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Saturday, January 21, 2017



Expertise In Middle East And International Markets



Doha Bank is one of the leading providers of Trade Finance services and we have had operations in the Local, Middle East and International Markets for more than 25 years. The entire Middle East Trade Finance operations are serviced through Doha Bank, Head Office Trade Finance Dept. Centralized unit. With decades of experience handling transactions in Local, Middle East and International Markets clients benefit from our in-depth knowledge of trade finance.

Doha Bank specializes in Letters of Credit processing for clients who import from Asian Regions such as India, Pakistan, China, Taiwan etc and European countries like Germany, France, Italy, and Austria etc. This is an essential capability for the region, given the change in sourcing patterns by many companies who now favor above countries for their purchase of Textiles, Apparel, Electronics and other goods.

Service With A Difference

Doha Bank's Trade Finance offers exceptional quality and service including :

  • Advanced Technology and Automation to process your letters of Credit quickly and accurately.
  • Experienced professionals who are knowledgeable in international Trade Finance.
  • A thorough understanding of local languages as well as major international languages, banking practices, correspondent institutions and major exporters to ensure the smooth handling of your trade services transactions.

Doha Bank, in the State of Qatar is one of the leading providers of Trade Finance Services in the Region. Our Trade Finance Operations holds an ISO 9001:2000 Certification from SGS of Switzerland. Over the past number of years Doha Bank also has been the recipient of the following awards:

  • 2012 - Best Bank in Qatar by Global Banking Finance Review
  • 2012 - Most Innovative Bank by Global Banking Finance
  • 2011 - Best Trade Finance Provider in Qatar by Global Finance
  • 2011 - GTR Best Trade Finance Bank in Qatar by Global Trade Review (GTR)
  • 2011 - Euro Straight Through Processing Excellence Award by Deutsche Bank
  • 2011 - Best Commercial Bank in Qatar by World Finance
  • 2010 - Best Trade Finance Provider by Global Finance
  • 2010 - Best Bank in Qatar by EMEA Finance
  • 2010 - Most innovative bank in the Middle East by EMEA Finance
  • 2010 - Euro Straight Through Processing Excellence Award by Deutsche Bank
  • 2009 - Best Domestic Islamic Bank by CPI Financial
  • 2009 - Euro Straight through Processing Excellence award for Exceptional Quality of Payment messages with a 99%level of accuracy by Deutsche Bank
  • 2009 - Best Trade Finance Bank in Qatar by Global Finance magazine
  • 2007 - Best Trade Finance in Qatar from Deutsche Bank, Germany
  • 2006 - Best Trade Services from Dresdner Bank
  • 2005 - Best Bank Trade Finance by U.B.A.F.
  • 2004 - 'The Banker of the Year' by The Banker Magazine, U.K in association with The Financial Times
  • 2003 - Trade Finance department with strongest niche in State of Qatar by Moody’s
  • 2003 - 'The Banker of the Year' by The Banker Magazine, U.K in association with the Financial Times.
  • 2002 - Trade Finance department with strongest niche in State of Qatar by Moody’s

We have the local market expertise, global presence and advanced technology to support our clients’ processing requirements. We also have the necessary resources to foster technology innovation that will meet your needs in future and ensure best in class service to all our valued customers.

Efficient Processing Of Your Letters Of Credit

Doha Bank receives letters of credit from International Bank around the world. Doha Bank offers the following services:

  • Advising: We advise credits locally and throughout Middle East using Swift, Telex, fax or e-mail. Our office has built an extensive, proprietary database that holds contact and delivery information on thousands of companies locally and across the Middle East.
  • Document Examination: Documents presented to us are examined expeditiously. Payments are made same day on receipt of settlement funds, with no float taken by us. We respond to inquiries from beneficiaries and issuing banks on an urgent basis.
  • Automated Processing and Inquiry Systems: With our computerized systems, letters of credit received by us will reach a beneficiary anywhere Locally and in Middle East quickly and efficiently. Our E-Banking Internet system provides immediate access to information on transactions processed by any of our branches.
  • Transmission Flexibility: Clients can forward Letters of Credit and L/C applications to Doha Bank via SWIFT, Telex, Courier and Mail or through Internet banking.
  • Dedicated Customer Service: Customer service personnel are available in our offices to answer your queries without any delay.

Contact Us

For more information regarding our Trade Finance services, please contact our branches :

Dubai Branch
21st Century Tower
Sheikh Zayed Road
Dubai, UAE
P O Box 125465

Tel : (+9714) 3439111
Fax : (+9714) 3219971
Email : corporatedubai@dohabank.ae

  Abu Dhabi Branch
Al Otaiba Tower
Najda Street
Abu Dhabi, UAE
P O Box 27448

Tel : (+9712) 694 4888
Fax : (+9712) 694 4844
Email : corporateabudhabi@dohabank.ae



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