International Services

Take your business around the world

Make international trade part of your strategy for success

BB&T international specialists can help your company capitalize on the opportunities and address the challenges of international trade. A member of an extensive network of global correspondent banks, we offer a full range of services and strategic support to expedite your trade transactions, finance your exports, help you reduce trade risks, and mitigate foreign exchange exposure.

Foreign exchange

  • Use a highly secure online trading platform
  • Get assistance from specialists in buying and selling foreign currencies
  • Hold foreign currency deposit accounts
  • Take advantage of personalized hedging strategies and common sense market guidance
  • Send foreign currency wires globally (where permitted by law)
  • Deposit or request checks and bank notes in foreign currencies

Import/export documentary services

  • Protect international trade transactions with letters of credit (LCs) or documentary collections
  • Benefit from having a confirming bank added to your export LCs
  • Use our state-of-the-art TradeAssist web portal to manage your LCs or documentary collections
  • Access to experienced associates who can provide you with assistance in structuring your trade transactions

Export financing

  • Secure financing to facilitate single or multiple export transactions
  • Get protection against nonpayment by foreign buyers
  • Offer competitive credit terms to foreign buyers with little risk
  • Expand your borrowing capacity by using foreign receivables as collateral
  • Take advantage of cost-effective financing options designed specifically for your business

Be prepared for opportunity

Responding to opportunities quickly is essential to success in the foreign exchange market. FXAccess BB&T Online FX Trading is a secure environment that allows you to execute currency trades online, in real time.

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Your business has our full attention

When you're ready to take your business to the next level, we'll be ready to offer a customized strategic plan to meet your needs.

Ready to get started?

By phone

Corporate clients, call 800-240-2147.

Retail clients, call 866-228-4685.

Use our knowledge to your advantage

Leverage our financial knowledge and expertise to build your strategy for success and ensure a competitive edge for the future.

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