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International Banking

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Add your signposting title here… Importing and exporting

Doing business abroad can be as simple as ordering your products from an overseas supplier or taking online orders from customers across borders.

Many small companies across the island of Ireland are doing these things daily. You might not call it exporting or importing, but it’s probably adding significant value to your business and providing access to a bigger customer base.

Broadening your business horizons may benefit your business, but it can sometimes put a strain on your cashflow and expose your business to new risks.


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How we can help

Foreign Exchange



Doing business abroad? We have the expertise and the tools to support you.

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Global trade finance



Our team of experts can look after your international payments needs and help you manage any risks.

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International cash management


We can help facilitate international payments, and help you to manage your cashflow.

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Ulster Bank - Inward Investment team

Add your signposting title here… Inward investment team

Our Inward Investment team, has been helping international companies establish a presence in Ireland for more than 25 years. We understand the needs of international companies and have the product range that can address the requirements of these organisations.

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Add your signposting title here… Invoice Finance

If you are selling into foreign markets on credit, Invoice Finance may be able to help you free up cash.

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Invoice Finance


Selling into foreign markets on credit?

Invoice Finance can help you free up cash by providing you with funds while you wait for your international debtor to pay. You may receive up to 90% of the value of the invoices once you notify us of them using our Facflow system.

The expert support your business is looking for

Our Invoice Finance works on easy-to-use technology and our tailored personalised service. Your Relationship Manager will invest the time to get to know your business and its unique funding needs. Our carefully considered approach produces dynamic solutions.

Invoice Finance is suitable for businesses with a minimum turnover of €500,000.

Ulster Bank Invoice Finance is provided by Ulster Bank Commercial Services Limited.

Please note that the provision of this product or service does not require licensing, authorisation or registration with the Central Bank of Ireland and, as a result, it is not covered by the Central Bank’s requirements designed to protect consumers or by a statutory compensation scheme.

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Add your signposting title here… Get in touch today

Our International banking team are waiting to hear from you. Our online enquiry form takes two mins to complete and ensures we get the right person to contact you.

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Banking to suit you Excellent online banking solutions

As part of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc we also give our customers access to excellent online banking solutions, which include providing you with the ability to access your accounts with Ulster Bank online. This means you can conduct foreign exchange transactions online at any time of the day, or set up Trade Finance products online.



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Ulster Bank - Markets website



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 Foreign exchange rates

 Economic commentary from our inhouse economists.

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RBS Cashflow Calculator



The calculator gives you a better understanding of your trade cycle, enabling a clear view of your import/export timeline and cashflow

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General enquiries

1850 211 690 (Republic of Ireland)

0345 366 5592 (UK)

Or if calling from abroad 0044 2890 538459

Lines are open 8.30am - 5pm  Monday to Friday - Note calls may be recorded

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