May 21, 2024

AECB and Tradeling join forces to boost B2B, and credit facilities in UAE

Mr. Marwan Lutfi (on the left) and Mr. Marius Ciavola (on the right).

Al Etihad Credit Bureau (AECB) signs up an agreement alongside Tradeling, the Middle East and North Africa’s dominant eCommerce platform focused on business-to-business (B2B) transactions to facilitate offering buyers on the platform better credit facilities.

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AECB added that both parties will work on digitizing the credit assessment and facilitation process of the credit history of enterprises and SMEs looking to avail of any of the platform’s credit finance offerings, which will become a major element of Tradeling’s decision-making process upon assessing the risk of the applicant’s credit finance request.

Both the parties agreed as part of the agreement, that the native and global sellers on the platform will be able to identify companies with a good credit rating and extend financing terms, offering them an opportunity to focus on growth and scaling up their businesses with financial ease. Additionally, Tradeling will act as a non-financial institution, reporting borrowers’ positive and negative payment behaviors to Al Etihad Credit Bureau.

Recently, Tradeling’s finance solutions comprise the direct credit lines that permit UAE-based companies to purchase products from a wide array of sellers in 14 different categories with deferred payment terms of 30, 60, or 90 days.

Marwan Ahmad Lutfi, Chief Executive Officer, Al Etihad Credit Bureau (AECB)

Marwan Ahmad Lutfi, Chief Executive Officer, Al Etihad Credit Bureau, stated: “This collaboration will positively empower the B2B platform to boost its participant’s businesses through facilitating credit facilities with attractive payment terms based on the extensive information provided in the credit reports and score. As a result, our credit reports and credit scores will not only help Tradeling make informed decisions but will also allow them to generate informed foresight and KPIs, eventually leading them to sustainable prosperity for market players through better cash flow management.”

Marius Ciavola, Chief Executive Officer, Tradeling

Marius Ciavola, Chief Executive Officer, Tradeling stated: “To further drive the growth of our customer’s businesses and reduce credit risk exposure, we are committed to promoting best practices through essential collaborations. The collaboration with AECB is a key step toward better understanding and serving our consumers, as well as differentiating service offers for clients with a good credit history.”

AECB’s products better help support decisions relating to investment and credit targets to reward companies’ ability to maintain timely payment schedules and creditworthiness and access the best products and offerings within the industry. Companies can rely on AECB’s robust products and capabilities to assess companies’ financial risks.

Led by a team of experienced technology startup builders, Tradeling ensures a reliable and smooth trade process in addition to providing logistics and financing solutions. Connecting global suppliers with MENA-based demand, the platform leverages advanced technology to optimize the supply chain and creates economic value in addition to mitigating risks




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