ABOUT US

Trade Connect Global is a boutique international trade finance consulting and advisory company incorporated in the United Kingdom. 

We are specialists in structuring, distributing and syndicating Letters of Credit (LC) and other Financial Institution (FI) trade transactions.

We help exporters and importers find the best banks to finance their international trade and mitigate trade risk. Our expertise is in intelligent structuring of LC's and  reducing trade finance costs for our clients.

​We assist banks in originating and distributing cross border trade deals.

We also help exporters prepare and submit credit compliant documents under their Letters of Credit to their bankers.

Trade Connect Global is a member of the International Trade and Forfaiting Association (ITFA), the worldwide trade association for companies, financial institutions and intermediaries engaged in global trade, forfaiting, supply chain and receivables financing.

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OUR FOUNDER

Vijay Ramanujam  is an expert in Letters of Credit(LC), UCP 600 having acquired his Certified Documentary Credit Specialist (CDCS) certification in 2002. As an experienced correspondent banker and international trade finance specialist, Vijay has originated, structured and distributed billions of dollars of cross-border trade deals.

Over the last 20+ years, Vijay has worked for American, British, French, Indian, Japanese and German banks and corporates in diverse multicultural environments. He has built lasting connections with people of different backgrounds, across countries and continents.

With his value-driven approach, win-win philosophy, and appreciation of the nuances of international trade, Vijay has helped hundreds of businesses and people prosper. 

 

OUR MISSION


"Our mission is to help businesses grow profits by reducing their international trade financing costs"


 

OUR VALUES

The company's values and beliefs are rooted in the Hindu philosophy,  Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam: "the world is one family."

PASSIONATE

We are passionate in creating value for our customers and finding solutions to their problems. We love what we do and we bring energy and enthusiasm to the table.

RESPONSIBLE

We take ownership and personal accountability in all business dealings with our clients. Honesty, integrity and transparency are the core values that guide us at work.

INDEPENDENT

We have access to a wide range of banks and other solutions providers. Being independent, we offer impartial and unbiased advice to suit our clients' needs.

GENEROUS

We are generous in giving our time, sharing our knowledge, market practices and networks with our clients.

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"All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything."


~ Swami Vivekananda ~

 

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