Trade Advisory

We at Doha Bank, have a dedicated unit offering trade advisory services. The endeavor of the unit is to offer active advice to companies engaged in the business of foreign trade i.e.

Imports/Exports and Multi-National companies engaged in Infrastructure projects with best in class and efficient solutions to structure, handle, risk-mitigate and finance the export & import transactions.

We advise our customers with solutions which are not only in line with international business practices but also suit individual customer business needs.

Some of the key services offered:

Risk mitigation advisory:

  • LC confirmation- if you are an exporter we can offer solutions for LC confirmation which can provide credit protection to you and make your exports more secured
  • Guarantee reissuance- if you are working with Foreign companies for project execution, we can offer solution for guarantee re-issuance and can issue tender bonds, performance bonds, advance payment guarantees backed by counter guarantee from the bank of such foreign companies

Short term trade finance:

  • Finance under letters of credit: with extensive correspondent banking network of Doha Bank, our team can structure cost efficient short term trade financing solutions like UPAS letters of credit for your cross border imports
  • Financing under avalisation- we can offer your suppliers with arrangements to take short term trade financing under avalisation
  • Discounting of bills under LC- we can offer financing solutions for your exports for efficient funds management

ECA financing and guarantees

  • With strong relationship coverage of Doha Bank with various Global banks we can offer ECA backed solutions for your projects


Zohaib Rafique
Trade Finance Sales Manager
: +974 4015 4948

Qamar Abbas
Trade Finance Products Manager
+974 4015 4947


** Doha Bank’s commercial and corporate lending products/trade advisory services are granted at our sole discretion and are subject to the Bank’s terms, conditions and acceptance.