We are Germany’s bank of choice for foreign trade.

Bank locally. Connect globally.

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We are one of Germany’s leading foreign trade finance providers, covering all major trade corridors. With a share of around 30 per cent of all payment transactions for Germany’s foreign trade, Commerzbank ranks among the leading export banks. Forward-looking, innovation-driven and focused on solutions, we leverage our skills, experience and tap into our profound knowledge of industries and markets to provide comprehensive advisory services for Germany’s SME sector.

Helping our customers navigate the international arena is in our DNA

Germany’s small and medium-sized enterprises rely heavily on international business. With a strong international presence, locations in more than 40 countries and a global relationship management that serves corporate clients wherever they may need us, we have been a reliable partner to them since day one. We work hand in hand with businesses to future-proof them, ensuring they are fighting fit in the international markets. That’s why we are the partner of choice. And have been for over 150 years.

Second to none: our international banking services

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We equip you with the appropriate instruments to guarantee the smooth handling of your export or import business: letters of credit, collection and guarantees. Leverage our expertise and know-how to minimise the risks of international business.
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Trade finance

Commerzbank was founded in 1870 as a trade finance bank – and trade finance has remained one of our core areas of expertise. We finance your global exports and imports based on commercial supply and purchase contracts.
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International payments

We leverage our international payments experience to ensure smooth transactions, even beyond the SEPA coverage area and in other currencies.
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Suretyships or international guarantees are often a prerequisite for transactions, orders, and contracts to actually materialise. We are here to support you with all necessary types of guarantees.
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Commerzbank awarded „Germany’s Best Trade Finance Service Provider”

Every year, the financial industry magazine "Global Finance" presents awards to the world's best financial institutions. These awards are now a recognised and trusted standard for top performance. "Global Finance" awarded Commerzbank the title of Germany's leading provider of trade finance transactions for the third time running.