competitive edge by optimising profits from transactions; to better manage cash flow and expand business.

Attend this seminar to increase your understanding of trade financing to boost sales globally, to access low cost working capital, to improve banking relationship and increase confidence in offering credit to customers.

Better understanding of:
  • Trade financing instruments
  • Difference between paying interest upfront and later
  • Funding rates and financing rates of banks
  • With or without recourse trade financing 

How to:
  • Save, reduce or avoid bank trade products’ charges
  • Mitigate and manage trade risks 
  • Use bank trade products to enhance business volume and profits

  • Business Owners, CEOs, Managing Directors
  • Finance / Accounts Managers 
  • Sales / Shipping Managers
  • Risk Management and Compliance Managers

 08:30am  Registration and Welcome Coffee
 09:00am  Welcome Remarks by ICC Malaysia
  •  Understanding Banks’ Trade Financing Instruments 
  •  Popular Trade Financing Instruments
 10:30am  Coffee Break
  •  How a Trade Financing Loan is Funded & Priced 
  • How Trade Loans are Booked in Banks with and without Recourse Trade Financing 
 01:00pm  Lunch
  •  Understanding the Major International Trade Risks
  • Mitigating Importing & Exporting Risks
 03:30pm  Coffee Break
  •  Making Use of Banks’ Trade Products & Services
  • Capitalise on Networkings & Business Connections
  • Saving on Bank Charges
 05:00pm  Question and Answer
 05:30pm   End of Programme

  • Has more than 30 years’ of trade banking experience with eight local and foreign banks, where he held responsibilities for trade finance operations and marketing, structuring of trade finance deals, conducting in-house training for bank staff and customers. 
  • Was Trade Advisor with OCBC Bank Malaysia Bhd until June 2015. In OCBC, his advisory role included all aspects of the bank’s import and export trade operations and trade financing instruments, training staff on trade financing products and services. He was instrumental to the bank’s introduction of new trade products and services. 
  • Was a member of EXIM Bank’s Export Credit Refinancing Working Committee, Bank Negara Malaysia’s New Trade Products Working Committee and ICC Malaysia Banking Committee & UCP 600 Task Force. 

 *Fee / Participant (RM)  Regular  Group (3 & Above)  **Early Bird  **Early Bird Group (3 & Above)
 ICC Malaysia Members  689   636  589  530
 FMM Members / Non Members  795  742  689  636
*(includes course materials, lunch, refreshments & certificate). Fee quoted includes 6% GST.
** For registration AND payment received on / before 31 August 2016.

Contact: Lily Hee
Email: /
Tel: 03-6286 7200
Fax: 03-6274 1266 / 7288

Two methods to register participants
1.Email or fax completed registration form to FMM. Please download the registration form, or 
2.Register online by clicking the button "REGISTER NOW" which is located at the bottom of this event website. You will need to complete all the steps of the online registration to receive an automated Event Order/confirmation via email. 

The Royale Chulan Damansara Hotel
2, Jalan PJU 7/3, Mutiara Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Tel: 03-7959 9000
Fax: 03-7959 9111
Location map of The Royale Chulan Damansara Hotel, Petaling Jaya

Registration Deadline: September 19, 2016

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