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Africa China Agent Proposition

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The importing process from China comes with its own set of risks and challenges for Tanzanian importers. In light of COVID-19, it makes it more challenging due to the travel bans. Because we understand the risks that you may face when trading with China, Stanbic Bank has introduced the Africa China Agent Proposition. The offering is designed to assist you with connecting with the right suppliers in China and to help you source and validate the quality of goods.

Some of the benefits

Seamless Negotiations

Not only do we connect you to an officially nominated and accredited Chinese Trade Agent to negotiate the best prices and trade conditions on your behalf, we also provide translators to facilitate trade discussions

Sourcing suppliers and goods

Our Chinese Trade Agent will source the right suppliers for your business as well as source and validate the quality of goods

Logistics are taken care of

We handle travel and shipping logistics, so it’s one less thing for you to worry about

Quality guaranteed

We guarantee that the quality of goods from the suppliers recommended by our Chinese Trade Agent will meet the quality paid for by you
What you get

Our Africa China Agent Proposition will support you during the different stages of your trading journey:

Pre-Shipment

  • Travel logistics
  • Supplier sourcing
  • Goods quality validation
  • Transactional banking capability
  • Working capital facility

Shipment

  • Foreign exchange telegraphic transfers
  • Issuance of letter of credit (LC)
  • Discounting of LCs
  • Documentary inwards collection
  • Import financing
  • Transit insurance

Post-Shipment

  • Working capital lines
  • Cash management facility

NB: For medical related supplies, we have a discounted rate of 0.5% in response to covid 19 regardless of the value

What you need

Below is the information that you will need provide us when submitting your enquiry:

  • Name of business
  • Name of contact person and designation
  • Email address and mobile contact number of the contact person. (is the contact person on WeChat)?
  • Summary of nature of business current trading
  • Detail specification of the goods you intend to import.
  • Price point 
  • Image / sample of the goods
What it costs
The rate for the service is; 5% for value of goods below $15,000 and 3% for above.
Get in touch

Email: [email protected]

Business hours: Monday – Friday: 08:00 – 17:00

  • What you get
  • What you need
  • What it costs
  • Get in touch

Our Africa China Agent Proposition will support you during the different stages of your trading journey:

Pre-Shipment

  • Travel logistics
  • Supplier sourcing
  • Goods quality validation
  • Transactional banking capability
  • Working capital facility

Shipment

  • Foreign exchange telegraphic transfers
  • Issuance of letter of credit (LC)
  • Discounting of LCs
  • Documentary inwards collection
  • Import financing
  • Transit insurance

Post-Shipment

  • Working capital lines
  • Cash management facility

NB: For medical related supplies, we have a discounted rate of 0.5% in response to covid 19 regardless of the value

Below is the information that you will need provide us when submitting your enquiry:

  • Name of business
  • Name of contact person and designation
  • Email address and mobile contact number of the contact person. (is the contact person on WeChat)?
  • Summary of nature of business current trading
  • Detail specification of the goods you intend to import.
  • Price point 
  • Image / sample of the goods
The rate for the service is; 5% for value of goods below $15,000 and 3% for above.

Email: [email protected]

Business hours: Monday – Friday: 08:00 – 17:00