Commodity Trade Finance
Commodity trade finance is a financingmethod for commodity producers and commodity traders (e.g. crude oil, natural gas, steamand coking coal, steel and steel products, non-ferrousmetals, cotton, chemical substances, fertilisers, paper, etc.). In structuring the financing arrangement, account is taken of the production, transport and purchasing cycle of the commodity concerned. As a rule, the financing covers 80% of the contract value.