Obtaining Finance

Payment Methods and Financing

Payment Methods and Financing

Payment Methods and Financing


Make global deals while protecting your cash flow. The U.S. government offers a variety of financing and insurance products to help you. Explore your options for pricing, methods of payment, and financing for your foreign buyers. 

Payment Options and Financing Resources Tools

Confidently offer competitive payment terms to international buyers.
Trade Finance Guide
A quick reference guide with terminology, trade financing practices, and government assistance.
Foreign Exchange Risk
Reduce the risk associated with the uncertainty of future exchange rates. A good way is to quote prices and require payment in U.S. dollars.
Financing For International Buyers
Turn business opportunities into real export sales with U.S. Government financing options that assist international buyers.
Exporting Grants from SBA
Tap into a grant program that helps small businesses overcome obstacles to exporting in your state through the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP).
Project Financing
U.S. businesses can acquire financing for large-scale projects that require large amounts of capital.
U.S. Commercial Service Counseling
Get counseling and referrals for trade financing through other agencies’ U.S. Government Services.

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