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Africa China Agent Proposition

ACAP

The offering was designed to assist you with connecting with the right suppliers in China and to help you source and validate the quality of goods

 

 

Some of the benefits

No Linguistic Challenges

Our Mandarin speaking consultants and assist you in both English and Mandarin

Seamless Negotiations

We connect you to a Chinese Trade Agent to negotiate the best prices and trade conditions on your behalf

Caters for every business sector

Whether you’re a small Trader, Freight Forwarding Agent, or local manufacturing company, you will experience win-win partnerships

Logistics are taken care of

We handle travel and shipping logistics, so it’s one less thing for you to worry about
What you get

Our Africa China Agent Proposition will support you during the different stages of your trading journey:

Pre-Shipment

  • Travel logistics.
  • Supplier sourcing.
  • Goods quality validation.
  • Transactional banking capability.
  • Working capital facility.

Shipment

  • Foreign exchange telegraphic transfers.
  • Issuance of letter of credit (LC).
  • Discounting of LCs.
  • Documentary inwards collection.
  • Import financing.
  • Transit insurance.

Post-Shipment

  • Working capital lines.
  • Cash management facility.
What it costs

There is no cost, this is a service provided by Standard Bank for its clients.
African importers (who are Standard Bank clients) can access China’s broad universe of suppliers, as well as the entire Standard Bank and ICBC-supported import process for free. 

Besides the usual fees associated with conducting an international trade via a letter of credit, the entire ACAP offering is available without cost, simply by joining Standard Bank’s digital trading platform, called Trade Club

How to get its

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What you get
  • What it costs
  • How to get its

Our Africa China Agent Proposition will support you during the different stages of your trading journey:

Pre-Shipment

  • Travel logistics.
  • Supplier sourcing.
  • Goods quality validation.
  • Transactional banking capability.
  • Working capital facility.

Shipment

  • Foreign exchange telegraphic transfers.
  • Issuance of letter of credit (LC).
  • Discounting of LCs.
  • Documentary inwards collection.
  • Import financing.
  • Transit insurance.

Post-Shipment

  • Working capital lines.
  • Cash management facility.

There is no cost, this is a service provided by Standard Bank for its clients.
African importers (who are Standard Bank clients) can access China’s broad universe of suppliers, as well as the entire Standard Bank and ICBC-supported import process for free. 

Besides the usual fees associated with conducting an international trade via a letter of credit, the entire ACAP offering is available without cost, simply by joining Standard Bank’s digital trading platform, called Trade Club

Frequently Asked Questions