Documentary Credits


Documentary operations are a robust and successful business at Sberbank, which has traditionally been a powerful global trade solutions provider. Sberbank handles transactions involving letters of credit, documentary collection, and bank guarantees.

Sberbank is a leading global trade services provider. Our letters of credit and bank guarantees are accepted without security or additional guarantees from other world-class banks

Sberbank provides a full range of banking services that offer comprehensive solutions for foreign trade transactions and lease contracts:

We offer the following trade finance instruments:

Letters of credit

Documentary and clean collections

We handle transactions involving guarantees

We assist in structuring settlements on foreign trade deals and deals between resident companies in Russia, including tailor-made solutions combining various forms of settlement, trade finance and credit instruments.

We advise clients on using documentary credit, collections and guarantees at any stage in a deal, including during negotiation of contract terms and conditions.