What is correspondent banking?

Generally, correspondent banking arrangement involves two banks establishing reciprocal accounts with each other through bilateral agreements. These accounts are established to enable the domestic bank to make payments or money transfers on behalf of the foreign bank. The most common services provided by correspondent banks are currency exchange, wire transfer, handling business transactions and trade…

Latest guidelines on Buyers credit/supplier credit under Trade credit guidelines

Trade Credit (Buyers credit/supplier credit) can be raised by Indian importers in any freely convertible foreign currency (FCY denominated TC) or Indian Rupee (INR denominated TC), as per the framework. Buyers’ credit finance means finance for payment of imports in India arranged by the importer (buyer) from a bank or financial institution outside India. The suppliers’…

Interest Equalisation Scheme for MSME exporters: Revision of Interest subsidy

Reserve Bank vide its circular no. RBI/2018-19/81/DBR.Dir.BC.No.09/04.02.001/2018-19 dated November 29, 2018 announced that with effect from November 02, 2018 Interest Equalisation rate from 3% to 5% in respect of exports by the Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector manufacturers under the Interest Equalisation Scheme on Pre and Post Shipment Rupee Export Credit. According to…