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International Trade Finance

This course will provide students with detailed knowledge on Foreign Trade finance in relation to various modes of payment (ie. traditional vs. non-traditional and special letters of credit). Students will also explore the application of various trade documents used by importers, exporters, commercial banks and other players in the international business system. Other topics will include bills of exchange, banker's acceptance, trader's acceptance, bill discounting as well as specialized documentary credits. Advanced case studies and topics will be analyzed based on real-life situations in relation to various players in the trade-finance sector.