BASEL III 100% Credit Conversion Factor (CCF) - The 100% CCF in calculating the leverage ratio for contingent trade finance exposures is applicable for most of the off balance items, and it will impact the cost of trade finance instruments like Standby LC, Trade LC and BPO.Structured Trade Finance (STF) Is cross-border trade finance where the intention is to get repaid by the liquidation of a flow of commodities. Benefits. Access to financing where no other financing is in place; Financing facilities are tuned to the producers production and trade cycle; Off balance sheet operation/liquidity Off balance sheet refers to those assets and liabilities not appearing on an entity's balance sheet, but which nonetheless effectively belong to the enterprise.These items are usually associated with the sharing of risk or they are financing transactions.

WTO brokers trade finance talks for banks, regulators. ... to discuss trade finance regulation ... known as Basel III that will impose a liquidity ratio to tax off-balance sheet items, where many ...