An import loan is a short-term cash advance (with recourse) that enables the customer as an importer to meet the customers immediate payment obligations under usance letter of Credit presentation .
Last Updated Date: May 16, 2022
In 1987, when it was first formed as a joint venture, Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Limited became operational. The Standard Chartered Group's global network provides the bank with a rare opportunity to provide genuinely international banking services in Nepal. A wide range of banking products and services are provided by Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Limited to a wide range of customers, including individuals, local mid-market firms, multinationals, main public sector companies, government companies, airlines, hotels, as well as the DO segment comprising embassies, aid organizations, NGOs and INGOs. Corporate Social Responsibility is an important part of the vision of Standard Chartered to become the world's best foreign bank and is the core pillar of the Bank's principles. Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Limited focuses on children's initiatives, particularly in the fields of health and education, and supports non-governmental organizations engaged in community charitable activities.
An import Loan is a short-term cash advance (with recourse) that enables the customer as an importer to meet the customers immediate payment obligations under a sight or usance Letter of Credit presentation or Import Documentary Collection. Under such arrangements, Standard Charted Bank finances the customers import commitments by making payment against the Letter of Credit or Documentary Collection and receives payment from the customer at a pre-determined date in the future. Here, the credit period between the time that the bank provides finance and the time the customer repays the bank, should be sufficient for the customer to either manufacture goods for final sale or for direct sale to end buyers. Nepal is an import based economy. Most of the raw materials for manufacturing are import based. Trust Receipt Loans are easier and popular to finance imports through Letters of Credit facility for trading and manufacturing houses. Such loans are provided for maximum of 120 days of documents retirements. Importers loans are provided for imports under payment mode of TT, Demand Drafts and DAP facility.