April 15, 2020
Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (President & CEO: Koji Fujiwara) has been recognized in Global Trade Review (GTR)'s “Leaders in Trade” awards as the best trade finance bank in East Asia & the Pacific.
GTR is one of the major magazines for the trade finance industry, and is read by financial institutions, regulators, traders, and manufacturers in over 90 countries.
Our sophisticated trade finance services, particularly in the areas of invoice discount finance1 and supply chain finance2, were a critical factor in receiving this prestigious regional award for the fourth consecutive year.
We will continue to support our clients' growth strategies as a strategic partner for business development under a changing industrial structure.
1.Invoice discount finance: An arrangement in which the exporter assigns receivables to the bank to obtain funds.
2.Supply chain finance: An arrangement in which the importer commits its payables to the bank, providing the exporter with the option to obtain funds earlier.